The Ship of Brides
Score: 3.5
From 26 Ratings

The Ship of Brides


  • Author : Jojo Moyes
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-05-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698156340


The Ship of Brides Book Description :

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 Na...

The Ship of Brides
Score: 3.5
From 25 Ratings

The Ship of Brides


  • Author : Jojo Moyes
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2010-07-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781848947474


The Ship of Brides Book Description :

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 France...

A Reluctant Bride  The Bride Ships Book  1
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

A Reluctant Bride The Bride Ships Book 1


  • Author : Jody Hedlund
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493418688


A Reluctant Bride The Bride Ships Book 1 Book Description :

Living in London's poorest slum, Mercy Wilkins has little hope of a better life. When she's offered an opportunity to join a bride ship sailing to British Columbia, she agrees. After witnessing so much painful heartache and loss in the slums, the bride ship is her only prospect to escape a bleak future, not only for herself but, she hopes, someday for her sister. Wealthy and titled Joseph Colville leaves home and takes to the sea in order to escape the pain of losing his family. As ship's surgeon, he's in charge of the passengers' welfare aboard the Tynemouth, including sixty brides-to-be. He has no immediate intention of settling down, but when Mercy becomes his assistant, the two must fight against a forbidden love. With hundreds of single men cong...

Voyages of Hope

Voyages of Hope


  • Author : Peter Johnson
  • Publisher : TouchWood Editions
  • Release Date : 2011-07-06
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781926971469


Voyages of Hope Book Description :

A line of nervous young women got off a ship in Victoria Harbour in 1862 and had to walk the gauntlet between two rows of jostling, eager men. One girl, proposed to on the spot, accepted equally quickly and left town with her new husband. Why did these women leave everything behind in England and come to the west coast? The answers lie in the lusty turmoil of a gold-rush frontier, the horrible disruptions of industrial England and the conflicting aims of earnest Christians and early British feminists....

Me Before You   After You
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Me Before You After You


  • Author : Jojo Moyes
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2016-06-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781405929714


Me Before You After You Book Description :

THE INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON, ME BEFORE YOU, WHICH HAS SOLD OVER 8 MILLION COPIES WORLD WIDE AND IS NOW A FILM STARRING EMILIA CLARKE AND SAM CLAFLIN TOGETHER WITH THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING SEQUEL AFTER YOU IN ONE EBOOK Me Before You Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn't know is she's about to lose her job or that knowing what's coming is what keeps her sane. Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he's going to put a stop to that. What Will d...

The Bride Ship

The Bride Ship


  • Author : Regina Scott
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2014-11-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781460342466


The Bride Ship Book Description :

SWEETHEART REUNION What was his brother's widow—his first love—doing on a ship full of prospective brides headed out West? Clay Howard had been tasked with escorting the Boston belle home, but he didn't anticipate Allegra being so strong-willed—or that he'd wind up traveling with her just to keep her from leaving without him! Allegra Banks Howard isn't going to let Clay interfere with her plans for a new life with her daughter on the frontier. True, Allegra needs his wilderness savvy, but if Clay thinks he can rekindle what they once shared, he had better think again. Because risking her heart for a second chance at being his bride isn't something she'll undertake lightly…. Frontier Bachelors: Bold, rugged—and bound to be grooms...

The Runaway Bride  The Bride Ships Book  2
Score: 4.5
From 18 Ratings

The Runaway Bride The Bride Ships Book 2


  • Author : Jody Hedlund
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493422845


The Runaway Bride The Bride Ships Book 2 Book Description :

Wealthy Arabella Lawrence flees to British Columbia on a bride ship still wearing the scars of past mistakes. One of the few single women in the boomtown, she immediately has suitors, but she is determined not to find herself trapped again by a poor choice. Vying for her hand are two very different men. Lieutenant Richard Drummond is a gentleman in the Navy and is held in high esteem. Peter Kelly is the town's baker and has worked hard to build a thriving business. He and Drummond not only compete for Arabella's affections, but clash over their views of how the natives should be treated in the midst of a smallpox outbreak. As Arabella begins to overcome her fears, she discovers someone in dire need--a starving girl abandoned by her tribe. Intent on h...

The Horse Dancer
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

The Horse Dancer


  • Author : Jojo Moyes
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524704445


The Horse Dancer Book Description :

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You, After You, and Still Me, a novel about a lost girl and her horse, the enduring strength of friendship, and how even the smallest choices can change everything When Sarah’s grandfather gives her a beautiful horse named Boo—hoping that one day she’ll follow in his footsteps to join an elite French riding school, away from their gritty London neighborhood—she quietly trains in city’s parks and alleys. But then her grandfather falls ill, and Sarah must juggle horsemanship with school and hospital visits. Natasha, a young lawyer, is reeling after her failed marriage: her professional judgment is being questioned, her new boyfriend is a let-down, and she’s forced to share her house...

One Plus One

One Plus One


  • Author : Jojo Moyes
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-03-31
  • Genre: One Plus One
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


One Plus One Book Description :

Includes an excerpt to Me before you and a reader's guide....

A Bride of Convenience  The Bride Ships Book  3
Score: 5
From 5 Ratings

A Bride of Convenience The Bride Ships Book 3


  • Author : Jody Hedlund
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493425211


A Bride of Convenience The Bride Ships Book 3 Book Description :

Unemployed mill worker Zoe Hart jumps at the opportunity to emigrate to British Columbia in 1863 to find a better life and be reunited with her brother, who fled from home after being accused of a crime. Pastor to miners in the mountains, Abe Merivale discovers an abandoned baby during a routine visit to Victoria and joins efforts with Zoe, one of the newly arrived bride-ship women, to care for the infant. While there, he's devastated by the news from his fiancee in England that she's marrying another man. With mounting pressure to find the baby a home, Zoe accepts a proposal from a miner of questionable character after he promises to help her locate her brother. Intent on protecting Zoe and frustrated by his failed engagement, Abe offers his own han...