Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes
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... show more
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.
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publish date: 2015-09-29
Publisher: Witness Impulse
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
As this prequel novella tells the story of the missing girl from Slaughter’s excellent novel, “Pretty Girls”, it really should be read second. It’s compelling, and suspenseful, and especially poignant knowing how everything ends for her in the novel. But it also went on far too long. It should have ...
This is a companion, prequel short story to Pretty Girls. This is the short story about the day Julia Carroll goes missing. Over all this just didn’t work for me and maybe part of that is because I read this after finishing Pretty Girls. However one of the things that I really liked about Pretty Gir...
This is a short story prequel to Pretty Girls which was one of my favourite reads of 2016. Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes takes us through the day Julia Carroll went missing. She did things a typical nineteen-year-old would do - went to classes, went out that night with her roommate and best friend, Nancy. ...
The Novella Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes gives a great backstory to Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter. It follows Julia Carroll, a budding journalist, as she tries to deal with the disappearances of girls in her area. But why is she so anxious about these disappearances? Julia feels that she and the missing...
By Karin Slaughter ASIN: B00Z751DUY Publisher: HarperCollins Novella (Short Story) Audible Narrator: Kathleen Early Publication Date: 8/18/2015 Format: Kindle My Rating: 5 Stars Depending on what part of the country you rest your head, (sooner or later) get prepared with a tantalizing pr...