Girls Like Us

EPUB Girls Like Us By Cristina Alger From The Celebrated And Bestselling Author Of The Banker S Wife, Worlds Collide When An FBI Agent Investigates A String Of Grisly Murders On Long Island That Raises The Impossible Question What Happens When The Primary Suspect Is Your Father FBI Agent Nell Flynn Hasn T Been Home In Ten Years Nell And Her Father, Homicide Detective Martin Flynn, Have Never Had Much Of A Relationship And Suffolk County Will Always Be Awash In Memories Of Her Mother, Marisol, Who Was Brutally Murdered When Nell Was Just Seven.When Martin Flynn Dies In A Motorcycle Accident, Nell Returns To The House She Grew Up In So That She Can Spread Her Father S Ashes And Close His Estate At The Behest Of Her Father S Partner, Detective Lee Davis, Nell Becomes Involved In An Investigation Into The Murders Of Two Young Women In Suffolk County The Further Nell Digs, The Likely It Seems To Her That Her Father Should Be The Prime Suspect And That His Friends On The Police Force Are Covering His Tracks Plagued By Doubts About Her Mother S Murder And Her Own Role In Exonerating Her Father In That Case Nell Can T Help But Ask Questions About Who Killed Ria Ruiz And Adriana Marques And Why But She May Not Like The Answers She Finds Not Just About Those She Loves, But About Herself.Girls Like Us

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  • Hardcover
  • 276 pages
  • Girls Like Us
  • Cristina Alger
  • English
  • 23 December 2019
  • 9780525535805

10 thoughts on “Girls Like Us

  1. says:

    Four I m hooked from the first page, gripping, fast paced, making me skip lunch and five tea times I already lost 3 pounds, so it works better than Keto Diet and turning pages nonstop to learn how it ends stars The plot FBI agent Nell Flynn returns back to her childhood for his estranged police officer father s sudden death from motorcycle accident She finds herself involve into the investigation of grisly murders of young girls and search of a serial killer.The story progression As soon as she starts digging about murders, she finds out her father might have involved She found his offshore bank account, an apartment lease for a young Latina girl, one of the victim s cell phone and photos of victims at her father s place Considering his father s anger management issues and alcoholism, barely raising her alone because of her mother s violent murder, increase the suspicions over him The characters Nell acts like rough, introvert, loner, a typical tomboy But she s smart She can catch the subtleties efficiently She acts nonch...

  2. says:

    4.5 5 A string of grisly murders on Long Island, a serial killer and a BAU profiler with doubts that her father might be the killer I was ALL IN for this book I mean, it sounds like it could be an episode of my fave show Criminal Minds How could I not read it This book totally lived up to my expectations If you enjoy mystery thrillers pick this one up it will not disappoint The book was twisty, tension filled and mysterious, the writing was excellent and the main character was a strong, courageous bad a female Nell Flynn hasn t seen her father in 10 years when she is forced to return home following his death Nell s shaky relationship with her father is about to get even rockier as she is pulled in to a local investigation of a young undocumented latina sex worker that is suspected to be the work of a serial killer Nell quickly realizes that her old hometown might be harboring deadly secrets and there are few, if any, people she can trust including her own father.Girls Like Us kept me on the edge of my seat, furiously turning the pages I loved that there were so many strong females in positions of power who weren t afraid to do what had to be done in the face of men who were trying to keep them subservient I also appreciated that these women were duty bound and determined to uncover what happened to these young women and saw them as girls like us despite the hometown boy consensus that these undocumented, latina sex workers were less than a...

  3. says:

    Cristina Alger has a new fan This was a compulsive dark and gritty ride Nell has returned home to spread her fathersashes, after being gone for 10 years Nell is a FBI agent who works in the Behavioral Analysis Unit, amd is currently on injury leave after being shot Nell thought she was just going to stay home long enough to settle her dad s estate, but she soon finds herself in the middle of a serial murder investigation An investigation that will expose corruption and reveal secrets that could possibly destroy those close to Nell, including her father s Legacy The story drug me down a dark and twisty road with Nell who would stop at nothing to find the truth Nell was one strong relentless Bad b tch I love her obsession with justice and the truth I appreciated how hard she fought for these girls even though others thought they were worthless The title of this book is so appropriate This was a book filled with stron...

  4. says:

    Nell Flynn is an FBI agent who hasn t been home in ten years Now she is back because her police detective dad had died in a motorcycle accident and she needs to scatter his ashes and deal with his home, will, and then leave Suffolk County behind forever Her hometown really doesn t have good memories for her since her mom was murdered in their home when she was seven, and her distant, prone to anger dad, didn t make growing up a pleasant experience Nell is happiest living out of a suitcase, on the road all the time, investigating cases on her own, working all the time People are not her thing, work is what she loves and does and working is when she feels the most comfortable The young partner of Nell s dad, Lee Davis, asks her to collaborate on a grisly murder investigation of two young sex workers and there are signs that their murders could be the work of a serial killer It s clear to Nell that law enforcement in Suffolk County is corrupt and several people on the police force could be involved in crimes that include murder In fact, the Nell learns, the she wonders if her dad could have ...

