October 2018 Book of the Month: Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter

October is the perfect month for all things chilling, and what better way to add some thrills to the month than with a spine-tingling suspenseful read? Don’t miss our book of the month, Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter!

About the Book

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all . . . ?

Andrea knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows she’s spent her whole life in the small beachside town of Belle Isle; she knows she’s never wanted anything more than to live a quiet life as a pillar of the community; she knows she’s never kept a secret in her life. Because we all know our mothers, don’t we?

But all that changes when a trip to the mall explodes into violence and Andrea suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. Because it turns out that before Laura was Laura, she was someone completely different. For nearly thirty years she’s been hiding from her previous identity, lying low in the hope that no one would ever find her. But now she’s been exposed, and nothing will ever be the same again.

The police want answers and Laura’s innocence is on the line, but she won’t speak to anyone, including her own daughter. Andrea is on a desperate journey following the breadcrumb trail of her mother’s past. And if she can’t uncover the secrets hidden there, there may be no future for either one of them. . . .

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Praise for Pieces of Her

“Simply one of the best thriller writers working today. I’d follow her anywhere.” -Gillian Flynn

“Enter the world of Karin Slaughter. Just be forewarned, there’s no going back.” -Lisa Gardner

“Breathtaking…. Fiction doesn’t get any better than this.” -Jeffery Deaver

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