I’ll Never Tell

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Published by: Lake Union Publishing
Release Date: June 1, 2019
Pages: 368
ISBN13: 978-1542040358



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Deeply buried secrets make for a disturbing family reunion in bestselling author Catherine McKenzie’s tantalizing novel of psychological suspense.

What happened to Amanda Holmes?

Twenty years ago, she was found bludgeoned in a rowboat at the MacAllister family’s Camp Macaw. No one was ever charged with the crime.

Now, after their parents’ sudden deaths, the MacAllister siblings return to camp to read the will and decide what to do with the prime real estate the camp occupies. Ryan needs to sell. Margaux hasn’t made up her mind. Mary believes in leaving well enough alone. Kate and Liddie—the twins—have opposing views. And Sean Booth, the groundskeeper, just hopes he still has a home when all is said and done.

But it’s more complicated than a simple vote. The will stipulates that until they unravel the mystery of what happened to Amanda, they can’t settle the estate. Any one of them could have done it, and each one is holding a piece of the puzzle. Will they work together to finally discover the truth, or will their secrets finally tear the family apart?

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"I’ll Never Tell is an atmospheric thriller that takes the reader on a harrowing journey through one family’s quest for the truth no matter the cost. McKenzie’s characters leap from the page in this compulsive, riveting tale filled with twisty family secrets, suspect loyalties, and deadly encounters. I’ll Never Tell will leave you guessing until the very end."
—Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author of The Weight of Silence and Not a Sound

"You can never go wrong with a Catherine McKenzie novel. Consistently superb suspense that doesn’t disappoint. Stunning!"
—J.T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author of Tear Me Apart and Lie to Me

"When it comes to psychological thrillers, lies and dark family secrets are the very best kind, and Catherine McKenzie handles them both with skill in I’ll Never Tell, a riveting story of siblings linked by long-ago tragedy. Suspicions swirl, and the truth is revealed in steady, page-turning increments that culminate in a whopper of an ending. A smart and surprising story you won’t want to miss."
—Kimberly Belle, bestselling author of Three Days Missing and The Marriage Lie

"Part compelling mystery, part absorbing family drama, I’ll Never Tell is a cleverly crafted, heart-wrenching tale of obsession, regret, and the devastating effects of keeping secrets for far too long. Catherine McKenzie has spun another powerful and poignant page-turner."
—A. J. Banner, #1 Amazon and USA Today bestselling author of The Good Neighbor and The Twilight Wife

"I’ll Never Tell is a haunting tale of family secrets. Catherine McKenzie weaves a rich tapestry of flawed, untrustworthy characters, challenging the reader to solve the crime…a not-so-easy but spell-binding task."
—Robert Dugoni, New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and #1 Amazon internationally bestselling author of the Tracy Crosswhite Series

"Secrets are the coin of suspense, and Catherine McKenzie spends them better than anyone. I’ll Never Tell builds incredible tension in a braid of a family’s past with its present, and what five siblings, set against each other by their father’s last will and testament, will do to secure their future. Twisty and brilliant!"
—Jamie Mason, author of Three Graves Full and Monday’s Lie

"With its blend of can’t-put-it-down suspense and sharp psychological insight, I’ll Never Tell compels as both whodunit and family drama. As much as I wanted to solve the mystery at the heart of the book, I was sorry to reach the end and say goodbye to the characters—a fascinating, complicated family whose heartbreak, regret, and love leap off the page. This might be my favorite of Catherine McKenzie’s books yet."
—Leah Stewart, author of The New Neighbor and What You Don’t Know About Charlie Outlaw