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The Glass Ocean The lives and loves of three remarkable women two in the past, one in the present and the tragic final voyage of the HMS Lusitania.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 century two deep in the past, one in the present to 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 Alzheimer s 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 Hochstetter s marriage is in crisis Her formerly attentive industrialist husband, Gilbert, has become remote, pre occupied with businessand something else that she can t quite put a finger on She s hoping a trip to London in Lusitania s lavish first class accommodations will help them reconnect but she can t ignore the spark she feels for her old friend, Robert Langford, who turns out to be on the same voyage Feeling restless and longing for a different existence, Caroline is determined to stop being a bystander, and take charge of her own life Tessa Fairweather is traveling second class on the Lusitania, returning home to Devon Or at least, that s her story Tessa has never left the United States and her English accent is a hasty fake She s really Tennessee Schaff, the daughter of a roving con man, and she can steal and forge just about anything But she s had enough Her partner has promised that if they can pull off this one last heist aboard the Lusitania, they ll finally leave the game behind Tess desperately wants to believe that, but Tess has the uneasy feeling there s something about this job that isn t as it seems As the Lusitania steams toward its fate, three women work against time to unravel a plot that will change the course of their own livesand history itself. Best Read [ The Glass Ocean ] Author [ Beatriz Williams ] – wildweaves.co.uk

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  1. 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 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 past and one in the present, or at least 2013 Caroline is the wife of a very wealthy industrialist Gilbert Hochstetter, she has felt that lately her husband has been preoccupied and not very attentive to her She is hoping this trip to London will rekindle the marriage fires Gilbert is definitely up to something, but what Tessa Fairweather is traveling second class on the Lusitania, returning home to Devon Or at lea...

  2. 4 absorbing stars to The Glass Ocean I m a fan of each of these authors, and when they joined forces previously to co author The Forgotten Room, magic happened multiplied by three My brief gushing review of The Forgotten Room is on Goodreads The Glass Ocean is a historical mystery blending time and place across three narrators, two a century in the past, and one in the present In 1915, Caroline Telfair Hochstetter is a southern belle married to Gilbert, who was once attentive to her 4 absorbing stars to The Glass Ocean I m a fan of each of these authors, and when they joined forces previously to co author The Forgotten Room, magic happened multiplied by three My brief gushing review of The Forgotten Room is on Goodreads The Glass Ocean is a historical mystery blending time and place across three narrators, two a century in the past, and one in the present In 1915, Caroline Telfair Hochstetter is a southern belle married to Gilbert, who was once attentive to her but is now distant and overworked She plans a trip for them to London aboard the Lusitania in the lap of luxury and hopes it will be a turning point in their marriage At the same time, an old male friend of hers is also aboard the ship, and Caroline feels a connection to him, while also restless and discontent not exactly how she expected to feel on this alluring vacation Also in 1915, Tessa Fairweather is aboard the Lusitania, and she is returning home to Devon, but that is not exactly the truth Tessa is an American w...

  3. Booking passage on the Lusitania or any ship during WWI would not seem like a good idea to me, but Caroline Hochstetter and Gilbert needed to get closer, and figured this would be a wonderful way to help their relationship Did Gilbert really agree to the reason they were going on the Lusitania or did he have ulterior motives Along with Caroline and Gilbert on a ship in waters that German submarines were prowling, we meet Tess, a female thief, who needed to steal valuable music sheets to pay her Booking passage on the Lusitania or any ship during WWI would not seem like a good idea to me, but Caroline Hochstetter and Gilbert needed to get closer, and figured this would be a wonderful way to help their relationship Did Gilbert really agree to the reason they were going on the Lusitania or did he have ulterior motives Along with Caroline and Gilbert on a ship in waters that German submarines were prowling, we meet Tess, a female thief, who needed to steal valuable music sheets to pay her bills We also meet Robert Langford, a man who has been in love with Caroline since the first day he saw her many years ago.All of the characters had a reason to be on the Lusitania, and the reasons were all different.Meanwhile the story line moves from the 1915 Lusitania story to present day and introduces the reader to a struggling author, Sarah Blake, who found a trunk containing things of her great grandfather s who perished on the Lusitania This mystery...

  4. DNFed at 45% this wasn t awful, but the writing is very low quality and the narrative very unengaging It takes an ocean disaster and turns it into a story of a love triangle and a disgraced writer.And how about that love triangle, huh One criminal, one southern belle, and the only dynamic the authors could think to put between these two women was a love triangle Which I found very disappointing And the modern day plotline is downright boring We ve established a conflict between which of th DNFed at 45% this wasn t awful, but the writing is very low quality and the narrative very unengaging It takes an ocean disaster and turns it into a story of a love triangle and a disgraced writer.And how about that love triangle, huh One criminal, one southern belle, and the only dynamic the authors could think to put between these two women was a lo...

  5. Three different narratives, one sinking ship What is not to love here This story is centered around the sinking of The Lusitania ship and is told in present day from a writer investigating a distant family member who was aboard, and two women, both of whom are hiding somet...

  6. EXCERPT When I wasn t in a hurry, when I was just strolling or even sitting on a bench, eating a hot dog with ketchup and mustard but no onion, I liked to study them, my fellow New Yorkers I liked to pick someone out from the crowd, some man in a suit, loosening his tie, checking his watch I tried to divine his life, his history, the peculiar secrets hidden in his past Mom used to tell this story about the dinner parties they once had, before Dad left, and how I used to peek through the bann EXCERPT When I wasn t in a hurry, when I was just strolling or even sitting on a bench, eating a hot dog with ketchup and mustard but no onion, I liked to study them, my fellow New Yorkers I liked to pick someone out from the crowd, some man in a suit, loosening his tie, checking his watch I tried to divine his life, his history, the peculiar secrets hidden in his past Mom used to tell this story about the dinner parties they once had, before Dad left, and how I used to peek through the bannister when I was supposed to be sleeping and watch the guests, and how, in the morning, I would bombard her with questions about them, who was married to whom, who did what for a living, who came from where and had how many siblings And I used to think this story of hers was true I used to think I was born for my career Now I wasn t so sure ABOUT THIS BOOK Fro...

