THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME tells the story of a young Irish woman, Maggie Murphy, who reluctantly leaves her Irish home and her sweetheart, to start a new life in America with her aunt. They travel on RMS Titanic. Seventy years later, Maggie confides in her great-granddaughter, Grace, sharing her experience of the traumatic events of April, 1912. Maggie’s revelations have unexpected repercussions for them both.
Inspired by true events, The Girl Who Came Home poignantly blends fact and fiction to explore the Titanic tragedy’s impact and its lasting repercussions on survivors and their descendants.
“Readers will enjoy this lovely, heartfelt story” (four stars) Romantic Times
“This novel is impeccably written, it really touches your heart” Historical Honey #SecretBookClub
“[Hazel Gaynor’s] retelling of this fateful few days, coupled with the modern account, brings to life the heart and soul of the people caught up in this disaster.” Fresh Fiction
“I easily give this one a 5 out of 5 stars in my opinion” Reviews From the Heart