The Apartment

The Apartment

eBook - 2016
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From Blumhouse Books, a haunting thriller about a troubled married couple whose vacation to Paris leads them into a nightmare. "An impressively compelling chiller... an ideal choice for late nights alone." - CultureCrypt Mark and Steph have a relatively happy family with their young daughter in sunny Cape Town until one day when armed men in balaclavas break in to their home. Left traumatized but physically unharmed, Mark and Steph are unable to return to normal and live in constant fear. When a friend suggests a restorative vacation abroad via a popular house swapping website, it sounds like the perfect plan. They find a genial, artistic couple with a charming apartment in Paris who would love to come to Cape Town. Mark and Steph can't resist the idyllic, light-strewn pictures, and the promise of a romantic getaway. But once they arrive in Paris, they quickly realize that nothing is as advertised. When their perfect holiday takes a violent turn, the cracks in their marriage grow ever wider and dark secrets from Mark's past begin to emerge. Deftly weaving together two complex and compelling narrators, S. L. Grey builds an intimate and chilling novel of a disintegrating marriage in the wake of a very real trauma. The Apartment is a terrifying and tour-de-force of horror, of psychological thrills, and of haunting suspense.
Publisher: 2016.
ISBN: 9781101972953
Branch Call Number: eBook Overdrive
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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cagniart
Jul 27, 2018

Only read this if you truly want horror. I read it a year and a half ago and thinking back on it still gives me shivers. Original and haunting.

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Newmommy09
Dec 28, 2017

I just grabbed this off the shelf, and I really, really enjoyed this one! Love the psychological tension. Not just a "ghostly" book, but filled with emotional strain and suspense that I love in a good book. A fun read for sure.

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chloecat
Mar 18, 2017

Should have followed my instincts and stopped reading , but thought it would get better.....how wrong I was......weird, flight of ideas, and totally unsatisfying read......leave it on the shelf

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