Sue Wilsher grew up in South Essex near a shoe factory and the Thames estuary. The shoe company housed its workers, including Sue's grandparents and mother. Sue based her debut novel, When My Ship Comes In, on the history of the area. She now lives in Kent with her husband and two children.
It's a page-turning, well-researched and revealing story
filled with heartache and drama as two very different
women battle with the hardships and prejudices of life in the
Fifties. * Lancaster Evening Post *
a gripping page-turner about resilience, hope and the triumph of the human spirit readers will not be able to put down. * Bookish Jottings *