In A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, bookstore owner and single mother Jane Ryland discovers a shocking connection between the death of one of her teenage customers and an unsolved murder from seventeen years ago. After uncovering new evidence in the cold case, she becomes obsessed with proving that the two murders are linked—and as strange things start happening around her town, it seems like someone is determined to stop her at any cost. With everything on the line, Jane must put her life on hold to solve the mystery and protect those she loves. A suspenseful thriller perfect for fans of Sara Shepard’s Pretty Little Liars series or Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder is sure to keep readers riveted until the very last page.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for readers who love suspenseful thrillers with a mystery to be solved.
- Engaging mystery plot
- Well-developed characters
- Fast paced and exciting
- The mystery is gripping and well-done, but the romance feels tacked on and unnecessary.
- The ending felt a bit rushed and anticlimactic.
- Some of the plot points are not very believable.
Learn more about the author
Holly Jackson lives in a small town in the Midwest with her husband and two young children. When she’s not running around after her kids or hiding under the bed during their thunderstorms, she can be found writing books about kick-ass girls who solve mysteries.
“Holly Jackson’s debut novel is a page-turning thriller with an intriguing mystery at its heart. With well-drawn characters and a fast-paced plot, this book is hard to put down!”
“A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder is a fantastic thriller that had me hooked from the first page. Holly Jackson does an amazing job of creating a suspenseful and intense story, with characters that are well-developed and intriguing. I definitely recommend this book for fans of mysteries and thrillers!”
“A great read! This book has everything, a little bit of romance, suspense, and mystery. A must read for all.”
“From the first chapter, I was hooked.”