Home Is Where the Horror Is

  • by C.V. Hunt
  • Narrated by Rick Gregory
  • 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The beautiful thing about life is that it isn't perfect.
Evan Lansing manages to eke out a living as a photographer, capturing the beauty of severely marred and deformed people. He's content with his meager existence, but his longtime girlfriend, Naomi, is looking for more out of life - things that cost money - marriage and children. Evan's options are limited when he and Naomi resolve to split. He can stay with his brother and his brother's insufferable wife and daughter, or he can move into his deceased mother's remote cabin and renovate it. The solitude of the cabin is an enticing alternative for Evan to start anew. But disturbing things begin to happen once Evan moves in and it leaves him to question if staying with his brother wasn't the better option. And then there are the neighbors...

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Had Promise But For Repulsive Protagonist

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

*I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review*
The book started out with promise. The character and plotline was interesting and the build up of creepiness was great. But then the book just took a nosedive into the most depraved and disgusting scenes and I had to stop listening. The character himself turned into a stereotypical creep - masturbating to disturbing thoughts or pictures procured from facebook without the woman's knowledge or consent. That was bad enough, I thought. Then came the (very long and extremely graphic) scene of this same 30 year old character having sex with his underage neighbour. It was gratuitous and unnecessary. That was the final straw and made me sick to my stomach.


What do you think your next listen will be?

Not sure, I haven't had the greatest run with Audiobooks lately.


How could the performance have been better?

I have commented on this narrator before, he pauses at the oddest moments which is frustrating. He sounds like a robot.


If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Home Is Where the Horror Is?

The long and graphic scene mentioned above where the 30 year old man has sex with his underage neighbour.


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- Natasha Zar

Gruesome!

Wow! What a gruesome and perverse horror story! I loved it. I am a photographer myself like the main character, Evan. That made this story even more enjoyable for me, although my taste in subject matter is a bit different. Evan prefers to photograph deformities and scars. The story is very creepy throughout and just gets more gruesome and perverse as the story continues. Excellent narration by Rick Gregory!
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- Todd (Toad) Vogel

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-04-2017
  • Publisher: C.V. Hunt