The Water Tower by Amy Young - with a GIVEAWAY!
October 9 - November 3, 2023 Virtual Book Tour
ABOUT THE BOOK -
Josie Ashbury was a successful Hollywood actress with a booming career—until an on-set breakdown sends her back to her small Ohio hometown to recover. Taking a job teaching at her old high school, Josie is beginning to put the pieces of her life back together when one of her students dies under suspicious circumstances. The police close the case quickly, without any real answers. Josie is determined to find the truth behind the girl's death.
At the same time, Josie is battling demons of her own. As she faces debilitating insomnia that leaves her with gaps in her memory, she dives into the tangled secrets surrounding the investigation. When she finally unravels the web, she discovers that the truth lies much closer to home than she could have ever imagined.
Praise for The Water Tower:
"Start with a suspicious death of a beloved student, add a devoted former starlet turned drama teacher, and a dash of the police closing the case far too quickly, and you have the makings of a twisting and propulsive mystery. Amy Young’s The Water Tower will keep you flipping the pages to find out who killed the politician’s young daughter, and then have you checking if your teenager is where they should be tonight."
~ Mary Keliikoa, multi-award nominated author of HIDDEN PIECES and the PI Kelly Pruett mystery series
"The Water Tower is an electrifying work of suspense that depicts a wonderful hometown setting. This slow-burn mystery with sparkling prose has a well-crafted plot that is at once engrossing and fully realized from beginning to end. I highly recommend this engaging mystery."
~ David Putnam, Bestselling author of the Bruno Johnson series and Dave Beckett series
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Read an excerpt:
Amy Young is an author, comedian, and actor based in Cleveland. After spending a decade in Los Angeles working in the entertainment industry and writing her debut novel, The Water Tower, she returned to Ohio to be closer to family. Amy is working on her second book, a thriller, and in her free time she enjoys going to the theatre, bingeing reality TV, and spending time with her husband and many, many cats. She has a B.A. in English from Kenyon College.
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MY THOUGHTS -
Great debut novel for this author, and number one in a series - win! I really liked this one. An easy read that flows nicely with lots of suspense and great characters. There were a few shocking and gasp worthy moments, especially in the beginning. I love when a book can make me gasp out loud and this book made me do it a few times.
Ex actress turned teacher, Josie was very relatable to me. I really liked her. What I loved most was the interactions between her and her friends. I love when a book does this. It's almost like this group of friends takes on a character personality of its own. I love reading about a group of women girlfriends! Kind of like a "Sex and the City" vibe.
This book pulls you in different directions as it starts to spiderweb out. I tried a few different scenarios in my head, but was wrong. I read the last half of the book in one evening. It got pretty intense and I did have an inkling as to who the suspect was, but dismissed it... more like wishful thinking that it wasn't them.
Very good mystery. Very good book. This one is a winner and I will be reading more from the new author!
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