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Fiction books set on cruise ships?

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The Globe by R.Doug Wicker.

Can be found on Amazon Kindle e-Books and Barnes&Nobles Nook.

$ .99 only.

The book was well received

 

 

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A bookseller giving summer reading suggestions this week on PBS Newshour recommended Do Not Become Alarmed as an exciting page-turner. However, she said you probably don't want to read it if you're going on a cruise because it's frightening. It revolves around a shore excursion that goes seriously wrong.

Maya

 

This just came out.

 

Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy

 

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33155774-do-not-become-alarmed

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I actually just finished one, based on the TV series "MONK". It's called "Mr. Monk Gets Onboard". In case you don't know, the story centers around Adrian Monk, an obsessive compulsive detective. He lost his wife, Trudy, in a car bombing accident 10 years ago, and that is the only murder he has been unable to solve. At the time of the bombing, he was a cop, but since the accident, all of his OCD has returned and as a result, Adrian lost his badge. He has been re-hired by the same police department, but as a consultant. He has a psychologist and an assistant who help him cope with everyday life.

 

The book series is told through the eyes of Natalie, Adrian's assistant. She gets her Private Eye license, and starts a business with Adrian. To promote it, she decides to go on a business cruise to Catalina Island. Much to her surprise, Adrian finds out and comes along. While they're onboard, a murder occurs and they get hired to solve the mystery!

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Caribbean Cruising by Rachel Hawthorne

Chicks Ahoy by Lynda Sandoval

Cruise Confidential by Brian David Bruns

Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

A Night to Remember by Walter Lord

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Santa Cruise by Mary Higgins Clark

Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

The Ship by Antonia Honeywell

Titanic by Filson Young

The True Confssions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

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Someone bought me "Sail Away" by the actress Celia Imrie last birthday... about an actress who has to take a job on a cruise liner. Quite humorous and fairly far-fetched, but I enjoyed it!

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Kate Christensen's new novel is set on a cruise from LA to Hawaii. It's a terrific read with much detail about cruising from both passenger and crew perspectives. Also, very funny.

 

The Last Cruise: A Novel

by Kate Christensen

Link: http://a.co/d/0nngDxt

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A bookseller giving summer reading suggestions this week on PBS Newshour recommended Do Not Become Alarmed as an exciting page-turner. However, she said you probably don't want to read it if you're going on a cruise because it's frightening. It revolves around a shore excursion that goes seriously wrong.

Maya

 

I read this one, too. Great reading, recommended. I think the locale, which never is named in the book itself, is Panama.

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I'm r3ading one now called "Starboard Secrets". It centers around a girl named Millie who just caught her ex-husband cheating on her with her best friend (hence the "ex"). He was a private eye.

 

She decides she wants some adventure in her life, so she applies to be an Assistant Activity Director on a cruise ship....and gets it! But less than 10 min after she sets foot on the boat, a murder happens that she tries to solve.

 

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I forgot a few:

Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

Dark Voyage by Alan Furst

Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

Jaws by Peter Benchley

Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

The Odyssey by Homer

Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis

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On 7/10/2005 at 7:20 PM, taffy12 said:

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this question or not, so bear with me. I'm looking for some fiction novels set on modern cruise ships...and I hate those cheap, trashy, Harlequin-type romances, so none of that, please. I don't even know if such a book exists, but if you have any ideas, please let me know!

 

Also, while I'm at it, can anyone recommend any good novels about foreign travel in general? Fiction, preferably European locales, though anywhere is fine... I'm looking for stories about people traveling to or moving to foreign countries rather than books that simple use, say, London as a setting for an ordinary ole story. Thanks!

 

The Wreck of the Titan by Morgan Robertson

 

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On 9/20/2018 at 2:54 PM, broadwaybaby123 said:

I'm r3ading one now called "Starboard Secrets". It centers around a girl named Millie who just caught her ex-husband cheating on her with her best friend (hence the "ex"). He was a private eye.

 

She decides she wants some adventure in her life, so she applies to be an Assistant Activity Director on a cruise ship....and gets it! But less than 10 min after she sets foot on the boat, a murder happens that she tries to solve.

 

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I love Millie! ❤️

 

Cruise Ship Cozy Mysteries is a series (up to Book 14? 15?) by Hope Callaghan. 

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