Karin Slaughter Biography
Karin Slaughter was born on January 6th, 1971 and is currently 52 years old. Karin Slaughter was born in Covington, Georgia, USA.
Karin Slaughter is the author of the Will Trent series which currently consists of 14 novels. The Will Trent series started in 2006 with the novel Triptych. The most recently released novel in the Will Trent series was After That Night which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming novels for the Will Trent series.
Karin Slaughter has also written the Grant County series which has 8 books including Blindsighted and Kisscut.
Karin Slaughter was inducted into the Nielsen Bestseller Awards' 21st Century Platinum Hall of Fame.
Karin Slaughter Awards & Accolades
Karin Slaughter has won multiple awards including: The International Thriller Writers Award, Silver Bullet Award, in 2011 and the Nielsen Awards, Honorary Platinum Bestseller Award, in 2019.
Slaughter's books have also won multiple awards, The Unremarkable Heart won the Edgar Award, Best Short Story, in 2013. Cop Town won the Crime Writer's Association Award, Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, in 2015. Pretty Girls won the RUSA Awards, Adrenaline Award, in 2016.
The following novels by Karin Slaughter were also nominated for these awards:
- Blindsighted: Crime Writer's Association Award, New Blood Dagger Award (2001). Barry Award, Best First Novel (2002). Macavity Award, Best First Mystery (2002).
- Triptych: Crime Writer's Association Award, Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award (2007).
- Beyond Reach / Skin Privilege: Crime Thriller Awards, International Author of the Year (2008).
- Fractured: Lefty Award, Hawaii Five-O Award (2009).
- Fallen: Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller (2011).
- Criminal: Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller (2012).
- The Unremarkable Heart: Macavity Award, Best Short Story (2013). Anthony Award, Best Short Story (2013).
- Unseen: Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller (2013).
- Cop Town: Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel (2015).
- Pretty Girls: Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller (2015).
- The Kept Woman: Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller (2016).
- The Good Daughter: Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller (2017).
- Pieces of Her: International Thriller Writers Award, Best Hardcover Novel (2019).
- The Last Widow: Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller (2019). Ned Kelly Awards, Best International Crime Fiction (2020).
- After That Night: Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller (2023).
Karin Slaughter: TV/Movies Based on Books
The standalone novel Pieces of Her was made into an 8-episode mini-series for Netflix in March 2022. It starred Toni Collette, Bella Heathcote, Terry O'Quinn, and Omari Hardwick.
Karin Slaughter F.A.Q
When was Karin Slaughter Born? How old is Karin Slaughter?
Karin Slaughter was born on January 6th, 1971. Karin Slaughter is currently 52 years old.
Where was Karin Slaughter Born?
Karin Slaughter was born in Covington, Georgia, USA and is American.
What awards has Karin Slaughter won?
Karin Slaughter has won the following awards: Silver Bullet Award at the International Thriller Writers Award (2011) and the Honorary Platinum Bestseller Award at the Nielsen Awards (2019).
What book awards has Karin Slaughter won?
What was the first book Karin Slaughter wrote?
The first novel written by Karin Slaughter was Blindsighted, published in 2001.
What was the most recent book Karin Slaughter wrote?
Her most recently released work was After That Night on August 22nd, 2023.
Will there be any more books by Karin Slaughter?
Karin Slaughter does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.
How many books has Karin Slaughter written?
Karin Slaughter has written 35 books across 10 series.
- 2 books in the Andrea Oliver Series
- 8 books in the Grant County Series
- 14 books in the Will Trent Series
- 3 books in the Georgia Series
- 2 books in the Good Daughter Series
- 4 Standalone Novels
- 4 Short Stories/Novellas
- 2 Collections
- 1 book in the The MatchUp Collection Series
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