The Invited



A chilling ghost story with a twist the New York Times bestselling author of The Winter People returns to the woods of Vermont to tell the story of a husband and wife who don t simply move into a haunted house, they start building one from scratch, without knowing it, until it s too lateIn a quest for a simpler life, Helen and Nate abandon the comforts of suburbia and their teaching jobs to take up residence on forty four acres of rural land where they will begin the ultimate, aspirational do it yourself project building the house of their dreams When they discover that this charming property has a dark and violent past, Helen, a former history teacher, becomes consumed by the legend of Hattie Breckenridge, a woman who lived and died there a century ago As Helen starts carefully sourcing decorative building materials for her home wooden beams, mantles, historic bricks she starts to unearth, and literally conjure, the tragic lives of Hattie s descendants, three generations of Breckenridge women, each of whom died amidst suspicion, and who seem to still be seeking something precious and elusive in the present day. Download The Invited – tiffanydaniels.co.ukThe Invited

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  • Hardcover
  • 353 pages
  • The Invited
  • Jennifer McMahon
  • 24 March 2017
  • 0385541384

13 thoughts on “The Invited

  1. says:

    In the very beginning of the story, Hattie Breckenridge is hung for being a witch Nate and Emily decide that they want to build a house in Vermount The plot of land that they purchase is haunted They then learn that Hattie use to live on the land that they purchased a century ago near the Bog Then things get really interesting Helen doesn t know it but she ends up building a haunted house from sctatch Then strange things start happening It is so eerie.Helen also finds out about the tragic In the very beginning of the story, Hattie Breckenridge is hung for being a witch Nate and Emily decide that they want to build a house in Vermount The plot of land that they purchase is haunted They then learn that Hattie use to live on the land that they purchased a century ago near the Bog Then things get really interesting Helen doesn t know it but she ends up building a haunted house from sctatch Then strange things start happening It is so eerie.Helen also finds out about the tragic lives of Hallie s descendants, three generations of Breckenridge women, each of whom died amidst suspicion Then Olive, a 14 year old girl, tried to find her mother who disappeared without a trace She lives with her father and they are both grieving Before her mother died she told her that there was a hidden treasure somewhere in the woods that borders the bog Olive then is on a search to find the treasure.A very chilling gothic ghost story...

  2. says:

    4.5 stars Blurring the lines between the past and the present, the dead and the living. With dreams of a less complicated life, Helen and Nate decide to uproot from urban CT and move out to the country Using money Helen recently inherited after her father s passing, they make a plan to start over and build a new home with their own hands Ultimately, they decide on a large plot of land in rural Vermont with a rich history Leaving their cushy CT lives behind, they move into an old trailer 4.5 stars Blurring the lines between the past and the present, the dead and the living. With dreams of a less complicated life, Helen and Nate decide to uproot from urban CT and move out to the country Using money Helen recently inherited after her father s passing, they make a plan to start over and build a new home with their own hands Ultimately, they decide on a large plot of land in rural Vermont with a rich history Leaving their cushy CT lives behind, they move into an old trailer on the new property and commence building their dream home.Olive, a young girl, and new neighbor to Helen and Nate, is ...

  3. says:

    3.5 starsNate and Helen decided to change their lives They resigned from their teaching jobs and moved to rural Vermont where they began building the home of their dreams They purchased the forty four acres of land from a man who was extremely motivated to sell So happy to have a good deal, in a beautiful setting, they soon learned that their land was once owned by a suspected witch, Hattie Breckenridge A woman who the town chased down and hung for being a witch Rumors about the land are al 3.5 starsNate and Helen decided to change their lives They resigned from their teaching jobs and moved to rural Vermont where they began building the home of their dreams They purchased the forty four acres of land from a man who was extremely motivated to sell So happy to have a good deal, in a beautiful setting, they soon learned that their land was once owned by a suspected witch, Hattie Breckenridge A woman who the town chased down and hung for being a witch Rumors about the land are all around town People also had tales about sightings of Hattie Undeterred, Helen and Nate continue to build their home When Helen purchases materials for her home, not only do strange things begin to happen but she begins to have sightings Intrigued by the history of the land and tales of Hattie Breckenridge, Helen decides to learn all she can about Hattie and her descendants.Olive, a local teenager, is looking for answers about her Mother s disappearance She is also obsessed with finding lost it...

