Starter House: A NovelSTARTER HOUSE


Genre: Paranormal/Haunted House/Ghost/

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (December 31, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0062283057
  • ISBN-13: 978-0062283054


Promising talent Sonja Condit makes her debut with Starter House, an eerie and mesmerizing tale about a young couple whose new house holds deadly secrets from the past, sure to appeal to fans of Heart-Shaped Box and The Thirteenth Tale.

From the moment Lacey sees the house with the beautiful wood staircase, she knows she’s found her dream home. Growing up rootless with her flighty mother, Ella Dane, a self-proclaimed psychic, Lacey is determined to give her unborn baby the stability she never had.

But shortly after she and her husband, Eric, move in, the warm and welcoming house becomes cold and dark. There is something malevolent within these walls that wants to hurt her unborn child—a terrifying presence that only she can sense. And there is Drew, a demanding and temperamental little boy who mysteriously appears when Lacey is alone.

To protect her unborn child and save her family, Lacy must discover the truth about her dream house and the troubled Drew—a decades-old mystery involving secrets, violence, and guilt—and confront an evil that has lingered in wait for years.



STARTER HOUSE by debut author Sonja Condit is an intriguing and eerie,spell binding Paranormal/Haunted House/Ghost set in a cozy cottage in Greeneburg,South Carolina. Lacey Miszlak and her husband Eric finally find their dream house, or is it?
Lacey is pregnant with their first child. Filled with a haunted house, a ghost, peril,malevolence,secrets, tragedy,evil, and a quest that takes Lacey from the present to the past for answers. To save herself, her husband, and their unborn child,Lacey must go searching for answers before they become a part of their houses’ past. Ms. Condit has penned a story that is haunting, eerie, but intriguing and a hard to put down story. With engaging characters, and a unique storyline. A must read for anyone who enjoys ghosts, haunting, and malevolence. Well done! I look forward to her next story. Received for an honest review from the publisher.
REVIEWED BY: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More