Summary of Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn | Includes Analysis Preview: Chapters 1-6 Nick and Amy Dunne have both lost their jobs. Nick’s mother is dying of cancer, so they move from New York to Missouri to help Nick’s sister, Go, care for her. Some time later, Nick is at the bar he owns with his sister when he gets a call from a concerned neighbor. Nick goes home and finds evidence of a struggle in his living room. His wife, Amy, is missing. Detectives Rhonda Boney and Jim Gilpin arrive at the Dunne home. They take Nick’s statement and search the house. They find a small present for Nick. This is his fifth wedding anniversary. Amy creates a treasure hunt of clues for Nick every year on their anniversary. From Amy’s diary: January 8, 2005. Amy Elliott went to a party and met a boy named Nick. He walked her home and kissed her. September 18, 2005. Amy runs into Nick again. They seem to click. July 5, 2008. It is Amy and Nick’s one year wedding anniversary. Amy writes about how in love they are. She creates a treasure hunt of clues for him to follow... PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of Gone Girl: • Overview of the entire book • Introduction to the important people in the book • Summary and analysis of all the chapters in the book • Key Takeaways of the book • A Reader's Perspective About the Author With Instaread Summaries, you can get the summary of a book in 30 minutes or less. We read every chapter, summarize and analyze it for your convenience.