“Jennifer McMahon ramps up the tension in The Invited, building a new haunted house story from remnants of the past.”
Looking for the simple life, Nate and Helen get out of their suburban home to live their dream: building a home on forty acres of land. After making the move, they find out about the strange and violent history of their property. Soon, Helen becomes obsessed with Hattie Breckenridge, part of the local folklore who lived on their land one hundred years before.
A former history teacher, Helen has a passion for artifacts, and finds several things to work into their dream house—old bricks from the mill, a mantel from an old farmhouse, a beam from the roof of the local schoolroom—artifacts that bring her much closer to knowing the story of Hattie and the three generations of the Breckenridge woman, all who died suspiciously.
Soon Nate and Helen’s new house becomes a dangerous place. Menace lurks, haunting a new home, calling its owners and everyone close to an unending nightmare.
Why we’re excited about this book:
A master of psychological suspense, New York Times bestselling writer Jennifer McMahon has been teetering on the edge of the supernatural from the very beginning. She writes compelling and complex characters pushed to the edge while sifting through the painful and haunting debris of the past. Author of The Winter People, The Night Sister, Dismantled, and The One I Left Behind among others, McMahon’s latest release promises to go full supernatural. Jennifer McMahon ramps up the tension in The Invited, building a new haunted house story from remnants of the past. Releasing from Doubleday 30 April 2019, readers can pre-order The Invited by Jennifer McMahon now.