A Fatal Crossing (Paperback)Tom Hindle (author)
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Shipbound slayings and priceless paintings abound in Hindle's rollicking period detective drama set aboard the Endeavour.
Waterstones Thriller of the Month for August 2022
November 1924. The Endeavour sets sail for New York, with 2,000 passengers - and a killer - on board.
When a body is found on deck, ship's officer Timothy Birch is ready to declare the death a tragic accident. But Scotland Yard inspector James Temple is certain there's more to this misfortune than meets the eye. Mounting an investigation, the pair uncover the theft of a priceless painting, and encounter a string of suspects with secrets to hide.
Now, with just days remaining until the Endeavour reaches New York, their search for the culprit is fraught with danger. And all the while, the passengers roam the ship with a killer in their midst...
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 319 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
'The action unfolds at a rip-roaring pace in this perfectly executed homage to the Golden Age of crime, which features a deviously devised plot boasting a final twist worthy of Christie herself. I loved it!' - Anita Frank
'Dazzling' - Crime Monthly
'A very clever plot and a final twist which will delight Agatha Christie fans. You'll love it.' - Ragnar Jonasson
'With twist after gut-punching twist, A Fatal Crossing really is an ingenious thriller. Highly recommended.' - M. W. Craven
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“LOVED IT: 1920s Gatsby-esque opulence onboard the Endeavour - Murder Mystery Whodunit with Agatha Christie vibes onboard the Titanic.”
“It was a threat. A warning of the most terrible kind. ‘Keep away or you'll be next’.”
A Fatal Crossing by Tom Hindle is out now from @CenturyBooksUK.
November 1924. The Endeavour sets sail from Southampton... More
“A real 20s detective novel”
This book took me a while to get into as I wasn’t really sure if I liked the writing style. There is a lot of speech throughout, and to begin with I wasn’t a fan but after around eight or nine chapters I grew used to... More
“Can the truth be uncovered?”
Set in 1924 aboard the luxury line “The Endeavour” sailing to New York, the story starts when an elderly man Is found dead. Did he slip in the rain? Or was it something more?
When another passenger identifies himself... More
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