A beautiful young girl was walking down the street―when suddenly ...
Julia Carroll knows that too many stories start that way. Beautiful, intelligent, a nineteen-year-old college freshman, she should be carefree. But instead she is frightened. Because girls are disappearing. A fellow student, Beatrice Oliver, is missing. A homeless woman called Mona-No-Name is missing. Both taken off the street. Both gone without a trace. Julia is determined to find out the reasons behind their disappearances. And she doesn’t want to be next …
Michael Connelly calls Karin Slaughter "unrivaled among thriller writers." This prequel to Pretty Girls, a gripping, unforgettable short story, proves why.
Pretty Girls is translated to Swedish - De vackraste, published in September 2015.