The Ship Of Brides

Author: Jojo Moyes
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069815634X
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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.

A Bride S Passage

Author: Catherine Petroski
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781555532970
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A captivating portrait of a 19th-century seafaring woman during her first year of marriage, based on her diaries.

War Brides

Author: Melynda Jarratt
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 9781770706033
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For thousands of young British girls, the influx of Canadian soldiers conscripted to Britain during the Second World War meant throngs of handsome young men. The result was over 48,000 marriages to Canadian soldiers alone, and a mass emigration of British women to North America and around the world in the 1940’s. For many brides, the decision to leave their family and home to move to a country thousands of miles away with a man they hardly knew brought forth ensuing happiness. For others, the outcome was much different, and the darker side of the story reveals the infidelity, domestic violence, poverty, alcoholism and divorce that many lived through. War Brides draws on original archival documents, personal correspondence, and key first hand accounts to tell the amazing story of the War Brides in their own words-and shows the love, passion, tragedy and spirit of adventure of thousand of British women.

One Plus One

Author: Jojo Moyes
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069815200X
Size: 29.54 MB
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Look out for Jojo’s new book, Paris for One and Other Stories, available now. One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story from the#1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and After You. American audiences have fallen in love with Jojo Moyes. Ever since she debuted Stateside she has captivated readers and reviewers alike, and hit the New York Times bestseller list with the word-of-mouth sensation Me Before You. Now, with One Plus One, she’s written another contemporary opposites-attract love story. Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied, and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can’t afford to pay for. That’s Jess’s life in a nutshell—until an unexpected knight in shining armor offers to rescue them. Only Jess’s knight turns out to be Geeky Ed, the obnoxious tech millionaire whose vacation home she happens to clean. But Ed has big problems of his own, and driving the dysfunctional family to the Math Olympiad feels like his first unselfish act in ages . . . maybe ever. One Plus One is Jojo Moyes at her astounding best. You’ll laugh, you’ll weep, and when you flip the last page, you’ll want to start all over again. From the Hardcover edition.

The Peacock Emporium

Author: Jojo Moyes
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848947496
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The charming multi-generational novel by Jojo Moyes, internationally bestselling author of Me Before You, After You and the new bestseller Still Me. 'A charming and enchanting read.' - Company Athene Forster embraced the Sixties like few others. Nicknamed the Last Deb, she was spoiled, beautiful, and out of control. And within two years of her marriage, the rumours had begun again. Thirty-five years on, Suzanna Peacock finds refuge from her mother's shameful legacy in her shop, the Peacock Emporium. Within its magical walls she discovers not just friendship, and an escape from her troubled marriage, but the first real passion of her life. But the spectre of her mother still haunts Suzanna, setting in place a series of dramatic events. Only by confronting the past will she finally be able to face the future . . .

The One Plus One Free Ebook Sampler

Author: Jojo Moyes
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405918268
Size: 15.53 MB
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Free eBook only exclusive sampler The One Plus One is the beautiful, poignant and utterly compelling new novel by the internationally bestselling author Jojo Moyes. One single mum With two jobs and two children, Jess Thomas does her best day after day. But it's hard on your own. And sometimes you take risks you shouldn't. Because you have to . . . One chaotic family Jess's gifted, quirky daughter Tanzie is brilliant with numbers, but without a helping hand she'll never get the chance to shine. And Nicky, Jess's teenage stepson, can't fight the bullies alone. Sometimes Jess feels like they're sinking . . . One handsome stranger Into their lives comes Ed Nicholls, a man whose life is in chaos, and who is running from a deeply uncertain future. But he has time on his hands. He knows what it's like to be lonely. And he wants to help . . . One unexpected love story The One Plus One is a captivating and unconventional romance from Jojo Moyes about two lost souls meeting in the most unlikely circumstances. Praise for Jojo Moyes: 'Majestic, utterly compelling, tremendous. A heart-stopping read' Independent on Sunday 'Truly beautiful. Made us laugh, smile and sob like a baby - you simply have to read it' Closer 'A triumph. Packs such an emotional punch, you'll need a box of tissues' Elle Jojo Moyes is a novelist and a journalist. She worked at the Independent for ten years before leaving to write full time. Her previous novels have all been critically acclaimed and include The Ship of Brides, Foreign Fruit, The Last Letter From Your Lover, winner of Spring 2012's most popular Richard and Judy Book Club title Me Before You and most recently The Girl you Left Behind. She lives in Essex with her husband and their three children.

The Girl You Left Behind

Author: Jojo Moyes
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101638168
Size: 41.14 MB
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Giver of Stars, a sweeping bestseller of love and loss, deftly weaving two journeys from World War I France to present day London. Paris, World War I. Sophie Lefèvre must keep her family safe while her adored husband, Édouard, fights at the front. When their town falls to the Germans, Sophie is forced to serve them every evening at her hotel. From the moment the new Kommandant sets eyes on Sophie’s portrait—painted by her artist husband—a dangerous obsession is born. Almost a century later in London, Sophie’s portrait hangs in the home of Liv Halston, a wedding gift from her young husband before his sudden death. After a chance encounter reveals the portrait’s true worth, a battle begins over its troubled history and Liv’s world is turned upside all over again.

Me Before You And After You Boxed Set

Author: Jojo Moyes
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780143131007
Size: 25.93 MB
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The perfect gift for Jojo Moyes fans, and just in time for the holiday season: A boxed set featuring "Me Before You "and" After You" by the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author With "Me Before You"'s phenomenal success as a major motion picture followed by the paperback release of "After You," Jojo Moyes continues to reign on bestseller lists and captivate audiences worldwide. This fantastic new package will appeal to both first-time readers and long-term Jojo aficionados--perfect for loved ones, or even as a gift for yourself, this box set makes it easier than ever to fall in love with Lou and Will's unputdownable story.

At The Lake

Author: Jojo Moyes
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530938599
Size: 68.34 MB
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Luke is a divorced, who is too much wedded to the corporate life. However after completing a massive project, the company president grants him a two-week rest. He drives to a place with wind-shuffled blue lake with tree-covered hills behind it and got into a perfect log cabin. There he meets the caretaker of the place, Olivia, a lonely young writer. They've decided to go for a nice evening of crazy Vodka at the local bar. When Luke comes to pick her up for the hangout, Olivia is looked so stunning that he can't stop looking at her. Will that lead to something?

The Magnificent Spilsbury And The Case Of The Brides In The Bath

Author: Jane Robins
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848543859
Size: 78.46 MB
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Bessie Mundy, Alice Burnham and Margaret Lofty are three women with one thing in common. They are spinsters and are desperate to marry. Each woman meets a smooth-talking stranger who promises her a better life. She falls under his spell, and becomes his wife. But marriage soon turns into a terrifying experience. In the dark opening months of the First World War, Britain became engrossed by 'The Brides in the Bath' trial. The horror of the killing fields of the Western Front was the backdrop to a murder story whose elements were of a different sort. This was evil of an everyday, insidious kind, played out in lodging houses in seaside towns, in the confines of married life, and brought to a horrendous climax in that most intimate of settings -- the bathroom. The nation turned to a young forensic pathologist, Bernard Spilsbury, to explain how it was that young women were suddenly expiring in their baths. This was the age of science. In fiction, Sherlock Holmes applied a scientific mind to solving crimes. In real-life, would Spilsbury be as infallible as the 'great detective'?