  5. says:

    It should have been so simple FBI agent Nell Flynn hasn t seen her father in 10 years when she gets news he died in a motorcycle accident All she has to do is return to Long Island, scatter his ashes put the house up for sale Poor Nell she has no idea her visit will make her rethink everything she thought she knew about about her family friends.Nell is on medical leave due to events around her last case Being back in her childhood home lifts the lid on a lot of memories that s amplified when her father s colleagues begin to drop by Martin Flynn was a cop these men were his brothers in blue Nell s mother died young she s known most of them since she was a kid Among them is Lee Davis, an old school friend her dad s last partner And he has a favour to ask The body of a young woman has just been found The MO is not only disturbing but eerily reminiscent of a case her father was working on when he died Lee is well aware Nell works with the Behavioural Analysis Unit wants her to visit the crime scene to see if she has any insight to share That should have been the end of it But Nell s innate curiosity need for answers kicks in soon she s...

  6. says:

    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.

  7. says:

    A dramatic and tension filled crime thriller with a delightfully strong and courageous female protagonist.SUMMARYFBI Agent Nell Flynn hasn t been home for ten years It s a place she had no desire to see again Her mother had been brutally murdered there when she was only seven She and her father never had a particularly close relationship And now her father, a thirty year homicide police officer, is killed in a motorcycle accident She returns to Suffolk County on Long Island, New York to scatter his ashes and sell his house While she is there, her father s partner, Lee Davis asks Nell for help on the investigation of the murders of two young Hispanic women It s the case her father was working on when he died As Nell investigates, she discovers that her father had all the traits they were looking for in the murder suspect He was tall, left handed and drove a red truck His truck had might even had been seen sitting outside one of the victims house just before she disappeared Could his friends on the police force be covering his tracks Did her father perhaps kill himself over his guilt or was something else going on here REVIEWGIRLS LIKE US is a irresistible crime thriller with a strong, vulnerable and relatable protag...

  8. says:

    I started reading Girls Like Us on 6 18 2019 and finished it on 6 21 2019 at 2 45am This book is a great read I enjoyed the conversations and connecting the dots from one murder scene to another It has a slow start but picks up when a dead body was found I like that the main character is independent and smart She sounds like a tomboy who fixes her own roof and able to navigate around a rough house The mystery and suspense were well placed and I couldn t guess who the killer was I enjoyed the mystery with Nell s dad.This book is told in the first person point of view following Nell Flynn, 28 FBI Agent as she and her father s co workers ride the fishing boat out to the open water to spread Nell s dad s ashes She grew up with her dad, homicide detective after her mom was murdered but moved away for 10 years after high school That is to say she hasn t been close with her dad and doesn t know what he s been up to Now she s back home with an injured shoulder, a gunshot wound inflicted on the job about a month ago, to deal with the aftermath of her father s untimely death While at home, her high school classmate Lee, also her dad s partner in homicide came to ask her for help on a new murder case, a body just discovered that morning As she investigate, sh...

  9. says:

    I d really like to give this book 3.5 s It was mysterious and twisty enough to keep me intrigued to the end, and the writing was excellent, so I m rounding up to 4 s.My previous read was focused around memories This book didn t focus on memories quite as much, but they certainly played their part Are they always reliable Can we tell ourselves something enough times, it becomes real to us The author threw out so many threads that lead in so many different directions, I wasn t sure where to focus my attention I was kept guessing to the end While Nell and her father went on a camping trip when she was seven, her mother stayed home She was brutally murdered, so Nell was raised by her father Marty was a cop with the local PD, in the homicide division, but they were never very close She grew up around his PD coworker s and they were like her family Dorsey, was even Nell s godfather Nell herself became an FBI agent in the BAU, after leaving home.She returns to her home in Long Island after her father is killed in a tragic motorcycle accident, to attend his funeral and take care of his estate Just a quick trip and she s out of there Then a murder victim is found and she s asked to consult on the case by Lee Her father s previous partner and another local that Nell grew up with Her father had a case the previous summer that he never closed Similar profile She begins to suspect the local PD of corruptio...

  10. says:

    FBI agent Nell Flynn has never had a close relationship with her father Martin When she was seven, her mother was brutally murdered in their home, while Nell was out camping with her father The police quickly found a culprit, although there were some doubts voiced by an astute reporter Now Nell is back to Suffolk county to scatter her father s ashes Her father, who had a recurring problem with alcohol, had a motorbike accident, which could and was easily attributed to his tiredness, slippery road conditions and old tires on the bike Nell is still recovering, physically and mentally, from a shoot out during her previous case, when, unexpectedly, her father s partner and Nell s former schoolmate Lee Davis asks her to come to a murder scene and give a consult as a behavioural profiler The victim is quickly identified as Adriana Marquez, a young Latina girl who lived with her sister s family and provided escorting services from time to time The case bears an uncanny resemblance to another cold case her father was working on Soon Nell begins to suspect that her father might have known a lot and could have even been involved in these crimes either as a perpetrator, or an accomplice.The book is extremely fast paced and gripping It kept me up until th...

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