A Faint Cold Fear: A Novel

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HarperCollins, Sep 16, 2003 - Fiction - 346 pages
3 Reviews

Sara Linton, medical examiner in the small town of Heartsdale, GA, is called out to an apparent suicide on the local college campus. The mutilated body provides little in the way of clues -- and the college authorities are eager to avoid a scandal -- but for Sara and police chief Jeffrey Tolliver, things don't add up.

Two more suspicious suicides follow, and a young woman is brutally attacked. For Sara, the violence strikes far too close to home. And as Jeffrey pursues the sadistic killer, he discovers that ex-police detective Lena Adams, now a security guard on campus, may be in possession of crucial information. But, bruised and angered by her expulsion from the force, Lena seems to be barely capable of protecting herself, let alone saving the next victim.

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Review: A Faint Cold Fear (Grant County #3)

User Review  - Eadie - Goodreads

This was a fast-paced book that was hard to put down. I started with Will Trent series and realized I needed to read these first. Well-developed characters and a great plot makes for a good read. Lots of twists and turns and a surprise ending. I am looking forward to the next book in the series. Read full review

Review: A Faint Cold Fear (Grant County #3)

User Review  - Candy Tiley - Goodreads

Definitely scary and original. Includes the trio of Jeffrey Tolliver, Sara Linton, and Lena Adams. Read full review

About the author (2003)

Karin Slaughter is the #1 international bestseller of several novels, including the Grant County series. A long-time resident of Atlanta, she splits her time between the kitchen and the living room.

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