Lindas Book Obsession Review “Girls Like Us” by Cristina Alger, July 2, 2019
Cristina Alger, Author of “Girls Like Us” writes a suspenseful, captivating, page-turning, intense, and thrilling novel. The Genres for this Novel are Mystery and Suspense, Thriller, Psychological Fiction, and Fiction. The timeline for this story is the present and goes back to the past when it pertains to the characters or events in the story. The author describes her dramatic cast of characters as complex, and complicated. There are twists and turns, action, betrayals, deep-dark secrets, dangers, and murder.
Nell Flynn is an FBI agent who returns to Suffolk County in Long Island, New York for her father’s funeral, after not being home for ten years. Nell’s mother died when she was a young child. Something about her father’s death is making Nell very anxious. The Police Detectives who worked with Martin Flynn sing the highest praises and express their deepest condolences. While Nell is home, a body is found that seems to have to do with one of Nell’s father’s former cases.
The Suffolk County Police don’t want outside intervention, but let Nell investigate because of her father. The more that Nell discovers, the more danger she is in. Both the questions and answers can be deadly for Nell.
I would highly recommend this riveting, tense, edgy and complex psychological thriller.