Karin Slaughter [ USA ]
born in 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world's leading thriller writers. Since the release of her début novel »Blindsighted« (2001), which divided the critics due to a variety of explicit scenes of violence, most of her books have occupied top spots on the international bestseller lists. Her works have sold over 17 million copies and have been translated into thirty languages. Slaughter currently lives and works in Atlanta.