Title: Dark places
Author: Gillian Flynn
Publisher: Shaye Areheart Books
Series or stand-alone: Stand-alone
Setting: Kansas City, MO and Kinnakee, KS
I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ.
Libby was just seven-years-old when her family was slaughtered and her brother Ben convicted of the crime - devil worship and sex abuse rumors abounding. Now, present day, Libby is out of money and she is approached by a group who are willing to pay her to dig into her past and right some wrongs. And what she finds, may surprise even her.
This was a great story and probably the most "literary" book I've read all year.
My favorite sentence, from page 291:
The air conditioner was blasting, as was a sound system, playing cacophonous jazz, the soundtrack to a brain seizure.Cacophony is one of my favorite words in the English language.