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Go to My Grave

by Catriona McPherson

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Go to My Grave by Catriona McPherson
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2018
    304 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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From Catriona McPherson, the Agatha-Award winning author of Quiet Neighbors, comes a clever, spine-tingling standalone Gothic thriller.

Donna Weaver has put everything she has into restoring The Breakers, an old bed and breakfast on a remote stretch of beach in Galloway. Now it sits waiting - freshly painted, richly furnished, filled with flowers - for the first guests to arrive.

But Donna's guests, a contentious group of estranged cousins, soon realize that they've been here before, years ago. Decades have passed, but that night still haunts them: a sixteenth birthday party that started with peach schnapps and ended with a girl walking into the sea.

Each of them had made a vow of silence: "lock it in a box, stitch my lips, and go to my grave."

But now someone has broken the pact. Amid the home-baked scones and lavish rooms, someone is playing games, locking boxes, stitching lips. And before the weekend is over, at least one of them will go to their grave.

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"Starred Review. Agatha Award-winning McPherson's deliciously gothic country house mystery with a contemporary twist is devious and suspenseful and keeps readers guessing to the shocking end. Highly recommended." - Library Journal

"Starred Review. A rousing gothic tale of past and present in a Galloway beach house...McPherson provides a virtuoso exploration of guilt, remorse, and revenge in a haunting psychological thriller. The ending will leave you astounded." - Kirkus

"Lovers of classic manor house mysteries are in for a treat." - Publishers Weekly

"Stunning." - Lori Rader-Day, author of The Day I Died

"Atmospheric, with mind-bending twists, a narrator who may or may not be reliable, and an ending that will take your breath away and leave you astonished." - Louise Penny

"A terrific mystery - sharp, devious, and suspenseful. Catriona McPherson has written another winner." - Meg Gardiner, author of UNSUB

"A Gothic feast of a novel, this is a country house book with a difference: contemporary, punchy and disturbing, but using the tricks and twists of the best of Christie." - Ann Cleeves

"Terrific! Chilling, entertaining and profound ... Catriona McPherson brilliantly twists and turns the classic manor house mystery into a contemporary psychological page turner." - Hank Phillippi Ryan, bestselling author of Trust Me

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Catriona McPherson Author Biography

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Catriona McPherson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and lived there, in Ayrshire, in Dumfriesshire and in Galloway before moving to California in 2010. McPherson is the author of the Dandy Gilver historical mystery series, which was nominated for a Macavity Award in 2012.

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Catriona McPherson: pronounced Katrina

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