»Many of the details in Goldman’s books are embellished from true crimes. He says this thriving Midwestern city — crisscrossed by rail lines, rivers and diverse neighborhoods — provides plenty of gristle for his plots. He also has five counties to work with.«
Crime In The City is a summertime series at npr.org about fictional detectives and the cities where they live. Listen to the latest instalment: Kathy Lohr about author Joel Goldman and his latest novel Shakedown at npr.org.
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»Slaughter, who’s now 41, says her goal is simply to tell a good story — and also, perhaps, to be the city’s ambassador for crime fiction.«
Kathy Lohr talked with Karin Slaughter about her roots in Atlanta and her crime fiction books. Read the portrait and listen to the interview at npr.org.