The Best Cliffhanger Endings of the Past 15 Years
they are—the books that left us breathless in the last 50 pages. Some
are traditional thrillers, some whodunits and some roller-coaster novels. Which ones have you read?
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The Girl on the Train
train into London every morning, alcoholic Rachel—whose husband left
her for another woman—gets a daily glimpse of a couple who appear to
have the perfect life. But one morning, Rachel spots the woman kissing another
man; and, not long after that, the woman disappears. Rachel goes to the police,
but isn't taken seriously. Then she begins to doubt herself...
Why the Ending Is a Stunner:
If you still don't know what happens, we won't wreck it#8212;but boy, are you
in for a shock. Between this and Gone Girl, we’ve all begun to rely on unreliable
narrators for our fictional thrills.
— Dawn Raffel