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Vale Book Club takes up chilling novel for April meeting

Books on the Vale Book Club's reading list can be checked out at the Vale Library. (The Enterprise file)

“Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn is the story of a perfect wife’s disappearance which plunges her husband into a nightmare, reveals ugly secrets about their outwardly ideal marriage and hints at his culpability in her death.

Marge Mitchell will facilitate discussion of this novel with members of the Vale Book Club at 7 p.m. this Thursday, April 8, at the home of Carol Spears, 683 Cottage St. S.

The tale follows Nick and Amy Dunne, who left New York City after he lost his writing job. They return to his family home in North Carthage, Missouri, reputedly to care for ailing parents. 

Nick opens a bar with his twin sister, and takes one . . .