The Boy Who Lived with the Dead
In 1914, DI Albert Lincoln’s murder investigation into a child’s death in Mabley Ridge, Cheshire, had failed. In the same village in 1920, a woman has been murdered, one child is missing, another is in danger and Lincoln returns, determined this time to solve the mystery.
Set in a small town in Georgia, Karin Slaughter’s debut novel introduces the paediatrician and medical examiner Sara Linton and police chief Jeffrey Tolliver. Following Sara’s discovery of a murdered local woman with a cross cut into her torso, the hunt is on for a vicious serial killer.