The Night Swim a new thriller from Megan Goldin, author of the “gripping and unforgettable” (Harlan Coben) The Escape Room, a true crime podcast host covering a controversial trial finds herself drawn deep into a small town’s dark past and a brutal crime that took place there years before.
In her new novel, Goldin’s narrator, literary agent and podcast host Ellie Foreman, is seeking solace from her own painful past while she works to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of a fourteen-year-old girl in a suburban home.
Through an online True Crime podcast series, Ellie finds herself drawn into a case involving Caylee Anthony (the name of the deceased teenage girl) and finds that she must confront her own painful past in order to discover the truth about what happened.
“A taut and perfectly paced tale that asks us what we would do if we found ourselves faced with a truly unthinkable choice. I loved every page of it.” -Karin Slaughter
A real life event about a teenager growing up in a small town that Megan Goldin went to school with. The story was turned into a book called “The Girls” – the author of which Megan Goldin is friends with.
The Night Swim is not just an exciting mystery filled with suspense and unexpected twists, but it is also a deeply personal story that confronts the past in order to move forward. It forces us to question what we would do if confronted with a truly unthinkable choice…and how far we would go to keep our deepest secrets hidden, no matter the cost.
Suspense Magazine gave The Night Swim 5 out of 5 stars saying that it is: “A compelling, haunting and nail-biting read.”
This book was released on February 6, 2018. The book’s genre is suspense, thriller and mystery. The narrator of the book is Ellie Foreman who hosts a true crime podcast series called “The Last Word.” Not only does she host the podcast but she also makes her own observations throughout the story. Ellie has her own interactions with some of the characters in the book too; however, Dr. Declan Aylward is one of her main interactions because he knew Caylee Anthony before her disappearance back in 1996.