It is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media - as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents - the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter - but is he really a killer?
Who are you? What have we done to each other? What will we do? Just how well can you ever know the person you love? These are the questions that Nick Dunne must ask himself on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they aren't his. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone.
"Get Gone Girl soon!"
This literary analysis of Gone Girl provides a chapter-by-chapter guide with closer looks at the main characters and underlying meanings. Flynn includes subtle clues and unforeseen plot twists that keep the reader engaged and yearning for more. How far is someone willing to go to recover from financial setbacks? How well do spouses really know their partners? While enjoying the thrills in Gone Girl, explore recurring themes and question the characters' actions with the assistance of this comprehensive analysis.
Nick and Amy Dunne have both lost their jobs. Nick's mother is dying of cancer, so they move from New York to Missouri to help Nick's sister, Go, care for her. Some time later, Nick is at the bar he owns with his sister when he gets a call from a concerned neighbor. Nick goes home and finds evidence of a struggle in his living room. His wife, Amy, is missing. Detectives Rhonda Boney and Jim Gilpin arrive at the Dunne home. They take Nick's statement and search the house. They find a small present for Nick.
This literary review of Flynn's novel Gone Girl covers the good and the bad to give you a comprehensive view of the story. Listeners enjoy a suspenseful mystery while witnessing the complications of marriage from the two narratives of husband and wife. This review explains what you can gain from reading Gone Girl, and describes the type of reader who will enjoy this novel. Discover secrets kept by Amy Dunne as you encounter unexpected plot twists and surprising outcomes in Flynn's latest novel.
Doc - Delilah Oliver Clementyne's - orders are simple: Do the impossible and do it yesterday. A genius/bad ass, she does the impossible on a regular basis. But this time the impossible is complicated by an imminent war between the Earth expedition to the Garradian Galaxy and the Gadi, an encounter with some wife-hunting aliens, and not one but two bands of time travelers. The only way it could get worse? If the heart she didn't know she had starts beating for the wrong guy....
"One you will reread often."
Girls Gone Raunchy is a compilation of songs by Virginia Ham, exotic dancer and Doctor of Musicology. While attending the University of Louisiana, she financed her education by headlining at Johnny's Jugs Emporium, a local gentleman's club. Virginia also did extensive research on the Uti Uti tribe in the South Pacific. Dr. Ham noted the natives would sing humorous ditties while cavorting like bunnies to the erotic beats being played by young, naked, pubescent boys.
Rebekah Daniels is just your ordinary spunky 9 year old girl living in the small town of Curtis Bay...EXCEPT she is determined NOT to be ordinary at all! Her small town is filled with mysteries and Rebekah is sure that she, along with her best friend Mouse, will be able to solve every last one of them.
Logan Harper isn't looking for redemption. He just wants to live in peace and forget his troubled past. But one morning his quiet life is upended when he interrupts the attempted murder of his father's best friend Tooney. The next thing Logan knows, he's on his way to Los Angeles, searching for Tooney's missing granddaughter and uncovering a sinister plot connected not only to Tooney's Burmese past, but also to the boardrooms of corporate America.
"Oustanding! Battles does it again!"