The Last House Guest

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42 reviews

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**A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick and New York Times bestseller**

“Once again, Megan Miranda has crafted the perfect summer thriller.” —Riley Sager, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Time I Lied

The summer after a wealthy young summer guest dies under suspicious circumstances, her best friend lives under a cloud of grief and suspicion in this “clever, stylish mystery that will seize readers like a riptide” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) featuring “dizzying plot twists and multiple surprise endings” (The New York Times Book Review).

Littleport, Maine, has always felt like two separate towns: an ideal vacation enclave for the wealthy, whose summer homes line the coastline; and a simple harbor community for the year-round residents whose livelihoods rely on service to the visitors.

Typically, fierce friendships never develop between a local and a summer girl—but that’s just what happens with visitor Sadie Loman and Littleport resident Avery Greer. Each summer for almost a decade, the girls are inseparable—until Sadie is found dead. While the police rule the death a suicide, Avery can’t help but feel there are those in the community, including a local detective and Sadie’s brother, Parker, who blame her. Someone knows more than they’re saying, and Avery is intent on clearing her name, before the facts get twisted against her.

Another thrilling novel from the bestselling author of All the Missing Girls and The Perfect Stranger, Megan Miranda’s The Last House Guest is a smart, twisty read with a strong female protagonist determined to make her own way in the world.

“A riveting read…from master of suspense, Megan Miranda,” (Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of The Good Girl) The Last House Guest is a smart, twisty read that brilliantly explores the elusive nature of memory and the complexities of female friendships.
42 reviews
Lynn Galbraith
April 17, 2020
Writing style kept interest Through many characters, changing sceneries. Suspenseful until last page.
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Linda Strong
June 18, 2019
Avery Greer meets and forms an odd friendship with Sadie Loman. The teens become close over time and remain friends for years. At the end of one summer, Sadie is found dead ... an apparent suicide. Avery feels eyes on her .... Sadie's brother, for one and a local cop for another , both who wonder if Avery is to blame. A year later, Avery tries to make sense of Sadie's death ... but she finds more questions than answers. When she starts uncovering secrets that were never meant to be revealed, she doesn't know who to trust or what to believe. The books goes back and forth between 2017 .. when Sadie dies ... and 2018, present day. It's well written, full of twists, and a mystery that will keep the reader engaged and trying to make sense of this puzzle. Many thanks to the author / Simon & Schuster / Edelweiss for the digital copy of this psychological fiction. Opinions expressed here are unbiased and entirely my own.
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Crystall Glasrud
March 3, 2020
Kept you guessing until the end
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About the author

Megan Miranda is the New York Times bestselling author of All the Missing Girls; The Perfect Stranger; The Last House Guest, a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick; The Girl from Widow Hills; and Such a Quiet Place. She has also written several books for young adults. She grew up in New Jersey, graduated from MIT, and lives in North Carolina with her husband and two children. Follow @MeganLMiranda on Instagram or visit

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