Helen Murphy, from Wednesbury, wrote The Riveters after being inspired to tell their story and the losses suffering during the process.
The book follows a family of shipbuilders fighting for recognition in Ireland and its independence – and their work on the passenger liner.
She said: "I finished it a couple of months ago – it took me around two years to write – and it's about the men and boys who build the Titanic.
"Seventeen of them died before the ship – including a 15-year-old boy – and they've been mainly ignored, so I thought I'd write about them.
"I had to do tons of research about the Titanic, which wasn't an issue, but I had to put a note out on the internet about the workers.
"I got speaking on a Belfast forum and even to a person in Australia who told me about how riveting was done."
The book is set during the period where Ireland was fighting against home rule and follows a family and country's fight for independence – and even includes a reference to the Peaky Blinders.
Much of the book is set against a real historical backdrop, with a "lot of research" having gone into it to ensure everything was correct.
The 40-year-old, who works at a call centre for the AA, said: "I wasn't sure when I would finish because it kept getting longer and longer, but then coronavirus happened and I was furloughed and it gave me the time to dive right into it."
The e-book is available on Amazon – with a second, more light-hearted, book set to be released just before Christmas about how Santa Clause quits his job.