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?
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By Vixter on 25-09-17
Enthralling story telling at its best
If you could sum up A Dangerous Crossing in three words, what would they be?
Enthralling, breathtaking, realistic
What was one of the most memorable moments of A Dangerous Crossing?
Witnessing people's prejudices.
Have you listened to any of Katherine Manners’s other performances? How does this one compare?
I haven't but I will do now.
Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
I felt I was there with the passengers and could feel the emotion as the story unfolded depending on the character we were focussing on.
Any additional comments?
It's one of the best books I've ever listened to. I loved hearing the different accents of the passengers and being able to identify with them all. I could envisage being on the ship and on shore. It was such a wonderful book, well written and well narrated and I highly recommend it.
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