Another month is over, and I have mixed feelings about the books I read this time. I finished 12 things and abandoned another one, but even though I read some good stuff, I don’t think I found any new favourites this month. Sadly. I also mostly stuck to short fiction because I’m just finding it easier to focus if the stories are not stretched over 500+ pages, but with mixed results.Continue reading September 2020 wrap-up
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Home Before Dark by Riley Sager
Title: Home Before Dark
Author: Riley Sager
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Every house has a story to tell.
Maggie Holt has lived all her life in the shadows of her father’s book, an account of the twenty days they spent in the Victorian estate called Baneberry Hall, before fleeing in the dead of night and swearing never to come back. House of Horrors, that’s the title of the book, is an allegedly true account of the haunted house and the spirits that tried to kill five-year-old Maggie during their stay. She has no recollection of the events, but the success of the book has shaped all of her relationships: from the kids asking her about ghosts, to the teenagers inviting her to seances, to the hundreds of people who, at the mention of her name, ask her: What was it like? Living in that house.Continue reading Home Before Dark by Riley Sager