Shortlisted for the 2005 RNA Novel of the Year award, a moving and gorgeously-written book from Jojo Moyes, based on a true story.
Jojo Moyes was born in 1969 and was brought up in London. A journalist and writer, she worked for the Independent newspaper until 2001. She lives in East Anglia with her husband and children.
'A wonderful read: tale of fate and destiny that remains utterly unsentimental.' -- Sunday Express 20050619 'Wonderfully romantic and moving.' -- Daily Mail 20050619 'Gloriously entertaining' -- Mirror 20050603 'Fascinating read ... not only is THE SHIP OF BRIDES utterly compelling, it's educational. In a good way.' -- Heat 20050618 'Engaging and poignant' -- Glasgow Herald 20050611 'Irresistible novel' -- Daily Express 20050611