The Shallows

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Pub Date 01 Sep 2023 | Archive Date 15 Sep 2023
Amazon Publishing UK, Thomas & Mercer

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"An exhilarating and accomplished action-packed thriller."—B. A. Paris

Her best friend is dead.

Emma and Ariella, neighbours in one of Sydney’s most exclusive suburbs, appear to have it all—perfect homes, perfect husbands, perfect lives. But they both know dark secrets lurk beneath the surface and shallow waters can’t hide Ariella’s. Now she has been found murdered.

Her daughter filmed the killing.

Not knowing what she’s filmed, Emma’s daughter Kiki innocently uploads footage of Ariella’s brutal death. Emma fears the worst—the killer will know what she and Kiki have seen. Their safe suburban lives no longer exist.

Her husband knows more than he’s revealing.

Emma’s husband Charles forces the family to leave their perfect life and escape on their yacht. His dangerous plan to flee means Emma is trapped and desperately seeking answers. What are they hiding from? What did Ariella have to confess? And who else knows Emma’s own secret?

Her secret isn’t safe and neither is she.

"An exhilarating and accomplished action-packed thriller."—B. A. Paris

Her best friend is dead.

Emma and Ariella, neighbours in one of Sydney’s most exclusive suburbs, appear to have it all—perfect...


A Note From the Publisher

Holly Craig lives on the Western Australian coast. She spent her childhood on boats and on Rottnest Island, inspiring her second novel The Rip, which is out in 2024 with Thomas & Mercer. The beach and river were her playground and have shaped the settings in her novels. Holly is an English teacher and now teaches adults how to write their novels, preparing their manuscripts for publication. She also co-hosts a podcast, Off The Page, which focuses on the highs and lows of author life.

You can follow Holly on her website: www.hollycraig.com, Instagram: Holly Craig (@hollycraigauthor), and Twitter: Holly Craig (@hollycwriter).

Holly Craig lives on the Western Australian coast. She spent her childhood on boats and on Rottnest Island, inspiring her second novel The Rip, which is out in 2024 with Thomas & Mercer. The beach...


Advance Praise

“Packed with twists and turns, this is a rollercoaster of a thriller that will leave you guessing—and your adrenaline spiked! I read it in a weekend.” —Ali Lowe, author of The Trivia Night

“The author we’ve all been waiting on.…Her talent does NOT disappoint!” —Paula Johnston, author of The Lies She Told

“A dark and murky read that is ultimately filled with epic, strong women. Desperate Housewives meets Dead Calm.” —Susi Holliday, author of The Hike


“Packed with twists and turns, this is a rollercoaster of a thriller that will leave you guessing—and your adrenaline spiked! I read it in a weekend.” —Ali Lowe, author of The Trivia Night

“The author...


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ISBN 9781662508165
PRICE £8.99 (GBP)
PAGES 352

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