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The House That Whispers

There are no real ghosts in Lin Thompson’s The House That Whispers. Instead, it’s a thoughtful, satisfying exploration of how secrets can weigh on the soul.

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Review of ‘The House That Whispers’

When his parents decide they need private time to “talk,” 11-year-old Simon and his sisters, Talia and Rose, end up at their grandmother’s century-old house for the week. Nanaleen’s house used to be a comforting place, but now it feels wrong: It smells like wet towels, there’s a scritch-scritch-scritching sound in the walls, and the…

Interview with Lin Thompson

Middle grade author Lin Thompson reveals the many secrets at the heart of their second novel, The House That Whispers.

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