Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman is this week’s book recommendation.
Genre: Suspense, Psychological Fiction, Literary fiction
Why should you pick it up?
Well, the book starts with a woman digging the grave of her husband. So, I guess that’s the first point that attracts you to the book. Yes, because you want to know what could have happened to had led her to that.
The second thing I like about Something In The Water by Catherine Steadman is that it doesn’t drag on. I also like that all the characters are flawed especially Erin and her husband Mark. Their relationship, the shocking discovery while on their honeymoon and the decisions they take which lead them to a point of no return makes for an interesting read.
Also, I like that Erin doesn’t want to play second fiddle to Mark. I think that sells the book to me. Throughout I’m kept guessing what is it that Mark has done and eventually I love how it all pans out.
Without giving further away, I say do give this book a try. The blurb is for you to decide.
A shocking discovery on a honeymoon in paradise changes the lives of a picture-perfect couple in this taut psychological thriller debut–for readers of Ruth Ware, Paula Hawkins, and Shari Lapena.
If you could make one simple choice that would change your life forever, would you?
Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough, Mark a handsome investment banker with big plans. Passionately in love, they embark on a dream honeymoon to the tropical island of Bora Bora, where they enjoy the sun, the sand, and each other. Then, while scuba diving in the crystal blue sea, they find something in the water. . . .
Could the life of your dreams be the stuff of nightmares?
Suddenly the newlyweds must make a dangerous choice: to speak out or to protect their secret. After all, if no one else knows, who would be hurt? Their decision will trigger a devastating chain of events. . . .
Have you ever wondered how long it takes to dig a grave?
Wonder no longer. Catherine Steadman’s enthralling voice shines throughout this spellbinding debut novel. With piercing insight and fascinating twists, Something in the Water challenges the reader to confront the hopes we desperately cling to, the ideals we’re tempted to abandon, and the perfect lies we tell ourselves.
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Link to Good Reads: Something In The Water
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