The Neighbors

Posted 19 September 2020 by Kim in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The NeighborsThe Neighbors by Ania Ahlborn
Published by Thomas & Mercer
Release Date: 27 November 2012
Genres: thrillers
Audience: adult
Pages: 252
Source: borrowed
Format: Paperback
Buy it: Amazon | B&N
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Rating: five-stars


from the back cover

Andrew Morrison sacrificed everything—his childhood, his education, and the girl of his dreams—to look after his alcoholic mother. But enough is enough, and now he’s determined to get out and live his life. That means trading the home he grew up in for a rented room in the house of an old childhood friend— both of which are in sorry shape.
The only thing worse than Drew’s squalid new digs and sullen new roommate is the envy he feels for the house next door: a picture-perfect suburban domicile straight out of Norman Rockwell, with a couple of happy householders to match. But the better acquainted he gets with his new neighbors—especially the sweet and sexy Harlow Ward—the more he suspects unspeakable darkness beyond the white picket fence.
At the intersection of Blue Velvet and Basic Instinct lies The Neighbors, an insidiously entertaining tale of psychological suspense and mounting terror by the boldest new master of the form, Ania Ahlborn.

About Ania Ahlborn

Born in Ciechanow Poland, Ania’s earliest childhood memory is of crawling through a hole in the chain link fence that separated her family home from the large wooded cemetery next door. She’d spend hours among the headstones, breaking up bouquets of silk flowers so that everyone had their equal share. She’s been drawn to the spookier things in life ever since.

Ania has been dabbling in fiction since the age of twelve. She attended the University of New Mexico, where she received her BA in creative writing. ‘Seed’ is her first published work.

Her favorite authors include Stephen King, Brett Easton Ellis, and Poppy Z. Brite.

Beyond writing, Ania enjoys gourmet cooking, baking, movies, drawing, and traveling. She currently resides in Albuquerque with her husband and two dogs, Beau the Scottie and Galaxy the Yorkie.

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