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Book Reviews of The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1)

The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1)
The Housemaid - Housemaid, Bk 1
Author: Freida McFadden
ISBN-13: 9781538742570
ISBN-10: 1538742578
Publication Date: 8/23/2022
Pages: 336
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 52 ratings
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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10 Book Reviews submitted by our Members...sorted by voted most helpful

smileen avatar reviewed The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1) on + 242 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I was up late last night finishing this book. It was like reading Goosebumps with my kids. Every chapter (which most were only a few pages long), left me hanging to turn the page and see what was going to happen next. Not my usual genre, I had to read it for Book Club, I'd classify it as "Creepy". I stopped trying to figure anything out, because every time tried, it definitely was not what I expected. I told my husband I would make a terrible detective! And I am going to make him read this one!
bookaholic avatar reviewed The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1) on + 52 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This is my first book I have read by Ms McFadden and was thoroughly intrigued by all the twists and turns which made for a really engrossing read. If you like a book that keeps you guessing, try this one. I don't think you will be diappointed.
esjro avatar reviewed The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1) on + 899 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This is a one sitting read!
susieqmillsacoustics avatar reviewed The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1) on + 1061 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
What fun! This is the 5th of McFadden's books that I have read and she has not disappointed me yet. This kept me turning pages (as all her books have). I love being inside the heads of her characters! This is a tale of suspense and surprises where everything may not be as it seems.
Bonnie avatar reviewed The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1) on + 417 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Not my genre, as we frequently hear. But oh, I couldn't stop reading until finished. Short, snappy chapters, twists and turns I never saw coming. I really loved this book and have already ordered the sequel.
BigGreenChair avatar reviewed The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1) on + 450 more book reviews
Creepy thriller, finished it in one sitting in winter!
smileen avatar reviewed The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1) on + 242 more book reviews
I was up late last night finishing this book. It was like reading Goosebumps with my kids. Every chapter (which most were only a few pages long), left me hanging to turn the page and see what was going to happen next. Not my usual genre, I had to read it for Book Club, I'd classify it as "Creepy". I stopped trying to figure anything out, because every time tried, it definitely was not what I expected. I told my husband I would make a terrible detective! And I am going to make him read this one!
eadieburke avatar reviewed The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1) on + 1605 more book reviews
Millie is a convict who is living in her car. She needs a job and applies to a housemaid advertisement and is hired as a nanny and housemaid by Andrew and Nina Winchester. They also have a daughter named Cecelia who is a living nightmare. Nina is a bit psycho and makes up lies about Millie but Millie is bound to keep her job. I won't tell you anything more about this book. You will have to read it to find out more. This is a dark, creepy and twisted psychological thriller. It is unputdownable once you start reading it. The plot is unbelievable and keeps you reading until the surprise ending. Frieda McFadden knows how to tell a good story and this will not be the only book I will read by her. If you like books about secrets then you will love this book.
Timbuktu126 avatar reviewed The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1) on + 474 more book reviews
Part 1 of this book is good, but Parts 2 and 3 are where the revelations will knock your socks off! LOVED the ending!! I read this in just a day and a half!!
NYbooks avatar reviewed The Housemaid (Housemaid, Bk 1) on + 95 more book reviews
PLUSES: A definite page turner. You can't help but get engrossed in the plot from the beginning. The characters are definitely unique, and you can almost hear the way certain characters are speaking.

MINUSES: A bit implausible at times. I sometimes felt certain situations could have been avoided if different actions had been taken. And then there was, what I would call, a huge "coincidence" , that was a bit too much. 3 1/2 stars.