Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “House of Ghosts” as Want to Read:
House of Ghosts
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

House of Ghosts

2.78 of 5 stars 2.78  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  6 reviews
House of Ghosts is a gripping mystery that takes readers through some of the most shrouded history of the twentieth century. In August 1944, Allied forces launched a top-secret aerial assault on the I. G. Farben oil and rubber plant, the flight plan taking bombers directly over the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp five miles away. Considering the known threat to the J ...more
Paperback, 313 pages
Published August 15th 2008 by Rio Norte Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about House of Ghosts, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about House of Ghosts

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 261)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Phoebe Kate Foster
When was the last time you read a piece of fiction with a truly original and unusual plot?

We've got vampires everywhere, whodunits where we all know from page 1 who did it (and we couldn't care less), international espionage, ghost stories, political thrillers and apocalyptic gloom-and-doom tales. To tell you the truth, the New York Times best-seller list contains no surprises and no new names -- and probably nothing I really want to read unless it shows up in my local library or in a used book
I came by this book in an strange manner - an ad on Facebook, of all places. The premise interested me because I had a friend (who died in 2005)who was a bombardier during World War II, and he told me of his frustration at not being able to bomb Auschwitz, which was only a short distance away from his primary targets. He said to me that he was forbidden even to suggest it. One wonders why ... or perhaps not.

Unreadable. The o
Wendy Hines
Joe Henderson hasn't had such a good time of it lately. Due to a bullet to the knee, the Detective has had to retire earlier than he anticipated. His wife left him, and now spends his days with his booze and nicotine. When the house across the street one afternoon is surrounded by police, Joe gets off his butt, using his golf club as a cane, and ambles across the street. The man who lived there for forty years was no friend of his or the neighborhood, so its no loss to Joe that the man is dead. ...more
Julie Failla Earhart
In House of Ghosts author Lawrence Kaplan introduces a new detective series. Ex-cop Joe Henderson is still suffers excruciating pain after a bullet shattered his leg in the line of duty. Like all police officers who fire their gun, Joe is forced to visit a psychiatrist in order to collect his disability. With his career in tatters, Joe turns to drink and pain pills, forcing his wife to leave him.

On an August day in 2000, Joe’s neighbor across the street, Preston Swedge, is found dead. Joe gets n
Louise Silk
Terrible- boring. I was excited to read this book to find out more about what was going on in the US during WWII but this couldn't keep my attention
Unreadably incoherent.
Nancy marked it as to-read
May 16, 2015
Cary Morton
Cary Morton marked it as to-read
May 15, 2015
Andy Baird
Andy Baird marked it as to-read
Apr 30, 2015
Teodora Tanasie
Teodora Tanasie marked it as to-read
Apr 29, 2015
Terri marked it as to-read
Apr 29, 2015
Layna marked it as to-read
Apr 25, 2015
Tim marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2015
Chris Hayes
Chris Hayes marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2015
Susan Costantini
Susan Costantini marked it as to-read
Apr 13, 2015
Ari marked it as to-read
Apr 12, 2015
Carmen marked it as to-read
Apr 09, 2015
Krista marked it as to-read
Apr 08, 2015
Pat added it
Mar 30, 2015
Tricia marked it as to-read
Mar 24, 2015
Hanneri marked it as to-read
Mar 18, 2015
Rachel marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2015
Neill marked it as to-read
Mar 09, 2015
Cami marked it as to-read
Apr 30, 2015
Dermot marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2015
Emma marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2015
Hellen marked it as to-read
Feb 20, 2015
Gary Thomas
Gary Thomas marked it as to-read
Feb 18, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Gratitude
  • Red Inferno: 1945
  • Devil's Dream: A Novel About Nathan Bedford Forrest
  • Transgression: A Novel of Love and War
  • Hitler's Panzers: The Lightning Attacks that Revolutionized Warfare
  • The Street Philosopher
  • Knights of the Cross
  • A Knife Edge (Vin Cooper, #2)
  • Young Bloods (Revolution, #1)
  • The Arms Maker of Berlin
  • Beautiful Assassin
  • Gods Go Begging
  • Gifts of War
  • Beastchild
  • The Marrowbone Marble Company
  • Mimi and Toutou's Big Adventure: The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika
  • Northfield
  • Hitler's Niece
Lawrence Kaplan is a 1979 graduate of New York University School of Dentistry, runs a dental practice in New Jersey, and lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, with his wife and menagerie. House of Ghosts is his first novel.
More about Lawrence Kaplan...
Between Ocean and City: The Transformation of Rockaway, New York (Columbia History of Urban Life) Gene Killers Fundamentalism in Comparative Perspective Revolutions: A Comparative Study Chazon Ish: Heredi Critic of Traditional Orthodoxy

Share This Book