Book Review: Black Water by Whitney Skoreyko

Black Water by Whitney Skoreyko
Reading Level: Thriller

Publication Date: September 5, 2018
Pages: 214

Book Summary: About a year has passed since Hannah lost her twin brother. Unable to cope with the loss of her best friend, she buries herself in her work at the hospital. When her friends drag her out for her birthday, it seems like she might finally be ready to put her life back on track. And then she meets the man with the green eyes . . . She is warned about him, but she cannot stay away. Strange events start occurring, causing the truth about her brother’s accident to unravel. Something isn’t right about his cause of death, and she no longer knows who she can trust. Her parents? Her friends? How deep are the lies buried? She needs to uncover the truth before it’s too late.

Book Review: Who loves a good, mysterious plot that keeps you on your toes until the very end? I do, I do! The narrative starts off with Hannah, a likable character who lost her brother unexpectedly. Her grief and search for her brother’s mysterious death was emotionally moving throughout the chapters.

While she continued to roll through the motions of life, she met a stranger who swept her off her feet. Don’t get me wrong, it’s quite possible to find undeniable chemistry, it just all seemed a bit fast for my taste. Her naive choices drove me nuts at times. But, hey everyone is different! The man with the green eyes, did however surprise me. I don’t want to say too much as to not ruin the fun in getting to know these characters.

As the plot unraveled, the twists and turns were quite entertaining. By the conclusion, I was not expecting that outcome at all! It definitely blindsided me. Whitney sure knew how to deliver the shock value we all yearn for as thriller readers. Overall, Black Water was an easy read, that I breezed right through. I look forward to reading more of Whitney’s works in the future!

My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

About The Author


Whitney Skoreyko is a first-time author. She lives in Alberta, Canada with her husband and two dogs. When she’s not writing, she works as a certified occupational therapist specializing in chronic pain.

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