She was found in the local diner. Brutally murdered. Ritually mutilated. And she won't be the last. The sleepy town of Heartsdale, Georgia, is jolted into panic when Sara Linton, paediatrician and medical examiner, finds a woman dead in the local diner.
She has been cut: two deep knife wounds form a lethal cross over her stomach. But it's only once Sara starts to perform the post-mortem that the full extent of the killer's brutality becomes clear.
Police chief Jeffrey Tolliver - Sara's ex-husband - is in charge of the investigation, and when a second victim is found, crucified, only a few days later, both Jeffrey and Sara have to face the fact that the murder wasn't a one-off attack. What they're dealing with is a seasoned sexual predator. A violent serial killer...
“Blindsighted is everything a book should be, and Karin Slaughter is a significant new voice in American crime fiction.” - Jane Haddam
“Shockingly good . . . beautifully and believably rendered.” - Laura Lippman