Karin Slaughter’s Hit Novel ‘The Good Daughter’ Gets Green Light for TV Adaptation

By: Graeme, March 29th, 2024 8:03 am.

Great news for fans of Karin Slaughter, as another one of her novels is getting an adaptation.

Karin is no stranger to adaptations. The novel Pieces of Her was adapted in 2022 for Netflix, as an 8-episode mini series which starred Toni Colette and Bella Heathcote.

Her very popular book series Will Trent was also adapted into a TV show beginning in 2023. Will Trent is still airing today, and stars Ramon Rodriguez playing the title character.

The next adaptation for Karin Slaughter will be based on her novel “The Good Daughter”, and a bonus for viewers as Karin Slaughter will be both producing the show, as well as writing every episode so it should stay true to the source material.

“The Good Daughter” is a standalone novel, although there is a related novella called “Last Breath” which serves as a prequel to “The Good Daughter” and is recommended to read first.

The book “The Good Daughter” was released on April 8th, 2017. theSkimm which made it a book club pick, described it as when Law and Order meets The Good Wife.

28 years prior, two sisters, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn, endure a horror story when their family home is attacked. Their mother is killed, and their notorious defense attorney father is left devastated.

Now Charlie has followed in the path of her father and is a lawyer as well. However violence hits the small town again with a horrific tragedy which Charlotte discovers as the first witness on the scene, and it also brings back memories of that horrific attack on her family home. It also brings back the secrets and shocking truth about the home

Golden Globe award winner Jessica Biel, who starred as Mary Camden in 7th Heaven and was last seen in the mini series “Candy”, is set to star in “The Good Daughter” adaptation, according to Variety.

The adaptation of “The Good Daughter” will be a mini series adaptation, much like “Pieces of Her”. Both “Pieces of Her” and “The Good Daughter” are adapted by the production company Made Up Stories, who have also adapted Nine Perfect Strangers, The lost Flowers of Alice Hart and Roar.

No release date for The Good Daughter adaptation is official as of this time. You can Follow Karin Slaughter on Book Notification and get notified of any new books releasing by her.

Here is a spoiler free review of the novel “The Good Daughter” by Youtuber ChapterStackss:




“The Good Daughter” is a highly regarded book, and recommended on Reddit as a good starting point for reading Karin Slaughter novels.

Is “The Good Daughter” a standalone novel or is it part of a series?

While “The Good Daughter” can be read as a standalone novel, there was a prequel novella released before it called “Last Breath” which is recommended to read first.

What actors are appearing in The Good Daughter adaptation?

So far, Jessica Biel is announced as starring in it, and also as an executive producer.

Is The Good Daughter adaptation a TV show or movie?

The adaptation is a limited TV series.

What is the release date of The Good Daughter adaptation?

No release date is set at this time.

Who is writing the adaptation?

Along with being a producer, Karin Slaughter will also be writing all of the episodes of “The Good Daughter”.

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