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The Shallows

By: Holly Craig
Narrated by: Tamala Shelton
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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.

©2023 Holly Craig (P)2023 Audible, Ltd

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Great book

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Great plot, characters and fantastic narration. Looking forward to more of Holly Craig’s books.

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Excellent read.

I couldn't put it down from about half way. So descriptive, felt like I was really there. Highly recommend this book.

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Worth the listen

Interesting story , descriptive & well read . Good story line , keeps you interested with characters & storytelling .well worth the listen

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Great story line

This has a great storyline, but at little annoying with the narrator saying now all the time

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Great storyline

The story was entertaining and kept me engaged. It was well written and well performed.

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Brilliant

Loved it so much. This and her other book are living in my favourite file to be read over and over again. Looking forward to her other books!

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Wild ride!

What a wild ride this story was! Could not put it down. Amazing. Can’t wait to discover more from Holly Craig 👏

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Was just ok…

Was a bit too far fetched for the story to really land. Narration was well done but was probably 2 hours too long.

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Definitely worth a listen!!

Wonderful narration, gripping story, I warn you that you’ll binge listen! I didn’t want it to end.

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Gripping and tense.

This novel was fast paced and hooked me in straight away.
I was so invested in it.
Highly recommend.

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