Looking for a thriller novel to enjoy? The Girl on the Train is without any doubt one of the best books for you when it comes to thriller and full of suspense novels. Some thriller books have this ability to make things so much original that you might start considering yourself a part or a character of the narrative. So is the book we are talking about.
The novel is about three women Rachel, Anna, and Megan. Rachel Watson a 33 years old alcohol addict woman always beating Tom, her husband. After sobering up she forgets all of her actions and abuse done by her on her husband. Rachel to see Tom as a married man and having a daughter fuels her self-destructive tendencies as she could not conceive a child that began her spiral toward alcoholism.
Rachel sees them every day while passing by to her old home on a train to London. Not only she sees Tom and his family, but she sees other couples living their lives happily just a few houses away from Tom. She admires their life, though she has no notion that their life is far from perfect. The spouse of Scott (“Jason”), Megan Hipwell, also known as Jess has a shaky past. She finds her life boring and tries to avoid her problems by taking a series of lovers. Megan has queried help by consulting a therapist, Dr. Kamal Abdic. Ultimately, she confesses him a dark secret she has never revealed to anyone before. Anna is young and she is one of the most beautiful women for sure, she is in love with Tom and happy as a mother to the young Evie. While at first, she fancies the notion of showing off to Rachel that Tom picked her over Rachel. She eventually becomes furious at Rachel’s harassment of her family.
One day, Rachel is blown away to see Megan kissing a different man. The next day, after heavy drinking, Rachel awakens to seek out herself bloody and injured with no memories of the night before. She learns that Megan is missing and is enquired by the police after Anna reports having seen her roaming around drunk on the night of Megan’s disappearance. Rachel starts taking interest in the case and tells the police that she thinks Megan was having an affair. She then contacts Megan’s husband, Scott (“Jason”), and tells him as well, lying that she and Megan were friends. Rachel finds out that the person she saw kissing Megan was Kamal. Download and start reading the book in order to find out more about this intense and full of suspense thriller story.
Author Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins worked as a journalist for fifteen years before shifting her hand to fiction. Born and brought up in Zimbabwe she flew to London in 1989 and has lived there ever since. Her first thriller “The Girl on the Train” has been a global sensation selling almost 20 million copies worldwide. Published in over forty languages it has been a bestseller throughout the world and was base of a film starring Emily Blunt. Into the Water is her second stand-alone thriller.
The Girl on the Train Features
- The book offers 317 pages to readers.
- According to the reviewers and readers the book takes a solid rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
- The original publication year of the book is 2015.