Book Review: The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon

The Drowning Kind is a twisted, creepy book—and I mean that in the best possible way.

The story evolves over two timelines—1929 and contemporary—and involves the Brandenburg Springs. Four underground springs carry healing minerals into a pool. In 1929, Dr. and Mrs. Montrose visit the pool. Mrs. Montrose is desperate to have a baby and the pool may offer the remedy she needs to make that dream a reality. But the springs give as much as they take.

In 2019 Jax misses nine calls from her estranged sister. Lexie, a skilled swimmer, has drowned in the same pool on the family estate that’s claimed other people and has earned a nefarious reputation.

But has the spring-fed pool earned its reputation or is it contrived?

The Drowning Kind is a richly detailed, eerie story. Jennifer McMahon will draw you in and keep you tantalized to the very end.

The Drowning Kind is available now.

*I received an advanced audiobook copy of The Drowning Kind from Gallery Books and NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.*

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