The past will always find you.
A woman is found brutally murdered in a sordid Atlanta apartment.
Her blood-soaked body bears a startling similarity to a woman found dead almost 40 years earlier.
Soon Special Agent Will Trent finds himself returning to the home he grew up in. And a past that could hold the clue to the killings.
The kind of hold-on-to-your-hat, nail-biting story Slaughter has become world-famous for ... a satisfyingly complex tale spanning nearly four decades. The Washington Post Karin Slaughter's best yet by far. All her signature strengths are amplified a hundredfold by the past explaining the present. Reading this book was like watching a great athlete having a career year. -- Lee Child Slaughter's tense fourth thriller to combine characters from her two crime series ... seamlessly shifts between past and present. Publishers Weekly With every page of this story the tension mounts ... If you have a hunger for a rich and fulfilling novel then you owe it to yourself to pick up Criminal ... Slaughter at her most visceral and gut-wrenching best. The Huffington Post