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The Swimming Pool
Holly LeCraw

Knopf
April 2010
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Featuring: Cecil McClatchey; Marcella Atkinson
320 pages
ISBN: 0385531931
EAN: 9780385531931
Hardcover
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Women's Fiction Contemporary

A heartbreaking affair, an unsolved murder, an explosive romance: welcome to summer on the Cape in this powerful debut.

Seven summers ago, Marcella Atkinson fell in love with Cecil McClatchey, a married father of two. But on the same night their romance abruptly ended, Cecil's wife was found murdered--and their lives changed forever. The case was never solved, and Cecil died soon after, an uncharged suspect.

Now divorced and estranged from her only daughter, Marcella lives alone, mired in grief and guilt. Meanwhile, Cecil's grown son, Jed, returns to the Cape with his sister for the first time in years. One day he finds a woman's bathing suit buried in a closet--a relic, unbeknownst to him, of his father's affair--and, on a hunch, confronts Marcella. When they fall into an affair of their own, their passion temporarily masks the pain of the past, but also leads to crises and revelations they never could have imagined.

In what is sure to be the...

Comments

6 comments posted.

Re: The Swimming Pool

Hope to win. The book sounds great.

The Sweetness of Honey
(Pat Wilson 8:13pm April 24, 2010)

I love being able to catch a glimpse of an author's though process and learn more about new book just released or one that I can ceep an eye out for in the future. Best of luck with Swimming Pool and with The Sweetness of Honey (or whatever it ends up being titled in the end - personally, I like that title very much).
(
Donna Holmberg 12:12pm April 26, 2010)

This was a truly interesting interview. I felt like I knew the author by the time she answered the many questions. Congratulations to both Holly and Jennifer!
(
Gladys Paradowski 4:43pm April 28, 2010)

Great interview- good luck with SWIMMING POOL and THE SWEETNESS OF HONEY
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Audra Holtwick 1:07pm May 1, 2010)

THE SWEETNESS OF HONEY
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Karen Barnett 12:58pm May 26, 2010)

THE SWEETNESS OF HONEY
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Tracey Dent 12:23pm May 31, 2010)

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