After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman

After I'm Gone

Laura Lippman

334 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller mysterious medium-paced


The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing, I'd Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know returns with an addictive story that explores how one man's disappearance echoes through the lives of the five women he left...

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Community Reviews Summary of 625 reviews


mysterious 87%
dark 37%
emotional 25%
adventurous 12%
sad 12%
tense 12%


medium 50%
slow 37%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 87% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

No: 42% | Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 14%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 28% | Yes: 28%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16%

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