Bonfire

Bonfire

A Novel

Book - 2017
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When a new case takes her back home, the life Abby Williams painstakingly created begins to crack. Tasked with investigating Optimal Plastics, the town's most high-profile company and economic heart, Abby begins to find strange connections to Barrens' biggest scandal from more than a decade ago involving the popular Kaycee Mitchell and her closest friends - just before Kaycee disappeared for good. Abby unearths a disturbing secret that will threaten the reputations, and lives, of the community and risk exposing a darkness that may consume her.
Publisher: New York :, Crown Archetype,, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781524759841
Characteristics: 277 pages ; 25 cm

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PimaLib_JB Jun 11, 2018

I know Gone Girl was the big breakout bestseller, but I always had a soft spot for Gillian Flynn's earlier books, about troubled women returning to a disturbing childhood hometown and uncovering buried secret. And Bonfire feels very much of a piece with those, and books by Jennifer McMahon, so if you're a fan of those, you're in for a treat. And hey, as a Jessica Jones, Veronica Mars, and Breaking Bad fan, it was kinda cool to see that Krysten Ritter could hold her own as a writer, too! Some great turns of phrase helped liven up the dark subject matter.

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shapjul
May 11, 2018

Not a good book. Weak writing. Uninteresting character. The plot may be twisty, but it's really hard to care without writing or characters.

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Linyarai
Apr 24, 2018

I mostly enjoyed this book, the twists kept me on edge but I found the finale still had some loose ends. It was a good thriller/mystery, fast paced, but kind of a generic storyline.

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inagaddadonita
Jan 26, 2018

This one builds slowly, but the last 75 pages are easy to rip through, as things start to fall into place. I enjoyed it!

multcolib_karene Jan 14, 2018

Fast read but a bit too heavy on the suspense tropes.

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KatG1983
Dec 21, 2017

Decent mystery thriller, and good for a debut novel.

JessicaGma Dec 14, 2017

A really good legal thriller/mystery with a main character who is a hot mess. Much better than I was expecting and quite timely, where you have a corporation who buys a small town and is trying to hide many sins....

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