Record Details

Catalog Search

A dangerous crossing : a novel / Rachel Rhys.

Rhys, Rachel, 1963- (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 18 copies available at Sitka.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Fraser Lake Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Fraser Lake Public Library AFTPB HYST RHY (Text) 35195000276904 Main Floor - Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 04/07/2018
100 Mile House Branch RHY (Text) 33923005926534 Suspense Volume hold Checked out 03/27/2018
Alert Bay Public Library AF RHY (Text) 35125000126205 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Castlegar Public Library MYS RHY (Text) 35146002058865 Mystery Volume hold On order -
Creston Public Library FIC RHY (Text) 35140100034340 New Books Display Volume hold Checked out 03/27/2018
Fernie Heritage Library FIC RHYS (Text) 35136000525460 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 04/10/2018
Gibsons Public Library FIC RHYS (Text) 30886001048228 Adult Fiction Hardcover Volume hold Checked out 04/03/2018
Kitimat Public Library (Text) bkitvac/tdc602hotlist Stacks Volume hold In process -
Kitimat Public Library Rhy (Text) 32665002100289 Adult fiction Volume hold In process -
Nelson Public Library F RHY (Text) 3514830027801 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 04/04/2018
Next 10 »

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501162725 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 358 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Cruise ships > Fiction.
Ocean travel > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.

Additional Resources