The Family Plot
At twenty-six, Dahlia Lighthouse has a lot to learn when it comes to the real world. Raised in a secluded island mansion deep in the woods a ...more
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But the early revelation of the big twist killed my excitement and after that revelation everything turns into repetitive cycle which overshadowed the other semi bigger twist which is so obvious from the beginning and the conclusion of the story was semi satisfying with plot h ...more
The Lighth ...more
Delilah was raised by true crime obsessed parents, in a secluded mansion deep in the woods.
She has a hard time making friends and she’s continually searching for her twin brother, Andy who disappeared when they were 16.
She returns to the house of horrors when her father passes away, only to discover her brother is buried in the family plot, his skull ...more
The world is a dark, mysterious, sometimes disturbing and cruel place that warrants our attention, our ideas, and our talents.
Imagine if you will an isolated rural mansion that has no boundaries, a home with hidden secrets, trap doors, and floating images that creep i ...more
I can't truthfully say I wish I hadn't, because this book is so different from the last, but it left me feeling so creeped out - and not in a fun, good way - that I'm having trouble writing an accurate critique.
I think the major issues I had with the story were these 2: 1. there isn't one redeeming character in the book for me. Typically in a dysfunctional family, at least 1 person can be ...more
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Publication Date: 8/17/21
The Family Plot is the perfect read for murderinos and fans of true crime docs/podcasts/etc. The novel centers around the Lighthouse family, who take dysfunctional to a whole other level. Raised on a secluded island and taught about every major murder case by their true crime-obsessed parents, Dahlia, Charlie, and Tate (all named after murder victims) have finally returned home for the first time since th ...more
Unlike the previous book, the female main character, Dahlia (named after the Black Dahlia) is st ...more
The family is isolated and the islanders view them with horrid fascination. When the kids return to bury their father, tensions explode. Then they find a body buried on their property ...
It was difficult for me to like any of the characters, they were so utterly strange, but the story is compelling and I co ...more
The Lighthouse family is odd. Obsessed with murder. Always have been. When the patriarch dies, the children come back to gather as a family. Charlie and Tate orbit around each other, and Dahlia pines for her brother who ran away after their 16th birthday without a single word.
But family secrets are hard to keep buried.
Kindly received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
*Or killers. ...more