The Ship of Brides

The Ship of Brides

A Novel

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143126478
  • 464  Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

From the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and One Plus One, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a post-WWII story of the war brides who crossed the seas by the thousands to face their unknown futures

1946. World War II has ended and all over the world, young women are beginning to fulfill the promises made to the men they wed in wartime.

In Sydney, Australia, four women join 650 other war brides on an extraordinary voyage to England—aboard HMS Victoria, which still carries not just arms and aircraft but a thousand naval officers. Rules are strictly enforced, from the aircraft carrier’s captain down to the lowliest young deckhand. But the men and the brides will find their lives intertwined despite the Navy’s ironclad sanctions. And for Frances Mackenzie, the complicated young woman whose past comes back to haunt her far from home, the journey will change her life in ways she never could have predicted—forever.

Praise

Praise for THE SHIP OF BRIDES:

“Wonderfully romantic and moving.”
Daily Mail (London)

“THE SHIP OF BRIDES is a wonderful read: a tale of fate and destiny that remains utterly unsentimental.”
Sunday Express (London)

“A scintillating novel of friendship, family and love.”
Woman & Home
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