By Samantha Highfill
June 05, 2018 at 02:36 PM EDT

Sometimes, you shouldn’t want to go home.

In a new trailer for HBO’s limited series Sharp Objects, Amy Adams plays Camille, a crime reporter who, after a recent stint in a psychiatric hospital, returns to her hometown of Wind Gap, Mo. to investigate the murders of two young girls. But thanks to a complicated relationship with her mother, Adora (Patricia Clarkson), and a town filled with secrets, Camille finds herself being forced to confront her own demons in what becomes a very dangerous situation.

The series, which is based on the 2006 book by Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn, was developed by Marti Nixon (UnREAL) and directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Big Little Lies, Wild). “The mystery is as much about who Camille is and what happened in this town as it is about the murders,” Flynn previously told EW.

Sharp Objects will consist of eight episodes, premiering on July 8 on HBO.

Sharp Objects

  • Book
  • Gillian Flynn
  • Shaye Areheart