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Home Before Dark

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Staff Review: "Home Before Dark" by Riley Sager

★★★★★

25 years ago, Maggie and her parents fled their sprawling Victorian estate, Baneberry Hall, in the middle of the night. They claimed their house was haunted and, fearing for their lives, left all of their belongings inside. Driven by their harrowing experience, Maggie's father wrote a novel chronicling everything that allegedly happened inside the house. Although it brought the family money and fame, not everyone believed it or appreciated living in its shadow, Maggie included.

When Maggie inherits the estate after her father's death, she goes back with the intention to get it ready to sell. Soon, she finds herself on a search for answers on what really happened 25 years ago, and readers embark on a suspenseful tale full of twists and turns! Haunting and atmospheric, with elements of mystery, thriller, and the supernatural, this is easily one of the best books I've read this year!

Audience: adults | Genre: fiction

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