Dangerous Crossing

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

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Shortlisted for the HWA Gold Crown 2017

A tale of glamour, intrigue and desire about a young English woman's astonishing journey 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 and dark secrets' LISA JEWELL

`Intoxicating. I loved this book!' SANTA MONTEFIORE

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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, long-hidden secrets begin to surface. Her heart beats faster for the attention of handsome Edward, but is his heart already taken?

Australia, six-weeks later
The world is at war, the cruise liner docks, and Lily's desire for Edward is untameable. But something else is awry on this ship and Lily is determined to find out ....


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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

'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
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 29mm | 315g
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1784162590
  • 9781784162597
  • 300,282

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"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."
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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 *
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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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4,152 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
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4 39% (1,618)
3 28% (1,175)
2 7% (294)
1 2% (97)
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