  4. says:

    A couple decide to buy some land in Vermont that local legend has deemed haunted They get a discount Nate asks his wife, Helen what would make her happy She tells him that she dreams of a country life, away from the demands of the city She wants land, a garden, chickens, goats, reminiscent of her childhood reading of the Little House on the Prairie.Nate and Helen buy the land and begin building the home of their dreams They are building it themselves and adding some pieces of local A couple decide to buy some land in Vermont that local legend has deemed haunted They get a discount Nate asks his wife, Helen what would make her happy She tells him that she dreams of a country life, away from the demands of the city She wants land, a garden, chickens, goats, reminiscent of her childhood reading of the Little House on the Prairie.Nate and Helen buy the land and begin building the home of their dreams They are building it themselves and adding some pieces of local history to their master plans.As Helen fills the house with local artifacts, she stirs some spirits from the past Suspicious and unfriendly townspeople, strange noises in the night, paranoid thoughts, and a story from a century ago have Nate and Helen desperate to figure it all out.A ghost story and a haunted house made this one an intriguing story with some tension and foreboding Well written with a unique spin that held my attention until the end I really enjoyed this on...

  5. says:

    One doesn t always need to move into a house that is haunted, sometimes even building new the land itself could be taunted This is what happens in the Vermont woods, when Helen and Nate leave their jobs, taking Helen s inheritance, to build a new house What they didn t know was that this spot was the place of an horrific injustice, and a lost treasure It soon become clear that they are not alone, and that someone wants something from the m.I love how this author puts her stories together, out One doesn t always need to move into a house that is haunted, sometimes even building new the land itself could be taunted This is what happens in the Vermont woods, when Helen and Nate leave their jobs, taking Helen s inheritance, to build a new house What they didn t know was that this spot was the place of an horrific injustice, and a lost treasure It soon become clear that they are not alone, and that someone wants something from the m.I love how this author puts her stories together, outwordly happenings mixed with human greed Although some of this was predictable, other parts weren t, and the ghostly vibes kept me reading The past is never completely past, not in a person s mind and maybe the spirit world can reach out and attach itself to familiar things At least this author makes it seem possible She always gives the reader someone to root for, and in this...

  6. says:

    Middle school teachers, Helen and Nate, living a comfortable, sane life in the city, decide to ditch their jobs, new condo, and city life, after Helen s father dies and has her rethinking what she wants to do with her life They buy 44 acres in the Vermont woods, with it s very own bog In line with their new way of life, they are building their house themselves and Helen goes about finding things that are related in some way to Hattie Breckenridge, a rud witch who lived on that property a c Middle school teachers, Helen and Nate, living a comfortable, sane life in the city, decide to ditch their jobs, new condo, and city life, after Helen s father dies and has her rethinking what she wants to do with her life They buy 44 acres in the Vermont woods, with it s very own bog In line with their new way of life, they are building their house themselves and Helen goes about finding things that are related in some way to Hattie Breckenridge, a rud witch who lived on that property a century ago Helen has trouble finding anyone willing to talk about Hattie and in fact, a lot of the local townsfolk seem to be suspicious of Helen and Nate, for buying and living on Hattie s property This is not a horror story but it is a ghost story The scares are subtle and the story is a slow one, building quietly, as we get to know Helen and Nate, in their new surroundings and also get to know a their 14 year old neighbor, Olive...

  7. says:

    I absolutely loved this multi layered, multi generational ghost story and mystery, steeped in tragedy Jennifer McMahon is masterful ghost storyteller she has gone back to her roots with The Invitation with a straight up ghost story that will scare your socks off I haven t been this spooked by a book since reading Simone St James The Broken Girls which had a similar gothic, haunting vibe And I so appreciated the nod to history geeks such as myself here I have long been a fan of this autho I absolutely loved this multi layered, multi generational ghost story and mystery, steeped in tragedy Jennifer McMahon is masterful ghost storyteller she has gone back to her roots with The Invitation with a straight up ghost story that will scare your socks off I haven t been this spooked by a book since reading Simone St James The Broken Girls which had a similar gothic, haunting vibe And I so appreciated the nod to history geeks such as myself here I have long b...

  8. says:

    This book is nothing short of astounding If you ve been following me for a while or even for a week or two , then you know that I love horror I love reading every single word and letting it sink in I love the heart pounding, fear I get when I read scary books Of course, if you know me in real life, you know that I am a big scaredy cat I hate dark places, tight spaces and scary situations So why, would I like horror books Mostly because I can control the situation When I m reading, I kno This book is nothing short of astounding If you ve been following me for a while or even for a week or two , then you know that I love horror I love reading every single word and letting it sink in I love the heart pounding, fear I get when I read scary books Of course, if you know me in real life, you know that I am a big scaredy cat I hate dark places, tight spaces and scary situations So why, would I like horror books Mostly because I can control the situation When I m reading, I know what I m reading isn t real and that I can always shut the book One thing most horror authors cough Stephen King cough , is have a very subtle slow build of horror ...

