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The New House

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I wanted to love this book so badly, but no matter how many times I tried to get into it I just struggled. This author is so good and the writing is high quality but for whatever reason this plot just didn't grab me the way it seems to have hooked everyone else.

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A gripping, yet light easy read. Full of twists and turns and a real page turner - this is definitely one to take on holiday somewhere (maybe not a glass house) and read sat in the sunshine in a few sittings!

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Very suspenseful page turner where you’re not sure who the villains and heroes of the story are until the very end.
The characters are realistic and relatable and although far fetched in some aspects, it does feel like a story they really could happen.

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The New House was an unpredictable thriller and I greatly appreciated that considering the genre has become predictable. I had no idea what to expect and it's safe to say that everyone in this book was slightly insane. Tess Stimson wrote an incredibly engaging book and that will have you on the edge of your seat. I literally couldn't put this book down and finished it in hours. Definitely one of my favorite books of the year.

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I've read so many thrillers now that it's pretty hard to get a five star rating, so when I do give them out you know the book must be good! The tension, the characters, the creepy but desirable house - I couldn't put it down! I found the SET talk chapters fascinating, and the way everything unfolded at the end was horrifying but gripping

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Thanks to Netgalley, the publisher & Tess for the ARC.

A fast paced thriller, difficult to tear yourself away from. Well written and expertly crafted.

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Psycho Mom and psycho Son family; domestic abuse family; posh blogger family. All have their own stories full of twists which is very entertaining; the writing is crisp and grips you; I really liked how Tess displayed the characters, you really get to know them; with an ending that leaves you a bit gobsmacked.

Thank you Netgalley and Avon Books UK for this ARC.

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Couldn’t take this book seriously when I was expected to go along with a main character who had a very respectable profession cheered herself up by breaking into houses. Just for a wander round though so no harm done! The three women became blended into one mixed up problem laden uninteresting blob. Sorr6. It not for me.

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Tess Stimson is one of my go to authors. The New House was a confluted story of several couples and a house for sale. Sounds simple but the intentions and circumstances are complicated. What will one woman do for a house? I’m a real estate broker and want nothing to do with this transaction.

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I really enjoyed this book. The descriptions of psychopathy were fascinating, especially the idea of who is psychotic, how high-functioning are they among society and family members, and that surprise twist at the end of who the confessed psychopath is. And it all revolves around the purchase of a house and the three families' lives who collide in the interim. 5 stars!

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4.5 Rounded up to 5 stars!

House buying gone terribly wrong! Wow, this book was quite the thriller, which such a unique, interesting premise. 3 get caught up in a "house buying triangle" (or line, if you will) These couples are absolute crazy people and a nightmare of epic proportions ensues!

I loved the twists and turns of this book, as well as all the drama! Sometimes thrillers are straight up thrilling, but this one brings the soap opera family mama drama as well. I would highly recommend this book for anyone who is looking for a dramatic, page-turning thriller. With each chapter ending on a cliffhanger, this book will keep you turning the pages later into the night. The characters were great and well written, and even though there are several of them, they are easy to keep track of.

Also, sometimes with these types of thrillers, the endings get a little crazy. And while this one is jaw-dropping, it is not off the rails. I really loved this book and would saw that this is a must read for any psychological thriller lovers!

Special thank you to Netgalley and Avon Books for this ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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The New House is a book that had me hooked, great storyline and reminded me why buyers and sellers shouldn’t really meet!!
Millie Downton wants the glass house, it’s a house that she has always wanted and it’s just come up for sale. Tom her husband gives the all clear and they go and view it. Stacey and Felix are the homeowners and Stacey will only sell to the right person. Harper and Kyle are buying Millie and Toms house and here the plot thickens and the twists begin to turn.
This was a great read, I like how the couples were introduced at the beginning of the book as it made them more realistic but also unrealistic at the same time, doesn’t make sense but it really worked for me. The bidding war that ensued showed realistically what happens in the real world and the repercussions, mix that with secrets, suspense and a great twist before the end makes this book a winner.
I would like to thank Netgalley and Avon Books UK for this ARC I received in exchange for an honest review.

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The word addictive is over used but this one really lives up to it. There were twists and turns that you would expect from this author but what a plot. It starts of with house buying and then goes dark. What a sucker punch of ending.

I was given an advance copy by netgalley and the publishers but the review is entirely my own.

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Three couples. Three houses. One home to die for...
Stacey and Felix are the glamorous owners of the stylish, modern Glass House, with its pool and floor-to-ceiling windows. Now they're downsizing, but Stacey can't sell to just anyone. She needs the right buyer, who will keep her secrets.
Millie and Tom have always imagined living in the Glass House. Now it’’s for sale. With property prices booming, if they can sell quickly, it could be theirs. But are the house and its charming owners all they seem?
Harper and Kyle are moving up in the world. They need a new house, in the right school district, to give their children the start in life they never had. Millie and Tom’s is perfect. It‘ll take every penny they have, and more, but it’ll be worth it. Won't it?
When one of the sales falls through, how far will someone go to get everything they‘ve always wanted?

This is a twisted and gripping read.
Wonderful well written plot and story line that had me engaged from the start.
Love the well fleshed out characters and found them believable.
Great suspense and found myself second guessing every thought I had continuously.
Can't wait to read what the author brings out next.
Recommend reading.

I was provided an ARC from NetGalley and the publisher. This is my own honest voluntary review.

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Gripping, intense, twisty, chilling, thrilling, captivating suspense/thriller. Everyone has secrets, and I was constantly trying to figure out who to trust. Nothing (and no one) is as it seems. Even when I thought I was prepared for the ending, I really had no idea what was coming. This novel had a fast moving plot and was so cleverly written that I couldn't put down.

Thanks to NetGalley and Avon Books UK for this fantastic e-ARC!

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This was such a fantastic book! I had trouble putting it down and found myself staying up late into the night to finish it. It had so many great, jaw-dropping twists! There was one part where I knew what was going to happen but it was so shocking that I had to put my Kindle down for a minute while I prepared myself for it!

I'll definitely be reading more of this author's books!

If you love psychological thrillers then you need to add this one to your list! You'll thank me later! 😁

Thank you @Netgalley, @avonbooksuk and @tessstimson for the e-arc of this book!

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This book was very cleverly written with so many twists and turns. It had a unique storyline which I thoroughly enjoyed and it kept my attention. The ending was great and unexpected!

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The New House
Three couples looking for their dream home. How far would you be willing to go for the perfect life ?!

Wow that was one of the most intense thrillers i have read in a long time found it lightly confusing at first but once I figured out who was who I was hooked and so invested in the story.

Thank you to Netgalley, Avon Books UK and Tess Stimson for an advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest Review

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Tess Stimson is a wonderful writer that has a unique ability to write thrillers that feel both contemporary and highly unusual. This novel focuses on a mysterious property and some potential owners, each of whom has some shady secrets. I loved every second of this book!

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A bidding war between three couples for a house and the extreme lengths they will each go to to get it, what a great book this was, read it in one sitting as I could not put it down ..

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