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  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia, Decatur

Triptych (Will Trent 1)

Triptych (Will Trent 1)

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2000s: Enter Will Trent…

  • ISBN: 978-0099553106
  • Genre: Crime, Police Procedural

What you need to know before your trail

When Atlanta police detective Michael Ormewood is called out to a murder scene at the notorious Grady Homes, he finds himself faced with one of the the most brutal killings of his career: Aleesha Monroe is found in the stairwell in a pool of her own blood, her body horribly mutilated.

As a one-off killing it’s shocking, but when it becomes clear that it’s just the latest in a series of similar attacks, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are called in, and Michael is forced into working with Special Agent Will Trent of the Criminal Apprehension Team – a man he instinctively dislikes.

Twenty-four hours later, the violence Michael sees around him every day explodes in his own back yard. And it seems the mystery behind Monroe’s death is inextricably entangled with a past that refuses to stay buried …

Travel Guide

Atlanta and Decatur

This book takes you on a tour in and around Atlanta with the area of Decature being a major focal point. This is where a girl is found murdered in her house so the investigation takes place around there and her school.

The book takes you around various locations given the name of the crimes. Grady Homes near DeKalb Street was an area Karin researched well and wanted to write a story based around new housing developments.

The novel also deals with the children and youngsters of the city:

“It didn’t take a Harvard economist to figure out that it’d be a hell of a lot cheaper spending money on helping keep kids safe when they were younger than it was to put them in jail when they were older. That was the American way, though. Spend a million dollars rescuing some kid who’s fallen down a well, but God forbid you spend a hundred bucks up front to cap the well so the kid never falls down it in the first place.

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Destination: Atlanta, Decatur, Georgia  Author/guide: Karin Slaughter Departure Time: 2000s

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