Tuesday, June 20, 2023

The Water Tower by Amy Young

(Thank you to the publisher for providing me with a copy of this book!)

about book:

Josie Ashbury was a successful Hollywood actress with a booming career—until an on-set breakdown sends her back to her small Ohio hometown to recover. Taking a job teaching at her old high school, Josie is beginning to put the pieces of her life back together when one of her students dies under suspicious circumstances. The police close the case quickly, without any real answers. Josie is determined to find the truth behind the girl's death.

At the same time, Josie is battling demons of her own. As she faces debilitating insomnia that leaves her with gaps in her memory, she dives into the tangled secrets surrounding the investigation. When she finally unravels the web, she discovers that the truth lies much closer to home than she could have ever imagined.

my thoughts:

I love a good mystery thriller and Amy Young delivers with her new novel, The Water Tower. Wow! What a great story!

Josie was a hugely successful actress in Hollywood who suffered a breakdown on-set. In order to recover, she decides to head back home to Ohio. She takes a job teaching at her old high school and even starts to date a fellow teacher. Life is moving along. And then, she finds a dead body - a student named Amber. It is suicide? Or is it murder? The police are quick to close the case, but Josie isn't. She soon finds herself caught up in dangerous territory as she struggles to figure out what happened to Amber and what is happening in her hometown. And, that is all I will say - you have to read to find out the rest. 

Young has written a suspenseful and intriguing story that will make you turn pages faster and faster, eager to find out what happens next. Make sure to check it out!

Thank you to the publisher for providing me with a copy of this book!

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