Girls Like Us

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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • Girls Like Us
  • Cristina Alger
  • 10 August 2018
  • 0525535802

Girls Like Us 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, thelikely 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. Free Download [ Girls Like Us ] by [ Cristina Alger ] – theheartwork.co.uk

15 thoughts on “Girls Like Us

  1. Sandy 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 tha 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 ...

  2. Chris 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.

  3. Toni 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 the 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, slip 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 the 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 Marqu...

  4. Cindy Burnett says:

    In a genre completely overrun with domestic thrillers and unreliable narrators, Girls Like Us is a breath of fresh air and a very welcome addition A true mystery in the best sense of the word, Girls Like Us stars FBI agent Nell Flynn who has come to Suffolk County, on Long Island, New York, to handle her homicide detective father s affairs following his untimely death Soon after she arrives, the local police force asks her to consult on a case involving the deaths of two young women TheIn a genre completely overrun with domestic thrillers and unreliable narrators, Girls Like Us is a breath of fresh air and a very welcome addition A true mystery in the best sense of the word, Girls Like Us stars FBI agent Nell Flynn who has come to Suffolk County, on Long Island, New York, to handle her homicide detective father s affairs following his untimely death Soon after she arrives, the local police force asks her to consult on a case involving the deaths of two young women Theshe investigates, theNell becomes convinced that her father was involved in their deaths and that someone is covering up his tracks Beset by questions and uncertainty, Nell struggles to solve the murders amid doubts about the way the case is being handled by the local police.The story is told from Nell s first person perspective which works perfectly Alger s prose is crisp and succinct...

  5. Lisa 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 sca 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 s...

  6. Jasmine from How Useful It Is 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 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 ashe...

  7. Amanda says:

    You can also read my review here book caught my attention through a Shelf Awareness ad and I am so glad that I wound up getting a copy from Netgalley Girls Like Us was exactly what I needed after reading a slow paced fantasy novel It didn t jump into the action right away, but after the first four chapters I was hooked I found myself regretting starting it after 10 p.m though, because it kept me up until about 4 a.m until I fell asleep with my f You can also read my review here book caught my attention through a Shelf Awareness ad and I am so glad that I wound up getting a copy from Netgalley Girls Like Us was exactly what I needed after reading a slow paced fantasy novel It didn t jump into the action right away, but after the first four chapters I was hooked I found myself regretting starting it after 10 p.m though, because it kept me up until about 4 a.m until I fell asleep with my face on the Kindle Girls Like Us is quite the page turner and I am really excited for this book to hit the world.The book had a plot that kept me turning the pages, but it also really had great character development I think the way that Nell could relate to the victims really gave this book a powerful impact on me as a re...

  8. Andrea says:

    I was lucky to read an early copy of Girls Like Us The plot in this book is simply brilliant I cannot say enough good things I was on edge of seat, worried about characters and had to finish in one read As much as I liked Alger s prior books, I have to say that Girls Like Us ta...

  9. Dennis says:

    This will be very quick, because I don t like to knock a book down too badly After reading The Banker s Wife last year by Cristina Alger, I was so excited to pick up her upcoming mystery novel,Girls Like UsSadly, this book failed to deliver the same level of action packed thrills that her predecessor provided It takes place on Long Island, New York but the author talks about good and bad neighborhoods in a very entitled, privileged way I actually rolled my eyes when the author label This will be very quick, because I don t like to knock a book down too badly After reading The Banker s Wife last year by Cristina Alger, I was so excited to pick up her upcoming mystery novel,Girls Like UsSadly, this book failed to deliver the same level of action packed thrills that her predecessor provided It takes place on Long Island, New York but the author talks about good and bad neighborhoods in a very entitled...

  10. Ruthy lavin says:

    A great crime fiction novel This book has all the components you want in a good story an exciting beginning, a gripping middle, an unpredictable ending Mix with a likeable main character, a current original story, ...

  11. Donna Hines says:

    Interesting Unique Strong Female Protagonist Excellent Plot Driven Suspense FBI agent Nell has never truly seen eye to eye with her father Homicide Detective Martin Flynn.Her mother Marisol was brutally murdered when she was a child and she s never truly been herself since this tragedy.After she loses her father, she gets an unusual request from his partner, one that will alter the remaining course of events.As she investigates the murder of two young women she realizes Suffolk County has qui Interesting Unique Strong Female Protagonist Excellent Plot Driven Suspense FBI agent Nell has never truly seen eye to eye with her father Homicide Detective Martin Flynn.Her mother Marisol was brutally murdered when she was a child and she s never truly been herself since this tragedy.After she loses her father, she gets an unusual request from his partner, one that w...

