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Carolyn Swindell Carolyn Swindell i(26086318 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Carolyn Swindell has worked in corporate, politics and professional sport, and created / performed two solo comedy shows, Why DIY? and Nice Lady MP.

She published her debut novel in 2023.

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y separately published work icon We Only Want What’s Best Mulgrave : Affirm Press , 2023 26086357 2023 single work novel

'A long-haul flight. Two ambitious dance mums. A child in danger.

'Bridget and Simone aren’t friends. But their daughters are in the same dance troupe, so they’re flying to Los Angeles for the girls to perform at Disneyland. Simone’s daughter Zahra is indisputably a leader in the group, but Bridget’s daughter Becky is a talent on the rise.

'Simone and her husband are accustomed to business class, but Bridget is less comfortable there. Both lonely women are surprised to find something in common, until Bridget discovers images of Zahra and other dancers that shock her. Are they exploitative or art?

'A fierce examination of their dance world ensues, tension rises, and there’s no way for anyone to escape it. For two very different families and four teenagers, what unfolds over the flight will shock and threaten to destroy them.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2024 longlisted Davitt Award Best Debut
2024 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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