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READ A Stranger in the House 109 Ut one day Tom returns home to find Karen has vanished her car’s gone and it seems she left in a rush She even left her purse complete with phone and ID behindThere's a knock on the door the police are there to take Tom to the hospital where his wife has been admitted She had a car accident and lost control as she sped through the worst part of townThe accident has left Karen with a concussion and a few scrapes Still she’s mostly okay except that she can’t remember what she wa. I haven t read Shari Lapena s previous novel the hugely successful The Couple Next Door so I was looking forward to reading a book by a new author to me and a one that comes highly recommended within my online book circlesA Stranger In The House is a brilliant and intriguing suspense thriller that was so compelling I couldn t put it down I know it s a cliche but I found it so easy to read and follow I just wanted to keep on turning the intriguing and entertaining pagesKaren is preparing tea at home whilst waiting for her husband to come home This is the last thing she remembers She wakes up in hospital being told she has just survived a car crash after what looks like she left her house in a blind panic What caused her to run scared and what could have happened before the car crash that made her to drive so erratically The dramatic and exciting start really gets you in the mood for this suspenseful and intriguing thriller with twists and turns and an unexpected ending I really didn t see coming I m not too sure whether I truly liked the main characters bar the determined detectives the personalities just didn t do it for me but this certainly didn t matter and bore no importance at all as I still thoroughly enjoyed it and would highly recommend this riveting book to anyone who loves this particular genreIt s a very competitive business the suspensemystery thriller market but I believe the author has crafted this perfectly and without a doubt I expect this to be huge in July when it s released It s very clever well written intriguing and suspenseful and has all the trademarks of a massive bestseller I wish Shari Lapena every success with A Stranger In The House this yearA fantastic 5 stars

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READ A Stranger in the House 109 S doing or where she was when she crashed The cops think her memory loss is highly convenient and they suspect she was up to no good Karen returns home with Tom determined to heal and move on with her life Then she realizes something’s been moved Something’s not uite right Someone’s been in her house And the police won't stop asking uestionsBecause in this house everyone’s a stranger Everyone has something they’d rather keep hidden Something they might even kill to keep ui. Traveling Sister Review by Brenda and LindsayWhat a surprise a Stranger in the House was for us as we were not expecting to like this one as much as we did I decided to listen to this while Lindsay read it It s a great easy one to listen to that didn t reuire my full attention A Stranger in the House is an intriguing easy and fast paced suspenseful psychological thriller that had us both purely entertained by this fun and easy story Shari Lapena does a good job creating unlikable characters here None worth liking but had us oddly invested in them and changing our minds on how we felt about them throughout the story Even though none were worth rooting for either we found ourselves rooting for each at different times The story is told through the perspective of our three main characters and we enjoyed each one and really felt like we got to know them well The mystery behind this one had us guessing from start to finish The shocking twists and turns had us flip flopping back and forth with whodunit as the suspense built up for us until the final stunning twist that left us gasping and messaging each other as fast as we could We highly recommend for a fun nice and easy purely entertaining story to read or listen to All our Traveling Sisters Review along with Norma and my reviews can be found on our sister blog Happy Hour Love Lessons #1 police won't stop asking uestionsBecause in this house everyone’s a stranger Everyone has something they’d rather keep hidden Something they might even kill to keep ui. Traveling Sister Review by Brenda and LindsayWhat a surprise a Stranger in the House was for us as we were not expecting to like this one as much as we did I decided to listen to this while Lindsay read it It s a great easy one to listen to that didn t reuire my full attention A Stranger in the House is an intriguing easy and fast A Patriot's History of the United States From Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror paced suspenseful Witness to War The Civil War 1861 1865 Witness to War psychological thriller that had us both Annie purely entertained by this fun and easy story Shari Lapena does a good job creating unlikable characters here None worth liking but had us oddly invested in them and changing our minds on how we felt about them throughout the story Even though none were worth rooting for either we found ourselves rooting for each at different times The story is told through the Back Alley Slut perspective of our three main characters and we enjoyed each one and really felt like we got to know them well The mystery behind this one had us guessing from start to finish The shocking twists and turns had us flip flopping back and forth with whodunit as the suspense built up for us until the final stunning twist that left us gasping and messaging each other as fast as we could We highly recommend for a fun nice and easy The Collected Works of DrPatrick Carnes purely entertaining story to read or listen to All our Traveling Sisters Review along with Norma and my reviews can be found on our sister blog

