The Intruder at Number 40

The Intruder at Number A dark and thrilling short story featuring characters from The Sudden Departure of the FrasersHe sold Lime Park Road months ago So why is he still visiting the house Ryan Steer is an estate agent i

  • Title: The Intruder at Number 40
  • Author: Louise Candlish
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 317
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A dark and thrilling short story featuring characters from The Sudden Departure of the FrasersHe sold 40 Lime Park Road months ago So why is he still visiting the house Ryan Steer is an estate agent in property hotspot Lime Park, gatekeeper to a growing population of well heeled families and affluent couples attracted by the area s promise of a tranquil suburban lifestyleA dark and thrilling short story featuring characters from The Sudden Departure of the FrasersHe sold 40 Lime Park Road months ago So why is he still visiting the house Ryan Steer is an estate agent in property hotspot Lime Park, gatekeeper to a growing population of well heeled families and affluent couples attracted by the area s promise of a tranquil suburban lifestyle To be honest, the houses sell themselves, and when Ryan hands over the keys to his vendors he usually wishes them well and loses their faces in the crowd Until Jeremy and Amber Fraser, that is For there is something about Mrs Fraser that gets under his skin, something that causes illicit thoughts, thoughts that lead to actions secret, forbidden ones But if ever a woman was worth the risk, it is Amber Fraser.

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    1. Great little short story, which if you've read 'The Sudden Departure of the Frasers' you're sure to enjoy. I love Louise Candlish's writing. Tense yet subtle.

    2. "The Intruder at No 40" is a short story featuring characters from Louise Candlish's "The Sudden Departure of the Frasers." I read, and loved, "The Sudden Departure of the Frasers" last year, so much so it made my top ten favourite books of 2015! So I was really excited to read this short story based on characters from that book. My usual complaint with short stories is that they are over too quickly. But I can't say the same for this one. The story played out nicely over the 30 odd pages, and I [...]

    3. Last year I read and totally enjoyed "The Sudden Departure of the Frasers" by Louise Candlish, so much that it was one of my books of the month and I couldn't stop raving about it. so of course I was very excited to hear that Ms Candlish is publishing a short story featuring the characters from the above mentioned novel - I am about to start reading "The Swimming Pool" by this author and I thought it is a great timing for this novella.However, after few pages I felt very confused and didn't stop [...]

    4. I was delighted to discover this author from the book this is linked to; The Sudden Departure of the Frasers. This short comes in at 33 pages and features Amber Fraser of the titleā€¦The Intruder at Number 40 was released earlier this year in the run up to the authors fantastic tale The Swimming Pool, so perhaps the idea was to get the authors name in the forefront of the readers mind in readiness. Again this was an enjoyable enough story, but apart from the house at Lime Grove, the very one the [...]

    5. Ryan steer sells property. His girlfriend Julie, want to start a family but Ryan does not want to commit. In fact he wants out of the relationship. He becomes obsessed with the wife of a couple who purchased No 40 Lime Toad and prior to them moving in places a hidden camera in the smoke detector and over months watches the wife until they sell up and move away. Unable to retrieve the camera he fears his actions will be discovered.A very good short story.

    6. 3.5*A very short but very enjoyable read. I haven't yet read The Sudden Departure of the Frasers although this didn't matter. The story was more about the very creepy estate agent who sold them the house. A very good read to while away 30 minutes or so.

    7. This is a great short story that adds another dimension to the fabulous 'The Sudden Departure of the Frasers' and confirms all my deeply-held suspicions about estate agents.

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