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Monday, December 26, 2016


Transworld Publishers have announced the publication of the new novel from the author of the global top bestseller, The Girl on the Train.

Paula Hawkins’ Into The Water will be published by Doubleday on May 2, 2017.

Into The Water is an addictive novel of psychological suspense about the slipperiness of the truth, and a family drowning in secrets.

With the same propulsion that captivated millions of readers worldwide in her debut, The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins unfurls a gripping, twisting, layered story set in a small riverside town. Once again in Into The Water, Hawkins demonstrates her powerful understanding of human instincts and the damage they can inflict.

Hawkins says: “This story has been brewing for a good while. For me there is something irresistible about the stories we tell ourselves, the way voices and truths can be hidden consciously or unconsciously, memories can be washed away and whole histories submerged. Then two sisters appeared, and the novel began to form.”

Hawkins’ editor, Sarah Adams, says: “Once again Paula explores the thrilling depths of our psychology, reminding us that all is rarely as it seems and enticing us to turn detective. Into The Water drips with suspicion and the ghostly echoes of the past. It is a menacing, moving, deeply satisfying read which entranced me from first page to last. We couldn’t be more excited to share it with her eagerly awaiting readers.”

Lizzy Kremer, Hawkins’ literary agent, says: “Into The Water is incredibly dark and moving. Only Paula Hawkins could have written it. It is an unflinching and original book that is both a terrific thriller and a beautiful novel.”

Publication of Into the Water will be supported by a major multimedia PR and marketing campaign and promotions across all retailers. Into the Water will be published in hardcover, ebook and both CD and digital download audio. HB ISBN 9780857524423 TPB Air/EXp ISBN 9780857524430
CD ISBN 9781786140906 Dig.Audio ISBN 9781473543911