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Our House

by Louise Candlish

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Our House by Louise Candlish
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  • Published Aug 2018
    416 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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  • Wanda T. (Garnet Valley, PA)
    Our House by Louise Candlish
    The author of Our House, Louise Candlish, wrote this story from three different angles: as a diary, as a podcast and as a word document. Sounds a little strange but once you start reading this book it draws you in. As Fiona walks toward her house, there seems to be someone moving into it. But that can't be! Or can it? Her husband's infidelity is the reason Fiona's life gets completely turned upside down and it goes from bad to worse to evil. The only way you will find out what is going on is to read this book which has more surprises can I can count---up to the very last page!
  • Marci G. (Sicklerville, NJ)
    Our House
    I was not familiar with Ms. Candlish's work, but rest assured, I am a new fan! I plan to read her other books as soon I can! The familiar theme of "how well do we know our family and friends," is so prevalent in the psychological thriller genre. Our House has a fresh twist that had me squirming in my seat. An unlikely situation became frighteningly plausible in the hands of the author. The book kept me on the edge of my seat. The ending left room for a sequel ?! No pressure, Ms. Candlish !!!!
  • Nicolle I. (Wilmington, NC)
    I really enjoyed the twists and turns in this suspenseful book!
  • Betsy H. (LeRoy, NY)
    A different kind of suspense
    I really liked Our House by Louise Candlish and think it has great potential for book clubs. I found the characters interesting and the story-line intense. It wasn't the kind of suspense novel I've read before either. You knew from the start what was happening but learning how the characters got to that to that point kept me anxious. I'll be recommending this to people when it comes out.
  • Joyce S. (Tyrone, GA)
    What Happened?
    This book grabbed me within the first few pages and kept me rapt right to the end. Two people with no desire to hurt each other as they try to go through a hopefully amicable divorce see their lives turned upside down and out of their control.
  • Judy K. (Montgomery, TX)
    What a ride!
    I hate cliches. I hate "I couldn't put this book down." Of course you can. And you will. Having said that, I couldn't put this book down. I read while I ate. I read while I bathed in the tub. I read while I was supposed to be sleeping. I couldn't let it go. What was going to happen to poor Fi? What more trouble could Bram get into? We are led deeper and deeper into a labyrinth of lies and unfortunate events until the very breath is squeezed out of us and it doesn't let up until the very last word in the book. The very last word. Sometimes characters are drawn in such a way, we aren't given the opportunity to draw our own conclusions about them. Are they good or evil people? Our minds are made up for us by the author. I love it when I have a decision to make about a character. Is he entirely evil or just a regular guy with bad luck and a weak character? Is she totally stupid and powerless or does she have some spine, after all? These are some of many questions that this book raises and your answers will probably be all wrong when you're done. Terrific read!
  • Carole P Ma
    Our House
    Fiona Lawson left her husband because he had an affair. When they split both agreed that she would stay in the family home with their two children. Then she comes home one day to find another family moving into her house. As her life shatters she uncovers one betrayal after another.
    I found the style of this book difficult to follow. It jumped from one person to another too fast for me. However and a big however, I couldn't stop reading it. At the end I had a "Wait What" moment. Then I had to reread the ending again. Not because I didn't understand it, but because it was a total surprise. Our House has an unusual story line. Fiona is sympathetic and likeable. This is part thriller, mystery and women's lit. What a great read in time for summer! Thank you BookBrowse!

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