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Summary

The Sunday Times top 10 best-selling author

Discover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage and betrayal, from the internationally best-selling author of The Betrayal.

With beautiful blue skies, sandy beaches and glorious sunshine, the Bahamas is a slice of heaven. But in 1943, the world is at war and even paradise isn't safe....

Twenty-three-year-old Dodie Wyatt thought she had escaped her turbulent past - but one night her peace is shattered when she chooses to help a man she finds stabbed in an alleyway.

On the other side of Nassau, wealthy diplomat's wife Ella Stanford plays the role she has been born into, throwing herself into charitable work and charming her husband's powerful friends. But she has secrets to keep - and those secrets could put her life in danger.

©2013 Kate Furnivall (P)2014 Isis Publishing

Critic reviews

"The setting is sweeping, the story big and the description vivid." ( Courier Mail)
"Furnivall's descriptions are powerful . . . the plotting and pace are breathless." ( Historical Novels Review)
"Breathtaking historical fiction." ( The Times)

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  • Carina Turck-Clark
  • 20-06-20

Good read

I was happy to find this book by Furnivall, as I own most of her other books.

As always, she has masterfully mixed crime intrigue and personal romance. Although I found the story to be a bit predictable, there were a few pleasing twists.

I noticed the comments on colonial life, and on the typical problems that older married couples faced. The idea of who has the power or authority to do as they please.

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  • 30-05-19

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Don’t bother with this - long winded drivel very disappointed with this one waste of tome

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  • 15-11-18

Good story

Enjoyed the story but didn’t really enjoy the narration. Got a bit annoyed by the end so had to have some breaks in listening to get away from the sound . I struggled to differentiate the characters a lot of the time . The