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Thriller

Dark Places

by Gillian Flynn

Quick take

Every Gillian Flynn fan should read this book.

Why I love it

Gillian Flynn’s novels are so much fun to read because her plots are super creepy, yet her deeply flawed characters are still somehow relatable. While _Gone Girl_ is the perfect embodiment of domestic suspense taken to extremes, Flynn's previous novel, _Dark Places_, is more of a freak show carnival ride of crime fiction. When Libby Day was 7 years old, her older brother killed their family in ...

Synopsis

Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in 'œThe Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas.' She survived'”and famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother, Ben, was the killer. Twenty-five years later, the Kill Club'”a secret society obsessed with notorious crimes'”locates Libby and pumps her for details. They hope to discover proof that may free Ben.

Libby hopes t...

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