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Titanic Affair [Kindle Edition]

Amanda Grange
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Book Description

First published in hardback by traditional British publisher Severn House
Emilia Cavendish is given a first class ticket on board Titanic and sets out to start a new life with her godmother. The first few days aboard the world-famous 'unsinkable' liner are everything she hoped for as she enjoys the unaccustomed luxuries of the fabulous ship. She makes new friends amongst her fellow passengers - not least the darkly handsome, if somewhat overbearing, Carl Latimer. But when Titanic hits the iceberg, Emilia finds herself in danger from an old enemy on board, and as she struggles to escape him, Titanic starts to sink. . .

Review for Titanic Affair:
“This is a well-crafted and fast moving story. Using the setting of the maiden voyage of the Titanic takes a degree of courage on the part of any author and in this case it paid off. I was delighted to find a fresh slant on the well-known events of the tragic voyage. What stands out is the excellent use of historical detail such as the Crown Derby china, the electric horse, the Oxford marmalade and the author's ability to blend in real passengers like Mr Bruce Ismay, the chairman of the White Star Line, with her fictional characters in a seamless manner.”- Myfanwy Cook, Historical Novel Society

Author’s note
This novel presents an accurate view of life on board Titanic as well as providing a detailed account of the disaster. It was carefully researched using contemporary newspaper articles, survivors’ accounts and official documents. Sometimes the eye-witness accounts varied and in these cases I used the account which best fit my story. Woven into the accurate portrayal of Titanic’s voyage and ultimate sinking is a love affair which transcends the disaster, providing a thoughtful yet entertaining read.


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About the Author

Amanda Grange has always loved historical romance and now she enjoys writing it as much as she enjoys reading it. After spending her childhood in Yorkshire she studied music at university. She then went on to teach before devoting herself to writing. Her recent titles include The Silverton Scandal and Carisbrooke Abbey. Amanda Grange lives in Cheshire.

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  • File Size: 1258 KB
  • Print Length: 253 pages
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  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007IJ1QUY
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #213,170 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly good spin on an old story. March 6, 2005
Format:Hardcover
I am a bit of a Titanic buff and will read almost anything concerning the ship and disaster. I admit I was skeptical of this book but found it surprisingly enjoyable. It took a fresh spin on an old story and even threw in a bit of a mystery. The writing at times is amateurish, and a bit repetitive (everything seemed to look "smart"). Some of the plot devices require a major suspension of belief (i.e., the side story of Carl's mother's "miraculous" cure). But the plot itself overcomes most of the faults. It is generally a fun, engaging read and not to be taken as serious literature, but still enjoyable.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars For Titanic Buffs October 9, 2006
Format:Hardcover
"Titanic Affair" is a novel aimed at Titanic buffs. "Titanic Affair" is just one novel in a long line of novels that take a historical event and fashion a fictional tale around the event. Take "Raise the Titanic" for instance. "Titanic Affair" is not bad as novels go and there is enough historical drama present to make most Titanic buffs take note.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed April 4, 2012
By JTK
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Warning - portions of plot revealed!!! Unfortunately I purchased the book on the basis of other reviews. I was so disappointed that I spent even $4.99 for it. I really felt like she took the 1997 movie script and rewrote it with a happy ending. I can't tell you how many times I rolled my eyes in frustration with this story. From the conversation about not enough life boats, to the fact that that the "new money" kindly mother just "happened" to purchase a gown for a spiteful neighbors daughter that was too small and how it would just fit our plucky, beautiful herione who could then join the haughty folks in the first class dining room with her head held high... She even jumped out of the lifeboat as it was decending to be with her love - I am surprised she didn't name the lovers Rose and Jack. I would not recommend this book at all.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A keeper June 12, 2004
Format:Hardcover
I took this book out of the library and then I bought a copy. I loved it. It was a much better story than the one in the film, though I love the film, too, but I didn't like the ending. In this book, I was really on the ship with the characters and I loved 'seeing' round the ship as the heroine went exploring. I loved 'seeing' all the famous passengers, too. When the ship started to sink Titanic Affair was literally unputdownable. A keeper.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A keeper June 12, 2004
Format:Hardcover
I took this book out of the library and then I bought a copy. I loved it. It was a much better story than the one in the film, though I love the film, too, but I didn't like the ending in the film. In this book, I was really on the ship with the characters and I loved 'seeing' round the ship as the heroine went exploring. I loved 'seeing' all the famous passengers, too. When the ship started to sink Titanic Affair was literally unputdownable. A keeper.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Happy diversion July 24, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I've been on a Titanic kick lately and found this on Pixel of Ink as a free read. I'm reading another Titanic book right now so this book might have gotten a good bump because the other was so terrible, but I don't think that's the case.

It's a nice light read that gets the facts straight (that's the bump), but there are quite a few typos. All the words meant what the author thought they meant so bonus! The typos were easily overlooked to get to the good story underneath. There were a few moments of stretched disbelief and the bad guy was too stupid to live, but the heroine wasn't so definitely worth the time. Entertaining and enjoyable read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Titanic affair was a social affair December 31, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
I really enjoyed this book authors had me hooked from very beginning.She kept on subject and had a lot of history and background in to the that period of time when titanic went down.This author told of what they specifics of what was on the menu high teas and scones for breakfast what kind of scones that was cool to me.The decor of titanic. And the pageantry of the period clothing. This author out did herself on this book.I would like to see her do another social book. But this time do one about the orient express and same lines as downton abbey since both of these is fairly close to the timeline of1912'.You go girl.Going to order her3book set can't wait to have hubby download for me. Huge congrats on book Chris or pamela
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5.0 out of 5 stars and was very happy with this July 1, 2014
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I'm a big fan of anything Titanic. I read a lot of books, on that subject, and was very happy with this..

Still feel sad, for all the people who died on that ship, that night....What a shame...
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Titanic Affair
This was a very enjoyable story. Amanda Grange really made you feel like you were on the Titanic. The plot and characters were wonderful.
Published 5 months ago by Sue
5.0 out of 5 stars Predictable but still a good rainy day read
Enjoyable read. Predictable but still a good rainy day read.
Published 6 months ago by EA Erskine
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
Interesting in the historical aspect of the sinking of the Titantic. The characters became real and suspense began to build knowing the outcome of this story. Read more
Published 7 months ago by Jean Black
4.0 out of 5 stars Surprise read
I wasn't sure what to expect from this book, but I was happily surprised at how it slowly drew me in.
Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars A great story!
Stories set on the Titanic are fascinating to me. I loved this one! Very historically accurate, and a great love story! Amanda Grange is one of my favorites!
Published 17 months ago by Erinluax
5.0 out of 5 stars a rushed but happy ending
After finishing the drama Titanic: Blood & Steel, I wanted to read a happy ending Titanic novel. This was a pleasant read even if there were several typos/grammatical errors and... Read more
Published 19 months ago by Pen Name
4.0 out of 5 stars Light, Quick read
While I did enjoy the book and its story line, I just wish it was a little bit longer, to give the busy bodies their comeuppance and to finish it right. Read more
Published 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Titanic Affair
This story was very interesting and kinda fit with the movie. I enjoyed reading it and want to read other books by this author.
Published 22 months ago by Pamela Graf
5.0 out of 5 stars Good book
First let me say I was not asked to review this nor do I know the author. I found the book very charming and the characters very well done.
Published 23 months ago by Lori L Fleener
5.0 out of 5 stars Titanic affair
I read this book because of all the reviews. I too an a titanic buff and the reviews held this book so highly that I couldn't ignore it. Read more
Published on April 25, 2013 by Jens Books
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