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Slaughter, Karin

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In The Good Daughter, author Karin Slaughter combines psychological suspense and family drama. The result is a legal thriller that layers crimes and secrets in small-town Georgia. Estranged sisters Charlie and Sam Quinn were reunited when their father, a lawyer who was hated for his habit of defending rapists and murderers, was stabbed. While together after their father's death, they were forced to come to terms with the truth about the tragedy that tore their family apart 28 years earlier. Themes in the novel include the importance of names, the roles of women in society, the aftermath of violence, the power of money, and police brutality.

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