Grant County

Beyond Reach

A Novel

Publisher: Dell

In a small Georgia town, Detective Lena Adams is accused of a vicious murder. A hundred miles away, Police Chief Jeffrey Tolliver learns that his young detective has been arrested. And Jeffrey’s wife, pediatrician and medical examiner Sara Linton, fighting a heartbreaking malpractice suit, is thrust into the center of a bizarre and murderous case.
 
For Lena has fled to the place where she grew up, careening back through the shadows of her past. Now only Jeffrey and Sara can free Lena from the web of lies that has trapped her—as this powerful novel races toward its shattering climax and a final, unforgettable twist.
 
Praise for Karin Slaughter and Beyond Reach
 
“Will leave you breathless.”USA Today
 
“Slaughter writes with a razor.”The Plain Dealer
 
“Slaughter will have you on the edge of your seat.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer
 
“Powerful and complex . . . Slaughter gradually unspools her fascinating story, all the way up to its shocking conclusion.”—Chicago Sun-Times




From the Hardcover edition.

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Chapter One


SARA LINTON LOOKED AT HER WATCH. The Seiko had been a gift from her grandmother on the day Sara graduated from high school. On Granny Em's own graduation day, she had been four months from marriage, a year and a half from bearing the first of her six children and thirty-eight years from losing...
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Praise for Karin Slaughter and Beyond Reach
 
“Will leave you breathless.”USA Today
 
“Slaughter writes with a razor.”The Plain Dealer
 
“Slaughter will have you on the edge of your seat.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer
 
“Powerful and complex . . . Slaughter gradually unspools her fascinating story, all the way up to its shocking conclusion.”—Chicago Sun-Times


From the Hardcover edition.