  7. 4.5 rounded up to 5 brilliant Stars over the Glass Ocean Several theories are still argued surrounding the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 Was she merely a British passenger ship sailing back to England through dangerous waters during their war with Germany Was she also carrying active munitions or just shells as was stated on the ship s manifest What caused the second blast on the opposite side of the ship directly after the torpedo hit Some questions have been answered, some are still lef 4.5 rounded up to 5 brilliant Stars over the Glass Ocean Several theories are still argued surrounding the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 Was she merely a British passenger ship sailing back to England through dangerous waters during their war with Germany Was she also carrying active munitions or just shells as was stated on the ship s manifest What caused the second blast on the opposite side of the ship directly after the torpedo hit Some questions have been answered, some are still left unanswered to this day This version of that maritime tragedy, over 100 years ago, is historical fiction at its best.The three authors, respectfully known, heretofore as W3 Williams, Willig, and White , conceived this story which intertwined two women of complet...

  8. 4.5 starsThere s a soft spot in my heart for stories about naval disasters I read an interesting book specifically about the Lusitania, which was sunk in 1915 by a German U boat, a few years ago The Glass Ocean was a nice compliment to my pre acquired knowledge of this event However, make no mistake, the focus of this book is not so much the sinking of the Lusitania, but rather the complex relationships between several of the passengers on board It is about war, deception and love I won t g 4.5 starsThere s a soft spot in my heart for stories about naval disasters I read an interesting book specifically about the Lusitania, which was sunk in 1915 by a German U boat, a few years ago The Glass Ocean was a nice compliment to my pre acquired knowledge of this event However, make no mistake, the focus of this book is not so much the sinking of the Lusitania, but rather the complex relationships between several of the passengers on board It is about war, deception and love I won t go into the plot details but this book was full of hidden surprises There is a modern day timeline in which a historian is trying to uncover what really happened aboard the ship The story alternates between two perspectives in 1915 Caroline and Tess I m a huge fan of Beatriz ...

  9. I am speechless No I m not I loved this book so much LOVED it so much I DEVOURED it in one sitting I want to read Erik Larson s Dead Wake like tomorrow Such incredible plot depth It s sexy, suspenseful, suspicious, scintillating and snazzy It s all the s ss and ...

  10. Two timelines the past, 1915 and the present, 2015 Three female characters take the main lead in this historical mystery But actually, if you want to get down to it, the above description gleaned from the book cover is not entirely true There arecharacters, both male and female, who preside in the story And there are actually three major timelines 1915, 2015 and 2017 Three well known authors have co authored this book and maybe that s why I felt it was pieced together rather than Two timelines the past, 1915 and the present, 2015 Three female characters take the main lead in this historical mystery But actually, if you want to get down to it, the above description gleaned from the book cover is not entirely true There arecharacters, both male and female, who preside in the story And there are actually three major timelines 1915, 2015 and 2017 Three well known authors have co authored this book and maybe that s why I felt it was pieced together rather than a whole culminated effort I don t know if each of the 3 authors took it upon themselves to write from each of the three female character viewpoints with their own writing voice Because there were some parts I enjoyed readi...

  11. Truly wonderful Unputdownable A captivating historical mystery that links the lives of 3 women 2 from the past and 1 from the present to the doomed passenger liner RMS Lusitania.A stunning read, beautiful and real characters on the luxurious but I ll fated Lusitania.

  12. Three narrators, three authors and two points in history.With three experienced authors at the helm, I find myself curious how they went about this book How did they divy up the sections, the characters, and how did they decide to write about this time period Mayberesearch will answer those questions for my intriguing frame of mind as I finish this novel.Alternating story lines take us through present day Sara Blake an author who is looking for a new biography, one with a key to her pas Three narrators, three authors and two points in history.With three experienced authors at the helm, I find myself curious how they went about this book How did they divy up the sections, the characters, and how did they decide to write about this time period Mayberesearch will answer those questions for my intriguing frame of mind as I finish this novel.Alternating story lines take us through present day Sara Blake an author who is looking for a new biography, one with a key to her past The other time frame brings us to the RMS Lusitania as it takes its fateful ride from NYC to the United Kingdom It this time frame, we are introduced to Carolin...

  13. THE GLASS OCEAN is a joined project by authors Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen White It s a book about the fate of three women Two of the women were on board the doomed passenger Line, RMS Lusitania Although they differ in class While Caroline Telfair Hochstetter is traveling in first class is Tessa Fairweather traveling in second class But, both women s lives will intertwineYears later bestselling author Sarah Blake breaks her promise to her mother and often the old chest that THE GLASS OCEAN is a joined project by authors Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen White It s a book about the fate of three women Two of the women were on board the doomed passenger Line, RMS Lusitania Although they differ in class While Caroline Telfair Hochstetter is traveling in first class is Tessa Fairweather traveling in second class But, both women s lives will intertwineYears later bestselling author Sarah Blake breaks her promise to her mother and often the old chest that belonged to her great grandfather He died when RMS Lusitania sank after a hit from a German U Boat in 1915 What she finds makes her travel from the US to England There she obtains the help from John Langford to find outabout what she found in the chestI m a fan of Beatriz William, have read almost all of her books So far, haven t I read that many books by Lauren Willig and Karen White I was, therefore, cur...