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'The Titanic Girls' by Julie Cook

Updated: Nov 17


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When the Titanic sinks in 1912, all the world seems to care about are the rich and famous on board. But in Southampton, the city where Titanic set sail, the wives of the drowned crew are thrown into poverty and despair. Lucy, recently married and with a one-year-old child, is widowed when her stoker husband Joseph dies. With no breadwinner, she must fight to survive for her baby. Beautiful and feisty Catherine is engaged to Percy, a steward on Titanic, who comes home suffering with shock. Can she cope marrying a man the city now calls a 'coward' for surviving the sinking? Susan, a teacher, is a secret Suffragette and most of her pupils have lost fathers on the Titanic. When she meets a man she finally falls for, can she reconcile her desire for women's rights with her desire to fall in love? The Titanic Girls is a story that follows friendship, hardship and grief at a time of great upheaval for women. Three best friends help each other survive through sorrow and despair. But when an entire city believes men who survived the Titanic are cowards and when one man returns from his watery grave, can life ever go on as before?

 

About Julie Cook


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Julie Cook is an author and journalist for national newspapers and magazines. Her first book The Titanic and the City of Widows it left Behind was published by Pen and Sword in 2020 and her second non-fiction title A History of the Girl Guides was published in 2022.


Julie writes for titles including the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Mirror and women’s magazines. Julie lives with her husband and children in Hampshire, England.


Her great-grandfather William was a stoker who died on Titanic. This book is based on the real lives of wives who were left behind.

 

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