The Deepest Waters

The Deepest Waters

A Novel

Paperback - 2011
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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. Talented author Dan 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 pages.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Revell, c2011
ISBN: 9780800719807
Branch Call Number: FIC WAL
Characteristics: 300 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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rayne221
Jul 19, 2014

A piece of historical fiction, this is a story of adventure and unshakable faith. Walsh writes about a ship wreck that in fact did occur off the coast of Carolina. Passengers on their way to New York run into a hurricane. As commented in the preface... this story has taken 150 years to tell and Walsh is a great story teller. The real facts surrounding this story will amaze readers. From struggles to survive to rescues... the couple in fact did exist, they are real. The ship did sink, and the details surrounding the rescue are real. An amazing story for anyone who loves adventure, believes in faith and loves a happy ending.

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fatcat21
May 17, 2014

This powerful story takes place in the 1800's. It is a heart wrenching love story about a couple on their honeymoon who experience disaster at sea. Very good book.

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