A Breath After Drowning

A Breath After Drowning

The stunning new psychological thriller from the award-winning author of Darkness Peering and The Breathtaker.

Child psychiatrist Kate Wolfe's world comes crashing down when one of her young patients commits suicide, so when a troubled girl is left at the hospital ward, she doubts her ability to help. But the girl knows things about Kate's past, things she shouldn't know, forcing Kate to face the murky evidence surrounding her own sister's murder sixteen years before, bringing Kate face to face with her deepest fear.

Title:A Breath After Drowning
Edition Language:English
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About Alice Blanchard

Alice Blanchard is an award-winning author. Her short story collection The Stuntman’s Daughter won the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction. She has received a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award and a New Letters Literary Award.


    A Breath After Drowning Reviews

  • Linda

    Truth, welcomed or not, eventually makes its way to the surface.......Dr. Kate Wolf, a psychiatrist at a Boston hospital, meets with her young female patient, Nikki. Nikki seems to steer the conversat...

  • Amy

    It’s no secret that I love psychological thrillers, they’re one of my favorite sub genres and reading one that brings something new to the table is cause for celebration. This is told solely from ...

  • Liz Barnsley

    Brilliantly addictive, beautifully written psychological drama here from Alice Blanchard. Twisty as you like with some excellent characters and emotive themes. Full review on blog tour for publication...

  • Janel

    4.5 stars - The blurb for this novel is intriguing, but let me tell you, this novel is so much better than the blurb would have you believe. A Breath After Drowning is a slow burner – the mystery do...

  • Kate~Bibliophile Book Club

    A Breath After Drowning is one of those books that gets its hooks into you quite early on, but you don’t realize it until you try to put it down. I found myself thinking about the story and the char...

  • Sherri Thacker

    Wow! This book had me from the first page and I could not put it down. 440 pages of action packed suspense. Definitely a psychological thriller till the bitter end. So much mental illness in 1 book!!!...

  • Joey R.

    2 Stars. After reading several good reviews of Alice Blanchard’s books and discovering she had won several book awards, I decided to give her most recent book a try. “A Breath After Drowning” is...

  • Kate

    Really superb and not at all what I was expecting from the blurb. There is much more to this than psychological thrills. There's real depth to the story and characterisation and it is beautifully writ...

  • Liz

    This is a brilliantly written psychological thriller!! I was sucked right into this book from page one! WOW! This book rattles you and hits you at your core. Just when you “think” you know what ha...

  • Amanda

    I have to be honest and say that I hadn’t heard of Alice Blanchard before and I hadn’t read either of her previous books. If there’s one thing that I like it’s discovering a new author and dis...