From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Forgotten Room comes a captivating historical mystery, infused with romance, that links the lives of three women across a centurytwo deep in the past, one in the presentto the doomed passenger liner, RMS Lusitania.May 2013Her finances are in dire straits and bestselling author Sarah Blake is struggling to find a big idea for her next book. Desperate, she breaks the one promise she made to her Alzheimers-stricken mother and opens an old chest that belonged to her great-grandfather, who died when the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German U-Boat in 1915. What she discovers there could change history. Sarah embarks on an ambitious journey to England to enlist the help of John Langford, a recently disgraced Member of Parliament whose family archives might contain the only key to the long-ago catastrophe. . . .April 1915Southern belle Caroline Telfair Hochstetters marriage is in crisis. Her formerly attentive industrialist husband, Gilbert, has...
|Title||:||The Glass Ocean|
|Number of Pages||:||408 pages|
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The Glass Ocean Reviews
I never enjoy a story based around a love triangle, which is what this turned out to be - two love triangles really. I preferred the contemporary story line to the historical ones, although there was a rather predictable turn of events near the end.
This book was a 2 rounded up to a 3. My review is going to be different from many that I’ve read so far. This book first had me disliking it, then liking it, then disliking it again. It didn’t help I guess that I had just watched Titanic with my granddaughter for about the 10th time. Here’s what I thought.
There is such an extensive blurb for this book that I will just give you snippets of what the book is about. There are three different narrators, two that will be aboard the Lusitania in the p ...more
What good fun this book was! That's probably a strange thing to say about a tragic event in history, but the book's strong suits hit my sweet spot--WWI, spies, a little mystery, and a bit of a love story. I gobbled it up in just a couple of days. I kept seeing the Titanic film playing through my head, in particular in Caroline's story, and I couldn't help but root for poor, desperate Tess and the clever and funny Sarah, all the way through. Grab a copy and curl up in your bathtub with a glass of ...more
This was between 3 and 4 stars. I'm not sure if I'll be rounding up or down. I like Karen White as an author. I've read many of her books. I love her way with words and her stories. I've read fewer books by Beatriz Williams. She tends to be a little too 'sweet' for me. I found that to be true here also. Everything was tied up a little too perfectly. And the 180 that Robert does at the end, just was not in any way believable. But someone wanted a red bow for him too, so 'poof' he got one.
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A love triangle, espionage, mystery, romance...and the backdrop of the sinking of Lusitania....brilliantly and beautifully written by the most wonderful trio of authors; The Glass Ocean is a masterpiece of storytelling. This compelling story is told from three points of view: modern day Sarah, an author whose quest for a bestseller takes her to England to investigate the mysterious connection between her great-grandfather and another man who were both onboard Lusitania; Caroline, married to a su ...more
This was a wonderful read! Good mystery and just enough romance to make it enjoyable.
I took this book with me while cruising on Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas, but it's probably good that I didn't actually read it until we were home safe and sound on dry land. The Glass Ocean follows Caroline and her husband, Gilbert, as they board the ill-fated Lusitania during WWII. Aboard the ship, their marriage is tested when Gilbert is busy working and Caroline spends time with her old friend, Robert. Robert has loved Caroline since the day they met so you can imagine his surprise wh ...more