Why this book?
I love Flynn’s visceral style and this book blows me away every time I read it. The survivor of a brutal childhood trauma, protagonist Libby Day has a sardonic, hard-edged voice that sucks you in while also ringing clear and true. As a writer and a reader, I strongly identify with that voice and with Flynn’s style. The brisk pacing, clever turns of phrase, and hard-hitting descriptions make this an intense read.
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
THE BESTSELLING PHENOMENON
'Eerily macabre... Wonderful' Guardian
'A nerve-fraying thriller' New York Times
'Every bit as horribly fascinating as In Cold Blood' Daily Mail
Libby Day was seven when her family was murdered: she survived by hiding in a closet - and famously testified that her older brother Ben was the killer.
Twenty-five years later the Kill Club - a secret society obsessed with notorious crimes - gets in touch with Libby to try to discover proof that may free Ben. Almost broke, Libby agrees to go back to her hometown to investigate - for a fee.
But when Libby's…