Gone Girl is a 2012 crime thriller novel by American writer Gillian Flynn. It was published by Crown Publishing Group in June 2012. The novel became quite popular and soon made the New York Times Best Seller list.
By the end of the book Gone Girl, Amy Elliott Dunne definitely got away with setting up her husband Nick for her fake murder. Nick is clearly trapped and outmatched. ... And, at least in the book version, Amy has not taken into account one particular person who was affected by her actions and can do something about it.