A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena

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Read A Stranger in the House Online Free - 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 Door

He 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. But 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—behind.

There'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 town.

The accident has left Karen with a concussion and a few scrapes. Still, she’s mostly okay—except that she can’t remember what she was 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 quite right. Someone’s been in her house. And the police won't stop asking questions.

Because in this house, everyone’s a stranger. Everyone has something they’d rather keep hidden. Something they might even kill to keep quiet.

Title : A Stranger in the House
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ISBN : 073522112X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 305 pages


Kathryn rated it ★☆☆☆☆

July 19, 2017

Let me start this whole she-bang by saying I almost DNFed this book in excess of 10 times. I’ll repeat that statement slower for maximum impact. I. ALMOST. DNFed. THIS. BOOK. TEN. BLOODY. TIMES. For those unfamiliar with my reading habits this is a HUGE deal. Like scream-it-from-the-rooftops leve...

Miriam rated it ★★★★★

May 22, 2017

I haven't read Shari Lapena's previous novel, the hugely successful "The Couple Next Door", so I was looking forward to reading a book by a new author to me and a one that comes highly recommended within my online book circles. "A Stranger In The House" is a brilliant and intriguing suspense thril...

Meredith rated it ★★☆☆☆

September 09, 2017

I'm not going to write a detailed review. I found this book to be a convoluted mess. The last 3 pages were good. Other than that, I don't have much to say!

Carol (Bookaria) rated it ★★★☆☆

September 19, 2017

This is the story of Karen and Tom Krupp who have been married for about two years. One day Tom returns home from work and finds their home empty, it seems that Karen was making dinner and had to run out of the house in a hurry leaving her purse and cell phone behind.  Around the same time Karen w...

*TANYA* rated it ★★☆☆☆

September 19, 2017

I was really enjoying this book, I was intrigued. And although it was a "classic" storyline, were if honesty reigned supreme, none of the chaos would have happened. I kept hoping for "more". Oh, and do not get me started on Tom, what a weak, pathetic spouse!!!!

Gary rated it ★★★★☆

August 13, 2017

Once I read the write up for this novel I was hooked and had to know more about it. I though this book was a very good read and the fact that I actually guessed the conclusion for once didn't spoil my enjoyment in the slightest. The lead character Karen is involved in an car accident and wakes up...

Pauline rated it ★★★☆☆

June 19, 2017

I really enjoyed The Couple Next door by Shari Lapena and I was looking forward to reading her new book A Stranger in the House, this thriller had quite a few twists and turns and an ending I did not see coming. I would like to thank NetGalley and Random House UK for my e-copy in exchange for an...

Heidi rated it ★★☆☆☆

June 08, 2017

The book starts out strong: a man comes home from work to find the house unlocked and his wife’s car gone. The kitchen shows signs of dinner being prepared: a pot of water on the stove, vegetables chopped on the kitchen counter. He calls for his wife but there is no answer. She has left behind he...

Liz rated it ★★☆☆☆

May 10, 2017

Hmm. This is one of those moments where I need to be honest and don't really want to be because I LOVED this authors first book - The Couple Next Door - and enthused about it so would love to keep up that level of support but for me, A Stranger in the House was just another predictable psychologic...

Heather rated it ★★★☆☆

September 15, 2017

3 1/2 The ending...what the actual hell????

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