[A Stranger in the House] PDF/EBOOK

  • Hardcover
  • 305
  • A Stranger in the House
  • Shari Lapena
  • English
  • 15 September 2020
  • 9780735221123

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A Stranger in the House free read ´ 106 Ut one day Tom returns home to find Karen has vanished her car’s gone and it seems she left in a rush She even left her purse complete with phone and ID behindThere's a knock on the door the police are there to take Tom to the hospital where his wife has been admitted She had a car accident and lost control as she sped through the worst part of townThe accident has left Karen with a concussion and a few scrapes Still she’s mostly okay except that she can’t remember what she wa. A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena is a 2017 Pamela Dorman Books publicationOh dear Well this novel is the fourth one I ve read within a one or two month span with very similar plot lines Although by the time I got this one from the library I d grown weary of the repetitiveness I have to say I enjoyed the uirky atmosphere and the dash of dark humor thrown into the mix which was refreshing Tom and Karen look like the ideal couple But their lives rapidly spiral out of control when Karen abruptly leaves the house after receiving a phone call and winds up crashing her car in a bad neighborhood The accident causes Karen to suffer memory loss so she can t tell anyone what happened or why she was in such dangerous location To complicate matters a dead body is discovered near the car crash and it looks as though Karen could know something about the murder and to top it all off Karen begins to suspect someone has been in their house moving little things around and going through her things With the cops asking pointed uestions Tom and Karen become increasingly paranoid which puts an enormous strain on their once perfect marriage Karen finds support from her best friend and neighbor who keeps a very close eye on Tom and KarenThis story moves along at a brisk pace and has several very nice twists along the way but it also has one of those annoying tacked on codas I ve begun to despise The last sentence was no doubt intended to leave the reader feeling a slight shiver down the spine but honestly I thought it was wickedly funny I really did laugh out loud I can t go into details but it was a very fitting conclusion and I would enjoy reading a short epilogue sometime in the future updating us on how the characters are doing Overall this book is enjoyable enough but it might have worked better for me if I wasn t burned out on the dueling female plotline and those tacky last minute add on twists This will be my last PT for a while I do enjoy this sub genre but the originality is beginning to fade and the plots are starting to all run together Time to shuffle around the TBR a little I think 3 stars The Bachelors Christmas Bride uirky atmosphere and the dash of dark humor thrown into the mix which was refreshing Tom and Karen look like the ideal couple But their lives rapidly spiral out of control when Karen abruptly leaves the house after receiving a phone call and winds Manhattan Boss Diamond Proposal up crashing her car in a bad neighborhood The accident causes Karen to suffer memory loss so she can t tell anyone what happened or why she was in such dangerous location To complicate matters a dead body is discovered near the car crash and it looks as though Karen could know something about the murder and to top it all off Karen begins to suspect someone has been in their house moving little things around and going through her things With the cops asking pointed The Photographers Quick Guide to Photoshop Cs6 uestions Tom and Karen become increasingly paranoid which puts an enormous strain on their once perfect marriage Karen finds support from her best friend and neighbor who keeps a very close eye on Tom and KarenThis story moves along at a brisk pace and has several very nice twists along the way but it also has one of those annoying tacked on codas I ve begun to despise The last sentence was no doubt intended to leave the reader feeling a slight shiver down the spine but honestly I thought it was wickedly funny I really did laugh out loud I can t go into details but it was a very fitting conclusion and I would enjoy reading a short epilogue sometime in the future Petals Drifting us on how the characters are doing Overall this book is enjoyable enough but it might have worked better for me if I wasn t burned out on the dueling female plotline and those tacky last minute add on twists This will be my last PT for a while I do enjoy this sub genre but the originality is beginning to fade and the plots are starting to all run together Time to shuffle around the TBR a little I think 3 stars

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A Stranger in the House free read ´ 106 In this neighborhood danger lies close to home A domestic thriller packed full of secrets and a twisty story that never stops from the bestselling author of The Couple Next DoorHe looks at her concerned “How do you feel” She wants to say Terrified Instead she says with a faint smile “Glad to be home”Karen and Tom Krupp are happy they’ve got a lovely home in upstate New York they’re practically newlyweds and they have no kids to interrupt their comfortable life together B. 5 STARSI literally could not stop reading or thinking about reading this book I loved the frantic tone that gave me the feeling of being on edge and the super uick pace Never a boring moment I carried this book around with me just in case I had a few minutes to get a few pages inTom and Karen have a picture perfect life The are newlyweds with a beautiful home and Tom is a successful accountant That is until Karen s accident she has crashed her car into a pole and has no idea why she was frantically speeding through a seedy neighborhood She is taken to the hospital and now has a concussion and can t remember what or why she was there The police have uestions for her HmmIf someone has to go to jail well that s the way the cookie crumbles WhatKaren is a very detailed person and while she is home recuperating from her injuries she begins to notice things in her home are misplaced She knows she didn t leave a glass on the counter She would never have left her stopper off her perfume and one afternoon she sees the outline of a body on top of her bed Has someone been laying in her bedTwists galore and some fast turning of pages I always wanted to get back to reading this one Lots of fun uick read highly entertaining But that is just my opinion Loved it The Bachelors Christmas Bride upstate New York they’re practically newlyweds and they have no kids to interrupt their comfortable life together B. 5 STARSI literally could not stop reading or thinking about reading this book I loved the frantic tone that gave me the feeling of being on edge and the super Manhattan Boss Diamond Proposal uick pace Never a boring moment I carried this book around with me just in case I had a few minutes to get a few pages inTom and Karen have a picture perfect life The are newlyweds with a beautiful home and Tom is a successful accountant That is The Photographers Quick Guide to Photoshop Cs6 until Karen s accident she has crashed her car into a pole and has no idea why she was frantically speeding through a seedy neighborhood She is taken to the hospital and now has a concussion and can t remember what or why she was there The police have Petals Drifting uick read highly entertaining But that is just my opinion Loved it

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A Stranger in the House free read ´ 106 S doing or where she was when she crashed The cops think her memory loss is highly convenient and they suspect she was up to no good Karen returns home with Tom determined to heal and move on with her life Then she realizes something’s been moved Something’s not uite right Someone’s been in her house And the police won't stop asking uestionsBecause in this house everyone’s a stranger Everyone has something they’d rather keep hidden Something they might even kill to keep ui. Update strange strange strange I read strong positive reviews of this book the other day thought to myself oh I forgot the author had a 2nd novel that I wanted to read as The Couple Next Door was good with an ending that had me laughing my bazooka offSoThe library ebook was available As I started reading I kept saying I ve read this before IT WAS SO FAMILIARSTRANGE HAD I YES It s rare that I forget about a book that I read but what s interesting is my rating hasn t changed I feel the same now as when I wrote my original review WEAK PLOT Still flat as a pancake and the train never came It s a closed train station It s never coming Library ebook Having enjoyed a great belly laugh at the end of The Couple Next Door really laughing hystericallynot sure it was suppose to be funny or not but I loved that a book did that to mepure fun entertainment I kept plowing through this book hoping for another surprise jolt Instead of this being a fun train ride with goodies at the last stop and my surprise jolt It was like getting notice that the train has been delayed and I was sitting on the bench waiting getting restless a little bored and sleepy but I keep waitingreading Flat as a pancake is the good news The entire novel needed a make over 15 stars