In Deadly Secrets By The Lake decorated NYPD Detective Jennifer Riley (Stefanie Von Pfetten, Shooter) returns to her hometown of Thornwood Heights after her sister Lauren (Ferelith Young, Orphan) is charged with the murder of her boss Victor Townsend (Andrew Moodie, Total Recall). Over the course of the investigation, Jennifer attempts to make amends with her estranged family and exposes the dark underbelly of a long-suppressed secret that threatens to tear Thornwood Heights apart.
With this TV Movie and The Wrong Bed: Naked Pursuit (which aired the same evening) Harlequin launched ThornwoodHeights.com, a rich multi-media experience for fans to immerse themselves into the world of Thornwood Heights and learn more about the main characters, the rivalries between the families, and the dark secret that has plagued the town for over 20 years. Exclusive content includes articles from the town’s news blog, The Townsend Report, an original vlog series, a PODCAST, an interactive storytelling app and a virtual reality experience including some of the movie locations where users will be able explore the location and collect clues.
On June 2, Harlequin published the companion novel When Secrets Kill: A Thornwood Heights Mystery by Zoe Carter, which follows Lauren Riley, Jennifer’s sister, as she takes over The Townsend Report and unearths even more secrets buried under the idyllic lakeside town.
Andrew Moodie as Victor Townsend
Ferelith Young as Lauren
Stefanie Von Pfetten as Jennifer Riley
key behind the scenes crew
Al Katrina as Writer
Christian Murphy as Executive Producer
Christopher E. Perry as Executive Producer
Don McBrearty as Director
Laura Fleury as Executive Producer
Roma Roth as Executive Producer/Writer
Drama, Movie of the week
Friday 2 June 2017 at 10.00pm
network and production companies
Lifetime Movie Network – Reel World Management