A review by hayleybreads
Home Before Dark, by Riley Sager

dark emotional mysterious sad tense fast-paced
  • Strong character development? No
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


I really enjoyed how this book was written. It switches back and forth between the perspective of Maggie Holt, who inherits the home her family fled from when she was 5 years old, and the book her father wrote about the events that occurred there. The book has had a significant impact on her life, and the way this book is written is a really fun way to unravel the story.

A lot of twists were pretty predictable, but the format made them less annoying. This was a quick read, with short alternating chapters making it hard to put down. 

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