Mid-week Blues Readathon: INTO THE WATER by Paula Hawkins

Kiona Rosh
·2-min read

Hello and welcome back to another mid-week blues readathon. We hope you gave the previous book we suggested last week a try and had some quality time reading it! Today we would like to talk about another famous fiction book that would make sure to keep you on your toes while you are reading it.


We are talking about Paula Hawkin’s ‘INTO THE WATER’. The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train returns with Into the Water, her addictive new novel of psychological suspense.

      The premise of the book is that a single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through the town and earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first one’s lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, digging up secrets long submerged.

The single mother who died, Left behind her lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the care of her mother’s sister, a fearful stranger who has been dragged back to the place she deliberately ran from—a place to which she vowed she’d never return.

With the same compelling writing and immense understanding of human instincts Paula manages to captivated millions of readers around the world in her explosive debut thriller, Into the Water, Paula Hawkins delivers an urgent, twisting, deeply satisfying read that hinges on the reader’s emotion and memory, as well as the devastating ways that the past can cause to the present.


Tho the book was published in 2017 and was the best-seller of that year, yet a lot of readers are not aware of it especially the rookies who need to grab on to this book as it will surely get them into the world of suspense and fiction.