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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An all-new creepy fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author of Asylum. Featuring stunning interior illustrations from artist Iris Compiet, plus photo-collages that bring the story to chilling life, House of Furies invites readers to a world where the line between monsters and men is ghostly thin. 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 who to trust?

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Summary

Summary

An all-new creepy fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author of Asylum.

Featuring stunning interior illustrations from artist Iris Compiet, plus photo-collages that bring the story to chilling life, House of Furies invites readers to a world where the line between monsters and men is ghostly thin.

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 who to trust?

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 New York Times bestselling author of Allison Hewitt Is Trapped and Sadie Walker Is Stranded as well as the Asylum series, which has sold around the world. She is a graduate of the Beloit College writing program and now lives in Seattle.

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