Beware That Girl
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Date: May 2016
Duration: 9 hours 1 minutes
For fans of We Were Liars, Gone Girl, and The Girl on the Train comes a powerful psychological thriller with a gripping pace and Hitchcockian twists. Set against the backdrop of New York City, this compelling novel delves into the dysfunctional yet mesmerizing world of the mega-wealthy elite and will keep readers guessing until the very last page. The Haves. The Have-Nots. Kate O 'Brien appears to be a Have-Not. Her whole life has been a series of setbacks she 's had to snake her way out of some more sinister than others. But she 's determined to change all that. She 's book-smart. She 's street-smart. And she 's also a masterful liar. As the scholarship student at the elite Waverly School in NYC, Kate has her work cut out for her: her plan is to climb the social ranks and land a spot at Yale. She 's already found her people among the senior-class it girls specifically in the cosseted, mega-wealthy yet deeply damaged Olivia Sumner. As for Olivia, she considers Kate the best friend she 's always needed, the sister she never had. When the handsome and whip-smart Mark Redkin joins the Waverly administration as head of fund-raising, he immediately charms his way into the faculty 's and students ' lives, becoming especially close to Olivia, a fact she 's intent on keeping to herself. It becomes increasingly obvious that Redkin poses a threat to Kate, too, in a way she can 't reveal and can 't afford to ignore. Mark has his own plan for a bright future and never doubts that he can pull it off. How close can Kate and Olivia get to him without having to share their dark pasts? Combines a Gossip Girl milieu with the unsettled psychological terrain of Gone Girl. PW It 's smart, dark, entertaining, and unpredictable. Quill & Quire, StarredFrom the Hardcover edition.