A Fatal Crossing

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November 1924. The Endeavour sets sail from Southampton carrying 2,000 passengers and crew on a week-long voyage to New York. When an elderly gentleman is found dead at the foot of a staircase, ship’s officer Timothy Birch is ready to declare it a tragic accident. But James Temple, a strong-minded Scotland Yard inspector, is certain there is more to this misfortune than meets the eye. Birch agrees to investigate, and the trail quickly leads to the theft of a priceless painting. Its very existence is known only to its owner – and the dead man. With just days remaining until they reach New York, and Temple’s purpose on board proving increasingly suspicious, Birch’s search for the culprit is fraught with danger.

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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…
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‘A very clever plot and a final twist which will delight Agatha Christie fans. You’ll love it.’ Ragnar Jónasson

‘With twist after gut-punching twist, A Fatal Crossing really is an ingenious thriller. Highly recommended.’ M. W. Craven

‘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

‘Twists and turns cartwheel to a blindsiding finish’ Woman’s Weekly

Additional information

Weight 0.319 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.7 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

400

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K