Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn
What it's about: When his wife Amy goes missing on their fifth wedding anniversary Nick Dunne suddenly finds himself prime suspect number one. Did he kill the wife he claims to love? Or is this story a little more complicated?
On the big screen: The film rights to this best-seller were snapped up by 20th Century Fox (for a reported seven-figure sum) and Reese Witherspoon (Legally Blonde), Bruna Papandrea (Milk) and Leslie Dixon (Mrs. Doubtfire) are already onboard to produce. Ben Affleck is also rumoured to be attached. Author Gillian Flynn is set to write the script.