The Wrong Girl (Book 1 of the Freak House Trilogy) [NOOK Book]

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"This is one of my favourite books I?ve read this year... I can?t praise it enough... The real stand out for this was the writing and the character voice." ~ The Moonlight Library

"The writing in The Wrong Girl was beautiful. There were so many quotes that I wanted to write down, and keep... The world building, and the plot drew me in from the get go, and didn?t falter until the last sentence." ~ Books For A Delicate Eternity

"This was one fantastic read! A really ...

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The Wrong Girl (Book 1 of the Freak House Trilogy)

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Overview

REVIEWS:
"This is one of my favourite books I’ve read this year... I can’t praise it enough... The real stand out for this was the writing and the character voice." ~ The Moonlight Library

"The writing in The Wrong Girl was beautiful. There were so many quotes that I wanted to write down, and keep... The world building, and the plot drew me in from the get go, and didn’t falter until the last sentence." ~ Books For A Delicate Eternity

"This was one fantastic read! A really fascinating story which I couldn't put down, so this is easily a 5 stars." ~ Tea Party Princess

DESCRIPTION:
It's customary for Gothic romance novels to include a mysterious girl locked in the attic. Hannah Smith just wishes she wasn't that girl. As a narcoleptic and the companion to an earl's daughter with a strange affliction of her own, Hannah knows she's lucky to have a roof over her head and food in her belly when so many orphans starve on the streets. Yet freedom is something Hannah longs for. She did not, however, want her freedom to arrive in the form of kidnapping.

Taken by handsome Jack Langley to a place known as Freak House, she finds herself under the same roof as a mad scientist, his niece, a mute servant and Jack, a fire starter with a mysterious past. They assure Hannah she is not a prisoner and that they want to help her. The problem is, they think she's the earl's daughter. What will they do when they discover they took the wrong girl?

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044556164
  • Publisher: Oz Books
  • Publication date: 5/25/2013
  • Series: 1st Freak House , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,055
  • File size: 362 KB

Meet the Author

C.J. Archer has loved history and books for as long as she can remember and feels fortunate that she found a way to combine the two with her writing. Under her other name of Carolyn Scott, she has published contemporary short stories in women's magazines, and she also writes romantic mystery novels under this name.She has at various times worked as a librarian, IT support person and technical writer but in her heart has always been a fiction writer. She has won and placed in romance writing contests including winning RWAustralia's Emerald Award in 2008 for the manuscript that went on to be released under the title HONOR BOUND. C.J. spent her early childhood in the dramatic beauty of outback Queensland, Australia, but now lives in suburban Melbourne with her husband and two children.To be notified when C.J. releases a new book, send an email to cjarcher.writes@gmail.com
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  • Posted July 27, 2013

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    4.5 Stars I really enjoyed how this book was setup and I loved

    4.5 Stars

    I really enjoyed how this book was setup and I loved the plot of this book. The author did a wonderful job making this book unique and interesting. Everything about this book screamed adventure and mystery and I loved every second of it. I do wish that some parts were a little more drawn out but overall this book was a success.

    Hannah was such a unique character because of her illness. I loved how the author was able to make this illness into a mystery and really bring it to life. I loved her perspective and her character in general. She interacted with other characters in this unique way that I quickly grew to like about her. I loved many of the characteristics about her that were expressed throughout the book. She was a character that many readers will end up rooting for and wishing well.

    Jack was an mysterious character with a hidden past. He repeatedly told lies and doesn’t tell the whole truth to the very end. I loved how he interacted with other characters, he had a certain way about him that made me want to like him. Yet Jack wasn’t the only character not being totally honest and I loved how each character’s secrets were slowly revealed.

    Overall this book was a really good read and I will be reading some of this author’s other books. 

    **** I received this eARC from NetGalley.****

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 8, 2013

    Who doesn't love a book that involves a girl trapped in an attic

    Who doesn't love a book that involves a girl trapped in an attic, a kidnapping, a hot kidnapper, and fire?
    A fun paranormal novel that takes place in gothic London, I found this to be an enjoyable introduction to a new series. The pacing of the story was good, keeping me from sleeping in my desire to finish the book. I do agree with several of the reviews that talk about the amount of questions left unanswered at the end of the book, but what can you expect when a series number is included on the cover?
    I enjoyed Hannah's spunk and the lack of insta-love. Jack was appropriately mysterious and heroic with a tragic and rough history, a fitting love interest for a girl lying about her identity.
    While all the action in the book was quickly resolved, I did think that this was a fun gothic beach read and a promising beginning to the Freak House series. It should be interesting to see where the series goes from here. 

    My Recommendation
    This YA paranormal romance is safe for all ages and would make a fun teen summer read. I give it 4/5 - I really liked it.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2014

    Enjoyed

    Characters were very good, storeyline was good. Am looking forward to reading more by this author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2014

    Why

    Why bo I need a craed crad FOR A FREE BOOK???!!!!!!!!!!!!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2014

    Good book by rajah

    Loved it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2014

    Good book

    You people should just read this novel yourselves and write your own review on this book. I really enjoyed reading this novel very much. ShelleyMA

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted July 9, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2014

    Amazing

    The author did a great job on this i thoroughly enjoyed it and it met my every requirement

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 28, 2014

    I was drawn to this book because I read it was a gothic romance.

    I was drawn to this book because I read it was a gothic romance. It was gothic, but no romance. I enjoyed this book.

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  • Posted March 12, 2014

    I really loved this whole series! Her books hook you in in a ver

    I really loved this whole series!
    Her books hook you in in a very easy way. I can't wait for the next Freak House series to come out, which should be soon.

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