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I did not really enjoy this book after I figured out where the story was going.
This plot is very character driven and the author did a wonderful job of making them feel real, flawed and fascinating.
The characters and their actions just seemed too unrealistic and phony, and even disconcerting at times.
Well-paced psychological thriller. I think I would have enjoyed it a bit more if the victim's character had been fleshed out a bit more, but overall, the story is solid.Published 4 months ago by Melody Stiles
Not as compelling as I thought it would be from summery and reviews. It did not "grab" me. I did not find it riveting or especially suspenseful. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Docsdaughter45
This is a beautifully written book. Black is a master with phrases you will want to underline and read again and again. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ann Green
slow.... so slow I couldn't finish it... traffic off the Island is more exciting....Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Elizabeth Black, The Drowning House (Anchor, 2013)
full disclosure: a copy of this book was provided to me free of charge by Amazon Vine. Read more
I wanted to like this book more. I felt like it had an interesting story, but I found that I was confused over some the characters and events, and found myself wanting to know... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Leslie
I'm still not sure what made me finish reading this novel. I was expecting suspense and intrigue but was presented with neither. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ava J. Easterby
Elizabeth Black is clearly a talented writer, and the poetic nature of her prose reflects this. However I found the actual story to be quite disappointing. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Shawn Mason
I liked the Galveston setting more than the plot and characters. I hoped for more; it was a "good read," but left me a bit disappointed.Published 14 months ago by Lece