The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager

The House Across the Lake

Riley Sager

320 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

Recently widowed actress Casey Fletcher has escaped to her family's lake house for peace and quiet. She's been happily losing herself in her thoughts and several bottles of bourbon, until the glamorous couple across the lake catch her attention. T...

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Community Reviews Summary of 14,899 reviews

Moods

mysterious 92%
dark 82%
tense 73%
emotional 18%
adventurous 16%
challenging 9%
sad 9%
reflective 4%
funny 1%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 35%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 34% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 19%

Loveable characters?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 17% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 11% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 4%

Average rating

3.54

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