Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes by Karin SlaughterBlonde Hair, Blue Eyes by Karin Slaughter

Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes

byKarin Slaughter

Mass Market Paperback | September 29, 2015

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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 gripping, unforgettable short story proves why. And be sure to order Karin's new novel, Pretty Girls, on sale September 29, 2015.

Karin Slaughter was born in Georgia on January 6, 1971. In 2001, she published her first novel, Blindsighted, which made the Dagger Award shortlist for Best Thriller Debut. She is the author of the Grant County series and the Will Trent series. Her other titles, Unseen and Cop Town, made The New York Times Bestseller List.
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Title:Blonde Hair, Blue EyesFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.28 inPublished:September 29, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062442872

ISBN - 13:9780062442871

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes It was a nice side story, I just wish it was longer.
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes by Karin Slaughter Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes introduces us to Julia, oldest sister of 3, who is a big focal point in Pretty Girls. It is essentially her backstory-going to school, helping at a homeless shelter, working on a story for the school paper about a local missing girl...
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from enjoyed this I very much enjoyed this book and others by Karin Slaughter. Very entertaining read
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good story Karen Slaughter managed to pack this short story full of suspense. The worst part about it was that the story ended too soon!!
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Prequel short story to Pretty Girls I am eagerly awaiting the release of Karin Slaughter's next book, Pretty Girls. (Sept 29/15) Okay, hopping up and down. And then I discovered this new short story from Slaughter - Blond Hair, Blue Eyes - a quick fix for the short term. And even better - it's the prequel to Pretty Girls!! (Squee!) Athens, Georgia 1991. University of Georgia. Although Julia's family lives in town, she has chosen to live on campus - and "reinvent herself, be the person she had always wanted to be: strong, confident, happy, content..." But she's a bit worried too - five weeks ago another young, beautiful girl went missing. And now Julia is obsessed with her disappearance. She pitches it as a story to her journalism prof and her research only serves to ramp up her interest - and her anxiety...." All those pretty girls. All missing. Or taken. Or being kept. Or maybe their bodies just hadn't been found." Slaughter is a master of building suspense. I found myself tensing up in my chair, not wanting to keep reading, afraid of what was going to happen. But, of course I kept going. As a reader, we're totally caught up in Julia's fears, warning her "no, don't do that...." But as with all good suspense stories (and scary movies) our protagonist goes ahead and does it anyway......And I'll leave you with that - watch for my review of Pretty Girls!
Date published: 2015-09-21