Kept me guessing all the way to the end. I loved the different characters voices from the present and the past, telling their parts of the story, slowly filling in the blanks, but also raising doubts. Very well written.
The performances were excellent! Really made listening such a pleasure. Very engrossing read. I've spent the entire day sitting on my couch and listening. Normally I save audio books for the car but this book made me skip a day of my life and spend it with audible.
I couldn't stop thinking about the story when I wasn't listening to it! The narration was excellent, the story had twists and turns and all the depravity I love. I highly recommend it.
great story, dark places is a perfect title. lots of flashbacks and character story changes, but interesting enough to keep up and keep listening. its a murder mystery with twists and turns, but not nearly as dark and evil as some reviews state. nothing like gone girl...but still loved them both.
Great story and narration. I was kind of put off by Ben's narrator. He sounded more like someone who should voice-over a 48 Hours episode or be on an automated recording. Also, the mispronounced words and names got to me, the town is S-uh-line-uh not how it was used in the story. And I've never heard anyone say baa-retts, always buh-rettes. They are small things but being from Nebraska, they bugged me enough to stick out. All other aspects of the story were great, even got the hubby hooked. I would recommend.
Love reading Gillian Flynn's novels because they are rich with mystery, suspense and intrigue. I give this one 5 stars. Have read Gone Girl and Dark places now. The best feature for me is my inability to predict the end or whodunit in Gillian Flynn's books. This makes it all the more exciting compared to other mystery / suspense novels. Thumbs up to Ms. Flynn. Please keep those stories coming and thanks for writing the screen play for Gone Girl! The narration was also superb in both books. A must read/ listen.