The Housemaid

The Housemaid

Fiction, General Fiction
Paperback Published on: 27/04/2023
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The Housemaid
The plot twist in this book got me good!! I never ever saw it coming!
I love how this book started so creepy and eerie, with Nina behaving so weirdly, and then really escalated in the second half to full-on dangerous. I also ... READ MORE


"Welcome to the family," Nina Winchester says as I shake her elegant, manicured hand. I smile politely, gazing around the marble hallway. Working here is my last chance to start fresh. I can pretend to be whoever I like. But I'll soon learn that the Winchesters' secrets are far more dangerous than my own...

Every day I clean the Winchesters' beautiful house top to bottom. I collect their daughter from school. And I cook a delicious meal for the whole family before heading up to eat alone in my tiny room on the top floor.

I try to ignore how Nina makes a mess just to watch me clean it up. How she tells strange lies about her own daughter. And how her husband Andrew seems more broken every day. But as I look into Andrew's handsome brown eyes, so full of pain, it's hard not to imagine what it would be like to live Nina's life. The walk-in closet, the fancy car, the perfect husband.

I only try on one of Nina's pristine white dresses once. Just to see what it's like. But she soon finds out... and by the time I realize my attic bedroom door only locks from the outside, it's far too late.

But I reassure myself: the Winchesters don't know who I really am.

They don't know what I'm capable of...

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9781408728512
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 233g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm

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The Housemaid
4.5/5 ⭐
The Housemaid by Freida McFadden. 4.5/5 ⭐ "If I leave this house, it will be in handcuffs". Looking for a book to dive into and not put down till you... READ MORE
Jordan Charlesworth
The Housemaid
Hooked from the first chapter
Helen Townsend
The Housemaid
Excellent read.
This is a brilliant story, a definite page turner. I loved it and would definitely recommend it
patricia kerrigan
The Housemaid
Such a good thriller book!
I really enjoyed this book! I saw it’s popularity on TikTok so decided to give it a go, wasn’t expecting to enjoy it as someone fairly new to thriller book... READ MORE
Mollie Green
The Housemaid
A rattling good read
Was given a recommendation via facebook and got a copy … it really was grand, lots of twists and turns in the plot . Beautiful descriptive passages . The e... READ MORE
Sally -Anne  Cooper
The Housemaid
A really good, well-paced novel
This was a really good, well-paced read with lots of twists and turns to the plot. I couldn't put it down. I was quite disappointed with the ending though,... READ MORE
The Housemaid
Twists galore!
I am so pleasantly surprised! I have read a couple of Freida McFadden books and I didn't really enjoy them. I knew there was massive hype surrounding The H... READ MORE
Rebecca Jamison
The Housemaid
Well written
My first book from this author I was not disappointed had me gripped from the start.Never say thevtwist at the end
Virginia Sanders
The Housemaid
Absolutely loved this!!!! Twists i did not expect and i actually gasped at the ending!!!!! A must read!!!!
The Housemaid
Rate 4.5/5
Such an easy, hooking read from the get go. Definitely worth a read!
Megan Black
The Housemaid
An amazing fast paced book with loads of twists and turns!
Freida Mcfadden has instantly become my favourite thriller author. This book is very fast paced and really makes sure you can’t put it down. I highly recom... READ MORE
Charlie Holmes
The Housemaid
Run don’t walk and get this Book
Amazing easily a five star the plot was jaw dropping not like your stereotypical this person got killed let’s find the murder I loved that they include N... READ MORE
Ava MacDougall