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Catherine Steadman

Autor(a) de Something in the Water

7+ Works 2,919 Membros 222 Reviews 3 Favorited

About the Author

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Obras de Catherine Steadman

Something in the Water (2018) 1,560 cópias
The Family Game (2022) 569 cópias
Mr. Nobody (2020) 449 cópias
The Disappearing Act (2021) 307 cópias
Look in the Mirror (2024) 14 cópias
Untitled 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Downton Abbey: Season 5 (2014) 201 cópias
Mansfield Park [2007 film] (2008) 133 cópias
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen [2011 film] (2012) — Actor — 74 cópias
Victoria: The Complete Second Season (2014) — Actor — 27 cópias
An Old Fashioned Christmas [2010 TV movie] (2010) — Actor — 6 cópias
The Rook [2019 TV series] — Actor — 2 cópias

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1987-02-08
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
UK
Local de nascimento
England, UK
Locais de residência
New Forest, Hampshire, England, UK
North London, London, England, UK
Educação
Oxford School of Drama
Ocupação
actor
author
Agente
Darley Anderson Literary Agency
Pequena biografia
Catherine Steadman is an actress and writer based in North London, UK. She is best known for her role as Mabel Lane Fox in Downton Abbey and is currently filming on the new Starz television series 'The Rook'. She grew up in the New Forest, UK, and lives with a small dog and an average sized man.

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OK that was actually pretty good. Kinda reminded me a little bit of Verity.
 
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escapinginpaper | outras 23 resenhas | May 18, 2024 |
If you take this book with a grain of salt, realizing that it is merely a kind of cut and paste tv movie thriller, it's good for that. The opening chapter is a good hook and you kind of want to see what happens next, no matter how stupid you think the characters are acting. You know, like in horror movies when you wonder why the gang splits up or someone goes down into the dark basement alone. WHY are you even doing that? Yet we keep watching, right? Also, some things are just predictable. Character motivations are selfish without much deep delving into human condition as to why, which sort of makes the protagonist seem like a turd. But again, this isn't a book trying to be anything other than a splaying on the couch read, so take with a grain of salt and it'll be fine.… (mais)
½
 
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noblechicken | outras 129 resenhas | May 17, 2024 |
Review of Advance Reader’s Copy [Uncorrected Proof]

Nina Hepworth, dealing with the minutiae of details following the death of her father, John, discovers that he had, unknown to her, a second home . . . in the Caribbean. Traveling to Pond Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, Nina is stunned by the house, Anderssen’s Opening, a three-bedroom glass and steel house built on the clifftop.

How had her father managed to keep this from her?

Maria Yossarian, once a medical school student, has come to Virgin Gorda for a temporary position as a nanny for two young children. But the family does not arrive as expected, and Maria finds herself with several days to herself. Finally, as she begins to wonder if they were ever planning to come, she makes a fateful decision. She will do the one thing that has been expressly forbidden . . . .

She will check out the locked room in the basement.

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Told from several points of view . . . mostly those of Nina and Maria . . . the unfolding story rapidly evolves into a suspense-filled tale of terror. Well-defined characters, a superbly-twisty plot, and a strong sense of place all work together to keep the reader turning pages as fast as possible.

Anderssen’s Opening has a tight hold on its secrets, slowly revealing its dark and sinister nature. Unique . . . and horrific . . . the narrative keeps readers glued to its pages, eager for the “what comes next.” Deception plays a strong role in the telling of this disquieting tale that most readers are sure to find unputdownable.

Readers who enjoy psychological thrillers, especially ones with a bit of the fantastic, will find much to appreciate here as the story weaves its seemingly disparate parts into a highly satisfactory denouement.

Highly recommended

I received a free copy of this book from Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine/Ballantine Books and NetGalley and am voluntarily leaving an honest review.
#LookIntheMirror #NetGalley
… (mais)
 
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jfe16 | Apr 8, 2024 |
This is a story that can be triggering for anyone who's been in some form of abusive relationship. A thread of hope prevents it from being overwhelming but it is confronting and tense.
 
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AngelaJMaher | outras 2 resenhas | Mar 7, 2024 |

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Obras
7
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Membros
2,919
Popularidade
#8,773
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Resenhas
222
ISBNs
86
Idiomas
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