Publisher: Transworld Digital
Date: March 2017
Duration: 11 hours 6 minutes
A stunning atmospheric novel in the great tradition of DEATH ON THE NILE and Patricia Highsmith - 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 MONTHRed 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