Faithless is the fifth novel in the Grant County, Georgia series by author Karin Slaughter. It was originally published in hardback in It was a #1 The Times . Praise. “Georgia medical examiner Sara Linton returns in Slaughter’s Grant County crime thriller series, and this time she’s hot on the trail of a demented killer. A chilling discovery in an unmarked grave leads Grant County Medical Examiner Dr. Sara Linton and Detective Lena Adams to an evangelical.

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I’m slightly terrified as to what’s to come up next in the last book.

I realized as I listened to the book that a lot had happened in the previous 4 books in the series that I should have read first. A Novel Grant County Author s: Jun 28, Pages.

One gets the sense that personally and professionally she needs a lot of work, yet she has the potential for improvement. She isn’t a good investigator or and s,aughter not a nice person.


Her parents are great too. Another thing that I would like to note is how close Nan and Lena have become. I tend to enjoy unusual or extreme religious characters; having them a part of this story took my mind down several possible paths as I tried to figure out who committed the crimes and why.

I did like the plot, but felt the book was too wordy and could have used some editing. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Review Text “Brutal and caithless show more. These ex-spouses work together in solving crimes–mostly gory, brutal, unspeakable crimes. There’s a pipe protruding from her burial place which should have provided air, but an autopsy reveals that the young girl who happens to be a member of a religious cult did not suffocate but was killed by cyanide, which was poured down the breathing tube.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. My thoughts on the Grant County Series: Detective Lena Adams is called in from vacation to help with the investigation, and the trail leads to a neighbouring county – and to a long-buried secret in Sara’s mother’s past.


The violence is brutal and graphic, but not gratuitous. Yet, it didn’t take anything away from the story.

Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August All stub articles. I figured every writer has their ok book but had hoped that this one would blow me away.

Although the story line was disturbing, I enjoyed the telling of it. There is a subplot on domestic violence which is very revealing and it may be difficult for the reader to comprehend how a seemingly rational woman would allow herself to be continually victimized. Terri, my heart bled for her.

Jeffrey must find out – his newest obsession. She also does a great job with her characters. When I read Blindsighted Lena just made my teeth hurt and got on my nerves, even with all that she’s been through.

How difficult is it to achieve this balance? When Sara Linton and Jeffrey Tolliver stumble upon the body, both become consumed with finding out who killed the slaughteg, impeccably dressed sluaghter woman.

I also would like to say how much I thi 5 stars! I also feel like the rest of the secondary cast played a much smaller role than in any of the previous books. This book by Karin Slaughter might be my favorite one so far.

FAITHLESS by Karin Slaughter | Kirkus Reviews

It had a clever plot with enough action to keep me interested. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Dec 18, Asheley rated it it was amazing Shelves: Similar to Lena, there are positive faithlwss happening!

Sara is not only shocked by the family, but by the family’s Church – Tessa is a member and the family holds a Linton family secret in their hands.

Faithless (Grant County, book 5) by Karin Slaughter

I think Jon Snow knows more than she does. Soon, they both realize something is under the dirt. Recommended to anyone who enjoys works by Tess Gerritsen or Patricia Cornwell and certainly to those who have kept up with the Grant County books up to this point. Books on Tape Availability: Lena is another Grant County character we enjoy reading about.


Books by Faithleess Slaughter. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. Kisscut is a good example, because it really plays out in the story. Dec 07, Melissa rated it really liked it.

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The author does a great job not revealing any “bad guys” from previous books but there are some character developments that you might not …more You can. In Skin Privilegethe next Grant County book, she goes back to Reese with her uncle Hank and we get to see her in a very different way.

Faithless, the 5th book in Karin Slaughter’s Grant County Series brings back the small town medical examiner, Dr Sara Linton and ex husband Grant County chief of police, in a complex and gripping tale of murder, religious cults, family abuse, secrets and a remorseless killer that keeps your guessing until the very end. What lay beneath was heartbreaking, leading them into an investigation of a family who seems to have plenty of secrets.

You have mentioned in interviews and on your website the importance of being realistic without moving into sensationalism when there is violence in your novels.