I knew too much. On that island, on that godforsaken singles’ retreat. I knew too much…

Playing on our universal fascination with reality TV, Beneath the Marigolds is the Bachelor(ette) gone terribly wrong.

The debut novel from Emily C. Whitson is a thriller exploring the dark side of love and the ultimately redemptive power of friendship.


About Emily

Emily  is a mystery and thriller author with a focus on contemporary pop culture. Her work explores the intersection of suspense and entertainment, the dark side of celebrity and Hollywood glamour.

A former marketing copywriter and a graduate with a major in journalism, she is now pursuing a Master of Education with a specialization in English Literature at Vanderbilt University.

Emily is particularly passionate about women’s education and female stories. When she isn’t writing or in the classroom, she can usually be found with her dog, Hoss.

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Video by Bryan Johnston | Music by Logan Crocker

Video by Joel Adam Russell | Music by Logan Crocker

Narrated by Emily O’Brien | Coming Sept. 2021