Dark Places

Dark Places

Book - 2015
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For a price Libby Day will reconnect with the players that murdered her mother and two sisters in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." Having testified that her brother Ben was the murderer on that fateful night twenty-five years ago, now she is not so sure as, piece by piece, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started--on the run from a killer.
Publisher: New York :, Broadway Books ,, [2015]
Edition: First movie tie-in paperback edition.
Copyright Date: ©2009.
ISBN: 9780553418484
0553418483
Branch Call Number: FIC FLYN
Characteristics: 349 pages ; 21 cm

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jmpro109
May 29, 2019

I finished it, but it was difficult to get thru. No my favorite read.

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ambdizzle
May 03, 2019

This book is pretty depressing. It was kind of hard to get through. The story moved slowly. Not nearly as good as ‘Gone Girl’.

JCLHeatherC Apr 08, 2019

If you liked Gone Girl you may enjoy this book as well.

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tiamek
Mar 31, 2019

Congratulations to those who gave up on this book. I didn't. I made the mistake of wasting my life away on revealing the big surprise at the end. Because nothing could explain the story, and when everything was to be explained at the end, it was laughably the worst ending I've ever read in my life. Nothing connects properly, it doesn't make sense, and you'll look back at the rest of the book with pity because everything she did she did for effect. People just don't do that.

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izzy_bell
Mar 28, 2019

I am a big fan of Gillian Flynn, and this was an engaging read for the most part. It was hard to get into a rhythm of reading --Libby comes of as an incredibly annoying character initially, but it is interesting to see her point of view change over the course of the book. The ending was a bit anti-climactic in my opinion, but it was a decent read overall.

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redoute
Mar 13, 2019

This is my favorite Gillian Flynn novel. It has a very tight and credible plot, which unravels at a relatively quick pace. The plot tracks real world events in a very believable way.

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dannimcq
Jan 31, 2019

Absolutely loved this book. Pretty gruesome at times, but not too much. The ending is incredibly satisfying, leaving my mouth wide open for a good twenty pages!

laurendouglass Jan 30, 2019

After reading Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl, I decided to read her earlier works.  Well, it took me awhile (I at least was reading other things) but I finally found the chance to read Dark Places.  It was very good.  Really I can sum up in a few words:

"Yep, that was dark."

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JLee237
Jul 09, 2018

A gripping novel with well developed characters and provides a realistic insight into 1st world poverty and however I found the mother's life decision to be a bit unbelievable/a sensationalism bend. If you liked " Room", this novel is similar.

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killianhill1
Jun 17, 2018

7 year old survives murder of family. As troubled adult, tries to determine truth of what happened.

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Jan 12, 2018

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Aug 24, 2015

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mvkramer Jan 06, 2016

Sexual Content: Some sex between 15-year-old Ben and his girlfriend is described in detail.

mvkramer Jan 06, 2016

Violence: A brutal murder forms the crux of this story, and it's described in detail a few times.

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