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An Unwanted Guest
An Unwanted Guest
Author: Shari Lapena
A remote lodge in upstate New York is the perfect getaway . . . until the bodies start piling up. It's winter in the Catskills and the weather outside is frightful, but Mitchell's Inn is so delightful! The cozy lodge nestled deep in the woods is perfect for a relaxing--maybe even romantic--weekend away. The Inn boasts spacious old rooms ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780525557623
ISBN-10: 0525557628
Publication Date: 8/14/2018
Pages: 320
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 36 ratings
Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 1
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pit-bull-mom avatar reviewed An Unwanted Guest on + 4 more book reviews
This is the first book I've read by Shari Lapena, & I loved it!! She keeps your attention, & doesn't draw everything out with too many unimportant details. I am already looking for another book by this author!
eadieburke avatar reviewed An Unwanted Guest on + 1612 more book reviews
A group of people gather at Mitchell's Inn in the Catskills. There is a blizzard brewing outside and bodies are starting to show up. This book reminded me of And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie. With no cell phone service at this getaway hotel things start to get a little hairy. There are twists and turns that make it hard to pick the killer. The pages turned quickly as I tried to get to the end and it was a bit of a surprise for me! I have read The Couple Next Door and look forward to reading A Stranger in the House soon. I would also recommend this book to those who love mystery suspense.
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I loved this book! It kept me guessing up until the very end who was murdering everyone. Read the entire book in a few hours.
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A number of people are snowed in at a lodge in the countryside when they start getting murdered one by one. Total rip off of Agatha Christie's writing. I didn't care about any of the character and gave up around 80 pages in. Life is too short to waste time reading books that are of no interest! Not as good as her usual thrillers.
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I loved this one!
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My first book by this author. Although some language I don't particularly care for but the story is a very good thriller/mystery. A real "who done it" type of story. It has a very interesting story line that pulls you in and hard to put down. I would not suggest reading late at night with minimal lighting, but that's just me.
mkdmom avatar reviewed An Unwanted Guest on + 40 more book reviews
This was a good Agatha Christie style locked room mystery.  A group of strangers are staying at a boutique hotel in upstate NY and slowly but surely they start dying one by one.  I liked that the mystery of who-done-it kept me guessing until the end and I liked the neat little twist at the end too.  The author does a great job of making you feel like you are snowed in with no electricity and a murderer on the loose.  The story moved a little slowly for me and I didn't care for all the characters.  All in all I'd say this is a 3 1/2 star (out of 5) read for me.
WhidbeyIslander avatar reviewed An Unwanted Guest on + 688 more book reviews
Easy to read (and I liked the fact of so many breaks in the narrative since I read so slowly.) It kept my attention, although I wasn't that satisfied with the ending. It seemed a little abrupt, even though the book is pretty long for its type. I thought some of the characters acted in ways I found hard to believe.