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Dangerous Crossing The captivating Richard & Judy Book Club page-turner

by Rachel Rhys

Dangerous Crossing The captivating Richard & Judy Book Club page-turner Synopsis

*NOW A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK 2017* Shortlisted for the HWA Gold Crown 2017 A stunning, atmospheric novel in the great tradition of Death on the Nile and Patricia Highsmith, which tells of a young girl's journey on a cruise liner from England to a new life on the brink of the Second World War. 'Thrilling, captivating. Simply stunning' Daily Express 5 ***** 'An exquisite tale of love, murder and dark secrets' LISA JEWELL 'Intoxicating. I loved this book!' SANTA MONTEFIORE 'An utter treat . . . a glorious mix of proper old-school glamour and a labyrinthine plot full of class war, politics and sexual tension . . . A masterful storyteller.' VERONICA HENRY ***************************** England, September 1939 Lily Shepherd boards a cruise liner for a new life in Australia and is plunged into a world of cocktails, jazz and glamorous friends. But as the sun beats down, poisonous secrets begin to surface. Suddenly Lily finds herself trapped with nowhere to go ... Australia, six-weeks later The world is at war, the cruise liner docks, and a beautiful young woman is escorted onto dry land in handcuffs. What has she done? *************************************** Candis magazine BOOK OF THE MONTH Red Magazine PICK OF THE MONTH: 'Think Patricia Highsmith on the seas' Prime Magazine pick of SIX INTRIGUING READS 'Bag a copy of this Daphne du Maurier-style debut!' Press Association 'Thrilling, seductive, utterly absorbing.' PAULA HAWKINS, author of The Girl on The Train 'A gorgeously atmospheric read, prepare to be transported . . .' RUTH WARE, author of The Woman in Cabin 10 'Completely compelling and atmospheric. I absolutely loved it' JANE FALLON, Author of MY SWEET REVENGE 'What a world of glamour, uncertainty and intrigue! . . . It is a gem of a book' COLETTE MCBETH, author of The Life I Left Behind

Dangerous Crossing The captivating Richard & Judy Book Club page-turner Press Reviews

An exquisite story of love, murder, adventure and dark secrets, Rachel Rhys brings this dangerous crossing brilliantly and beautifully alive * LISA JEWELL, Author of THE GIRLS * Intoxicating. I loved this book! * SANTA MONTEFIORE * An utter treat . . . a glorious mix of proper old-school glamour and a labyrinthine plot full of class war, politics and sexual tension . . . Rhys writes with such conviction . . . a masterful storyteller. * VERONICA HENRY, author of FINDING LOVE IN A BOOKSHOP * Quite extraordinary . . . Beautiful, captivating and I desperately did not want the journey to end. * EMMA KAVANAGH, author of THE MISSING HOURS * Completely compelling and atmostpheric. I absolutely loved it. * JANE FALLON, author of MY SWEET REVENGE *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784162993
Publication date: 10th August 2017
Author: Rachel Rhys
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 464 pages
Categories: Historical mysteries,

About Rachel Rhys

RACHEL RHYS is the pen-name of a much-loved psychological suspense author. Dangerous Crossing is her debut under this name and is inspired by a real life account of a 1930s ocean voyage. A Dangerous Crossing is due to be published around the world. Rachel Rhys lives in North London with her family.

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