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Island of Secrets by Rachel Rhys

Island of Secrets

Rachel Rhys

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Imprint: Black Swan
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 25 Jun 2020
ISBN: 9781784164898

Set in the exotic city of Havana on the cusp of revolution, an English woman discovers mystery, romance and scandal in the atmospheric new novel by Rachel Rhys for fans of DINAH JEFFRIES, LUCINDA RILEY and SANTA MONTEFIORE

4 stars out of 5
Antonia Senior
18 Jun 2020

"...owes a debt to Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca"

The Island of Secrets owes a debt to Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, made clear by a house called Manderley. Rhys survives the comparison; this is tautly plotted and captivating, and she is particularly good on Iris’s simultaneous delight and trepidation as her horizons widen.