  12. Lori Enterline says:

    Girls Like Us is a gripping, gritty and raw thriller set in Suffolk County, New York, where the disparity between rich and poor is sharply drawn The characters are complex and interesting, and the main character, Nell Flynn, is so compelling that this could be the start of a series Riveting and engaging from start to finish, this book will appeal to fans of the thriller genre, as well as anyone who likes police procedurals or strong, yet flawed, female protagonists, which is sort of my jam I Girls Like Us is a gripping, gritty and raw thriller set in Suffolk County, New York, where the disparity between rich and poor is sharply drawn The characters are complex and interesting, and the main character, Nell Flynn, is so compelling that this could be the start of a series Riveting and engaging from start to finish, this book will appeal to fans of the thriller genre, as well as anyone who likes police procedurals or strong, yet flawed, female protagonists, which is sort of my jam I read this very quickly because I couldn t put it down When we first meet FBI agent Nell Flynn, she is on a boat with a few officers from the Suffolk County Police Department, scattering the ashes of her father off the coast of Long Island It s her first time back in ten years, and she has been forced to return to the home where her mother was brutally murdered years ago in order to deal with the sudden death of her father following...

  13. Katie Taylor says:

    4.5 stars from me To be completely honest and transparent, I know this author, I was a fan of hers before I met her after reading The Bankers Wife, so with all of that said, let s jump in Girls Like Us is set on Long Island, NY, a place near and dear to my heart so my connection to the book was instantaneous isn t it amazing how that can happen when you re so familiar with a books setting The book starts when FBI agent Nell Flynn has to return home, a place she hasn t been in ten years, t 4.5 stars from me To be completely honest and transparent, I know this author, I was a fan of hers before I met her after reading The Bankers Wife, so with all of that said, let s jump in Girls Like Us is set on Long Island, NY, a place near and dear to my heart so my connection to the book was instantaneous isn t it amazing how that can happen when you re so familiar with a books setting The book starts when FBI agent Nell Flynn has to return home, a place she hasn t been in ten years, to deal with her fathers death What seemingly appears like a very straightforward, almost too cut and dry explanation of what happened to her dad, Nell starts to sense sev...

  14. Shelley says:

    Source Publisher Genre Mystery, Suspense Rating 3.5 Thoughts Cristina Alger s Girls Like Us is the story of 28 year old Nell Flynn, an FBI Agent who is on leave from the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit for the funeral of her father, Suffolk County Homicide Detective Martin Flynn, who died in what is believed to be a motorcycle accident It s hard for Nell to return home to the place where her mother was brutally murdered It s even harder not knowing if she will have a job once her shoulder hea Source Publisher Genre Mystery, Suspense Rating 3.5 Thoughts Cristina Alger s Girls Like Us is the story of 28 year old Nell Flynn, an FBI Agent who is on leave from the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit for the funeral of her father, Suffolk County Homicide Detective Martin Flynn, who died in what is believed to be a motorcycle accident It s hard for Nell to return home to the place where her mother was brutally murdered It s even harder not knowing if she will have ...

  15. ABookwormWithWine says:

    5Girls Like Us is my first time reading a book by Cristina Alger and I enjoyed it so so much.What it s about Nell Flynn is on leave from the BAU after shooting and killing a man, and suffering a gunshot wound While on leave, her homicide detective father whom she hasn t seen in 10 years dies in a motorcycle accident and she is forced to go back to her home in Suffolk County to settle his estate She hasn t been back since she left for college, and it brings back many nasty memories inc 5Girls Like Us is my first time reading a book by Cristina Alger and I enjoyed it so so much.What it s about Nell Flynn is on leave from the BAU after shooting and killing a man, and suffering a gunshot wound While on leave, her homicide detective father whom she hasn t seen in 10 years dies in a motorcycle accident and she is forced to go back to her home in Suffolk County to settle his estate She hasn t been back since she left for college, and it brings back many nasty memories including her mother s gruesome murder when Nell was only seven But she ends up gettingthan she bargained for when her dad s old partner asks her to consult on the murders of two young women As she digs into the investigation, she starts getting a bad feeling about her dad and the other cops of Suffolk County Who killed Ria Ruiz and...