Women Behaving Badly

These characters behave oh so badly, but it makes for great entertainment.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick’s wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Nick is oddly evasive, and he’s definitely bitter–but is he really a killer?


The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
After witnessing something shocking, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?


The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison
When it becomes clear that her precarious world could disintegrate at any moment, Jodie knows she stands to lose everything. It’s only now she will discover just how much she’s truly capable of.


The Other Mrs. Miller by Allison M. Dickson
Phoebe Miller isn’t sure when the rusty car started showing up in the cul-de-sac she calls home, or why its driver would be spying on her. Two women are watching each other. Only one knows why.


Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica
She sees the teenage girl on the train platform, standing in the pouring rain, clutching an infant in her arms.  What starts as an act of kindness quickly spirals into a story far more twisted than anyone could have anticipated.


Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
A young woman strives to create the perfect life– husband, home, career– until a violent incident from her past threatens to unravel everything and expose her most shocking secret of all.


And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman
Suburban madam Heloise decides to get out of the game when another suburban madam is brutally murdered, forcing her to stay one step ahead of a killer–and the father of her child.



The Passenger by Lisa Lutz
In case you were wondering, I didn’t do it. I didn’t have anything to do with Frank’s death. I don’t have an alibi, so you’ll have to take my word for it…



Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm
After a heist she planned lands two men she loves in prison, a woman flees Paris and assumes a new identity, furtively checking news from her hometown as her web of deception unravels.


Dare Me by Megan Abbott
After a suspicious suicide, the members of a high school cheerleading squad, along with their new, perfectly cool coach, Colette French, are drawn into the investigation.



The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
You will assume you are listening to a story about a jealous ex-wife. You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle. Assume nothing.


The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
Anna Fox lives alone — a recluse in her New York City home, drinking too much wine, watching old movies … and spying on her neighbors. But when Anna sees something she shouldn’t, her world begins to crumble.


Dead to Her by Sarah Pinborough
Marcie’s affair with Jason Maddox catapulted her into the world of the Savannah, GA elite. Some people would kill for the life Marcie has–what will she do to keep it?