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A dangerous crossing : a novel, Rachel Rhys

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A dangerous crossing : a novel
Title
A dangerous crossing
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Rhys
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Language
eng
Summary
Servants and socialites sip cocktails side by side on their way to new lives in this "thrilling, seductive, and utterly absorbing" (Paula Hawkins, #1 New York Times bestselling author) historical suspense novel in the tradition of Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile and Ken Follett's Night Over Water . The ship has been like a world within itself, a vast floating city outside of normal rules. But the longer the journey continues, the more confined it is starting to feel, deck upon deck, passenger upon passenger, all of them churning around each other without anywhere to go... 1939: Europe is on the brink of war when young Lily Shepherd boards an ocean liner in Essex, bound for Australia. She is ready to start anew, leaving behind the shadows in her past. The passage proves magical, complete with live music, cocktails, and fancy dress balls. With stops at exotic locations along the way--Naples, Cairo, Ceylon--the voyage shows Lily places she'd only ever dreamed of and enables her to make friends with those above her social station, people who would ordinarily never give her the time of day. She even allows herself to hope that a man she couldn't possibly have a future with outside the cocoon of the ship might return her feelings. But Lily soon realizes that she's not the only one hiding secrets. Her newfound friends--the toxic wealthy couple Eliza and Max; Cambridge graduate Edward; Jewish refugee Maria; fascist George--are also running away from their pasts. As the glamour of the voyage fades, the stage is set for something sinister to occur. By the time the ship docks, two passengers are dead, war has been declared, and Lily's life will be changed irrevocably
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DLC
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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A dangerous crossing : a novel, Rachel Rhys
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm86256341
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9781501162725
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016052124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
A dangerous crossing : a novel, Rachel Rhys
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm86256341
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9781501162725
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016052124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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