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Twenty-three-year-old Dodie Wyatt thought she had escaped her turbulent past - but one night her peace is shattered when she chooses to help a man she finds stabbed in an alleyway. On the other side of Nassau, wealthy diplomat's wife Ella Stanford plays the role she has been born into, throwing herself into charitable work and charming her husband's powerful friends. But she has secrets to keep - and those secrets could put her life in danger. When one of the richest men in the world is found dead, these two very different women - Dodie, a shy introvert, and Ella, a confident socialite - are drawn together. With the unstable island spiralling into violence, deceit, greed and death, Dodie and Ella have only each other to rely on, as their lives are torn apart ...
|Publication date:||14th August 2014|
|Publisher:||Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group|
|Primary Genre||Historical fiction|
Closing date: 30/06/2021
In 1943, in the relative wartime haven of the Bahamas, two very different women are thrown together when ambition and murder threaten to tear their lives apart. When young waitress Dodie Wyatt tries to help a man stabbed in an alleyway, she brings trouble straight to her own door. Meanwhile, elegant diplomat’s wife Ella Stanford throws herself into charity work to stifle her disappointment in her marriage, until dark secrets draw her into danger. Then a powerful magnate is found dead, and Dodie and Ella must pool their resources to find the truth, and to ensure their own survival.
Kate Furnivall was born in Wales and now lives by the sea, with her husband, in the beautiful county of Devon. She has worked in publishing and television advertising. Kate’s love for all things Russian stems from her family history in pre-Revolution St Petersburg. Look out for three previous novels, The Russian Concubine, Under a Blood Red Sky and The Concubine’s Secret, also published by Sphere. Author Photo © Max Danby.More About Kate Furnivall