Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman

This summer I’ve been trying to broaden my reading horizons by reading books in genres I don’t necessarily read a lot. Also, I’ve been following Reese Witherspoon’s book club and I’ve mostly had a lot of success with her pics. Given these two things, reading Something in the Water was a natural pick. Sadly, this was the first of her book club picks that really, really fell short for me.

If you could make one simple choice that would change your life forever, would you?

Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough, Mark a handsome investment banker with big plans. Passionately in love, they embark on a dream honeymoon to the tropical island of Bora Bora, where they enjoy the sun, the sand, and each other. Then, while scuba diving in the crystal blue sea, they find something in the water. . . .

Could the life of your dreams be the stuff of nightmares?

Suddenly the newlyweds must make a dangerous choice: to speak out or to protect their secret. After all, if no one else knows, who would be hurt? Their decision will trigger a devastating chain of events. . . .

Have you ever wondered how long it takes to dig a grave?

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