House in the Woods by Jessica Aiken-Hall – Review by Kayla Bullock
House in the Woods by Jessica Aiken-Hall
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Molly Jackson, sheltered college student home for the summer, is faced with the harsh reality of her mom’s dementia. Tasked with making sure her mom is safe and stays at home, Molly panics when her mom disappears. Having nowhere else to turn, Molly reaches out to her older brother, Marc. When Marc returns to his small hometown, things quickly unravel as Molly becomes involved in the search for a local woman who went missing 20 years prior.
This story is so good. Full of unexpected twists and turns to the last page. House in the Woods leaves the reader guessing, even when it seems like everything has been wrapped up neatly. Molly is 19 but has led such a sheltered life her innocence and naivety really came through in her character. There were moments where the story was heartbreaking as everything Molly and Marc knew of their life has fallen apart. Great 5 star read!
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