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Post by Melchi Asuma » 08 May 2019, 09:59

As a leader, Loise really stepped it up. She showed strength and fierce courage. Hats off to her, from me.
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Post by OskaWrites » 09 May 2019, 06:46

Definitely Heather for me. I do want to say I loved all of the women in this book, and they all were so well-rounded and realistic. But Heather is cool as hell.

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Post by imSunshine » 11 May 2019, 06:08

Thanks for stressing that..My favorite from the beginning is Louise, I adore her strength

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Post by Helena91 » 13 May 2019, 15:59

I have a special love for books that portraits 'the woman strength', I mean haven't we have enough of those that tend to make us appear weak and frail? Louise, Anne and the others demonstrated strength and resilience. I love them

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Post by DogoMulla » 16 May 2019, 14:16

I'm torn between Louise and Myra. Both are playing roles that are bigger than them. Maybe, Louise as she has a lot to do with saving the 'sinking vessel'. I have to give props to Charlie Sheldon for creating and developing such strong and captivating women characters.

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Post by Onyinye Excel » 17 May 2019, 13:17

Anne's resilience endeared her to me in the story. Louise also was also an unforgettable character.

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Post by Ak1412 » 20 May 2019, 16:09

I don't know if I could possibly choose a favorite!

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Post by Renee_Prior1995 » 20 May 2019, 18:50

I have yet to finish the book, but like most others here i can agree that louise is one of the characters that I can deffinatly relate to.

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Post by Monet_va » 24 May 2019, 08:53

Louise was definitely my favourite character. Her determination and resilience really shone in this novel and it was very inspiring. She reminded me a lot of my mom in many ways.

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Post by VernaVi » 29 May 2019, 06:11

Louise stood out for me in this book. She kept her head when most people would have panicked. She got the tug to shore with the rescued boat, and even though her husband didn't survive, she kept on moving. I found that to be a strength of character that really shines. It reminds me of some of the women I've known, some in my own family, that keep on truckin' no matter what happens. Great writing.

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Post by JessNWheeler » 02 Jun 2019, 16:01

I love seeing strong female characters in stories. I found Louise to be a strong and inspiring character.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. - Oscar Wilde

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Post by dtb » 04 Jun 2019, 11:58

sri varshini303041 wrote:
20 Apr 2019, 10:44
I loved Anne for her endurance and perseverance. It is true that this book has strong female characters. They don't wait for men to protect and save them. A woman can take care of herself. And I am glad this book portrays that.
Me too! I like how this author writes strong, self-reliant women.

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Post by AntonelaMaria » 07 Jun 2019, 12:40

It is hard to choose. I loved the complexity of them all and I think everyone brought something to the story. I do like Sarah if I have to pick one. Everyone need Sarah in their life.

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Post by a-b-c- » 12 Jun 2019, 13:22

I liked all the women in the book. Louise played a very important role for herself and her husband. In the book, she played a good role for women that would like to make it a man's world of the sailing the sea on a ship and running a business that most women do not.

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Post by Renee_Prior1995 » 16 Jun 2019, 13:42

Eclecticmama wrote:
14 Apr 2019, 14:18
Both Anne and Louise were my favorite female characters.
I loved Anne’s determination to not quit. She reminded me of myself in my current situation. She was also the one who got the second team found, barely holding on herself.
Louise reminds me of my mom, in a way. Despite her own personal tragedy, she got the job done.
Charlie Sheldon did an excellent job showing just how tough a woman can be when faced with the toughest odds. It was one of the reasons I wanted to go on and read his other work.
I really like your reply, Lousie seems like a mother figure.
"From what I have tasted of desire,
I hold those who favor fire.
but if I had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate.
To say that the destruction of ice is also great
and will suffice." - Robert Frost

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