Loved it! 😍

Just because you don't believe in ghosts doesn't mean they aren't there. If you aren't afraid of the dark, you should be.

"Her eyes wandered back to the pink curtains. Her mother had closed the window, she knew that, so why was the curtain moving, ever so slightly?"

Clare Hendry doesn't believe in ghosts, in fact she convinces others to believe in them so she can make money. Things were going fine until something happens at a client's and she is done, things have become too freaky. That doesn't mean she can stop the others from taking another job. When they go missing, she feels like she has to find out what happened to them. Stonewill House is unwelcoming and intimidating, but Hendry has a job to do. Now that she is here her past is swimming around her, what could all of this have to do with her mother?

"If I was going to be abducted and murdered, at least it would be in an area of outstanding natural beauty."

I found this book so entertaining. I was completely engrossed from the first page to the surprising ending. I felt like I was watching a horror movie, what's that? I bet he's behind this. No that doesn't make sense. Don't go in there. Get out of that house. All things I said during this book and things I say out loud during horror movies. Hendry as a character was flawed, but in a very realistic way, she was a person I felt like I could actually meet in real life. Her pursuit of curiosity and friendship was wonderful to read and she became someone to root for.

"All I wanted was to satisfy my curiosity, a chance to colour in the blank spaces: find out what happened to Stephen, discover which unexpected trouble he'd been drawn into. It didn't even occur to me that I could be about to step into my own personal nightmare."

I have been reading a great deal of books about haunted houses lately and I am so impressed that none of them felt like I was reading the same book. Kattz wrote an original story with links to classic horror but was able to stand on its own two feet. I would highly recommend to those who love a spooky story and enjoy staying up way later than they had originally intended. A great book you can read quickly and thoroughly enjoy.

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About the author

Eva Kattz never believed she could be an author. In college she became editor for a legal magazine and soon discovered she was far better at crafting stories than writing legal analyses. After escaping law school she began writing fiction as if her life depended on it. She hasn’t looked back since. view profile

Published on October 06, 2020

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70000 words

Contains mild explicit content ⚠️

Genre: Horror

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