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The Housemates by Iain Rob Wright
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Damien Banks believes that he's been given a fantastic opportunity to compete for two million pounds cash against eleven others in a ten-day reality show competition. But soon the sinister voice of "The Landlord" fills him and his housemates with dread as they realize that the stakes have changed and that they are now competing for their lives.

Fast-paced and incredibly entertaining, I really enjoyed this story. The characters are realistic and relatable. I pictured each one in my mind and quickly decided which ones were decent and which ones were unscrupulous. Then, situations changed and created uncertainty as to which characters were trustworthy. It added nicely to the suspense. I admit, I was definitely rooting for Damien.

I enjoyed the ending, though wish that Wright had further elaborated and provided more post-competition details. Then again, the way it ended, I wouldn't be surprised to find the story continued in a sequel. We can hope, anyway! :)
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Reading Progress

October 11, 2013 – Shelved
October 11, 2013 – Shelved as: to-read
March 17, 2016 – Started Reading
March 17, 2016 –
15.0% "The guy's name is Damien. What could possibly go wrong? :-)"
March 21, 2016 – Finished Reading
March 27, 2016 – Shelved as: psychological-horror
March 27, 2016 – Shelved as: psychological-thriller
March 27, 2016 – Shelved as: reality-show-gone-wrong
March 27, 2016 – Shelved as: revenge-is-sweet

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