The Swimming Pool


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The swimming pool- a perfect stage.

About the Author

Louise Candlish studied English at University College London and worked as an editor in art publishing and as a copywriter before becoming a writer. Though her stories are about people facing dramatic dilemmas, she tries to live an uncomplicated life in London with her husband and daughter.


Exquisitely written and addictively dark, The Swimming Pool is sheer perfection
*Clare Mackintosh*

A compulsive psychological thriller that will give you the shivers
*Sunday Mirror*

A clever, claustrophobic thriller
*Fabulous Magazine*

Unapologetically dark, deliciously descriptive and heavy with that irresistible sense of foreboding, this is a novel that redefines the term 'unputdownable'

Tautly plotted and claustrophobic - a psychological drama with edge
*Good Housekeeping*

This story will keep you hooked with unexpected twists and turns until the end, when secrets and lies are exposed

Clever, atmospheric and ridiculously addictive
*Kate Riordan*

Gripping from start to finish, it wrapped itself around me and swept me along in its wake. I loved it and simply did not want it to end
*Rosanna Ley*

As languidly seductive as summer itself, this is a tense, unsettling tale about the secrets and lies submerged beneath the smooth surface of a leafy London neighbourhood lido. Bravo, Louise Candlish!
*Tammy Cohen*

The Swimming Pool is a slow-burning and thought-provoking read, and the last few gripping pages had me immediately reaching for the beginning
*Love Reading*

Readers will delight in the raw honesty with which Candlish writes about being a middle-aged woman in turmoil
*Daily Mail*

Praise for Louise Candlish

A master of her craft
*Rosamund Lupton*

Absorbing, perceptive and gripping
*Daily Mail*

A thriller novel meets soap opera with hints of Rear Window . . . addictive and fun . . . it will keep you guessing until the end

Louise Candlish's stories don't shy away from life's more painful and emotional moments

Tense, twisty and completely addictive, will keep you guessing right until the end
*Good Housekeeping*

Louise Candlish excels in looking at the darker side of relationships, she discovers thoughts and feelings that are recognisable but at the same time feel dangerously untouched
*Love Reading*

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