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Pretty Girls: A Novel by Karin Slaughter

Pretty Girls

Reviewed by Gina Metz

Claire and Lydia’s sister disappeared over twenty years ago. No trace of her has ever been found. The disappearance destroyed the family. Their parents divorced. Their father couldn’t give up hope and continued to follow every lead he could develop until he ultimately committed suicide.

Lydia became a wild child who delved into drugs and other reckless behavior. Claire being the youngest was ignored while her parents tried to come to grips with their loss. Later Claire marries and becomes the trophy wife of a millionaire in Atlanta. During Lydia’s drug years she has a massive falling out with Claire and their Mother and they have been estranged and haven’t spoken for all of these years.