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Riassunto: When Special Agent Will Trent arrives in Grant County, he finds a police department determined to protect its own and far too many unanswered questions about a prisoner?s death. He doesn?t understand why Officer Lena Adams is hiding secrets from him. He doesn?t understand her role in the death of Grant County?s popular police chief. He doesn?t understand why that man?s widow, Dr. Sara Linton, needs him now more than ever to help her crack this case. While the police force investigates the murder of a young woman pulled from a frigid lake, Trent investigates the police force, putting pressure on Adams just when she?s already about to crack. Caught between two complicated and determined women, trying to understand Linton?s passionate distrust of Adams, the facts surrounding Chief Tolliver?s death, and the complexities of this insular town, Trent will unleash a case filled with explosive secrets ? and encounter a thin blue line that could be murderous if crossed. Spellbinding and keenly paced, Broken is Karin Slaughter at her best. Here is an unforgettable story of raw emotions, dangerous assumptions, the deadly and layered game of betrayal, and a man?s determination to expose the most painful of human truths ? no matter how deeply they?re hidden . . . or how devastating.
Recensione: Karin Slaughter on Broken
For me, every novel begins with character rather than plot. I know something bad is going to happen, but the central question to every story I write is "how will my characters respond?" Over the years, I?ve certainly thrown some hard times at my Grant County characters. Jeffrey, Sara and Lena have changed a lot since Blindsighted, my first novel. They?ve seen hardship and adversity, grown together and grown apart. They have helped me explore the way crime can change not just people, but entire communities.
When I started writing about Will Trent in my Atlanta series, I wanted to take that exploration a step farther. As a special agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Will is generally called in when the local police either can?t handle or don?t want to deal with a case. Not only does he have to find the bad guy, he has to juggle the various egos already involved. This is certainly the situation in Broken, when Will is called into Grant County to investigate a possible suicide in police custody. He butts heads with Lena Adams and Frank Wallace, and uncovers a truth that most in the town do not want to see.
Bringing Will Trent into Sara Linton?s world was a fun challenge for me. With Undone, it was in many ways easy to put Sara in Atlanta. I live in the city, and the landscape is already painted for me. As a writer, I need only draw in the fine lines. Dropping Will into Grant County was a different challenge altogether. To work with an existing world that has developed over the course of eight books, to find new and interesting details for long-time readers, was a thrilling challenge to me. Finding a case that was as gripping as it was challenging was also an exciting rollercoaster ride. I hope my readers enjoy solving the crime--and watching the characters change along with it--as much as I did.(Photo © Alison Rosa)
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