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READ A Stranger in the House 109 In this neighborhood danger lies close to home A domestic thriller packed full of secrets and a twisty story that never stops from the bestselling author of The Couple Next DoorHe looks at her concerned “How do you feel” She wants to say Terrified Instead she says with a faint smile “Glad to be home”Karen and Tom Krupp are happy they’ve got a lovely home in upstate New York they’re practically newlyweds and they have no kids to interrupt their comfortable life together B. Let me start this whole she bang by saying I almost DNFed this book in excess of 10 times I ll repeat that statement slower for maximum impact I ALMOST DNFed THIS BOOK TEN BLOODY TIMES For those unfamiliar with my reading habits this is a HUGE deal Like scream it from the rooftops level HUGE I m a compulsive book finisher I NEVER DNF But this book this book was my everest After having enjoyed Shari LaPena s debut novel The Couple Next Door I eagerly awaited her next work But my god Justmy god There are no words Nothing to sufficiently articulate the absolute CRAP that is A Stranger in the House And what I don t understand is how a writer could seemingly lose all ability to WRITE Because it s not just messy characterization and plot it s basic mechanics that are problematic Fundamental writing rules broken Repeatedly Actually not broken like blown up run over THEN backed over only to be run over a third time For good measure In simpler terms as a smarter man once said God may have made the world in 6 days but while he was chilling on the 7th satan popped up produced this The premise is actually decent Tom Krupp returns to his picture perfect suburban home to find his wife Karen s mysteriously vanished Weirder still their front door is unlocked and Karen s purse and cell phone left behind Puzzling Shortly thereafter police officers arrive to inform him that Karen s been in an accident while driving erratically through THE HOOD GASP Tom rushes to the hospital to find Karen alive but with no memory of the crash or the immediate events prior How convenient insert heavy eyeroll THEN a dead body and Karen s dishwashing gloves pink natch are discovered near the accident site Evidence accumulates Surprises are revealed Marriages ripped apart Lives torn asunder Yada yada yadaAside from painfully bad writing A Stranger in the House features perhaps the single worst literary character Tom Krupp And this isn t a so bad they re good thing Oh no I actually genuinely wish Tom were a real person just so I could kick him in the balls What s worse Readers are meant to LIKE the man But HOW I ask you HOW He comes home to find his wife missing and his reactions are all self oriented He wanted rather fervently to see his wifeHe pulls his cell phone out of his pants pocket and checks to see if there s any message from her that he might have missed Nothing Now he s mildly annoyed She might have told him He s ANNOYED Not worried ANNOYED His wife s disappeared left dinner cooking the door s unlocked all her shit is there and his first reaction is annoyance Oh but it gets worse Tom has all the emotional range and maturity of a gnat The instant his pristine Stepford life is disrupted he devolves from loving husband to paranoid adulterer His self described and described and describedFFS WE GET IT perfect marriage has the slightest bumpand recognize all these events are happening to KAREN not himhe s a two step away from signing divorce papers Tom looks back at her his heart tight In all the time he s known her like 2 years lbr tommy boy and loved her he s never had even the slightest reason to doubt her about anything It all comes down to that night What really happened Doesn t he owe her something for those years of complete trust YES TOM YOU DO She s your WIFE And from all appearances a damn good one according to Tom Krupp s 1950s scale of domestic bliss Really this shouldn t be a uestion And yet it continues a paragraph later he says I don t know Karen He pauses I love you But I m scared DUDE This is legit the FIRST sign of marital discord and already you re considering bailing Tom continues to suck throughout the remainder of the book with such philosophical gems as he loves her that hasn t changed He s surprised that he can still love her when he doesn t trust her AWWW TOM YOU DESERVE A MEDAL Gag But wanna know the most offensive part shockingly not Tom The two female leads spend the entirety of the book lusting after the man After Tom TOM Like he s some prize pig This condescending sanctimonious disloyal emotionally immature cowardly nitwit Ladies love yourselves PLEASE As for the rest of the book UGH Nothing interesting happens throughout the bulk of the middle section character portrayals alternate between soap opera villains and Mary Sues small insignificant details were endlessly repeated show don t tell broken on every fucking page and holy moly the most stilted dialogue I ve ever had the displeasure of reading Leave it to Beaver on STEROIDS Oh and every well worn trope is brought out to play Can we PLEASE put a kibosh to the amnesia centric plots Amnesia isn t that common Enough already This wasn t a book It was a Lifetime movie set to page And a bad one at thatThank you to netgalley and the publisher for giving me a complimentary advanced copy of the book in exchange for an honest review


