Triptych is a thriller novel by American author Karin Slaughter. The first in her Atlanta series, the novel stars Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of. A longtime fan of her Grant County series, I was interested to see how Karin Slaughter would fare in her stand-alone effort Triptych. The story of an Atlanta serial. The first two books in the series are Triptych and Fractured. Later, Sara Linton from The Grant County Series joins the series, and also appears in Undone.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Trent, who is severely dyslexic, had a very troubled childhood. We are experiencing technical difficulties. I decided to give Triptych another chance because Hridya said that Michael the fucktard who I thought was the lead is not the hero of this book but Will Trent. Your subscription to Read More was successful.

And to Karen Slaughter. All of this leads to Special Agent Will Trent, a loner detective who tries to hide his dyslexia and complicated past from his colleagues at any cost. I was a bit surprised that he was tried and convicted as triptyvh paedophile. His determination slaugter his inquisitiveness is what sets him aside as a Special Agent. Triptych is a novel that with a more careful and thoughtful hand could have ended up being a noir detective masterpiece instead of a pretty good police thriller.

Random House AudioBooks Availability: Angie slzughter tough as nails, currently an undercover This is the first in Karin Slaughter ‘s Slaughtet Trent series and the first book I’ve read of hers.

The beginning was very layered and surprising trkptych the ending becoming a bit predictable but all in all I can happily recommend this for when you are on holiday or when you need a jolt to get out of a reading slump. Sep 23, Karen rated it it was amazing. He is working the case to figure out who the killer of the women is. I didn’t think this book would do it for me. Well slqughter week I am trying to catch up on my recommendations and it is proving to be very successful.


I’ll be reading more of Karin Slaughter’s works in the future but for now. Views Read Edit View history. Wasn’t Will supposed to be the star of this book?

We know he had a sad past full of abuse and that he grew up in foster care. Another Slaughter binge has begun. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. Her Will Trent series, Grant County series, and standalone trriptych Cop Town are all in development for film and television.

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It was just like Angie, one thing inside, another out. View all 6 comments. Coincidentally, her tongue was bitten off as well.

I’m already rooting for this underdog-type detective. This was a very enjoyable read.

With the investigation of the most recent murder underway, there are certain things that link it to past attacks and murders. This was another first for me.

Karin Slaughter puts so much care in her characters – villains included – that even though you want them to burn, you don’t want them to get caught in some two-pages scene and call it a day: Thanks Goodreads friends for recommending this fine mystery. But most importantly to meit seemed honest and walked the line of being graphic, unflinching, and unapologetic about it’s darkness without being overwrought or excessive.


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Click here to learn more about this month’s sponsor! I loved how manipulatively Slaughter wrote the narratives for this and it was so fascinating to experience. That was the American way, triptychh. This story introduces us to Will Trent, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation specialist, who arrives in Atlanta after a krin of murders involving sslaughter girls, catches his attention.

In the end, I feel sick to my stomach but I can’t deny that I don’t regret starting this series for one second: Her books are without fail dark, disturbing and utterly impossible to forget. When Atlanta police detective Michael Ormewood is called out to a murder scene at the notorious Grady Homes, he finds himself faced with one of the the most brutal killings of his career: This, Triptych, is as close to man-fiction as a book written by a woman can get.

Though the two have a hard time seeing eye to eye, they both have the same goal—stop the killer from murdering another girl.


Karin Slaughter is on her game! Finally, his time is up and he is on parole, trying to make a life for himself but he soon learns someon Women are being killed in Atlanta. I have NO idea why this mislabelling irritated me so much.