Homebody: A Novel
A master craftsman, Don Lark could fix everything except what mattered, his own soul. After tragedy claimed the one thing he loved, he began looking for dilapidated houses to buy, renovate, and resell at a profit--giving these empty shells the second chance at life he denied himself.
Then in a quiet Southern town, Lark finds his biggest challenge: a squalid yet sturdy mansion that has suffered decades of abuse at the hands of greedy landlords and transient tenants. While two charming old neighbor ladies ply him with delicious cooking, they offer dire warnings about the house's evil past. But there is something about this building that pushes Lark on, even as its enchantments grow increasingly ominous. Will finishing the house offer Lark redemption, or unleash the darkest forces of damnation upon him?
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Review: HomebodyUser Review - Elar - Goodreads
Dramatic and at the same time romantic book explores different 1990s stereotypes and from start is just a plain drama which soon takes turn to mystic side. Reminds me of the movie the Others Read full review
Review: HomebodyUser Review - Kay Shapiro - Goodreads
I won't say I totally hated it, but I was really disappointed. This was not a story of the quality I have come to expect from Card. Read full review
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