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The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott

Blending young love, history and survivorship, Alcott takes us through a young seamstress' brush with death and the difficult decisions that follow

The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott

The Dressmaker weaves together fact and fiction to tell the story of an aspiring seamstress who survives the Titanic tragedy. In the aftermath, Tess finds herself torn between two men she met on board and caught in a tangle of lies when her employer is forced to testify about the crisis at sea. An absorbing blend of romance, fashion and drama, this first novel from Kate Alcott debuts for the hundredth anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking.

The Dressmaker, Kate Alcott, $29.