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Underwater Breathing

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
On Yorkshire's gradually crumbling mud cliffs sits an Edwardian seaside house. In the bathroom, Jacob and Ella hide from their parents' passionate arguments by playing the 'Underwater Breathing' game - until the day Jacob wakes to find his mother and sister gone.

Years later, the sea's creeping closer, his father is losing touch with reality and Jacob is trapped in his past. Then, Ella's sudden reappearance forces him to confront his fractured childhood. As the truth about their parents emerges, it's clear that Jacob's time hiding beneath the water is coming to an end.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"A beautiful, rich, haunting and addictive masterpiece... I'll never forget it." - Louise Beech

"... a wonderful writer with a painterly eye for detail... There are some brilliant twists." - Wendy Holden

"A dark, powerful and emotional novel with hauntingly beautiful prose. It will compel you to read on even as it sends chills up your spine." - Nicola Moriarty

"...pulled me in from the first page and wouldn't let me go." - Heidi Perks


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May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Underwater Breathing
Author(s): Cassandra Parkin
ISBN: 1-78719-840-5 / 978-1-78719-840-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Legend Press
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Audio Editions

June 2018 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Underwater Breathing
Author(s): Cassandra Parkin
ISBN: 1-5288-1518-1 / 978-1-5288-1518-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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June 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Underwater Breathing
Author(s): Cassandra Parkin
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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June 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Underwater Breathing
Author(s): Cassandra Parkin
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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June 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Underwater Breathing
Author(s): Cassandra Parkin
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2018 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Underwater Breathing
Author(s): Cassandra Parkin
Publisher: Legend Press
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May 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Underwater Breathing
Author(s): Cassandra Parkin
Publisher: Legend Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU