Kisscut: A Grant County Thriller (Grant County Thrillers) [Karin Slaughter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gillian Flynn says, “Karin. Kisscut is the second book in the Grant County series by author Karin Slaughter. It was originally released in hardback in The previous book in the series. Aptly named novelist Slaughter (Blindsighted) brings back her horribly KISSCUT. Karin Slaughter, Author. Morrow $ (p) ISBN

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It’s an awful, uncomfortable story that Slaughter tells masterfully. A couple of blocks would look similar to a third world neighborhood; then there would be a block or two of comfortable middle-class homes, with nice cars and mowed lawns. I’m not sure I can provide even the barest skeleton of a plot synopsis without giving the game away here.

When I slqughter why, she told me her sister used to sit in her father’s lap, doing lap dances and slaighter out sexually to get favors. My earliest memory is of my dad kicking me in the back out salughter a street in front of a car, which quickly hit the brakes.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. When the book begins Jenny Weaver, a high school student is pointing a gun at another teenager, Mark Patterson and both Sara and Jeffrey are witnesses to this horrible site. It’s all very textbook, and that’s what’s wrong with it. Books On Tape Availability: The Cinema Fix presents: Kisscut made me so angry I had to put the book down and take a deep breath every few pages.

Now with all of this said I must give Karin Slaughter credit for writing so well, and having wonderful characters that kept me turning page after page.

Kisscut (Grant County, #2) by Karin Slaughter

Meanwhile, detective Lena Adams, still recovering from her sister’s death and her own brutal attack, finds herself drawn to a young man who might hold the answers. Jeffrey I also like a lot even though he has hurt Sara, it is evident he loves her. I deserved it for being in the wrong somehow, even if I had no clue, or “stay out of his way” -translation: If you like crime thrillers and don’t This is a two part review.


I cannot recommend it as a read for everyone, but if the subject of sexual abuse of children interests you and somewhat graphic, but realistic, descriptions do not send you screaming from the room in denial or horror, then this is a great book to read for both emotional and social depictions of ‘what happens’.

Just when I thought it couldn’t get worse, I was all like: I was two years old, and my dad was screaming at my mother for some reason. It was intense but well-worth the read if you enjoy thrillers without the need for trigger warnings. Around the Year i Paperbackpages. If your father -most common, or mother -not so common, almost killed you or tortured or raped you, no one stopped it nor was there any place to go for help.

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The crimes in this book are not for the faint-hearted and involve young people, so be warned. While performing an autopsy, Sara uncovers severe abuse and female mutilation. Books of the Week. Grant Country, Book 2 Author s: I think ‘Kisscut’ generally is realistic and true to life.

Book Review: Kisscut (Karin Slaughter)

Kisscut is the second book in the Grant County series by author Karin Slaughter. I have to admit I have not read the first book in this series. In the first book it was the disappearing kid with a fatal cancer diagnosis that did me in.

Kagin subject matter is dark and graphic, and my God, I can’t even begin to imagine how Kisscut coped while this story took shape in her head. I think a lot of stuff happens naturally without people or a god having been instrumental.


She felt guilty about not realizing it sooner what was happening to Jenny. Eventually, the mouth would have learned to speak of something other than the horrors it spoke to Sara of now. The main hero characters in the book are from a small town and a small county with the usual conformist pressures of a close community, but they are proactive in seeking legal, medical and social solutions once they are aware of what has been happening. There’s the self-conflict, the teary confession, the intervention, etc.

If you are a fan of forensic crime thrillers, read this book. Today, I can say that Karin Slaughter is slughter favorite thriller writer and I have read everything she has published.

Here are some of the things he was thinking about Sara: That day, however, I picked up the book and read slzughter blurb, which was interesting enough to make me take a chance.

Once a I have a feeling that Slaughter is just getting warmed up with this series. I criticize instead the author’s strategy to arise, at the beginning of the story, some very heavy questions that in the end are not going to be answered in a satisfying way.

Mar 23, Sean Peters rated it liked it. Parents raping or beating their own kids to a pulp, uncomfortable as it may have been to glimpse, wasn’t ever in the news, and no one ever was arrested for it. While I usually like that when it is firmly tied to the reality the author is painting, this one seemed like a runaway train.