Written By: Karin Slaughter

Narrated By: Kathleen Early

Date: August 2018

Duration: 16 hours 5 minutes


The #1 internationally bestselling author returns with an electrifying novel of devastating secrets and hidden lives that probes the fraught relationship between daughters and mothers and the lengths we go to protect those we love.

What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all?

Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows Laura has spent nearly her whole life in the small beachside town of Belle Isle, Georgia; she knows Laura's never wanted anything more than to lead a quiet, normal life in this conventional community; she knows Laura's a kind and beloved speech pathologist who helps others; she knows Laura's never kept a secret in her life. Andrea knows that Laura is everything she isn't-confident, settled, sure of herself. Feeling listless, with no direction, Andrea, unlike Laura, struggles to find her way.

But Andrea's certainty is upended when a visit to the mall is shattered by an act of horrifying violence that reveals a completely different side of Laura-a cool woman who calmly faces down a murderer. It turns out that before Andrea's mother was Laura, she was someone completely different. For nearly thirty years she's been hiding from the woman she once was, lying low in the hope that no one would ever find her. But now she's been exposed, and nothing will ever be the same again.

The assailant was a mentally troubled, teenaged scion of Georgia law enforcement royalty, and now the police want answers about what really happened in those terrifying moments at the mall. Though she's being scrutinized at every level of the criminal justice system and her innocence is on the line, Laura refuses to speak to anyone, including her own daughter. She pushes Andrea away, insisting it's time for her to stand alone and make a life for herself.

To save her mother, Andrea embarks on a desperate journey following the breadcrumb trail of her mother's past. Andrea knows that if she can't uncover the secrets hidden there, there may be no future for her mother ... or her.

Filled with intriguing turns, surprising revelations, and a compelling cast of characters, Pieces of Her is Slaughter's most electrifying, provocative, and suspenseful novel yet.


  • Krystal T.

    Great book that keeps twisting, & turning all the way through!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Kimberly S.

    Great book and the narration was on point. This is one of the best books I've listened to in a year. Karen Slaughter is a wonderful author. I highly recommend this book.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Marie P.

    many details not needed, however overall good book. Excellent narration …

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Millie

    Fantastic. All around. Narrator and writing was so perfect together, narrator even has a similar voice to Bella Heathcote, who plays Andy in the Netflix show! This book has so many events and details back to back, you’ll never get bored. I read the book prior to watching the show, and the book has information and juicy details that the show wasn’t able to portray, which is expected. The small petty, humorous, yet dark moments or quotes from Laura and Andy make this book one of my 3 favorites. The end had me crying and laughing. I recommend watching the show AFTER the book, it’s still very good, but just won’t hit as hard.

  • Anonymous

    Great book

  • Cat T.

    I enjoyed it. it kept its pace throughout

  • Jade

    couldn't put this down. suspense is gripping

  • Anonymous

    Not my favorite Karin Slaughter book but a solid piece of entertainment none the less.

  • Marilyn V.

    I was hooked right from the initial crime. Really suspenseful and the personalities had a lot of depth. Excellent!

  • Mary S.

    I had a love / hate relationship with this book. It was well-written with well developed characters. I think it could have been improved with some judicious editing- I listened to the unabridged audiobook and felt it was too long by at least 25%. One of the primary characters, Andrea, drove me crazy with her insecurities; I wanted to slap her and scream "Get a grip!" Good story, over the top introspection, a solid 4.

  • Karen

    Great book! Kept me on the edge of my seat at times. Good plot

  • Berva Lorraine H.

    Lots of twists and turns. I found some of it a bit far fetched for my taste, but it was interesting. The narration was great.

  • Anonymous

    Loved the book! Kathleen Early is a great narrator.

  • Brenda S.

    Great book couldn’t put it down

  • Vicky W.

    Biring, unlikeable characters. Tedious. Narrator was ok.

  • Cammy B.

    This book was amazing from narration to plot on the edge of my seat for the entire reading! I would give it 10 stars if I could!

  • Victoria L.

    Once again, one of the best books by this author!

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