Good as Gone

by Amy Gentry

We’re happy to support debut authors, including Amy Gentry with Good as Gone.

Quick take

In a world cluttered with lousy thrillers, Amy Gentry's Good As Gone is a gem—a multi-layered mystery—of kidnapping, and reappearance....

Why I love it

Julie Whitaker was thirteen when she was kidnapped at knifepoint from her bedroom while her younger sister watched helplessly. For the next two decades, with no clues and no body, the Whitaker family moved on as best as they could without Julie. Until one day, there's a knock on the door...

And standing there is Julie! Or, a woman claiming to be Julie. The Whitakers are so overwhelmed by her retu...

Member thoughts

39% Love
54% Like
7% Dislike
  • Jessica H.

    Auburn, WA

    "HOLY BANANAS this book blew my mind. It was hard to read at times because there were so many intense moments, but it was such a great read!"

  • Alaina R.

    Detroit, MI

    "I liked this book! The twist was definitely unexpected. The ending was a little confusing, but overall, I still enjoyed the book quiet a bit. "

  • Ashley R.

    Spring, TX

    "Read this book in 1 day, loved it! "

  • Pamela M.

    Stuart, FL

    "Great suspense annd very moving. I could relate with the mother. To have your child kidnapped and found..."

  • Stacy G.

    Los Angeles, CA

    "Very interesting; kept me wondering the whole time..."is she?" "is she not?". Enjoyed the different writing style. Will read more from this author!"

  • Courtney M.

    Wauwatosa, WI

    "This is a thriller that keeps pulling you forward because you need to know the answer. The author adds an extra level of cleverness with the title of the chapters pulling you forward. "

  • Amelia P.

    Brighton , MA

    "Gentry's character development is A+. And the twists in this story had me racing to read the end! "

  • Florence C.

    Pittsburgh, PA

    "Whaaaaat. Really great mystery. Read it one sitting. "

  • Kelsey P.

    Park Ridge, NJ

    "This book was interesting and keep me intrigued throughout. "

  • Sarah M.

    Albany, OR

    "Loved this one! It had me going back and forth between what was true and not the whole book! Great ending!"

  • Cheralaine J.

    Dallas, TX

    "Thought provoking. What happens when the missing piece tries to fit back in the puzzle, but has changed its shape?"