The Swimming Pool

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Author
Louise Candlish
Publisher
Penguin
Genres
Mystery, Thriller
Released
03 January, 2017
ISBN
9781405919876

The Swimming Pool

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Synopsis

In the heady swelter of a suburban summer, the Elm Hill lido opens.For teacher Natalie Steele, the school holiday typically means weeks of carefully planned activities with her husband Ed and their daughter Molly. But not this year.Despite Molly's extreme phobia of the water, Natalie is drawn to the lido and its dazzling social scene, led by the glamorous Lara Channing. Soon Natalie is spending long, intoxicating days with Lara at the pool - and intimate evenings at her home. Natalie's real life begins to feel very far away.But is the new friendship everything it seems? Why is Natalie haunted by memories from another summer years ago? And, without realising, has she been swept dangerously out of her depth?About the AuthorSince graduating from University College London, Louise Candlish has had various jobs in publishing and journalism, most recently working as a copywriter for a new media agency. She left her job to spend time in Italy, where she wrote Prickly Heat, and now lives in London with her partner and young daughter.
Louise Candlish
About the author

Louise Candlish

Louise Candlish is the bestselling author of twelve novels. Her thriller Our House was a number one bestseller in paperback, ebook and audiobook and is shortlisted for a 2019 British Book Award - Crime & Thriller Book of the Year. It has been optioned for TV by Death in Paradise producers Red Planet Pictures, and was picked as a Book of the Year 2018 by the Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Real Simple, the Guardian, the Daily Mail, the Sunday Express, Red and Heat. Louise lives in London with her family.

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