The Flight Attendant - Chris Bohjalian

The Flight Attendant

By Chris Bohjalian

  • Release Date: 2018-03-13
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4
4
From 1,148 Ratings

Description

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man—and no idea what happened. Now an HBO Max series.

Cassandra Bowden is no stranger to hungover mornings. She's a binge drinker, her job with the airline making it easy to find adventure, and the occasional blackouts seem to be inevitable. She lives with them, and the accompanying self-loathing. When she awakes in a Dubai hotel room, she tries to piece the previous night back together, counting the minutes until she has to catch her crew shuttle to the airport. She quietly slides out of bed, careful not to aggravate her already pounding head, and looks at the man she spent the night with. She sees his dark hair. His utter stillness. And blood, a slick, still wet pool on the crisp white sheets. Afraid to call the police—she's a single woman alone in a hotel room far from home—Cassie begins to lie. She lies as she joins the other flight attendants and pilots in the van. She lies on the way to Paris as she works the first class cabin. She lies to the FBI agents in New York who meet her at the gate. Soon it's too late to come clean-or face the truth about what really happened back in Dubai. Could she have killed him? If not, who did?

Set amid the captivating world of those whose lives unfold at forty thousand feet, The Flight Attendant unveils a spellbinding story of memory, of the giddy pleasures of alcohol and the devastating consequences of addiction, and of murder far from home.

A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER
A USA TODAY BESTSELLER 
A NATIONAL INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER

Reviews

  • disappointing

    1
    By cfish98
    Wish I had read the reviews before wasting my time with this book. I can’t even bring myself to finish it. It seemed exciting but is honestly so so so slow and 90% of it just talks about how much the main character likes to drink. She is also so dumb, I want to strangle her. The Russian side plot is also kind of confusing and seems unnecessary, but I didn’t actually finish it so who knows? All I can say is do yourself a favor and don’t waste your time.
  • Another lazy book about a drunk woman

    1
    By Ewanmax
    I don’t believe for a minute, that this author even likes women!
  • Great read!

    5
    By Wert708
    👍
  • The flight attendant

    5
    By Arnies volunteer
    Wow!! What a fabulous Twistee thriller… The ending was unbelievable, never saw that one coming. One of the best thrillers I’ve ever read… A must read for sure
  • Don’t waste your money

    1
    By jjreads
    This book was long boring and repetitive Cassie the main character is troubled
  • Horrible

    1
    By vacation review
    Possibly the worst book I’ve ever read. I cannot possibly even force myself to read the last 50 pages. It’s puzzling to me how a publisher even agreed to put this in print it’s so boring and SLOW. Ok, we get that the main character likes to drink...how many times do you have to describe it...and absolutely no twists or turns. Within the first few pages you learn what happened - ok, unless I had to bear through all of this for the last few pages which I simply cannot get through.
  • This book was so boring

    1
    By boochi3483
    Where was the edge of my seat thriller? I dreaded reading this and had to force myself through it. Actually I haven’t even finished it. You’d think at page 477 it would get better. It hasn’t. This book is slower then molasses. Pass on it
  • Wow

    5
    By Mad wheels
    A wonderful read, twists, turns, intriguing. A delightful read.
  • Great beach read!

    2
    By Dmultitasker
    Despite the bad reviews, I enjoyed this book!
  • The Flight Attendant

    4
    By CalLady48
    Very suspenseful. Slow in some places but all of the pieces came together at the very end. You definitely have to finish the book!