Dangerous Crossing
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Dangerous Crossing : The captivating Richard & Judy Book Club 2017 page-turner

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*NOW A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK 2017* 'The pages turn themselves!' 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 terrifying journey trapped on a cruise liner to Australia at 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 Behindshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 28mm | 314g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1784162590
  • 9781784162597
  • 51,900

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.show more

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"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 *show more

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"Intoxicating. I loved this book!"show more

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733 ratings
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