by Linda Cracknell.
Three stories that explore the most evocative experience of summer - outdoor swimming.
An unexpected swimming companion in the UK's northernmost outdoor pool - the Trinkie in Wick - may hold the key to recovery for a teenage boy.
Read by Finn den Hertog.
After winning the Macallan/Scotland on Sunday short story competition in 1998 Linda Cracknell's first collection, Life Drawing, was published, which was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book of the Year Award in 2001.
Her second collection, The Searching Glance, was published in 2008.
As well as fiction, Cracknell has written numerous radio plays and drama scripts, and teaches creative writing in workshops across Scotland and internationally.
In 2002 to 2005 she was writer-in-residence at Brownsbank Cottage near Biggar, the final home of Hugh MacDiarmid.
An unexpected companion holds the key to recovery for a teenage boy.