After years and years of being a Karin Slaughter fan, we are finally getting an adaptation to one of her stories! The “Slaughter Squad” can finally rejoice on March 4th when the adaptation series of Pieces of Her releases on Netflix starring Toni Collette. If there are three things in this life that never disappoint, it’s Karin Slaughter, Toni Collette, and Netflix!
If you’re excited for this release and looking to curate the perfect TBR (including Pieces of Her) to celebrate, we’ve got you covered! Check out these other titles that you’ll definitely want to pick up after binging Pieces of Her!
Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter
Yes, as huge fans of Karin Slaughter, we do recommend you read the book prior to the series! Andrea thinks she knows everything about her mother Laura until a trip to the mall erupts in violence. Andrea quickly realizes that Laura had a life before Andrea came along and for almost thirty years, she’s been running from her past. After the identity she’s been hiding is exposed, Andrea must put together the pieces of Laura’s old life before something far more sinister comes their way.
The Last Flight by Julie Clark
If the explosive pacing of Pieces of Her is up your alley, then you’ll love The Last Flight by Julie Clark. Claire Cook has the perfect life in her Manhattan townhouse with her rich politician husband, or so you would think. Claire’s husband has a temper and his staff reports her every move, leaving Claire feeling suffocated and in dire need of an escape. After planning to vanish for months, Claire meets Eva at an airport. Eva is also running from something, so the two women switch plane tickets to get the fresh start they both need. When the plane that has Eva on it crashes, Claire assumes Eva’s identity, not realizing she’s also taking on the life that Eva was so desperate to run from.
The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
If you like the “secret life” aspect of a crime fiction story combined with a domestic suspense, then this one will hold your interest. Right before Owen Michaels disappears, he leaves a note to his wife that simple says “Protect her.” The note refers to his daughter, Bailey. While Hannah Hall and her stepdaughter Bailey haven’t always gotten along, Hannah is desperate to find out what happened to Owen. Soon, federal agents are at her door and Hanna realizes she had know clue who Owen really was. If there’s one thing Hannah and Bailey can agree on, it’s that they need to know the truth about his disappearance and neither one will stop until they get answers.
Her Name is Knight by Yasmin Angoe
The action part of Pieces of Her what thrilled you with the story? This debut will keep you up well into the night! Nena Knight is an assassin who was stolen from her Ghanaian village as a child. During her current assignment in Miami, Nena ends up saving a life and finds herself changing and looking for a life beyond violence and rage. Nena no longer wants to kill the man who is her latest assignment and instead wants to focus on the new council member of the company she works for. The man who killed her family and sold her.