I was quite disappointed with this book. The biggest event, the sinking of the Titanic was slow and just plain boring. Considering it was the only action sequence in the book, you would think it would have been interesting.I really wanted to enjoy this book, but it just didn't happen for me. I didn't feel any emotion that should have been there after the characters had endured a traumatic experience. Throughout most of the novel the characters didn't even sound like they were in the 1910's, but conversed as one would in modern times. Overall, the book was just drawn out and the characters felt flat.