A young woman must come to terms with her movie idol, Ingrid Bergman, her family, and herself in this moving new novel from Kate Alcott.

"A vivid portrait of the turbulent times and the heartbreak of real people underneath all the glamour of 1940s Hollywood."–Helen Simonson, New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Before the War

"A breathtakingly tender exploration of faith, fame, growing up and letting go."
–Victoria Kelly, author of Mrs. Houdini

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“This lively read with its cinematic scenes cry out for blockbuster movie treatment.... There’s more than a touch of stardust here. It’s liberally sprinkled on every page.” --Toronto Star

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"We all know how the Titanic went down, we all saw the movie. But what happened after? This brilliant book shows the aftermath of the tragedy, seen through the eyes of a brave, young girl who was on board, on her way to America, to start a new life as a dressmaker. From the minute Tess sets foot on the doomed ship, this is the kind of novel you simply cannot put down and cannot forget."—Tatiana de Rosnay, author of Sarah's Key