The House of Last Resort: A Novel
Bestselling author Christopher Golden is back after his terrifying All Hallows with The House of Last Resor, which starts off as something very different but becomes classic Golden once things start going bad.
Tommy and Kate Puglisi seize on an opportunity they can’t say no to in moving to Becchina, where Tommy’s grandparents are from and have lived their entire lives. They are now the owners of a huge house, all for the price of a single Euro. They can’t believe their luck as they begin to get settled. Only Tommy’s grandmother seems very unhappy with the place they’ve ended up with, to the point where she won’t set foot in it.
Before long, things start to go weird, with strange visions and sounds in the house. Then the couple learn what really happened at this domicile known as the House of Last Resort: it used to be owned by the church and was a refuge of sorts for unsuccessful exorcisms.
Golden does it again with this wonderfully terrifying novel that starts out nice and slow and seemingly simple, then page by page, things go from bad to worse quickly, and delivers an ending that most readers will not see coming.
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