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The House Next Door

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

9 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

A Harrowing Haunted House Story

WOW! It's been many years since I've read a novel as chilling and as disturbing as this one! Siddons' haunted house tale, originally published in 1978, remains as timeless today as if it had been published yesterday. I had heard of the author for some time, but it wa...
WOW! It's been many years since I've read a novel as chilling and as disturbing as this one! Siddons' haunted house tale, originally published in 1978, remains as timeless today as if it had been published yesterday. I had heard of the author for some time, but it wasn't until quite recently that I heard one of her earlier works, The House Next Door, was a frightening, psychological thriller. Boy, was that ever on the mark! The prologue packs a wallop, and from there on out the book's initially slow, methodical pace picks up speed before galloping toward its unbelievably horrific conclusion! I've read thousands of novels, most of them horror, but this older work of Siddons' has catapulted itself to the top of my favorites list for its unrelenting infusion of madness and horror in what should have been a peaceful, idyllic neighborhood. You MUST read this book!!!

posted by Anonymous on December 20, 2005

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

..a little too much fantasy

I've enjoyed many of Anne Rivers Siddon's books; however, this one I would not recommend - unless the reader enjoys and lot of mystery and fantasy.

posted by 3142146 on November 27, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2012

    ..a little too much fantasy

    I've enjoyed many of Anne Rivers Siddon's books; however, this one I would not recommend - unless the reader enjoys and lot of mystery and fantasy.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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