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Home before dark: a novel

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THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER One of . . . Huff Post 's "10 Of The Most Anticipated Book Releases Of June 2020" * Good Housekeeping 's "The 35 Best Books of 2020 to Add to Your Reading List" * Travel + Leisure 's "20 Most Anticipated Summer 2020 Books" * PopSugar 's 17 Most Anticipated Summer Thrillers * Working Mother 's "The 20 Most Anticipated Books of 2020" * Newsweek 's 20 most anticipated summer reads * Publishers Weekly's " Summer Reads 2020" * BookPage 's "2020 Most Anticipated Thrillers and Mysteries" * Today.com's "16 highly anticipated summer reads" * The Star Tribune 's "Great Escapes" summer reads * BookPage 's "Private Eye July" * USA Today 's"Summer reading guide: 20 new books you won't want to miss" * CrimeReads "10 New Books Coming Out This Week" * Buzzfeed "17 New Thrillers That Will Keep Your Summer Exciting" * The Everygirl "30 Books That Should Be on Your Summer Reading List." In the latest thriller from New York Times bestseller Riley Sager, a woman returns to the house made famous by her father's bestselling horror memoir. Is the place really haunted by evil forces, as her father claimed? Or are there more earthbound--and dangerous--secrets hidden within its walls? What was it like? Living in that house. Maggie Holt is used to such questions. Twenty-five years ago, she and her parents, Ewan and Jess, moved into Baneberry Hall, a rambling Victorian estate in the Vermont woods. They spent three weeks there before fleeing in the dead of night, an ordeal Ewan later recounted in a nonfiction book called House of Horrors . His tale of ghostly happenings and encounters with malevolent spirits became a worldwide phenomenon, rivaling The Amityville Horror in popularity--and skepticism. Today, Maggie is a restorer of old homes and too young to remember any of the events mentioned in her father's book. But she also doesn't believe a word of it. Ghosts, after all, don't exist. When Maggie inherits Baneberry Hall after her father's death, she returns to renovate the place to prepare it for sale. But her homecoming is anything but warm. People from the past, chronicled in House of Horrors , lurk in the shadows. And locals aren't thrilled that their small town has been made infamous thanks to Maggie's father. Even more unnerving is Baneberry Hall itself--a place filled with relics from another era that hint at a history of dark deeds. As Maggie experiences strange occurrences straight out of her father's book, she starts to believe that what he wrote was more fact than fiction. Alternating between Maggie's uneasy homecoming and chapters from her father's book, Home Before Dark is the story of a house with long-buried secrets and a woman's quest to uncover them--even if the truth is far more terrifying than any haunting.
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subject_facetAuthors -- Fiction
Demonology -- Fiction
Father-daughter relationship -- Fiction
Ghost stories
Ghost stories -- Fiction
Ghosts -- Fiction
Haunted houses -- Fiction
Homecoming -- Fiction
Homicide -- Fiction
Horror fiction
Inheritance and succession -- Fiction
Murder -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
Secrecy -- Fiction
Suspense fiction
Thriller fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Vermont -- Fiction
title_displayHome before dark : a novel
title_fullHome Before Dark A Novel
Home before dark : a novel / Riley Sager
title_shortHome before dark
title_suba novel
topic_facetAuthors
Demonology
Father-daughter relationship
Fiction
Ghost stories
Ghosts
Haunted houses
Homecoming
Homicide
Horror
Inheritance and succession
Murder
Secrecy
Suspense
Thriller