The Ship of Brides

The Ship of Brides

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 | Unabridged
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"From the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and One Plus One, a post-WWII story of the war brides who crossed the seas by the thousands to face their unknown futures1946. 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.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: audio file
1 online resource (16 audio files) : digital
Additional Contributors: McKenzie, Nicolette
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9780147519900


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Nov 16, 2013

I really enjoyed this book. As my mother in law was also a war bride, I found the story an interesting view of another was brides journey.

JCLHunterSt Jul 30, 2013

This is the 5th book I've read by Moyes and I didn't enjoy it nearly as much as the others. It was an interesting concept, but the execution fell short. It dragged a bit from time to time, but it wasn't horrible.


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