Why would you want to live in a town where women keep (allegedly) drowning themselves?
That’s the first thought I had as the story behind Into the Water by Paula Hawkins unfolded.
This book is a murder mystery by the same author of The Girl on the Train. A woman is found dead in what is known as the “Drowning Pool” – a section of river surrounded by cliffs where the water is calmer. There is a history behind the Drowning Pool. Women have been committing suicide here by throwing themselves off the cliff (hence the name) for years.
But wait – were they all suicides? Is Nel’s death now a suicide or something more sinister? Nel wouldn’t kill herself, right? Continue reading