The Invited

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  • Hardcover
  • 384 pages
  • The Invited
  • Jennifer McMahon
  • 19 January 2018
  • 0385541384

About the Author: Jennifer McMahon

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The Invited A chilling ghost story with a twist the New York Times best selling author of THE WINTER PEOPLE, returns to the woods of Vermont to tell the story of a husband and wife who don t simply move into a haunted house, they start building one from scratch, without knowing it, until it s too lateIn a quest for a simpler life, Helen and Nate abandon the comforts of suburbia and teaching jobs to take up residence on forty four acres of rural land where they will begin the ultimate, aspirational do it yourself project building the house of their dreams When they discover that this charming property has a dark and violent past, Helen, a former history teacher, becomes consumed by the legend of Hattie Breckenridge, a woman who lived and died there a century ago As Helen starts carefully sourcing decorative building materials for her home wooden beams, mantles, historic bricks she starts to unearth, and literally conjure, the tragic lives of Hattie s descendants, three generations of Breckenridge women, each of whom died amidst suspicion, and who seem to still be seeking something precious and elusive in the present day. New Download The Invited By Jennifer McMahon For Kindle ePUB or eBook – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Invited

  1. Mary Beth *Traveling Sister* says:

    In the very beginning of the story, Hattie Breckenridge is hung for being a witch Nate and Emily decide that they want to build a house in Vermount The plot of land that they purchase is haunted They then learn that Hattie use to live on the land that they purchased a century ago near the Bog Then things get really interesting Helen doesn t know it but she ends up building a haunted house from sctatch Then strange things start happening Helen also finds out about the tragic lives of Halli In the very beginning of the story, Hattie Breckenridge is hung for being a witch Nate and Emily decide that they want to build a house in Vermount The plot of land that they purchase is haunted They then learn that Hattie use to live on the land that they purchased a century ago near the Bog Then things get really interesting Helen doesn t know it but she ends up building a haunted house from sctatch Then st...

  2. Debra says:

    3.5 starsNate and Helen decided to change their lives They resigned from their teaching jobs and moved to rural Vermont where they began building the home of their dreams They purchased the forty four acres of land from a man who was extremely motivated to sell So happy to have a good deal, in a beautiful setting, they soon learned that their land was once owned by a suspected witch, Hattie Breckenridge A woman who the town chased down and hung for being a witch Rumors about the land are al 3.5 starsNate and Helen decided to change their lives They resigned from their teaching jobs and moved to rural Vermont where...

  3. megs_bookrack says:

    4.5 stars Blurring the lines between the past and the present, the dead and the living. With dreams of a less complicated life, Helen and Nate decided to uproot their lives in CT and move to the country Using money Helen recently inherited after her father s passing, they make a plan to start over and build their own home Ultimately, they decide on a large plot of land in rural Vermont with a rich history Leaving their cushy CT lives behind, they move into an old trailer on the new proper 4.5 stars Blurring the lines between the past and the present, the dead and the living. With dreams of a less complicated life, Helen and Nate decided to uproot their lives in CT and move to the country Using money Helen recently inherited after her father s passing, they make a plan to start over and build their own home Ultimately, they decide on a large plot of land in rural Vermont with a rich history Leaving their cushy CT lives behind, they move into an old trailer on the new property and commence building their dream home.Olive, a young girl, and new neighbor to Helen and Nate, is missing her Mom, who left home one night and never returned Rumor has it that she has run off with a boyfriend but Olive doesn t believe it Acting out and skipping school, Olive is on a path to nowhere, if someone doesn t step in and help her.As with The Winter People, McMahon has blended perfectly past and present into this story...

  4. Holly B says:

    A couple decide to buy some land in Vermont that local legend has deemed haunted They get a discount Nate asks his wife, Helen what would make her happy She tells him that she dreams of a country life, away from the demands of the city She wants land, a garden, chickens, goats, reminiscent of her childh...

  5. marilyn says:

    Middle school teachers, Helen and Nate, living a comfortable, sane life in the city, decide to ditch their jobs, new condo, and city life, after Helen s father dies and has her rethinking what she wants to do with her life They buy 44 acres in the Vermont woods, with it s very own bog In line with their new way of life, they are building their house ...

  6. Melisa says:

    I absolutely loved this multi layered, multi generational ghost story and mystery, steeped in tragedy Jennifer McMahon is masterful ghost storyteller she has gone back to her roots with The Invitation with a straight up ghost story that will scare your socks off I haven t been this spooked by a book since reading Simone St James The Broken Girls which had a similar gothic, haunting vibe And I so appreciated the nod to history geeks such as myself here I have long been a fan of this autho I absolutely loved this multi layered, multi generational ghost story and mystery, steeped in tragedy Jennifer McMahon is masterful ghost storyteller she has gone back to her roots with The Invitation with a straight up ghost story that will scare your socks off I haven t been this spooked by a book since reading Simone St James The Broken Girls which had a similar ...

  7. Carol says:

    No scary horror here, but we do have one fine creep factor After receiving an inheritance, Helen and Nate leave the cityand their comfortable teaching jobs to self build the home of their dreams.but many strange spirited obstacles arise. Unknowingly, the 44 acres they purchased in a small Vermont village near a bog turns out to have a dark and violent history.a...

  8. Theresa Alan says:

    This is a well done work of paranormal fiction I m not usually a big fan of the paranormal, but it works well here because the story is grounded in history and science since Helen is a history teacher and her husband, Nate, is a science teacher After Helen receives a large inheritance, they give up their teaching jobs and buy property in the woods of Vermont, even though the realtor tells them the land is alleged to be haunted.At first, neither of them believes it, but when weird things begin This is a well done work of paranormal fiction I m not usually a big fan of the paranormal, but it works well here because the story is grounded in history and science since Helen is a history teacher and her husband, Nate, is a science teacher After Helen receives a large inheritance, they give up their teaching jobs and buy property in the woods of Vermont, even though the realtor tells them the land is alleged to be haunted.At first, neither of them believes it, but when weird things begin happening to the house they are building and things start to go missing from the trailer they re living in while working on their home, Helen investigates further The grim family tree she unravels makes for a fun and suspenseful read, madesuspensef...

  9. Tucker (TuckerTheReader) says:

    This book is nothing short of astounding If you ve been following me for a while or even for a week or two , then you know that I love horror I love reading every single word and letting it sink in I love the heart pounding, fear I get when I read scary books Of course, if you know me in real life, you know that I am a big scaredy cat I hate dark places, tight spaces and scary situations So why, would I like horror books Mostly because I can control the situation When I m reading, I kno This book is nothing short of astounding If you ve been following me ...

  10. JuJu (Julie) says:

    Short summaryBeautifully written fictional ghost story filled with intriguing and tragic history My thoughtsThis story begins with a bang The back story about Hattie Breckenridge who died a century ago is so interesting, it grabbed my attention right away The book slows down a bit as it comes back to the present, alternating from the POV s of Helen and Olive Once things pick up, th...