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Author: Rachel Rhys
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BIC Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
 
Published: 30-Jul-2018
Format: Paperback, 400 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780143783213
Stock Code: 3783213
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An intoxicating novel set in 1948, about dysfunctional families and long-hidden secrets, set against a backdrop of all-day pool parties, cocktails and glamour on the seductive French Riviera.

'But don't you think it strange?' she presses him. 'That this man I have never heard of should have left me such a gift?'

It's 1948, and Eve Forrester is trapped in a loveless marriage, in a gloomy house, in a grey London suburb.

Then, out of the blue, she receives a solicitor's letter. A wealthy stranger has left her a mystery inheritance. And to find out more, she must to travel to the glittering French Riviera.

There Eve discovers that her legacy is an enchanting pale pink villa overlooking the Mediterranean sea. Suddenly her life could not be more glamorous. But while she rubs shoulders with film-stars and famous writers, under the heat of the golden sun, rivals to her unexplained fortune begin to emerge. Rivals who want her out of the way.

Alone in this beguiling paradise, Eve must unlock the story behind her surprise bequest - before events turn deadly . . .


'Thrilling, seductive, utterly absorbing' Paula Hawkins on A Dangerous Crossing

'An exquisite story of love, murder, adventure and dark secrets' Lisa Jewell on A Dangerous Crossing
An intoxicating novel set in 1948, about dysfunctional families and long-hidden secrets, set against a backdrop of all-day pool parties, cocktails and glamour on the seductive French Riviera.

'But don't you think it strange?' she presses him. 'That this man I have never heard of should have left me such a gift?'

It's 1948, and Eve Forrester is trapped in a loveless marriage, in a gloomy house, in a grey London suburb.

Then, out of the blue, she receives a solicitor's letter. A wealthy stranger has left her a mystery inheritance. And to find out more, she must to travel to the glittering French Riviera.

There Eve discovers that her legacy is an enchanting pale pink villa overlooking the Mediterranean sea. Suddenly her life could not be more glamorous. But while she rubs shoulders with film-stars and famous writers, under the heat of the golden sun, rivals to her unexplained fortune begin to emerge. Rivals who want her out of the way.

Alone in this beguiling paradise, Eve must unlock the story behind her surprise bequest - before events turn deadly . . .


'Thrilling, seductive, utterly absorbing' Paula Hawkins on A Dangerous Crossing

'An exquisite story of love, murder, adventure and dark secrets' Lisa Jewell on A Dangerous Crossing

Rachel Rhys is the pen-name of successful psychological suspense author, Tammy Cohen. A Dangerous Crossing, her debut novel under this name, was a bestseller in the UK where it was a Richard and Judy Book Club Pick. This is her second novel. Rachel Rhys lives in North London with her family, including a much-loved dog.
 
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