Something in the Water – Catherine Steadman

A shocking discovery on a honeymoon in paradise changes the lives of a picture-perfect couple in this taut psychological thriller debut.

“Have you ever wondered how long it takes to dig a grave? Wonder no longer. It takes an age. However long you think it takes, double that.” 

Thus the opening line.. An intriguing intro and I was quickly hooked into this thriller. Interesting characters and moral dilemmas. Me: oh, no, please don’t open the duffle bag!!

It comes highly recommended on Audible, being narrated by the author herself, actress Catherine Steadman, who was indeed very good. This novel was also a Reese Witherspoon book club pick.

I did finish wanting more from the ending. I felt the story could be tied up better. Like there was something else missing. But overall, Something in the Water certainly entertains and I would still recommend the audio book for 11 hours of awesome story telling.

“I notice my sudden jump in logic. From making a mistake to actively committing a crime. Just like that. I wonder if that’s how it starts with a lot of criminals…” 

Something in the Water: A Novel

MY RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️

PUBLISHED: 2018

GENRE: Thriller

PAGES: 352

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