“The Good Girl,” by Mary Kubica, was my book club pick. A good thriller. That’s my cup of tea. Or rather coffee.
There are so many twists and turns in this one (and you won’t quite figure out that you were twisting and turning until the last few pages, I kid you not) that I was a bit chagrined that I did not see these plot twists coming.
You won’t either.
Here’s a snippet: “I’ve been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her dry cleaning done, where she works. I don’t know the color of her eyes or what they look like when she’s scared. But I will.”
When the back cover of a book says that it’s a twisty, roller coaster ride of a debut, you think: Yeah, that’s what they all say.
But if this was the debut for this author, I’m sitting here counting the days until book number two is hatched and sitting on the bookshelves. (Seems I’ll be waiting until summer.)
This book is about a young woman taken by a young man, who was supposed to turn her over to someone else. But for some reason, does not.
What ensues is the two living together in a remote cabin, broken into of course, barely tolerating the other. Until…
- Publishers Weekly picks THE GOOD GIRL as one of its Best Books of 2014 in Mystery/Thriller
I’m not telling you anymore. But if you pick up this book, and get right down to the end and those twisty turning things happen that smack you up side of the head, don’t say I didn’t warn you.
Don’t you dare read the end first!
Please go read the other Blogger Book Club member’s views on this debut thriller.
Carmel @ Our Fifth House
Cassie @ Primitive & Proper
Katie @ On The Banks Of Squaw Creek
Kirby @ Kirb Appeal
For December, Kirby has chosen Mister Owita’s Guide To Gardening: How I Learned The Unexpected Joy Of A Green Thumb And An Open Heart.
Being an avid gardener, I must see what Mr. Owita has to say. For I learned the unexpected joy of a green thumb many years ago. And it has not abated.
Please join us in reading this book and let us know in the comments at the end of December what you thought of it. I always love a book discussion!