Last voyage of Mrs Henry Parker. Joanna Nell. 2019.

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As the wife of retired ship’s doctor Dr Henry Parker, Evelyn is living out her twilight years aboard the Golden Sunset. Every night she dresses for dinner - gown, tiara, runners - and regales her fellow passengers with stories of a glamorous life travelling the world in luxury.

But now Henry is missing and it is up to Evelyn to find him. Donning her ‘Finding Henry’ shoes and armed with a pocket map, she embarks on an odyssey, searching every part of the grand ocean liner. Misadventures are had, new friends are made, scandalous behaviour noted - all news to Evelyn. If only she could remember the events of the night before as clearly as she can recall the first time she met Henry on a passage from England to Australia in 1953 and fell in love - and the long-ago painful events that left her all at sea.