A review by yodareads12
Home Before Dark, by Riley Sager

adventurous dark emotional mysterious sad tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


This book was amazing!!!!!! This author is a genius when it comes to thrillers! He keeps you guessing and confused right up until the very end! I haven't read a book yet I didn't enjoy! 
The book itself is about a haunted house that a daughter inherits from her father. The kicker is, she has no idea what actually happened when they lived there 25 years before. All she knows is what her father wrote in a nonfiction book about it. 
As we progress through the book, we go between the book the father wrote, and the current story of the daughter trying to figure out exactly what happened. 
As far as my favorite character, it would probably be Dane. He's the one person in the book that seems to be the most honest. (Although nobody is completely honest in the book). Also, he straightforward, but willing to take no for an answer. 
Definitely falls under the Thriller genre. I don't recommend for anyone easily spooked! Also, not meant for kids, there is quite a bit of cursing. 

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