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Girls Like Us

Girls Like Us

A highly political, deeply felt and fast-paced novel in the shadow of the #MeToo movement’ THE SUNDAY TIMES
‘Full of surprises you truly don’t see coming’ HARLAN COBEN
‘Instantly gripping and compulsively readable’ RILEY SAGER


FBI Agent Nell Flynn is about to work the most personal case of her life.

When her father Martin dies in a motorcycle accident, Nell returns home to Long Island for the first time in a decade.

Martin, a homicide detective, left one piece of unfinished business. He was investigating the murders of two undocumented Latina girls. Now his partner wants Nell’s help to find the killer.

But Nell soon realises that Martin should be the prime suspect, and that his friends on the force are covering for him.

With no idea who she can trust, Nell also starts to question events that took place when she was a child – when her own mother was murdered. Could her father really be a killer?

What READERS are saying about GIRLS LIKE US

‘I devoured every page of this novel, and stayed up way past my bedtime, because walking away wasn’t an option’

‘GIRLS LIKE US is a solid 5 star read!’

‘I really couldn’t put the book down as I followed Nell searching for answers’

‘An excellent thriller!’

‘This was a great pager turner and I had a hard time putting in down’

‘I particularly enjoyed all of the strong, smart female characters. I was sorry for it to end!’

What REVIEWERS are saying about GIRLS LIKE US

‘Alger expertly ratchets up the suspense all the way to the explosive finale’ PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

‘Tension becomes nearly unbearable as Nell realizes she truly can’t trust anyone’ KIRKUS REVIEWS

‘GIRLS LIKE US is a smart thriller that will keep you guessing’ POPSUGAR
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 11th July 2019

Price: £14.99

ISBN-13: 9781529351712


Cristina Alger, who is known for creating pulse-pounding plots and gutsy female protagonists, has done it again. Gritty, twisty, and unputdownable, GIRLS LIKE US is sure to be the thriller to read this season.
Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, authors of The Wife Between Us
GIRLS LIKE US is something special: A beautiful, deeply textured novel and a poignant, surprising mystery. I loved it, every chapter and every word. I'm going to be thinking about it as a reader, a father, and a storyteller for a long, long time.
Chris Bohjalian, author of The Flight Attendant
GIRLS LIKE US is the best of psychological suspense: nuanced, expertly fast-paced, and full of surprises you truly don't see coming. Cristina Alger is my kind of writer - as graceful on the page as she is gritty
Harlan Coben
A smashing read. Instantly gripping and compulsively readable, with a heroine as vulnerable as she is tenacious
Riley Sager, author of The Final Girls
Tautly wound police-procedural-thriller aside, Alger's novel is a smart, searing indictment of just one of the many contemporary examples of the haves vs. the have-nots.
Seattle Review of Books
[An] excellent crime novel. . . [Alger] captures the social dynamics of Suffolk's eastern extremes perfectly . . . Highly recommended