Categories: Book Reviews

A Stranger In The House, Shari Lapena

A Stranger In The House opening line: She doesn’t belong here.

A Stranger In The House
My blurb:

Karen Krupp has no idea what happened the night she drove her car into a pole. But what she does know is that the police might figure out more than she bargained for. Will her husband Tom stand by her? And how much should she trust her best friend Brigid?

A Stranger In The House

Your home still isn’t the safe place it should be, in the electrifying new thriller from Shari Lapena, author of the Sunday Times bestseller, The Couple Next Door.

Why would you run scared from a happy home? You’re waiting for your beloved husband to get home work. You’re making dinner, looking forward to hearing about his day. That’s the last thing you remember.

You wake up in hospital, with no idea how you got there. They tell you that you were in an accident; you lost control of your car whilst driving in a dangerous part of town. The police suspect you were up to no good. But your husband refuses to believe it. Your best friend isn’t so sure. And even you don’t know what to believe…

My verdict:

Having read Shari Lapena’s first novel I knew what to expect from her writing. This novel offered twists you would not expect and some you might have guessed. A well written book worth adding to your reading list.

Publishing information:
ISBN 9780593077412
Format Trade Paperback
Published July 2017
Disclosure: I was sent the book to review by Penguin Random House South Africa. I was not required to write a positive review. This post is in line with my blogging policy.

Dave and I are overseas in the United Kingdom. We will be back at work on the 23rd of October. I will start replying to comments then. I won’t be able to read any blogs while we are away so please forgive my lack of visiting back. You can follow our trip by taking a look at our holiday blog.

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Tandy

I am passionate about using regional, seasonable and sustainable produce when I cook. I live in Gordons Bay with my husband and dogs. Dave and I are busy building a house which is an adventure all in itself. Each year we visit a new place overseas to experience the food of the area. Follow along on our adventures!

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