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A tale of love, betrayal and swimming based on the true stories of champion Victorian women.

Digital Daisy Belle Patron

31 pledges

EBook edition and your name in the list of Patrons in the back of the book.

Paperback Patron

131 pledges

1st edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the list of Patrons in the back of the book.

Super Patron Paperback (Early Bird Discount) / Special offer / Sold out

30 pledges

Super Patron Paperback

35 pledges

1st edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the list of Super Patrons in the front of the book.

Magazine Special

5 pledges

Your very own copy of Outdoor Swimmer Magazine, the world’s leading magazine for adventurous swimmers plus everything at the Paperback Patron level.

Limited (only 20 available)

Victorian Postcards

6 pledges

A unique set of 5 postcards featuring Victorian swimmers, plus everything at the Paperback Patron level.

Book Bundle

7 pledges

3 copies of the 1st edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the list of Patrons in the back of the book.

Collectors' Specials / Sold out

1 pledge

First Class Certificate / Sold out

1 pledge

Taking The Waters: limited edition

1 pledge

Rare, out of print collector’s edition of Taking the Waters: A Swim Around Hampstead Heath. Plus a Daisy Belle Paperback Patron level.

Limited (3 only)

Launch Party at the Hampstead Ponds

8 pledges

Two 1st edition paperbacks, ebook edition, your name printed in the list of Super Patrons in the front of the book. Plus an invitation for two to the launch party, to be held at the Mixed Pond on Hampstead Heath, north London.

Limited. Only 10 available.

Daisy Belle Book Club Edition

2 pledges

Ten first editions of the paperback for members of your book club, plus a personally written list of questions and themes to discuss, and up to ten names printed in the list of Patrons in the back of the book.

Name Daisy Belle's Dog / Sold out

1 pledge

Daisy Belle Illustrated Talk

A 45-minute illustrated talk on the historical background to Daisy Belle, followed by a 15-minute Q&A, ideal for a book club, library or school. You provide the venue and audience (no limit on numbers). Plus 10 x Paperback Patron level. London only.

Only one available.

Daisy Belle Walking Tour

A one-hour historical walking tour of the Hampstead Heath ponds plus everything at the Super Patron Paperback level. Travel not included. An informal guide, to be held on a mutually agreed date.

Limited numbers (6 only)

Super Aquatic Patron

Your name printed in the front of the book, a personal dedication thanking you for supporting the project, plus 5 x Paperback Patron levels, a collectible, out of print edition of Taking the Waters: A Swim Around Hampstead Heath, and tickets for two to the launch party at the Mixed Pond on Hampstead Heath, north London.

Only one available.