by Karin Slaughter
Writer Karin Slaughter has seen the fallout of some of Atlanta's most gruesome crimes and most dramatic transitions.
July 30, 2012 Growing up near Atlanta, Karin Slaughter learned that tragic crimes can happen to anyone — even children. She says she sets her crime fiction in Atlanta as a way to honor the city's people and turning points, from the election of its first black mayor to the 1996 Olympics.
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Karin Slaughter is the author of nine novels, including Undone, Fractured, Beyond Reach and A Faint Cold Fear. She lives in Atlanta, Ga., where she set her thriller Triptych.
July 5, 2010 Slaughter is a master of the thriller genre; her latest book, Broken, is full of twists and turns and technical details. In the latest installment of our "Thrilled to Death" series, Slaughter talks with NPR's Michele Norris about the stories that keep her in suspense.
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