Rachel catches the same train into London every morning, and every day it stops at the same signal overlooking a row of back gardens.
If she manages to sit on the right side of the train, grabbing her favourite seat, she is able to catch a glance of the “perfect couple”, she doesn’t know their names but she calls them “Jess and Jason”.
She imagines their perfect lives and obsesses over their happiness, until one day she sees something shocking in the back garden. The train moves on but everything has changed. Now Rachael has the chance to become a part of their lives, she’s no longer just the girl on the train.
The Girl on the Train is a psychological thriller with a view to shocking its readers, teasing them with twists and steering them round blind bends. The book is divided into three first person narratives which only adds to the uncertainty and mystery, who should you believe?
An intensely difficult book to put down, this book will take you on a train ride you won’t forget in a hurry.