Cunard’s liners are renowned for their intriguing atmosphere so what better place to set the scene for a thriller novel than aboard one of these majestic vessels?
At least, that’s exactly what award winning journalist-turned-author Kitty Pilgrim decided when she wrote The Explorer’s Code, a romantic thriller set on board Queen Victoria and various international destinations.
The fast-paced novel follows prominent oceanographer Cordelia Stapleton, who discovers she is heir to a land deed, the property of her great-great-grandfather – a famous Victorian polar explorer. But the highly valuable deed is missing and is being sought by underworld criminals.
Teaming up with John Sinclair, a charming archaeologist and wealthy philanthropist, Cordelia’s search for the deed takes her to some of the world’s most exotic locales – Monaco, Paris, Ephesus, Svalbard, Norway… and on board Cunard’s Queen Victoria.
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Settle in for a luxury voyage as you sail from Sydney to Singapore on board Cunard’s elegant Queen Elizabeth.
Free flight and hotel stay
In Sydney, you’ll embark the exquisite Queen Elizabeth. Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are just some of this ship’s glamorous delights. Settle into your luxury surroundings as you set sail for Singapore, discovering a wealth of captivating destinations along the way.