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  • Published: 18 June 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241296547
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $19.99

The House

The BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick




STEP INSIDE...
IF YOU DARE

Londoners Jack and Syd moved into the house a year ago. It seemed like their dream home: tons of space, the perfect location, and a friendly owner who wanted a young couple to have it.

So when they made a grisly discovery in the attic, Jack and Syd chose to ignore it. But that was a mistake.

Because a body has been discovered.
Right outside their back door.

And now the police are watching them...

  • Published: 18 June 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241296547
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $19.99

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Praise for The House

A writer to whom attention must be paid

Independent

An intricate and powerful thriller

Tana French

Really creepy and clever. I loved it.

Julia Crouch

An intriguing and suspenseful read

Cath Staincliffe

Creepy and totally gripping. A real page-turner. I loved it

Claire McGowan

Brilliantly dark and gripping...Plays on the fundamental fear that the building blocks of our existence - home, relationships, family - may not be as secure as we like to think

Thomas Mogford

Taught, tense and terrifying, I loved it

Sharon Bolton

Lelic can plot like a demon

Guardian

This terrifying thriller sent shivers through me

Jane Corry, author of My Husband's Wife

A brilliantly tense and shocking thriller. I literally couldn't put it down!

Nuala Ellwood, author of My Sister's Bones

HUGELY GRIPPING AND SPOOKY AS HELL

Mark Billlingham

Prepared to be scared. The House is a gripping psychological thriller. Simon Lelic knows how to turn the screw

Mari Hannah

A masterpiece of duplicity, a psychological thriller of the highest order...fans of he said/she said suspense will love this tense and gripping story. Highly recommended!

Karen Dionne, author THE MARSH KING'S DAUGHTER

[A] gripping thriller . . . brilliant characters . . . and a clever, twisty plot

The People

Deeply creepy . . . This clever, twisting plot, told in convincing voices, will haunt you in the very best way

The Sunday Mirror

A bundle of creepy chills, perfectly timed for Halloween . . . Read it

Thriller of the Month, The Observer

Clearly influenced by the great Alfred Hitchcock, this is not so much a ghost story as an homage to the master's expert touch with dread

Daily Mail

Stephen King-like...At once a whodunit, a dark love story and a saga of three dysfunctional families The House continually and compellingly wrong-foots the reader, from its faux-gothic opening to its deftly worked ending

Sunday Times

DELICIOUSLY DARK AND CLEVER WITH A SATISFYING TWIST. VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Mark Edwards

A creepy and unnerving read

Guardian

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