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  • The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Circle

  • By: Sophie Green
  • Narrated by: Anthea Greco
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • 4.1 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

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The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Circle

By: Sophie Green
Narrated by: Anthea Greco
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Summary

In a seaside suburb on Australia's golden coast, four women head to the water to swim every day.  

Housewife Theresa wants to get fit; she also wants a few precious minutes to herself. So at sunrise each day she strikes out past the waves. From the same beach, the widowed Marie swims. With her husband gone, it is the one constant in her new life.  

Elaine takes to the sea having recently moved from England, while Leanne is 25 years old and has only herself to rely on.  

In the waters of Shelly Bay, these four women find each other. They will survive bluebottle stings and heartbreak, they will laugh so hard they swallow water, and they will plunge their tears into the ocean's salt.  

Most of all, they will cherish their newfound friendship, each and every day.

©2019 Sophie Green (P)2019 Hachette Audio UK

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Loved this story! Showed how four very different women in age background & lifestyle can bond through a common interest . And how much richer & more fulfilling their lives become through this friendchip .

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I enjoyed it to begin with, but it became almost preachy in its tone. Enjoyable enough, but nothing special.