“Dark Places” is a novel written by Gillian Flynn, an American author known for her psychological thrillers. The book was first published in 2009. Like Flynn’s other works, such as “Gone Girl,” “Dark Places” explores dark and twisted aspects of human nature.
The story revolves around the protagonist, Libby Day, who, as a child, survived the massacre of her family in their farmhouse. The novel alternates between Libby’s present-day life and flashbacks to the events leading up to the murders. As an adult, Libby is forced to confront the past and reexamine the circumstances surrounding her family’s tragedy when she becomes involved with a group of amateur investigators.
“Dark Places” delves into themes of trauma, memory, and the impact of crime on individuals and families. It’s a gripping and suspenseful novel that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. If you enjoy psychological mysteries with intricate plots and complex characters, you might find “Dark Places” to be an engaging read.