  9. says:

    5Anyone that knows me well at all knows I absolutely A D O R E Jennifer McMahon She writes some of the creepiest and most chilling books I have ever read Unfortunately, while I still really enjoyed The Invited, it was not my absolute favorite from her.What it s about Helen and Nate have decided to leave their teaching jobs and move from the suburbs of Connecticut to forty four acres in Hartsboro, Vermont Using money she received after her dad died, Helen and Nate decide to build a hou 5Anyone that knows me well at all knows I absolutely A D O R E Jennifer McMahon She writes some of the creepiest and most chilling books I have ever read Unfortunately, while I still really enjoyed The Invited, it was not my absolute favorite from her.What it s about Helen and Nate have decided to leave their teaching jobs and move from the suburbs of Connecticut to forty four acres in Hartsboro, Vermont Using money she received after her dad died, Helen and Nate decide to build a house on the land and stay there in a trailer while it is being built But this is not your standard, large piece of land and people in the area say it is haunted Helen likes things wi...

  10. says:

    No scary horror here, but we do have one fine creep factor After receiving an inheritance, Helen and Nate leave the cityand their comfortable teaching jobs to self build the home of their dreams.but many strange spirited obstacles arise. Unknowingly, the 44 acres they purchased in a small Vermont village near a bog turns out to have a dark and violent history.and the townspeople make it known they aren t too happy with the presence of outsiders even before Helen decides to dig deep int No scary horror here, but we do have one fine creep factor After receiving an inheritance, Helen and Nate leave the cityand their comfortable teaching jobs to self build the home of their dreams.but many strange spirited obstacles arise. Unknowingly, the 44 acres they purchased in a small Vermont village near a bog turns out to have a dark and violent history.and the townspeople make it known they aren t too happy with the presence of outsiders even before Helen decides to dig deep into the...

  11. says:

    This is a well done work of paranormal fiction I m not usually a big fan of the paranormal, but it works well here because the story is grounded in history and science since Helen is a history teacher and her husband, Nate, is a science teacher After Helen receives a large inheritance, they give up their teaching jobs and buy property in the woods of Vermont, even though the realtor tells them the land is alleged to be haunted.At first, neither of them believes it, but when weird things begin This is a well done work of paranormal fiction I m not usually a big fan of the paranormal, but it works well here because the story is grounded in history and science since Helen is a history teacher and her husband, Nate, is a science teacher After Helen receives a large inheritance, they give up their teaching jobs and buy property in the woods of Vermont, even though the realtor tells them the land is alleged to be haunted.At first, neither of them believes it, but when weird things begin happening to the house they are building an...

  12. says:

    Short summaryBeautifully written fictional ghost story filled with intriguing and tragic history My thoughtsThis story begins with a bang The back story about Hattie Breckenridge who died a century ago is so interesting, it grabbed my attention right away The book slows down a bit as it comes back to the present, alternating from the POV s of Helen and Olive Once things pick up, the book is hard to put down Every once in a while we get a chapter that goes back in history to fill in some mi Short summaryBeautifully written fictional ghost story filled with intriguing and tragic history My thoughtsThis story begins with a bang The back story about Hattie Breckenridge who died a century ago is so interesting, it grabbed my attention right away The book slows down a bit as it comes back to the present, alternating from the POV s of Helen and Olive Once things pick up, the book is hard to put down Every once in a while we get a chapter that goes back in history to fill in some missing details and those chapters were my favorite I didn t consider this a horror or super scary It wasof a steady paced ghost story It s full of mystery, ghosts, multi generational tragedy, intriguing and horrifying history, haunted objects and muchMcMahon s writing is outstanding My Rating 4.5 sPublished April 30th 2019 by Doubleday Pages 384Recommend Yes If you like your thrillers with ...

  13. says:

    Witchcraft, a wicked creepy town history, things that go bump in the night Yes please I loved this book I didn t know what to expect when I agreed to read this book as a group read with some fellow Traveling Sisters Whew, let me tell you it was fantastic I was creeped out right down to my toes I am not a fan of horror and I have never read a witchcraft, or witch themed book, oh gasp yes I know I could not get enough of this book though.Helen and Nate decided to pursue their dream of Witchcraft, a wicked creepy town history, things that go bump in the night Yes please I loved this book I didn t know what to expect when I agreed to read this book as a group read with some fellow Traveling Sisters Whew, let me tell you it was fantastic I was creeped out right down to my toes I am not a fan of horror and I have never read a witchcraft, or witch themed book, oh gasp yes I know I could not get enough of this book though.Helen and Nate decided to pursue their dream of building their own little dream house in Vermont in the middle of literally nowhere Little by little the history of their dream lot started to reveal itself and it was not pretty Even though it was extremely sad and disturbing I must admit I was drawn in immediately It was fascinating to hear about the town and it s past ...

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