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The Cypress House

The Cypress HouseA series of coincidences leads WWI vet Arlen Wagner — who can sense when someone is about to die — to the Cypress House, an empty Florida resort...The Cypress HouseFiction, Mystery and ThrillerA series of coincidences leads WWI vet Arlen Wagner — who can sense when someone is about to die — to the Cypress House, an empty Florida resort...2011-01-26Little Brown & Company
The Cypress House
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The Cypress House

Genre: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Author: Michael Koryta; Publisher: Little Brown & Company

A series of coincidences leads WWI vet Arlen Wagner — who can sense when someone is about to die — to the Cypress House, an empty Florida resort run by a distractingly gorgeous mystery woman. That promising setup promptly gets lost in a romantic triangle, a hurricane, and a subplot involving a local tyrant. But when Koryta straightens his meandering plot, the second half of The Cypress House picks up steam, building to a seriously tense and twisted final act. With its evocative Gulf Coast setting, the book makes for a warm beach read in midwinter. B

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