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  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ada Public Library RHY (Text) 33500013079215 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library RHY (Text) 33500013079207 New Checked out 10/23/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982111571
  • ISBN: 1982111577
  • Physical Description: 368 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Washington Square Press/Atria Paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press/Atria Paperback, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes excerpt from Dangerous crossing.
Includes reading group guide.
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2018 by Doubleday, an imprint of Transworld publishers."--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"London 1948: Eve Forrester is stuck in a loveless marriage, isolated in her gray and gloomy house when out of the blue, she receives a letter. A wealthy stranger has left her a mysterious inheritance but in order to find out more, she must travel to the glittering French Riviera. There, Eve discovers she has been bequeathed an enchanting villa overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and suddenly, life could not be more glamorous. But while she rubs shoulders with the rich and famous, challengers to her unexplained fortune begin to emerge--challengers who would love to see Eve gone forever. Alone in paradise, Eve must unlock the story behind her surprise bequest--before her unexpected twist of fate turns deadly..."-- Provided by publisher.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 April #2
    The path of Eve Forrester's life has been paved by the deaths of others. After her father's sudden passing, she was raised alone by a callous mother. Years later when the war takes its toll, Eve loses her first love and must settle for another man. She now lives a monotonous life, waiting for her favorite radio program to begin to escape the tedium of each day. In the spring of 1948, Eve receives a mysterious letter directing her to claim an inheritance in the south of France. Suddenly, she's thrust into the lavish French Riviera, where she learns she is part owner of an extravagant home perched on the Mediterranean. Surrounded by strangers, Eve must uncover why she is included in this shadowy bequest. As she digs deeper, she discovers unimaginable truths about her past and unknowingly brings herself close to peril. Rhys (Dangerous Crossing, 2018) offers another utterly captivating, mysterious historical novel, bringing to life the intoxicating beauty of the sea and the hidden dangers lurking at its edge. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Dysfunctional families > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Riviera (France) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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