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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 02/11/2017
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The perfect couple. The perfect house. The perfect crime.

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. That was a mistake. Because someone has just been murdered outside their back door.

And now the police are watching them...

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241296547
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"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 . . . Read it." - Thriller of the Month, The Observer

"Hugely gripping and spooky as hell." - Mark Billlingham

"Lelic can plot like a demon." - Guardian 

"A writer to whom attention must be paid." - Independent

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“Four and a half stars out of five!”

That gorgeously eerie cover set a pretty high standard with regards to my expectations of this book. I was hoping for something creepy, something chilling and I certainly got it. For me, however, a lot of the chill... More

Paperback edition
10th September 2017
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“Atmospheric”

I have read all Simon Lelic’s previous novels and none of them shy away from controversial topics. The House is no different with its main theme of the abuse of children and the repercussions. I should say the content... More

Paperback edition
24th July 2017
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“Worth a read!”

It's impossible to start this book and not become addicted to it instantly. The way the book is written - Jack and his girlfriend Syd, write their side of the story as a journal in alternating chapters - just... More

Paperback edition
17th September 2017
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