Deep Beneath Us
by Catriona McPherson

Will the truth pull them under? A twisty, gripping mystery from a multi-award-winning master of suspense that you won’t be able to put down . . .

Tabitha Muir returns to her childhood home in the remote hills of Hiskith in Scotland after twenty years away. She’s lost her job, her house, and custody of her son after a divorce, and thinks this must be rock bottom – but worse is to come. An unplanned explosion at the dam on the loch and the suspicious death of her beloved cousin Davey force Tabitha to confront her past demons.

Is Davey’s death just another dark episode in the Muir family’s scandalous history? As Davey’s closest friends, Gordo and Barrett, help Tabitha try to answer the many questions around Davey’s demise, Tabitha discovers that nothing she thought she knew about herself and those around her is true . . .

The trio are about to bring Hiskith’s darkest secrets to the surface, but will the truth destroy them?


“Multiple plot twists distinguish this creepy, unsettling novel of psychological suspense”

Booklist on A Gingerbread House

“A disturbing story of madness and fortitude that grabs your attention from Page 1”

Kirkus Reviews on A Gingerbread House

““[An] unsettling psychological thriller””

Publishers Weekly on A Gingerbread House

“Another unsettling and cleverly plotted winner from the enormously talented McPherson”

Kirkus Reviews on Strangers at the Gate

“Devious and suspenseful and keeps readers guessing until the shocking end”

Library Journal Starred Review of Go to my Grave


Publishers Weekly Starred Review of Quiet Neighbors

“McPherson is a master of slightly creepy narratives that are complex and character driven”

Library Journal Starred Review of Quiet Neighbors

Catriona McPherson

Born and raised in Edinburgh, Catriona McPherson left Edinburgh University with a PhD in Linguistics and worked in academia, as well as banking and public libraries, before taking up full-time writing in 2001. For the last ten years she has lived in Northern California with a black cat and a scientist. In 2020 she has been shortlisted for a third Mary Higgins Clark Award, for Strangers at the Gate, and won a Left Coast Crime 2020 Lefty Award for the Best Humorous Mystery for Scot and Soda.

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Deep Beneath Us by Catriona McPherson is available in the following formats

Ebook97814483120854th June 2024N/A288$24.99
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