The Kept Woman

The Kept Woman

A Novel

Book - 2016
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It's the most dangerous case of Will Trent's career. He knows this from the moment he sets foot in the abandoned Atlanta warehouse where a body lies on the floor--the body of an ex-cop. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim, evidently a woman, was carried away ... and has vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city's biggest and most high-profile athlete--a local hero protected by the world's most expensive lawyers. A hero married to Will's ex-wife. A hero whom Will's superiors at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have spent the last six months investigating for rape.But for Will--and also for Sara Linton, the GBI's newest medical examiner--the case is about to get even worse. Because an unexpected discovery at the scene reveals a personal link to Will's troubled past ... and the consequences will wreak havoc on his life and the lives of those he loves, those he works with, and those he pursues.
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers [2016]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780062430212
0062430211
Branch Call Number: MF SLAUGHTER, KARIN
Characteristics: 461 pages ; 24 cm

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susan5096
Aug 20, 2017

This was not one of Slaughter's better books. It moved too slowly.

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wilqser
May 06, 2017

Crime procedural drama involving murder, drugs, prostitution ring and rouge cops. Part of a series involving characters revealing emotional scars, loyalty issues, and vices with a little romance thrown in. Started off OK but story became tedious. Below par but good prose.

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Soph2017
Apr 02, 2017

Not one of her best ...rambling on...

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0007548100dmw
Mar 22, 2017

Had difficulty finishing. Way too much repetitive descriptions of events. Not one of her better books....boring.
Would not recommend.

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rosiealex
Feb 02, 2017

Wow! One of my favourites

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nannerl
Nov 11, 2016

A top-notch addition to the Will Trent series, I enjoyed every minute of reading this novel, including the discovery of some big secrets -- both Angie's and Amanda's.

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athena14
Oct 12, 2016

Returned 10/12/16 via 4th Ave book drop.

PimaLib_SusannahC May 23, 2016

The Grant County series is always one of my top picks. I love Sara Linton and Will Trent! In The Kept Woman, Angie Trent, Will's estranged wife, plays a lead role. The character of Angie reminded me of the wonderful Lena Adams from earlier books in series. Slaughter creates such powerful, haunted, and self-destructive women that constantly amaze the reader. It's impossible to look away. I already can't wait for the next installment of the Grant County Series.

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