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Catherine Steadman - Author

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Catherine Steadman is an actress and writer based in North London. She is known for her roles in Downton Abbey and Tutankhamun, starring alongside Sam Neill, as well as shows including Breathless, The Inbetweeners, The Tudors, and Fresh Meat. In 2017 Catherine will feature in political thriller Fearless and new BBC comedy Bucket. She also has appeared on stage in the West End including Oppenheimer for the RSC, for which she was nominated for a 2016 Laurence Olivier Award.

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Mr Nobody

Mr Nobody

Author: Catherine Steadman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2020

Memento meets Sharp Objects in this superb thriller from the bestselling author of Something in the Water, a 2019 Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick When a man is found on a Norfolk beach, drifting in and out of consciousness, with no identification and unable to speak, interest in him is sparked immediately. From the hospital staff who find themselves inexplicably drawn to him; to international medical experts who are baffled by him; to the nationalpress who call him Mr Nobody; everyone wants answers. Who is this man? And what happened to him? Neuropsychiatrist Dr Emma Lewis is asked to assess the patient. This is her field of expertise, this is the chance she's been waiting for and this case could make her name known across the world. But therein lies the danger. Emma left this same small town in Norfolk fourteen years ago and has taken great pains to cover all traces of her past since then. But now something - or someone - is calling her back. And the more time she spends with her patient, the more alarmed she becomes. Has she walked into danger? Praise for Something in the Water 'Worthy of Hitchcock' Sunday Times 'Arresting . . . deftly paced, elegantly chilly . . . Something in the Water is a proper page-turner' The New York Times `High-octane, heart-pounding read'Good Housekeeping 'A thriller for our times . . . Catherine Steadman is a fresh and playful new voice' Louise Candlish `Will leave you questioning your own morality' Grazia `The perfect beach read' Reese Witherspoon `Superbly written' B A Paris `Addictive'Sunday Express `A fascinating moral dilemma, a fast-paced examination of the slippery slope and the precarious foundations our middle-class lives are built on' Gillian McAllister `Thrilling and thought-provoking' Riley Sager

Mr Nobody

Mr Nobody

Author: Catherine Steadman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

*** Memento meets Sharp Objects in this superb thriller from the bestselling author of Something in the Water, a 2019 Richard & Judy Book Club pick *** `Original, ingenious and utterly gripping, with characters you'll really care about as they race towards the brilliantly unexpected ending.' J P Delaney When a man is found on a Norfolk beach, drifting in and out of consciousness, with no identification and unable to speak, interest in him is sparked immediately. From the hospital staff who find themselves inexplicably drawn to him; to international medical experts who are baffled by him; to the nationalpress who call him Mr Nobody; everyone wants answers. Who is this man? And what happened to him? Neuropsychiatrist Dr Emma Lewis is asked to assess the patient. This is her field of expertise, this is the chance she's been waiting for and this case could make her name known across the world. But therein lies the danger. Emma left this same small town in Norfolk fourteen years ago and has taken great pains to cover all traces of her past since then. But now something - or someone - is calling her back. And the more time she spends with her patient, the more alarmed she becomes. Has she walked into danger? Praise for Something in the Water 'Worthy of Hitchcock' Sunday Times 'Arresting . . . deftly paced, elegantly chilly . . . Something in the Water is a proper page-turner' The New York Times `High-octane, heart-pounding read'Good Housekeeping 'A thriller for our times . . . Catherine Steadman is a fresh and playful new voice' Louise Candlish `Will leave you questioning your own morality' Grazia `The perfect beach read' Reese Witherspoon (Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick) `Superbly written' B A Paris `Addictive'Sunday Express `A fascinating moral dilemma, a fast-paced examination of the slippery slope and the precarious foundations our middle-class lives are built on' Gillian McAllister `Thrilling and thought-provoking' Riley Sager

Mr Nobody

Mr Nobody

Author: Catherine Steadman Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2020

*** Memento meets Sharp Objects in this superb thriller from the bestselling author of Something in the Water, a 2019 Richard & Judy Book Club pick *** 'Original, ingenious and utterly gripping, with characters you'll really care about as they race towards the brilliantly unexpected ending.' J P Delaney When a man is found on a Norfolk beach, drifting in and out of consciousness, with no identification and unable to speak, interest in him is sparked immediately. From the hospital staff who find themselves inexplicably drawn to him; to international medical experts who are baffled by him; to the nationalpress who call him Mr Nobody; everyone wants answers. Who is this man? And what happened to him? Neuropsychiatrist Dr Emma Lewis is asked to assess the patient. This is her field of expertise, this is the chance she's been waiting for and this case could make her name known across the world. But therein lies the danger. Emma left this same small town in Norfolk fourteen years ago and has taken great pains to cover all traces of her past since then. But now something - or someone - is calling her back. And the more time she spends with her patient, the more alarmed she becomes. Has she walked into danger? Praise for Something in the Water 'Worthy of Hitchcock' Sunday Times 'Arresting . . . deftly paced, elegantly chilly . . . Something in the Water is a proper page-turner' The New York Times 'High-octane, heart-pounding read'Good Housekeeping 'A thriller for our times . . . Catherine Steadman is a fresh and playful new voice' Louise Candlish 'Will leave you questioning your own morality' Grazia 'The perfect beach read' Reese Witherspoon (Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick) 'Superbly written' B A Paris 'Addictive'Sunday Express 'A fascinating moral dilemma, a fast-paced examination of the slippery slope and the precarious foundations our middle-class lives are built on' Gillian McAllister 'Thrilling and thought-provoking' Riley Sager

