Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Gone Girl Readalikes

 Gone Girl Readalikes

The best selling novel Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn  is now a hit movie.  There has been so much buzz over the book that people want to read something just like it.

Here is a list of similar books that you may like if you loved Gone Girl.

 Never Look Away by Linwood Barclay
A family amusement park outing turns into a terrifying nightmare after an inexplicable disappearance    

 The Dinner by Herman Koch
An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives -- all over the course of one meal.  

Catch Me by Lisa Gardner 
Charlene Rosalind Carter Grant, or "Charlie," knows she only has four days to live. Her two childhood best friends were murdered in their homes on the same date and time, at 8 pm on the 21st of January the previous two years.

Mystic River by Dennis Lehane 
A compelling and menacing page-turner about a murdered child and a vigilante killer, featuring complicated friendships and the quest for vengeance
The Breaker by Minette Walters
 A woman’s body washes on a beach in England and evidence shows she was murdered. At the same time her little daughter is found wandering in a nearby village, screaming at any man who approaches her. A tale of psychological suspense
Before I go to sleep by  S. J Watson
 An amnesiac attempts to reconstruct her past by keeping a journal and discovers the dangerous inconsistencies in the stories of her husband and her secret doctor.
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
 After being summoned to treat a patient at dilapidated Hundreds Hall, Dr. Faraday finds himself becoming entangled in the lives of the owners, the Ayres family, and the supernatural presences in the house
Watch me die by Erica Spindler
 Mira finds her life and career are blossoming years after the loss of her husband in Hurricane Katrina, but everything changes when she is attacked by “The Preacher,” who is soon after found dead, leading Mira to become a suspect for the murder of her own assistant, and she’s seeing mirages of her dead husband.
The Neighbor by Lisa Gardner.
 When a teacher goes missing, family secrets emerg
A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick.
A wealthy man advertises for a wife but she isn’t what she appears to be.
Dare Me by Megan Abbott
This book is about a cheerleading team and a suspicious suicide
Garnethill by Mina Denise
Maureen O'Donnell wakes up one morning to discover her therapist-boyfriend dead in the living room. She now finds herself the prime suspect in his murder.
Defending Jacob by Willian Landay When his 14 year old son is charge with the murder of a fellow student, assistant district attorney Andy Barber is torn between loyalty and justice as facts come to light that lead him to question how well he knows his own son.
The Silent Wife by A.S.A Harrison
Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. He is a committed cheater, she lives and breathes denial. But when Todd decides to play for keeps she has nothing less to lose as the couple heads for catastrophe.
 Place a hold on one of these books today available at the Lincoln Public Library!

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