Entertainment Weekly

35 Million Books Sold, 17 Years to the Screen

Karin Slaughter has been writing hit thrillers about complex women—like her new book, Pieces of Her—for nearly two decades. Why is her work getting adapted only now?

SHE’D GIVEN UP on the movies. Author Karin Slaughter may have seemed an ideal fit for adaptations, given the addictive nature and sheer popularity of her work, which has sold more than 35 million copies worldwide. But for 17 years, she was told her novels

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