House of Furies

By Madeleine Roux
Read by Billie Fulford-Brown

The House of Furies Novels: Book 1

8.60 Hours 05/30/2017 unabridged
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After escaping a harsh school where punishment was the lesson of the day, seventeen-year-old Louisa Ditton is thrilled to find employment as a maid at a boarding house. But soon after her arrival at Coldthistle House, Louisa begins to realize that the house’s mysterious owner, Mr. Morningside, is providing much more than lodging for his guests. Far from a place of rest, the house is a place of judgment, and Mr. Morningside and his unusual staff are meant to execute their own justice on those who are past being saved. Louisa begins to fear for a young man named Lee who is not like the other guests. He is charismatic and kind, and Louisa knows that it may be up to her to save him from an untimely judgment. But in this house of distortions and lies, how can Louisa be sure whom to trust? House of Furies invites listeners to a world where the line between monsters and men is ghostly thin.

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Summary

Summary

After escaping a harsh school where punishment was the lesson of the day, seventeen-year-old Louisa Ditton is thrilled to find employment as a maid at a boarding house. But soon after her arrival at Coldthistle House, Louisa begins to realize that the house’s mysterious owner, Mr. Morningside, is providing much more than lodging for his guests. Far from a place of rest, the house is a place of judgment, and Mr. Morningside and his unusual staff are meant to execute their own justice on those who are past being saved.

Louisa begins to fear for a young man named Lee who is not like the other guests. He is charismatic and kind, and Louisa knows that it may be up to her to save him from an untimely judgment. But in this house of distortions and lies, how can Louisa be sure whom to trust?

House of Furies invites listeners to a world where the line between monsters and men is ghostly thin.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

House of Furies is absolutely terrific! Devious and fun, weird and scary, heartbreaking and triumphant. Madeleine Roux always—always—enchants and surprises!” Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author
“Darkly captivating.” Mindy McGinnis, Edgar Award–winning author
“Roux brings her gothic setting to rich life in this darkly delightful (and frequently gruesome) series opener.” Publishers Weekly
“Characters’ emotional connections create wonderful tension…Atmospheric, moody, and great fun.” Kirkus Reviews
House of Furies digs its claws into you and won’t let go, a mesmerizing, haunting, gorgeously written journey into the heart of darkness.” Michelle Gagnon, author of Don’t Look Now

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Author Bio: Madeleine Roux

Madeleine Roux is the author of fiction for young adults, including Asylum, which was a New York Times bestseller and was sold in nine countries around the world.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Horror
Runtime: 8.60
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English