The Ship of Brides: A Novel

The Ship of Brides: A Novel

Jojo Moyes


Look out for Jojo’s new book, Paris for One and different Stories, coming October 18, 2016.

From the #1 New York Times bestselling writer of Me earlier than You, After You, and One Plus One, in an previous paintings on hand within the U.S. for the 1st time, a post-WWII tale of the struggle brides who crossed the seas through the millions to stand their unknown futures.

1946. international conflict II has ended and around the globe, younger women are starting to satisfy the guarantees made to the boys they wed in wartime.

In Sydney, Australia, 4 ladies sign up for 650 different warfare brides on a rare voyage to England—aboard HMS Victoria, which nonetheless includes not only palms and airplane yet one thousand naval officials. ideas are strictly enforced, from the plane carrier’s captain right down to the lowliest younger deckhand. however the males and the brides will locate their lives intertwined regardless of the Navy’s ironclad sanctions. And for Frances Mackenzie, the complex younger lady whose prior comes again to hang-out her faraway from domestic, the adventure will swap her lifestyles in methods she by no means can have predicted—forever.

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