The Last Widow - Will Trent, Bk 9 Author:Karin Slaughter Investigator Will Trent and medical examiner Sara Linton must stop a mysterious group of domestic terrorists planning to unleash a deadly epidemic in this electrifying and all too plausible thriller. — On a serene summer Sunday, a routine admission for a run-of-the-mill surgery at Atlanta's Emory Hospital goes tragically wrong, sett... more »ing off a catastrophic wave of destruction that sends the facility and the surrounding area into lockdown. One of the city's largest and most prestigious institutions, Emory is situated near the Centers for Disease Control, the FBI counter-terrorism headquarters, and a large children's hospital. Anything that happens there has repercussions for the entire city, the state of Georgia, and possibly the entire nation.
A few miles away, medical examiner Sara Linton is enduring an awkward lunch with her mother, her aunt, and her boyfriend Will Trent, an agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. But the sudden wail of sirens blaring in the distance cuts the uncomfortable get-together short, drawing her and Will to the scene. Both Sara and Will are seasoned public servants trained to help in an emergency. Dedicated and courageous, they run towards a crisis while others are running away. But on this warm summer day, that instinct will lead them into lethal danger.
Within an hour the situation at Emory has spiraled out of control. Sara has been taken prisoner and Will forced undercover, on a case in which thousands of lives are at stake.That "routine admission" at Emory was the opening maneuver in a perilous game of hunter and prey that leads him out of Atlanta into the Appalachians, to a remote compound where a radical group has hatched a diabolical plan for murder on a massive scale that will rock the nation if it isn't stopped.« less
This book is a nail biter! Will and Sara are challanged like never before. Sara is kidnapped and Will is beaten up and shot trying to stop it.
The story progresses and you are taken for the ride of your life as we meet a group of extremists where no one is safe. The race to find Sara and figure out what the crazies are planning is spine tingling and filled with anxiety and excitement.
This book is hard to put down. Another win for this author!