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Our House

 

By: Louise Candlish 

ISBN: 978-0451489111

Publisher: Berkley 

Publication Date: 8/7/2018 

Format: Other 

My Rating: 3 Stars

From an internationally acclaimed author, a disturbing and addictive novel of domestic suspense where secrets kept hidden from spouses cause shocking surprises that hit home...

There's nothing unusual about a new family moving in at 91 Trinity Avenue. Except it's her house. And she didn't sell it.

When Fiona Lawson comes home to find strangers moving into her house, she's sure there's been a mistake. She and her estranged husband, Bram, have a modern co-parenting arrangement: bird's nest custody, where each parent spends a few nights a week with their two sons at the prized family home to maintain stability for their children. But the system built to protect their family ends up putting them in terrible jeopardy. In a domino effect of crimes and misdemeanors, the nest comes tumbling down.

 

Now Bram has disappeared and so have Fiona's children. As events spiral well beyond her control, Fiona will discover just how many lies her husband was weaving and how little they truly knew each other. But Bram's not the only one with things to hide, and some secrets are best kept to oneself, safe as houses.

 

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“An artfully plotted, affecting page-turner…a truly killer climax. American fans of domestic suspense will want to see more from this talented author.”

—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

 

“[A] masterfully plotted, compulsive page-turner.”—The Guardian

 

“The last line will make you literally shout with shock.”—Good Housekeeping

 

“A delightful disturbing story about marriage and secrets.”—BookRiot

 

“[An] addictive portrayal of how lives can unravel....Heart-in-your-mouth suspense...A compulsive story with a final flourish in the form of a delicious sting in the tale--one of this year's must-reads.”—Sunday Mirror
 
“I loved the wonderful hook of Our House, which plays with our modern obsession with property—and the vulnerability that exposes. Louise Candlish is a great writer; she inhaled me into her nightmarish world where everything we think we know is ripped from under our feet.”—Fiona Barton, New York Times bestselling author of The Widow

 

“Candlish is an expert on the psychological flaws of these types of couples, and she doesn’t shrink from posing uncomfortable questions about modern marriage. This very original storyline is a winner.”—The Daily Mail 
 
“If 2018 brings a better book than Our House I will eat my hat. Addictive, twisty, and oh so terrifyingly possible.”—Clare Mackintosh, New York Times bestselling author of I Let You Go
 
"A high-stakes domestic thriller that is utterly absorbing. Twists and turns abound, and Our House will have you locking your doors and checking your windows. Candlish delivers a frightening portrait of one woman’s worst nightmare. Trust no one!”—Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author of Not a Sound

 

“Absolutely brilliant. It has bestseller written all over it.”—Kate Furnivall, New York Times bestselling author of The Betrayal
 
“Heart-stopping, toe-curling, breathtaking! It's marvelous—so tautly plotted, and you don't see the twists coming. Will be a smash hit!”—Veronica Henry, author of How to Find Love in a Bookshop
 
“Dark, timely and full of surprises, Our House is a truly captivating novel of domestic suspense....A true binge-read. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough.”—Alison Gaylin, USA Today bestselling author of If I Die Tonight
 
“Twisty, warped, credible. Brilliantly plotted and compelling.”—Sarah Vaughan, author of Anatomy of a Scandal

 

“Yesterday I missed my stop on the train because I was so absorbed in Our House. I am in awe of the twisty, clever plot and gasped out loud at the last paragraph.”—Erin Kelly, author of He Said, She Said
 
“This book was impossible to put down and I LOVED it. Believable, brilliant and beautifully written.”—Alice Feeney, author of Sometimes I Lie 

 

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About the Author

 

 

 

 

​Louise Candlish was born in Hexham, Northumberland, and grew up in the Midlands town of Northampton. She studied English at University College London and lives in Herne Hill in South London with her husband and daughter. She is the author of twelve novels, including her brand new thriller Our House (Simon & Schuster UK), a hardback bestseller and now an ebook #1 bestseller. It is published on 7 August 2018 in the US (Berkley).

 

Louise's novel The Sudden Departure of the Frasers (2015) has been optioned for TV by Hartswood Films.

 

Besides books, the things Louise likes best are: coffee; TV; cats and dogs; salted caramel; France (especially the Ile de Re); Italy (especially Sicily); tennis; soup; Vanity Fair magazine; 'Book at Bedtime'; lasagne; heavy metal; 'The Archers'; driving towards the sea (but not into it); anything at the Royal Opera House; white wine; Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (or, failing that, a Starbar).  Read More 

 

​Author photo by Jonny Ring

 

 

 

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