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Orphans of the Storm Celia Imrie

Orphans of the Storm By Celia Imrie

Orphans of the Storm by Celia Imrie

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Orphans of the Storm Summary

Orphans of the Storm by Celia Imrie

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Smashing ... I was hooked on page one and literally could not put it down. I loved all that she wrote about the true story behind this thrilling tale' JOANNA LUMLEY 'Gripping ... An epic adventure' ROSIE GOODWIN _____________________ Nice, France, 1911: After three years of marriage, young seamstress Marcella Caretto has finally had enough. Her husband, Michael, an ambitious tailor, has become cruel and controlling and she determines to get a divorce. But while awaiting the judges' decision on the custody of their two small boys, Michael receives news that changes everything. Meanwhile fun-loving New York socialite Margaret Hays is touring Europe with some friends. Restless, she resolves to head home aboard the most celebrated steamer in the world - RMS Titanic. As the ship sets sail for America, carrying two infants bearing false names, the paths of Marcella, Michael and Margaret cross - and nothing will ever be the same again. From the Sunday Times-bestselling author, Celia Imrie, Orphans of the Storm dives into the waters of the past to unearth a sweeping, epic tale of the sinking of the Titanic that radiates with humanity and hums with life.

Orphans of the Storm Reviews

Gripping ... An epic adventure -- ROSIE GOODWIN
Smashing ... It would be fair to say that I was hooked on page one and literally could not put it down. I loved all that she wrote about the true story behind this thrilling tale -- JOANNA LUMLEY
Gripping ... A moving tale of courage, survival and maternal love * Sunday Express *
A heart-wrenching journey that breathes new life and humanity into the tragic sinking of the Titanic * Woman's Own *
A gripping read ... The novel races towards a beautiful and poignant conclusion ... The emotional draw to the character of Marcella keeps the reader invested throughout * i paper *
[An] epic tale ... An engrossing historical saga with great period detail, especially about the Titanic * Heat *
With such historical depth that takes your breath away, Imrie is both a star on the page and on the screen .... Atmospheric and utterly addictive * My Weekly *
Set against the backdrop of the sinking of the Titanic, it will haunt long after the last page is turned * Sunday Post *
Engaging ... Casts vivid light on a little-known chapter of the tragic voyage * Publishers Weekly *
The fate of the Titanic is well-known, but Imrie's meticulously researched and well-plotted historical novel takes a closer look at the lives of the two young boys rescued from the wreckage ... Fans of Lynda Rutledge, Christina Clancy, and Melissa Payne will be enthralled as Imrie follows a family on the brink of disaster * Booklist *
The writing flows and readers will be swept away * Library Journal *
Praise for Celia Imrie: Utterly delicious in every way -- Joanna Lumley
A very witty novel by a very witty woman. Hugely entertaining -- Julian Fellowes
A keenly observed, rollicking tale * Mail on Sunday *
Wonderful and very amusing -- Helen Lederer
Forget the cruise. Grab Imrie's novel and have twice as much fun -- Hilary Boyd
Anything written by Celia Imrie is guaranteed to put a smile on our faces * Good Housekeeping *
A hugely enjoyable romp of a novel with eccentric characters, a delightful background and a savoury tang of crime -- Katie Fforde
Celia Imrie reveals a whole new talent in this irresistible murder mystery caper, packed with wonderful characters that will grip you to the last glorious page -- Maeve Haran

About Celia Imrie

Celia Imrie is an Olivier Award-winning and Screen Actors Guild-nominated actress. She is known for her film roles in The Best and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotels, Calendar Girls, Nanny McPhee, Bridget Jones, Absolutely Fabulous, Year by the Sea, A Cure for Wellness, Finding Your Feet and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Celia Imrie is also the author of her autobiography, The Happy Hoofer, and the top ten Sunday Times bestselling novels in the Nice Trilogy - Not Quite Nice, Nice Work (If You Can Get It) and A Nice Cup of Tea, and Sail Away. @CeliaImrie

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Orphans of the Storm by Celia Imrie
Used - Very Good
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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