House of Reckoning

House of Reckoning

A Novel

eBook - 2009
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After the untimely death of her mother and the arrest of her father for killing a man in barroom brawl, fourteen-year-old Sarah Crane is forced to grow up fast. Left in the cold care of a foster family and alienated at school, Sarah befriends classmate Nick Dunnigan, a former mental patient still plagued by voices and visions, and the eccentric art instructor Bettina Phillips, a mentor eager to nurture Sarah's talent for painting. But within the walls of Bettina's ancestral mansion, Sarah finds that monstrous images from the house's dark history seem to flow unbidden from her paintbrush--images echoed by Nick's chilling hallucinations. It seems the violence and fury of long-dead generations have finally found a gateway from the grave into the world of the living. And Sarah and Nick have found a power they never had: to take control, and take revenge.

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group


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Jul 19, 2015

It was a good read, but it didn't have no plot to it, ending not well to feel satisfying. I loved the characters though.

Jun 05, 2012

This book was a little sketchy in the beginning but moved forward into very classic Saul styled suspense. A must read for anyone who is an avid fan of John Saul.

Feb 19, 2011

Didn't like it much, short on plot, long on borrowing from previous books

Another great book from a great writer. This book had a bit of a different feel to it than other books he's written in the past, but it was still very enjoyable. It was a real page turner, I couldn't put it down. I read it in less than a day. I definitely recommend this book.

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May 13, 2010

christilini thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over


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