Four of them went to the hotel
Four students travel to Ravencliffe, an eerie abandoned hotel perched on steep cliffs on the Welsh coast. After a series of unexplained accidents, only three of them leave. The fourth, Leo, disappears, and is never seen again.
Only three of them came back
A decade on, the friends have lost contact. Oscar is fame-hungry, making public appearances and selling his story. Richard sank into alcoholism and is only just recovering. Bex just wants to forget – until one last opportunity to go back offers the chance to find out what really happened to Leo.
Ten years later, they return one last time
But as soon as they get to the hotel things start going wrong again. Objects mysteriously disappear and reappear. Accidents happen. And Bex realises that her former friends know far more than they are letting on about the true events at Ravencliffe that night…
* from Goodreads
It’s been 10 years since that day.
10 years since everything fell apart.
10 years since Bex has lived a normal life.
And now on the 10th anniversary… Bex is returning to The Hotel where her life changed forever.
What really happened that night? What really happened to Leo Finch?
Wow. I loved the diving in to The Hotel. I was immediately drawn in to the story. The desperation felt by Bex. The arrogance of Oscar. The cult following that seems to be a mix between those of the Blair Witch Project and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The crazed fans hoping for a glimpse and thinking they know more than the participants…
Now Bex is hurtling towards something unknown… Something she’s not ready to face.
But it’s time… At least someone thinks so.
Will Bex do the sensible thing and run it face her fears and return to where it all began?
The Hotel is enthralling… captivating… chilling. It’s a horrifying scene and you can’t turn away. I could not put it down. It was frightening. Waiting. Wondering. Hoping.
The end was… Satisfying. Complete.
I wish I could read it again for the first time, but I’m definitely going to read it again because I need more.
Author: Louise Mumford
Publisher & Date: HQ Digital, June 2023
Genre: General Fiction (Adult) | Mystery & Thrillers
Steam: Adult – due to language but.. they’re teenagers so it’s probably not shocking for most
Setting: Welsh Countryside, England
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