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The House Next Door

Siddons, Anne Rivers (Book - 2007 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Thirtysomething Colquitt and Walter Kennedy live in a charming, peaceful suburb of newly bustling Atlanta, Georgia. Life is made up of enjoyable work, long, lazy weekends, and the company of good neighbors. Then, to their shock, construction starts on the vacant lot next door, a wooded hillside they'd believed would always remain undeveloped. Disappointed by their dimished privacy, Colquitt and Walter soon realize something more is wrong with the house next door. Surely the house can't be "haunted" yet it seems to destroy the goodness of every person who comes to live in it, until the entire heart of this friendly neighborhood threatens to be torn apart.
Authors: Siddons, Anne Rivers
Title: The house next door
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 2007
Edition: 1st Pocket Books trade pbk. ed
Characteristics: 356 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Anne Rivers Siddons
Summary: Thirtysomething Colquitt and Walter Kennedy live in a charming, peaceful suburb of newly bustling Atlanta, Georgia. Life is made up of enjoyable work, long, lazy weekends, and the company of good neighbors. Then, to their shock, construction starts on the vacant lot next door, a wooded hillside they'd believed would always remain undeveloped. Disappointed by their dimished privacy, Colquitt and Walter soon realize something more is wrong with the house next door. Surely the house can't be "haunted" yet it seems to destroy the goodness of every person who comes to live in it, until the entire heart of this friendly neighborhood threatens to be torn apart.
ISBN: 1416553444
9781416553441
Branch Call Number: FICTION SIDDONS 2007
Subject Headings: Suburban life Fiction Georgia Fiction Haunted houses Fiction
Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Topical Term: Suburban life
Haunted houses
LCCN: 2007279691
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Don't judge this book by it's cover! The House Next Door has traces of horror, drama, and the subtle chaos caused by neighborhood busy bodies. This would make an excellent travel read. Matt

Like haunted houses? Southern Gothic? Read this. Now. No ghosts or supernatural forces at play, just the erratic horrors of suburban life where the house itself turns its occupants into fierce caricatures of their normal selves. Makes "The Amityville Horror" look like a Nicholas Spark... Read More »


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