Faithless Author:Karin Slaughter The victim was buried alive in the Georgia woods-then killed in a horrifying fashion. When Sara Linton and Jeffrey Toliver stumble upon the body, both become consumed with finding who killed the pretty, impeccably dressed woman. And for Sara and Jeffrey, a harrowing journey begins, one that will test their own turbulent relationship and draw doz... more »ens of lives into the case. Lena Adams is one of them. A Grant County detective for years, she has her own reasons for being drawn to this case and a fierce drive to see justice done. For these three people, who have each seen the darkest side of human nature, the body of the murdered girl is but the first in a series of shocking and sordid revelations.
Now, as Jeffrey and Sara narrow the field of suspects, they must confront their own doubts and indescretions, while Lena Adams sees herself reflected in the frightened eyes of a battered woman who may be the key figure in the case. As Faithless builds to a stunning and unforgettable climax, Karin Slaughter masterfully brings together strands of interlocking lives, family secrets, and hidden passions with one astounding truth: the identity of the killer who is more evil and dangerous than anyone could have guessed. (From the inside front cover of the book)« less