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Publisher's Summary

Situated in a beautiful setting abutting the Balarang waterways and located on an acre of natural bushland, this three-bedroom country home is full of promise, character and potential. Featuring private access to the many splendours of Balarang Creek, this idyllic property is perfect for anyone seeking fresh air and serenity.

Nostalgic for childhood summers a world away from his manic Melbourne life, Dave Johnson purchases a secluded house in a postcard-perfect coastal town. A savvy investment, he convinces his wife. One year on, and his seaside dream has turned into one big headache, with his tenants not paying rent, and now simply vanishing into thin air, leaving all their belongings behind. Summoned back to the house to inspect the abandoned property, Dave and his wife Lisa become trapped in the isolated spot after their car breaks down. Spooked and alone, they become lured into investigating what really happened to their mysterious tenants.

©2021 Christian White and Summer DeRoche (P)2021 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.

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Another great book by Christian White

Gripping from the get go, brilliantly narrated and written, great team work Christian and summer

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Glad I got it for free

Story moved quickly and was very well narrated but the plot and characters were insipid to say the least. Glad I didn’t have to pay for it!

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disappointing end

it was slow in the beginning, 3/4 in it gets quite good but disappointing ending.

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Must Listen! A+

Psychological thrillers make for intoxicating audiobooks and Still House does not fall short. Luke Arnold’s gravelly voice draws the listener in with a nuanced characterisation of Dave’s tension and insecurity. The contrast of Sibylla Budd’a crisp elocution and impassioned narration brings Lisa to life. A nod to the lonely Australian landscape counterposed to the picturesque coastal holiday dream, this story of Still House is one you cannot miss.

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I hate this book. Here's why:

It's late at night and I still have to go pee, but now I'm too spooked. Nice job, authors! Also, I will surely check out other work of these writers, because a) the writing is really good and engaging; and b) who needs sleep anyway? Good night!

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Umm...

Performance was great, story was at best... mundane.

Saw the issue and outcome miles away, listened to Christians other book "the wife and the widow" that book was something else entirely, this book, at best, must've been nothing but a pay day.

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Great quick little read

Great little story. The narrators absolutely nailed the delivery. I really really enjoyed listening to this one. I was so creeped out that I had to stay the course and listen to the end. The twist at the end made me roll my eyes because I couldn't believe I didn't see it coming.

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Great short story!

Really enjoyed this short story. Absolutely had me hooked in! Finished it in two sittings.

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Good Aussie suspense

Caveat emptor.. buyer beware ...especially when buying real estate! Enjoyable intense novella., I thoroughly enjoyed this. Great story, great performances.

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Toyed with my emotions! Another great story though.

Summer and Christian spin a great story and I really can’t fault this apart from not liking the ending, but that’s just me having a dummy spit haha. Very well done. Lots of suspense and the performances were top shelf. It did well to keep my interest as I get bored and fidgety with audio books and most of the time can’t finish them because I don’t like the narrators. Well done Summer and Christian.

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  • 09-04-2021

Loved it!

Everything about this story was great! Start to finish so good. Narrating, icing on the cake.

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  • 14-04-2021

A landlords job is never easy

A great quick story!
Sometimes it’s not what you think.
House rentals aren’t as simple as you think.

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  • Denisa
  • 13-04-2021

Was it haunted? Who knows

What a good read! It definitely had me looking around a few times though lol definitely worth listening too especially if you're in the house by yourself and love being spooked! The ending was really good as well.

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  • Barbara
  • 19-04-2021

Ooohh creepy!

I really enjoyed this creepy story! The narrators were excellent and the author kept me guessing the whole time. Great ending!

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  • KH
  • 18-04-2021

Couldn’t finish

I’m not into ghosts and exorcisms, not for me. The narration is good, but not enough to keep my interest.

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  • dmrh
  • 17-04-2021

Enjoyed this.

This book had me hooked from the start. The author was able to make me laugh out loud a few times and it was very easy to picture in my mind the characters, settings, and interactions. I liked the characters even though they had their faults and I felt for them. This book was suspenseful, well written, and worth the time.

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  • RockerFromCali
  • 16-04-2021

Loved this!

Great short story, creepy in all the right places! Highly recommend for a short thrill ride!

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  • impac
  • 15-04-2021

Another interesting story lost.

Story could have been good we're it not for needless profanity & crude descriptions. Are people really wanting to hear about tampons, bleeding and ruining pants, and turning the great gift of language into something vulgar and crass? Maybe people now have lowered their standards that much, but I truly hope not.

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  • barbara
  • 15-04-2021

Still House

This short story is unputdownable, keeps you on edge and guessing the whole time. The narration is very good, keeps the reader on edge.

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  • melissa richter
  • 15-04-2021

Loved it....kept me on the edge of my seat

Well written and compelling storyline that kept me guessing until the very end. Aptly combines humor, drama, and real-world angst and cynism in a truly compelling and entertaining way. It's a great read for sure and the narrators do a terrific job as well. Time well spent!!!

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