The Girls Are Not Alright

Five mysteries about missing women.

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Suspense novels about the mysterious circumstances of missing persons cases are nothing new, but, perhaps fueled by the wild success of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, novels about the disappearance of seemingly ordinary women are suddenly everywhere. They’re addictive and entertaining—there’s just something about a strong, female protagonist, a mysterious disappearance and the palpable element of the power struggle that imbues each storyline. Here are five recent mysteries about girls that are, well . . . gone, and the women who are tirelessly searching for them.


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About Gianna Antolos

Gianna Antolos

GIANNA ANTOLOS is a graduate of Pace University and owner of a very dusty Master of Arts in English Literature. In pursuit of a career in publishing, she put down the pen and found her niche in marketing. She is excited to re-unite with her pen in an effort to share her passion for the books she falls in love with every day. She resides in New York with her Croatian husband and his eighty-five relatives that live next door, across the street, and in the apartment above. You can follow her on Instagram @giannasantolos.