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
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
Now a RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK 2017, this is a stunning, atmospheric novel in the great tradition of Death on the Nile and Patricia Highsmith. A young girl's journey on a cruise liner from England to a new life on the brink of the Second World War.
Auteur Rachel Rhys
Product type Paperback
Maat 178 x 112 x 30 mm
Gewicht van product 252 g
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