Karin Slaughter in Conversation

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I’ve been lucky enough to hear Karin Slaughter a couple times, and even sit at her table for a tea, so I can tell you she’s entertaining and you’ll definitely want to watch the YouTube video of her recent appearance at The Poisoned Pen. It was her last stop on her book tour for The Last Widow. Even with kittens to play with, she signed copies of the book, so you can still order a signed copy through the Web Store. http://bit.ly/2zCFccU

With so many people in the audience who were new to the bookstore, owner Barbara Peters talked about the newsletter and the 250 events the store hosts every year. You’ll want to listen to her conversation with Karin Slaughter.

If you don’t want to watch the event, here’s the summary of The Last Widow.

New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter brings back Will Trent and Sara Linton in this superb and timely thriller full of devious twists, disturbing secrets, and shocking surprises you won’t see coming

A mysterious kidnapping

On a hot summer night, a scientist from the Centers for Disease Control is grabbed by unknown assailants in a shopping center parking lot. The authorities are desperate to save the doctor who’s been vanished into thin air. 

A devastating explosion

One month later, the serenity of a sunny Sunday afternoon is shattered by the boom of a ground-shaking blast—followed by another seconds later. One of Atlanta’s busiest and most important neighborhoods has been bombed—the location of Emory University, two major hospitals, the FBI headquarters, and the CDC.

A diabolical enemy 

Medical examiner Sara Linton and her partner Will Trent, an investigator with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, rush to the scene—and into the heart of a deadly conspiracy that threatens to destroy thousands of innocent lives. When the assailants abduct Sara, Will goes undercover to save her and prevent a massac