The House Next Door Author:Anne Rivers Siddons The house next door to Colquitt and Walter Kennedy is haunted by an all pervasive evil - an evil that takes away whatever the occupants hold dearest. Colquitt and Walter are about to become witnesses to an overwhelming force that will strip away the veneer of civilization that surrounds and protects them. — A stunning feat of architectural imagi... more »nation and skill, the house is built by Kim Doughterty for his first clients, the Harralsons - newly married, rich, and expecting a baby. They become the first victims of an all-engulfing force they cannot comprehend. But the tragedy of the Harralsons is only the beginning, for the fabric of the Kennedys' lives is also ripped apart. And when the Sheehans move in next door, the house destroys them too. But it is from the Greens that it will take the ultimate prize.
Colquitt and Walter alone understand the subtle, awful toll the house exacts. Their warnings go unheeded, their fears are dismissed, and it seems that if they are to survive they must destroy the house. But it is something more than they know, this extraordinary evil, and they must either be embraced by it or die.« less