The House Guest

Alison James

Omg I was sucked in from the start and the twists and turns never stoppedI absolutely flew through itand loved every second… PerfectAmazing!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

She thinks she can steal my perfect life. But I know her secret…

I open the creaking oak front door of my beautiful country house to see a woman with glossy red hair and flawless make up. She introduces herself as Alexis and tells me she’s a distant relative. My husband Hugh welcomes her in. Because everything has been so tense between us lately I feel I can’t say no…

We drink wine and Alexis shares the truth about her sad childhood. Her green eyes are mesmerising and I can see Hugh is being drawn in by her story. Then she asks for our help. I should feel sorry for her but I don’t trust her. There’s something about her perfect smile that makes my stomach flip. Before I can speak, Hugh invites her to stay. I’m suspicious. Why does he want her here?

I’ve never completely felt at home in this luxury world that’s so different to my old life. But Alexis seems made for it – swimming carefree in our outdoor pool and cosying up to Hugh. She’s pushing me out and making me feel like I’m stranger in my own home – in my own marriage. Did she plan this all along?

But nothing is as it seems. And Alexis has underestimated me. Because I’ve uncovered her secret. I’m not just going to let her steal the life I’ve worked so hard for. I’ll do whatever it takes to stop her…

An absolutely addictive and unputdownable psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the last page. For anyone who loves Ruth Ware, Freida McFadden and Claire McGowan.

What readers are saying about The House Guest:

‘Had my head spinning! Twist after twist, and I loved every moment of it. I did not see any of the twists coming, andit kept blowing my mind.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

OMG!!!! This book has everything you need in it to keep you gripped to the storyBrilliant… A real page-turner… I was totally hooked from the beginning.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A WILD RIDE!!! I could NOT put it downLOVED.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I absolutely loved this book! It had me sucked in… until the very end! … kept me on the edge of my seat!!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Hold on because you are in for so many twists and turns… Will have you breathless, on the edge of your seat. You will not be able to put this one down… just completely sucks you right in. This is a fast-paced psychological thriller that you won’t want to miss.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I was hooked from the very first page… so many twists and turns that unfolded throughout kept me on the edge of my seat, I couldn’t put it down and finished it in one sitting… a fast-paced psychological thriller that will have you hooked from start to finishFantastic.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Kept me on the edge of my seat, eagerly devouring each chapter… fast-pacednever lets uphooked until the very end… The level of intrigue is off the charts… I cannot recommend this book enough. You won’t be able to put it down!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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