About the Book
After facing desperate heartache and loss, Mercy agrees to escape a bleak future in London and join a bride ship. Wealthy and titled, Joseph leaves home and takes to the sea as the ships surgeon to escape the pain of losing his family. He has no intention of settling down, but when Mercy becomes his assistant, they must fight against a forbidden love.
About the Author
Jody Hedlund is an award-winning and bestselling author of inspirational historical romances for both youth and adults.
As a busy mama-writer, she has the wonderful privilege of teaching her crew of 5 children at home. In between grading math papers and giving spelling tests, she occasionally does a load of laundry and washes dishes. When she's not busy being a mama, you can find her in front of her laptop working on another of her page-turning stories.
She loves reading almost as much as she loves writing, especially when it also involves chocolate and coffee.
Based off true events, author Jody Hedlund brings to life the tale of a woman one a bride ship. This story beings to life the hardships, heartaches, and losses of life and losing one’s family. It’s also about finding the strength to help those around, even when it’s not the most popular thing to do, especially when getting in trouble for it. This story is about courage, discovering friendship and even a forbidden love in the least likely place. Hedlund brings to life the story aboard the ship in vivid well-researched details that readers of historical fiction will thrive on. A story of an incredible journey, readers will be absolutely delighted with this first book in a new series from Hedlund.
Series: Bride Ships
Genre: historical, romance
Publisher: Bethany House
Publication date: June 4, 2019
Number of pages: 352
Other books in the series:
2-The Runaway Bride (coming 2020)
A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher via the author’s launch team. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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