Death on the Lusitania : An Agatha Christie-Inspired WW1 Mystery on a Luxury Ocean Liner


by Graham, R. L. | Classic crime
Published 25/01/2024 by PAN MACMILLAN (Macmillan) in the United Kingdom as part of the Patrick Gallagher series
Hardback | 400 pages

ISBN: 9781035021918 Category:


The ship was doomed before it ever left port. His fate was sealed before he ever stepped on board. From R. L. Graham, Death on the Lusitania is an immersive WW1 historical novel set aboard the ill-fated ocean liner.

‘Set on a doomed ocean liner, this engaging and well researched mystery is perfect for lovers of Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers’ – Philip Gray, author of Two Storm Wood, The Times Thriller of the YearWelcome on board the Lusitania’s final voyage . . .

New York, 1915. RMS Lusitania, one of the world’s most luxurious ocean liners, departs for war-torn Europe. Among those on board is Patrick Gallagher, a civil servant in Her Majesty’s government tasked with escorting a British diplomat back to England.

When a fellow passenger is believed to have shot himself in his cabin, Gallagher is asked by the captain to investigate the scene but one crucial detail doesn’t fit. The man’s body was discovered in a locked cabin with the key inside and no gun to be found. Was it really suicide? Or murder?Gallagher believes one of the passengers is a deadly killer – one who could strike again at any moment. And all the while, the ship sails on towards Europe, where enemy submarines patrol dark waters . . .

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