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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There were scenes which dealt with different types of abuse, self-harm, suicide, and murder. You can acquaint yourself further about the topic with facts and information from the Internet or the library, or get books from a bookstore. What at first appears to be an unwanted pregnancy and a jilting turned deadly spurs an investigation that reveals the presence of real-life monsters preying on the children of Grant County.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The Grant County series is shaping up to be a real good one and I hope every book can hold it’s own Second in the Grant County series, Kisscut kept me up over my weekend until I finished it, that is typical Karen Slaughter.

Women made one quarter of the salary of what men did for the same work and were expected to quit working if they got pregnant whether raped or not abortion was illegalwomen were not allowed to go to many colleges and if they were admitted, they were only allowed to study certain subjects. My parents were in this category. My dad also picked up where he left off. She could not help but think there was something erotic in the gesture.

Jul 08, Ann Girdharry rated it really liked it Shelves: Preview — Kisscut by Karin Slaughter. You can choose to read it or not. You can privately choose what boundaries to live by, what standards to set, or whether you choose to avoid all mention or thinking about the subject of child abuse hereafter.


To ask other readers questions about Kisscutkari sign up. They may not all be likeable characters but when was life full of all things likeable?! And unless Sara and Jeffrey can uncover the deadly secrets the children hide, it’s going to happen again It’s not my intention to spoil the plot in any way but I know some readers have hard limits and it’s best you are aware up front.

Kisscut (Grant County, #2) by Karin Slaughter

Of course, she throws the obvious in as well helping out the main villianjust to keep things familiar, I guess. And then it had been killed.

The story begins at a skating rink where a young girl pulls a gun on another teen and a standoff involving the police ensues. I will say that Slaughter does compose an enthralling story that kept me interested throughout. I very much enjoyed Iksscut insofar as not being able to put it down until I was done.

There were a number of themes resonating strongly, most loudly was the fragility of children’s faith in the adults entrusted with their care. View Full Version of PW. This is the second book in the Grant County series. Slaughter tells it like it is, highlighting how bad people really are.

I’m glad I was warned but even still. The hands would have learned to grasp, the feet to flex, the eyes to blink.

Sara Linton, small town paediatrician and coroner, is a worthy serial heroine. I must have been deemed Satan’s own at my birth as a newborn. I was able to figure out the criminals, for the most part, much before they were revealed, but that didn’t spoil the book for me. Published September 30th by Harper first published But it’s the characters solving these crimes that keep me coming back to karkn series trying to cope with everyday life in the elaughter of all this brutality.

Sara, Lena and, Jeffrey will stop at nothing to find the truth.


Published in countries with more than 35 million copies sold across the globe, her eighteen novels include the Grant County and Will Trent books, as well as the Edgar-nominated Cop Town and the instant New York Times bestselling novels Pretty Girls and The Good Daughter. The undertone of violence is pervasive, even at quiet moments “Lena was able to pull her hand away, but not before she felt Grace’s thumb brush across the scar Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


He had on what I now know was his Army uniform. Officially, child abuse and wife abuse was not a crime – literally. As an aging adult, all I can do is witness and give my opinion. Lena Adams, herself the victim of a recent abduction and rape, who is also trying, with difficulty, to come to terms with the death of her gay sister. Many children are told they are punished for good reasons by their parents, sanctioned by God, and good children do not question either parents, god or adult authority.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Lawns a parody of the word. And it WAS common in neighborhoods of poor people but even we who lived there didn’t know sometimes exactly all of where it was going onand no one talked about it.

Book Review: Kisscut (Karin Slaughter)

Refresh and try again. Then a young girl is abducted, and it becomes clear that the first death is linked to an even more brutal crime, one far more shocking than anyone could have imagined.

In true Slaughter fashion, this is the beginning of a very HUGE problem that will get much worse before it gets better. Retrieved from ” https: It was rigorously taught by church authorities and ‘enforced’ by god and all of society that children must love, obey and fear.