Lorraine Kelly Visits Lytham To Launch Her Debut Novel

TV personality, Lorraine Kelly paid a visit to Lytham on Monday 12th February to meet fans from across Lancashire and sign copies of her new book ‘The Island Swimmer’.  Organised by Clifton Street booksellers, Plackitt & Booth, a special literary event was hosted at Fylde Rugby Club to promote the her debut novel in fine style, prior to its national launch on 15th February. The book, Lorraine’s first fiction tale, is inspired by her passion for the Orkney islands and its people.

Signed copies of the hardback book are  available from Plackitt & Booth.

Here is a taster of the storyline:

‘When Evie’s father falls desperately ill, she finally returns to the family home on Orkney and the wild landscape she left as a teenager, swearing never to return. Not everyone is happy at her arrival, particularly her estranged sister Liv, their relationship broken after a childhood trauma. As Evie clears out her father’s neglected house to prepare it for sale, lonely Evie finds herself drawn to a group of cold-water swimmers led by her old friend Freya, who find calmness beneath the waves.

Together they help Evie face up to the mistakes in her past, unlocking a treasure of truths that will reverberate through the community, and shake her family to its core. Inspired by her passion for the Orkney islands and its people.’

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