By Freida McFadden
I just finished “The HouseMaid) by Freida McFadden. Here are my thoughts. This book is about a young woman named Millie who takes a job as a housemaid for a wealthy family. She needs to do a perfect job as she is an ex-convict and she is living in her car. Her job is to do housecleaning and cooking for the Winchesters: Nina (the wife who is demanding and seems to sabatoge her at every step, Cece (the spoiled-rottern daughter) and Andrew (The gorgeous husband who seems to be perfect). What follows is a series of strange occurences where nothing is at it seems and everything is strange and bizarre….until somethimg MAJOR happens and then things begin to make sense.
What I liked about this book is that it was action packed, filled with surprises and revelations that I wasn’t expecting. I liked the main character. She was trying to fix her life in toxic circumstances. The plot went along quickly and there were alot of surprising revelations which made this book a quick read.
What didn’t like. I’ve read books like this before, so I felt like the book wasn’t a unique plot. In fact, I’ve read quite a few books like this. The typical “things aren’t what they seem” type of pscychological thriller. The only thing I appreciated about the plot, is how they set up the character of Millie for another book.
Overall, in spite of the similarities to other books, I enjoyed the read…enough to read the sequel.
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