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This House is Haunted

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  • Posted October 14, 2013

    This was a great book - a true 19th century classic ghost story

    This was a great book - a true 19th century classic ghost story with a wonderful setting of a sinister old family mansion full of secrets in a small English town. It's not an in-your-face horror novel, but an elaborately written tale that is chilling and suspenseful.

    Eliza's character was very well-developed and easy to like and she was such a strong woman for the time period. Not exactly a "modern", as they said in the book, but a woman who wasn't afraid to be a little more assertive and determined than most of that period.

    The children were a little creepy - not Children of the Corn creepy - just a little off, although Eliza grows to care for them and doesn't go screaming into the night and abandon them when strange things begin to happen. The ending offered a twist I never saw coming, but it seemed appropriate.

    I could easily have read this book in one sitting due to the pacing and suspense and would have preferred a dark, rainy night to do so - an ideal time to read ghost stories - but unfortunately wasn't able to do that. With Halloween coming, this is the perfect time to read a ghost story and if you prefer foggy, eerie, and ominous over blood, guts, and gore, this is the book for you.

    This review is based on a digital ARC from the publisher through NetGalley.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 9, 2014

    This is an awesome book to read if you like paranormal books. Th

    This is an awesome book to read if you like paranormal books. This books is good from the beginning to the end. I hope that there will be a 2nd book to this one.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2013

    Refreshingly old fashioned, gothic ghost story.

    Refreshingly old fashioned, gothic ghost story.

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    Posted December 13, 2013

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