Skin Privilege

  • by Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by Joyce Bean
  • 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lena Adams has spent her life struggling to escape her past. She has only unhappy memories of Reece, the small town that nearly destroyed her. She's made a new life for herself as a police detective in Heartsdale, a hundred miles away. But nothing could prepare her for the violence that explodes when she is forced to return. A vicious murder leaves a young woman incinerated beyond recognition. And Lena is the only suspect.When Heartsdale Police Chief Jeffrey Tolliver, Lena's boss, receives word that his detective has been arrested, he has no choice but to go to Lena's aid, taking with him his wife, Medical Examiner Sara Linton. But soon after their arrival, a second victim is found. The town closes ranks. And both Jeffrey and Sara find themselves entangled in a horrifying underground world of bigotry and rage - a violent world which shocks even them, a world that puts their own lives in jeopardy.Only Jeffrey and Sara can free Lena from the web of lies, betrayal, and brutality that has trapped her. But can they discover the truth before the killer strikes again?

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Don't bother!

What would have made Skin Privilege better?

To have listened to the complete story. The abridged version was a complete waste of time. (I downloaded this version in error!)


Has Skin Privilege put you off other books in this genre?

Only abridged books


How could the performance have been better?

As abive


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- Julie

Good story as usual but reader not good and some left out

Not as enjoyable as other performances. The story was good but narrated badly especially the male impersonations. Also the words clipped out a few times
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- Pamela Edwards

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-07-2007
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks