Two armed men enter the police station in tiny Heartsdale, Georgia, and open fire. When the shooting stops, an officer is dead, Police Chief Jeffrey Tolliver is seriously wounded, and the survivors -- including a class of grade-school children and medical examiner Sara Linton -- are held hostage. In a tense standoff that could erupt at any moment into more bloodletting -- with her ex-husband on the threshold of death -- Sara must search for answers and an escape in the memories of a time at the start of their relationship when another brutal, shocking crime shattered their small-town world. Because the sins of the past have caught up with Sara and Jeffrey ... with a vengeance....Continua
This was my first Karin Slaughter book. The story started off incredibly slow; with a lot of endless dialogue, and i was starting to tire of it. Fortunately, the pace picked up quickly and the plot became more interesting. I like the romance in it and the characters - Jeffrey Tolliver and Sara Linton. Will probably look for the other books starring them. The chapters also toggled smoothly between the past and present events. The author managed to pull this off quite successfully without breaking the tempo of the story, and without confusing the reader....Continua
Gialletto scorrevole intriso di ottimi sentimenti politically correct. Pro: si legge velocemente. Contro: personaggi sbozzati e superficiali. Per viaggi, ombrelloni, spiagge.