Free eBook Florence Adler Swims ForeverAuthor Rachel Beanland – Sisnlaw.co.uk

Over The Course Of One Summer That Begins With A Shocking Tragedy, Three Generations Of The Adler Family Grapple With Heartbreak, Romance, And The Weight Of Family Secrets In This Stunning Debut Novel That S Perfect For Fans Of Manhattan Beach And The Dollhouse Atlantic City, Every Summer, Esther And Joseph Adler Rent Their House Out To Vacationers Escaping To America S Playground And Move Into The Small Apartment Above Their Bakery Despite The Cramped Quarters, This Is The Apartment Where They Raised Their Two Daughters, Fannie And Florence, And It Always Feels Like Home Now Florence Has Returned From College, Determined To Spend The Summer Training To Swim The English Channel, And Fannie, Pregnant Again After Recently Losing A Baby, Is On Bedrest For The Duration Of Her Pregnancy After Joseph Insists They Take In A Mysterious Young Woman Whom He Recently Helped Emigrate From Nazi Germany, The Apartment Is Bursting At The Seams Esther Only Wants To Keep Her Daughters Close And Safe But Some Matters Are Beyond Her Control There S Fannie S Risky Pregnancy Not To Mention Her Always Scheming Husband, Isaac And The Fact That The Handsome Heir Of A Hotel Notorious For Its Anti Semitic Policies, Seems To Be In Love With Florence When Tragedy Strikes, Esther Makes The Shocking Decision To Hide The Truth At Least Until Fannie S Baby Is Born And Pulls The Family Into An Elaborate Web Of Secret Keeping And Lies, Bringing Long Buried Tensions To The Surface That Reveal How Quickly The Act Of Protecting Those We Love Can Turn Into Betrayal Based On A True Story And Told In The Vein Of J Courtney Sullivan S Saints For All Occasions And Anita Diamant S The Boston Girl, Beanland S Family Saga Is A Breathtaking Portrait Of Just How Far We Will Go To In Order To Protect Our Loved Ones And An Uplifting Portrayal Of How The Human Spirit Can Endure And Even Thrive After Tragedy Florence Adler Swims Forever


About the Author: Rachel Beanland

Rachel Beanland is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and earned her Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from Virginia Commonwealth University She lives with her husband and three children in Richmond, Virginia Florence Adler Swims Forever is her first novel.



10 thoughts on “Florence Adler Swims Forever

  1. Dorie - Cats&Books :) Dorie - Cats&Books :) says:

    HAPPY PUBLICATION DAY This novel is beautifully written and conveys so many emotions that I could relate to As a mother, I could relate to Esther, Florence s mother, and all of the decisions that she made during the course of the story to protect her family Her decisions are not easy ones to make and I wondered what I would do in this tragic situation.This novel is told from several points of view


  2. Liz Liz says:

    This book throws its first loop at you within pages A tragedy sets in motion a string of events, attempts to keep Fannie, Florence s sister and on pregnancy bedrest, from finding out what happened This family saga is all about the characters Everyone is suffering, from a variety of losses, not just the most recent We, the readers, also become privy to each character s secrets But for some reason, it t


  3. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    Atlantic City 1934 Every summer Esther and Joseph Adler rent their house out to vacationers escaping to America s playground and move into the small apartment above their bakery Despite the cramped quarters, this is the apartment where they raise their two daughters, Fannie and Florence, and it always feels like home Florence has returned home from college, determined to spend the summer training to swim


  4. Vonda Vonda says:

    What a sweet story I was a bit aghast when the tragic event happens at the very beginning Now what Where is it going to go We have secrets, a risky pregnancy, coping with grief, new romances breathe So much happened I was kept enthralled Set in 1934 Atlantic City the settings were spot on The writing made you feel as if you were there breathing the ocean air along with the Adler family Just an old fashioned


  5. Kerrin Parris Kerrin Parris says:

    Now Available Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland is a family saga that is told in a unique way The book is divided into three parts June 1934, July 1934, and August 1934 The summer begins with Florence Adler returning home from Wellesley College to prepare herself to swim the English Channel Then there is a shocking tragedy The Adler family, along with a young German refugee and a swim coach lifeg


  6. MicheleReader MicheleReader says:

    This moving story takes place in 1934 in Atlantic City, New Jersey We meet Florence Adler as she is preparing to swim the English Channel Her sister Fannie is pregnant and in the hospital on bed rest Fannie s husband Isaac is a distant and irresponsible dreamer so their daughter Gussie is being cared for by her parents Esther and Joseph Adler The Adlers have also recently welcomed Anna into their home, a 19 year


  7. Celia Celia says:

    I am IN LOVE with this book.It is great historical fiction as it describes Atlantic City in 1934 The writing is so perfect that I thought I was there I also learned some things about Florida in the 1920 s I lived in NJ for 20 years and am now living in FL I cannot get enough of this type of story Rachel, I encourage you to writeI ll be there to read and review them.There is love and tragedy in this book The people a


  8. Karen Kay Karen Kay says:

    I received this from Netgalley.com for a review Based on the author s true family story, this family saga explores how far we will go to in order to protect our loved ones Started out strong but lost some steam in the middle of the story with a nearly predictable feel good ending.2.75


  9. Lynn Lynn says:

    What a well constructed, immensely readable page turner this DEBUT NOVEL is It s not a spoiler to tell you that Florence Adler, an accomplished swimmer who is training to swim the English Channel, drowns in the first few pages of this remarkable novel What would be a spoiler would be to tell you how her death affects her family, when her mother, Edith, determines to keep the death a secret from Florence s sister Fannie, w


  10. Rachel Rachel says:

    Totally biased


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