Karin Slaughter

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Date of Birth January 6, 1971
Place of Birth Georgia
Age 49 years old
Horoscope Capricorn

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Karin Slaughter is an American crime writer. The author of eighteen novels, Slaughter has sold more than 35 million copies of her books, which have been published in 37 languages and have debuted at #1 in the United Kingdom, Germany, and The Netherlands. Her first novel, Blindsighted, was published in 27 languages and made the Crime Writers' Association's Dagger Award shortlist for "Best Thriller Debut" of 2001. She is also the 2015 CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger winner for novel Cop Town. Her novel, Pieces of Her, was published in 2018. The novel will be adapted into a television series of the same name and it will be released on Netflix.

Born: January 6, 1971, Georgia, United States
Occupation: Novelist, writer, author
Nationality: American
Genre: Crime Fiction, Mystery, Thriller
Years active: 2001–present
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About Karin Slaughter

Initially famous for her bestselling crime novel Blindsighted, this American writer went on to pen several other popular works, including Faithless (2005) and Fractured (2008). Many of her best known books belong to her Grant County crime fiction series.

Before Fame

Her debut work was nominated for the Crime Writers' Association's annual Dagger Award.


She contributed to the Like a Charm short fiction anthology and penned the Will Trent/Atlanta series in addition to her popular Grant County series.

Family Life

She grew up in rural Georgia and later lived and worked in Atlanta.


The audiobook version of her novella Martin Misunderstood was narrated by Seinfeld actor Wayne Knight.

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Latest information about Karin Slaughter updated on October 24, 2020.

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