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Publisher's Summary

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, it soon becomes clear that the journey is more important than the destination....
Β©2005 Jojo Moyes (P)2005 W F Howes Ltd
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5 out of 5 stars
By Kindle Customer on 02-02-18

Brilliant Read

Another fantastic audio book from Jojo Moyes, I have listened to this book on my numerous journeys to and from work, to all my numerous appointment and always I have been able to enjoy what I've heard to get away with the moment...... I can't wait for the next novel. Thank you Jojo I think I've earned the write to call the author by her real name πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ“•πŸ“•

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5 out of 5 stars
By Miss C m Harker on 01-02-18

Wonderful book, brilliantly narrated

As per all of her books, Jojo Moyes has nailed it, again, with ship of brides. Such a good story which had me addicted!
The narrator absolutely amazed me also though, bringing the story to life, with each and every person having their own identity. You can tell exactly who is talking, before their names are even mentioned.
This is a must listen!!

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4 out of 5 stars
By Erica on 02-08-18

Not my favourite from this author

I’ve read lots of Jojo Moyes and love her work. This one was good but not her best. I think there were a few too many characters so it took me a bit to get them all straight in my head. But it was an interesting story and was resolved well in the end.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Denise on 01-22-18

A fantastic journey

Nicolette McKenzie brings the characters of this amazing story to life, her narration of each character so realistic the reader feels the sadnes, joys and fears of each one. I was even starting to dread what I thought might be the outcome of this story, so cleverly does Jojo Moynes weave her tale. Loved it!

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