The Ship of Brides
'Brimming over with friendship, sadness, humour and romance, as well as several unexpected plot twists' - Daily Mail
**From the bestselling author of The Last Letter from Your Lover, now a major motion picture**
A moving novel based on a true story, by Jojo Moyes, internationally bestselling author of Me Before You, After You and the new bestseller Still Me.
'Brimming over with friendship, sadness, humour and romance, as well as several unexpected plot twists, it's a tremendously satisfying read and (for my money) even better than ... Me Before You.' - Daily Mail
Australia, 1946. 650 brides are departing for England to meet the men they married in wartime. But instead of the luxury liner they were expecting, they find themselves aboard an aircraft carrier, alongside a thousand men.
On the sun-baked decks, old loves and past promises become distant memories, and tensions are stretched to the limit as brides and husbands change their minds. And for Frances Mackenzie, one bride in particular, it soon becomes clear that sometimes the journey is more important than the destination.
'Wonderful' - Sunday Express
'Scintillating.' - Woman & Home
'Gloriously entertaining' - Mirror
'Fascinating' - Heat
'Engaging and poignant' - Glasgow Herald
'Irresistible' - Daily Express
What a beautiful and harrowing story of brides after the war travelling to England to their husbands. The anxiety is palpable, the women are young, and the ship is no cruise liner.