Something in the Water The Gripping Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick!

Something in the Water The Gripping Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick!

Author: Catherine Steadman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/06/2018

The perfect couple commit the perfect crime in this brilliant new thriller, the newest Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick! How far would you go be truly happy? Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough; Mark a handsome investment banker with a bright future. They seem to have it all, until Mark loses his job and cracks start to appear in their perfect life. But they're determined to make it work. They book their dream honeymoon and trust that things will work out - after all, they have each other. Could the life of your dreams turn out to be a nightmare? On the tropical island of Bora Bora Mark takes Erin scuba diving. Mark is with her - she knows he'll keep her safe. Everything will be fine. Until they find something in the water. Have you ever wondered how long it takes to dig a grave? Erin and Mark decide to keep their discovery a secret -- after all, if no one else knows, who would be hurt? Their decision will trigger a devastating chain of events... which will endanger everything they hold dear.

Something in the Water The Gripping Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick!

Something in the Water The Gripping Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick!

Author: Catherine Steadman Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/06/2018

'Worthy of Hitchcock' The Sunday Times. As heard on MY FAVORITE MURDER. The perfect couple commit the perfect crime in this New York Times bestselling thriller, a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick! Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough; Mark a handsome investment banker with a bright future. They seem to have it all, until Mark loses his job and cracks start to appear in their perfect life. But they're determined to make it work. They book their dream honeymoon and trust that things will work out - after all, they have each other. On the tropical island of Bora Bora Mark takes Erin scuba diving. Mark is with her - she knows he'll keep her safe. Everything will be fine. Until they find something in the water. Erin and Mark decide to keep their discovery a secret -- after all, if no one else knows, who would be hurt? Their decision will trigger a devastating chain of events... which will endanger everything they hold dear. *~*~*Praise for SOMETHING IN THE WATER*~*~* 'A thriller for our times ... Catherine Steadman is a fresh and playful new voice and I can't wait to see where her imagination takes her next' Louise Candlish, author of Our House `Pure adrenaline: I swallowed this book whole' ERIN KELLY, author of top ten bestseller He Said/She Said 'An unputdownable story' Amy Engel, author of The Roanoke Girls `A fascinating moral dilemma, a fast-paced examination of the slippery slope and the precarious foundations our middle-class lives are built on' Gillian McAllister, author of Everything but the Truth `An unbearably tense debut with a knockout premise ... thrilling and thought-provoking' Riley Sager, author of Final Girls `Brilliant' Catherine Isaac, author of You Me Everything 'A proper page-turner!' New York Times

Something in the Water

Something in the Water

Author: Catherine Steadman Format: eBook Release Date: 05/06/2018

A shocking discovery on a honeymoon in paradise changes the lives of a picture-perfect couple in this taut psychological thriller debutfor readers of Ruth Ware, Paula Hawkins, and Shari Lapena.';A psychological thriller that captivated me from page one. What unfolds makes for a wild, page-turning ride! It's the perfect beach read!'Reese Witherspoon (Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick)A REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK 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? Wonder no longer. Catherine Steadman's enthralling voice shines throughout this spellbinding debut novel. With piercing insight and fascinating twists, Something in the Water challenges the reader to confront the hopes we desperately cling to, the ideals we're tempted to abandon, and the perfect lies we tell ourselves.Advance praise for Something in the Water';With unreliable characters, wry voices,exquisitepacing, and atwistingplot, [Catherine] Steadman potently draws upon her acting chops. . . . A darkly glittering gem of a thriller from a new writer to watch.'Kirkus Reviews(starred review) ';Captivating . . . daring . . . The threats and increasingly bad decisions accelerate with Bourne-like velocity. . . . Steadman [is] a newcomer worth watching.'Publishers Weekly ';An unbearably tense debut with a knockout premise, Something in the Water had me hooked from the very first sentence. Thrilling and thought-provoking, it's the perfect beach read. I devoured it!'Riley Sager, bestselling author of Final Girls

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