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    EBOOK / PDF [A Stranger in the House] Let me start this whole she bang by saying I almost DNFed this book in excess of 10 times I’ll repeat that statement slower for maximum impact

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    CHARACTERS ï E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Shari Lapena EBOOK / PDF [A Stranger in the House] Shari Lapena ☆ 9 READ I'm not going to write a detailed review I found this book to be a convoluted mess The last 3 pages were good Other than that I don't have much to say

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    FREE READ A Stranger in the House EBOOK / PDF [A Stranger in the House] CHARACTERS ï E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Shari Lapena 5 STARSI literally could not stop reading or thinking about reading this book I loved the frantic tone that gave me the feeling of being on edge and the super uick pace Never a boring moment I carried this book around with me just in case I had a few minutes to get a few pages inTom and Karen have a picture perf

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    FREE READ A Stranger in the House EBOOK / PDF [A Stranger in the House] 1 c'est terrible star 2017 Award Worst Read of the Year runner up Plastic plot Wooden characters Juvenile writing The Stranger in the House should have a run in with the Girl on the Train and save us all from these horrible little chick lit thrillers Nothing redeeming to say about this except I had to find out

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    EBOOK / PDF [A Stranger in the House] I haven't read Shari Lapena's previous novel the hugely successful The Couple Next Door so I was looking forward to reading a book by a new author to me and a one that comes highly recommended within my online book circlesA Stranger In The House is a brilliant and intriguing suspense thriller that was so compelling I couldn't put it down I

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    EBOOK / PDF [A Stranger in the House] A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena is a 2017 Pamela Dorman Books publicationOh dear Well this novel is the fourth one I’ve read within a one or two month span with very similar plot lines Although by the time I got this one from the library I’d grown weary of the repetitiveness I have to say I enjoyed the uirky

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    EBOOK / PDF [A Stranger in the House] Why don't the detectives know about GSR and why doesn't Karen know about nanny cams?

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    CHARACTERS ï E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Shari Lapena EBOOK / PDF [A Stranger in the House] Update strange strange strange I read strong positive reviews of this book the other day thought to myself “oh I forgot the author had a 2nd novel that I wanted to read as “The Couple Next Door” was good with an ending that had me laughing my bazooka offSoThe library ebook was available As I started reading I kept saying “I’ve read

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    EBOOK / PDF [A Stranger in the House] Traveling Sister Review by Brenda and LindsayWhat a surprise a Stranger in the House was for us as we were not expecting to like this one as much as we did I decided to listen to this while Lindsay read it It’s a great easy one to listen to that didn't reuire my full attention A Stranger in the House is an intr

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    EBOOK / PDF [A Stranger in the House] CHARACTERS ï E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Shari Lapena Shari Lapena ☆ 9 READ I was really enjoying this book I was intrigued And although it was a classic storyline were if honesty reigned supreme none of the chaos would have happened I kept hoping for Oh and do not get me started on Tom what a weak pathetic spouse

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  • Hardcover
  • 305
  • A Stranger in the House
  • Shari Lapena
  • English
  • 24 May 2020
  • 9780735221123