What began as a fairytale honeymoon in 1857 for John and Laura
Foster aboard the steamship SS Vandervere becomes a nightmare when a
hurricane causes their ship to sink into the murky depths of the
Atlantic. Laura finds herself with the other women and children aboard a
sailing ship while John and a hundred other men drift on the open sea
on anything they could grab as the Vandervere went down. Suspecting her
John is gone but still daring to hope for a miracle, Laura must face the
possibility of life alone–and meeting her new in-laws without their
son if she ever reaches New York.

Readers will be holding their breath as they sail through this
emotional and honest story of hope, faith, and love in the face of
uncertainty. Walsh skillfully tells an epic story
through an intimate focus on two lost lovers. Inspired by real events,
this moving novel will capture the hearts of all who dive into its

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About The Author

Dan Walsh is the bestselling, award-winning author of more than a dozen novels including The Unfinished Gift, The Discovery and What Follows After. His books have been highly reviewed by USA Today and magazines such as Publishers Weekly, RT Book Reviews and Library Journal. Dan lives and writes in the Daytona Beach area with his wife, Cindi. They have 2 grown children and 3 grandchildren.

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