Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn takes you to gloomy, murky, threatening places. Sinister.  Spellbinding. Suck-you-in-spit-you-out sinister places. It is a story of twists and turns that you never really suspect. The story will wind you up into a tight ball of nerves. The ending will ring you out like a washing machine on steroids.

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn. A Propensity to Discuss post.

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn.

At seven, Libby Day lives through the brutal attack and murder of her two sisters and her mother. She escapes. She lives. As does her brother. He had to live through it. After all, he murdered them. Libby testified against him. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Libby moves on in her life; becomes successful despite her beginnings. Ben spends the rest of his life in prison. Ahhh. No. Not so much. Way off.

So many people are convinced that Ben is innocent. But Libby knows the truth. To prove them wrong, she starts to dig. She knows she told the truth. But did she? Before the truth is revealed, Libby will find herself in a world of danger. And, quite unexpectedly, a world of acceptance.

As the story unfolds in Libby’s current world, flashbacks from her mother and brother bear witness to what the seven-year-old Libby did not know, see, realize or understand.

A downright must read.

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