The Girl on the Train: A Novel

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6.51K reviews

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The #1 New York Times bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year and now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt.
Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple having breakfast on their deck. She's even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.

And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough. Now everything's changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel goes to the police. But is she really as unreliable as they say? Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation but in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?

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6.51K reviews
Simi F.
June 5, 2016
Hated gone girl and this seems the same fruggin slowwww start and a stupid self pitying delussional drunk as her main . The other 2 females are just as stupid and whiney and deserve what happens to them. None of the 3v take responsibility or feel bad for how they act. .B I don't think she's a skilled writer ..just drags and drags w silly prattle ...the fact thus us Gina be a movie shows how bad Hollywood as become the days..As a female I cringe. .need to quit reading female "writers"....horrible
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A Google user
November 1, 2017
I have three devices total. An S7 and two new devices an S8+ and an S T2 710. I have gone to Google dashboard and removed all other devices. I now have books that will not download due to too many device downloads. Where do you go from here. I have more than a 100 books with Google play and may just have them go the way of the Kindle books. Changed my password with Amazon and it wiped all 300 books from SD card. Always with each password change. So far my 1700+ books on Nook are in good order.
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MJ Bachman
December 12, 2016
Not suspenseful to me at all. Predictable. I dont like books written in the first person. It makes no logical sense for anyone to be writing in a diary as they die. A good little story line with unredeemable characters (they where all obnoxious). The characters ultimately have no depth. I kept having to go back to see which girl was the one supposed to be narrating because they seemed all to be the same person. Read in under 2 hours. Hope the movie is better.
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About the author

Paula Hawkins worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning her hand to fiction. The Girl on the Train is her first thriller. An international #1 bestseller, published in 50 countries and over 40 languages, it has sold over 11 million copies worldwide and has been adapted into a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. Hawkins was born in Zimbabwe and now lives in London. 

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