When Shea Walker, a sunny, easygoing mom, is found dead in a bathtub with a stomach full of booze and pills, the shocking discovery shatters the complacency of her comfortable suburban community.
Kat Burrows, Shea’s longtime friend and former neighbor, is hit hardest. How could a woman she thought she knew so well come to such a sordid end? What could lead happy, well-adjusted, responsible Shea to accidentally overdose on alcohol and narcotics? Or, worse, drive her to suicide?
Compelled to uncover the truth of Shea’s final months, Kat delves beneath the orderly surface of her familiar world to discover a web of thwarted desire, shameful secrets, and shocking betrayal that suggests a scarier explanation for what happened to Shea. As her carefully constructed reality begins to crumble, Kat must question every reassuring assumption her life is built upon to solve the mystery…and summon the courage and resourcefulness to survive it.
Launch date: September 26, 2017
Audio Version in production!
Book clubs and signings TBD
Advance Praise for Depth of Lies
Diskin’s third mystery, her most ambitious yet…is an elaborated constructed mystery that combines a cerebral whodunit plot with an exploration of the lives of a group of empty-nester women…Depth of Lies is a fun mystery…that builds momentum as it moves along, achieving can’t-put-it-down, page-turner status as it builds to a great climax…A reading experience that is both pulse-pounding and intellectually engaging. --Windy City Reviews
Fans looking for a twist on classic mysteries and thrillers will find Depth of Lies to be an unexpected favorite. Readers hungry for a different perspective on whodunits will find plenty to love…Many writers play with the idea of shattering the perfect veneer of suburban life with intrigue and mystery, but E.C. Diskin’s work does it with polish and a freshness that’ll keep hearts racing. -- Bestthrillers.com
“Fans of E.C. Diskin’s thrillers will cheer her foray into domestic suspense with this juicy mystery.…You won't want to miss this one!” —Emily Carpenter, bestselling author of Burying the Honeysuckle Girls and The Weight of Lies
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