An intensely atmospheric, heart-in-mouth psychological suspense novel which offers a 21st-century take on the classic haunted house thriller
His dream house is about to become her worst nightmare . . .
Their new 'smart home' is Joe's dream. A remote cottage where everything - from the lighting to the locks - is controlled through an app. It's the perfect blend of old-world charm and modern convenience. What better place for them to escape after all Lauren's trauma?
Lauren desperately wants Joe to be happy after all she's put him through, so she doesn't tell him how much she hates being so dependent on technology. How vulnerable it makes them.
Then 'the incidents' begin.
Joe thinks Lauren is the victim of her own fevered imagination. But Lauren can't be sure. She doesn't believe in ghosts, but she also knows the past rarely stays buried. And she is haunted by one question:
Is their past finally catching up with them?
A tense, modern, female-led take on the whodunnit, Hughes brilliantly reveals her characters' flaws and motivations, while building a claustrophobic atmosphere that plunges the reader in and leaves them gasping for air
Tense, thrilling and full of twists and turns.
Addictive, I was gripped from the opening chapter
This one really pulled me in