Jennifer P.

Gone Girl, written by Gillian Flynn, is a thriller novel about a married couple, Nick and Amy who live in Missouri. Every year on their anniversary Amy leaves out clues for Nick to solve a treasure hunt. On the morning of their fifth anniversary, Amy goes missing. When the police arrive, they examine the crime scene, which does not look good for Nick. There was huge amounts of blood that was mopped up in the kitchen and only a couple pieces of furniture knocked over. Amy kept a diary, where she wrote true and false stories about her relationship with Nick. She wrote some pretty incriminating things about Nick. They eventually arrest Nick for the murder of his wife. We also learn that Nick has been having an affair with a student of his, which puts him in an even worse position. But is Nick really a killer?

I was very impressed with this book from beginning to the end. Gillian Flynn does a good job at toying with your opinions of Nick and Amy. The amount of plot twists and tense scenes were written extremely well and captivating. I am not lying when I say there was a plot twist almost every time I turned the page. This book kept me on my toes, and was very hard to put down. The ending of the book is hard to describe, as I was left with so many emotions.
Most of this story did not really relate to any aspect of my life, but it definitely makes you think about how well you really know someone. I definitely recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading thrillers and murder mysteries!