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A Dangerous Crossing

(2017)
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'Intoxicating. I loved this book!' SANTA MONTEFIORE
'An exquisite tale of love and dark secrets' LISA JEWELL
'A gorgeously atmospheric read, prepare to be transported ...' RUTH WARE

A TALE OF GLAMOUR, INTRIGUE AND DESIRE ABOUT A YOUNG WOMAN'S ASTONISHING JOURNEY TO A NEW LIFE IN AUSTRALIA AT THE BRINK OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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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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Readers are falling in love with DANGEROUS CROSSING:
***** 'Full of luxurious and decadent detail, bringing the five-week sea voyage from England to Australia bursting to life'
*****'I enjoyed every single page. Rich, evocative and intriguing from start to finish'
*****'Delicious, dark and completely compelling'

Also try Rachel Rhys' brand new gripping and immersive read, ISLAND OF SECRETS

Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"Completely compelling and atmospheric. I absolutely loved it." - Jane Fallon

"A book to lose yourself in." - Liz Fenwick

"A sumptuous and thrilling read which reminded me of Daphne du Maurier. It captivates you in its spell right until the end. I loved it." - Kate Hamer

"Thrilling, seductive, utterly absorbing." - Paula Hawkins

"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

"Rachel Rhys has created a sumptuous world, rich in character and description. Possessing a rare talent for observation and detail, she has perfectly drawn this pre-war passage to Australia. For a few days it was as if I was a passenger on that ship myself. I loved it." - Amanda Jennings

"An exquisite story of love, murder, adventure and dark secrets, Rachel Rhys brings this dangerous crossing brilliantly and beautifully alive." - Lisa Jewell

"Quite extraordinary . . . Beautiful, captivating and I desperately did not want the journey to end." - Emma Kavanagh

"What a world of glamour, uncertainty and intrigue! . . . It is a gem of a book." - Colette McBeth

"A proper old-fashioned tale of thwarted romance, impossible glamour, murder and mayhem on the high seas . . . The pages turn themselves." - Liz Nugent

"A gorgeously atmospheric read, prepare to be transported . . ." - Ruth Ware


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May 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Dangerous Crossing (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
ISBN: 1-4328-5089-X / 978-1-4328-5089-0 (USA edition)
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January 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: A Novel
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
ISBN: 1-5011-6272-1 / 978-1-5011-6272-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria Books
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March 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: The captivating Richard & Judy Book Club page-turner
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
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January 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: A Novel
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
ISBN: 1-5011-6273-X / 978-1-5011-6273-2 (USA edition)
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January 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dangerous Crossing
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ISBN: 1-5011-9165-9 / 978-1-5011-9165-7 (USA edition)
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January 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: A Novel
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
ISBN: 1-5011-9284-1 / 978-1-5011-9284-5 (USA edition)
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August 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: The captivating Richard & Judy Book Club page-turner
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
ISBN: 1-78416-259-0 / 978-1-78416-259-7 (UK edition)
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August 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: The captivating Richard & Judy Book Club page-turner
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ISBN: 1-78416-299-X / 978-1-78416-299-3 (UK edition)
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March 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: The captivating Richard & Judy Book Club page-turner
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
ISBN: 0-85752-471-2 / 978-0-85752-471-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Audio Editions

September 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Dangerous Crossing
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
ISBN: 1-78782-189-7 / 978-1-78782-189-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: F A Thorpe (Publishers) Ltd
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September 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Dangerous Crossing
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
ISBN: 1-78782-190-0 / 978-1-78782-190-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: F A Thorpe (Publishers) Ltd
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January 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: A Novel
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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January 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: A Novel
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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March 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Dangerous Crossing
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
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March 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Dangerous Crossing
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
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Kindle Editions

January 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: A Novel
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
Publisher: Atria Books
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April 2017 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: A Dangerous Crossing
Author(s): Rachel Rhys
Publisher: Random House Australia
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March 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dangerous Crossing: The captivating Richard & Judy Book Club page-turner
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Publisher: Transworld Digital
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