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New month means new highlighted authors from Simply Held. September’s fiction author is Karin Slaughter.
Our September fiction author is Karin Slaughter. She has written more than twenty New York Times bestselling novels. Slaughter has also sold more than 40 million copies of her books which have been published in 120 countries. In addition to her three stand-alone novels, novellas/short stories, collections, and anthologies edited, Slaughter has written several series. Her series include Grant County, Will Trent, Charlie Quinn, Andrea Oliver, and a title for the Jack Reacher series written with Lee Child. She has also contributed to the MatchUp Collection series with Michael Koryta. Two of her novels, False Witness and The Good Daughter, are currently in development for television. Pieces of Her has been made into a Netflix original series starring Toni Collette, while her Will Trent series is now on ABC, streaming on Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ internationally.
When she isn’t busy writing, Slaughter is also the founder of the Save the Libraries project. This is a nonprofit organization that was established to support libraries and library programming. Slaughter currently lives in Atlanta. She is a native of Georgia. Slaughter writes mysteries and thrillers.
Slaughter’s newest book is After That Night, which is book 11 in the Will Trent series. This book was published in June 2023.
Curious what this book is about? Check out the following description provided by the publisher.
After that night, everything changed . . .
Fifteen years ago, Sara Linton’s life changed forever when a celebratory night out ended in a violent attack that tore her world apart. Since then, Sara has remade her life. A successful doctor, engaged to a man she loves, she has finally managed to leave the past behind her.
Until one evening, on call in the ER, everything changes. Sara battles to save a broken young woman who’s been brutally attacked. But as the investigation progresses, led by GBI Special Agent Will Trent, it becomes clear that Dani Cooper’s assault is uncannily linked to Sara’s.
And the past isn’t going to stay buried forever . . .