Michael Connelly calls Karin Slaughter "unrivaled among thriller writers." This gripping, unforgettable short story—releasing shortly before Karin's highly anticipated new novel Pretty Girls—proves it.
A beautiful young girl was walking down the street—when suddenly ...
Julia Carroll knows that too many stories start that way. A beautiful and intelligent nineteen-year-old college freshman, she should be carefree. But instead she is frightened—because girls are disappearing without a trace.
Fellow student Beatrice Oliver and a homeless woman called Mona-No-Name are missing, both gone after being snatched off the street. Julia is determined to discover the reason behind their disappearances—before she's next.