The Promise

by Lesley Pearse

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LoveReading Expert Review of The Promise

Heartbreaking, enduring and masterfully told, The Promise will take you on a breathtaking journey into the battlefields of the First World War.


The Promise Synopsis

War threatens to take all she has loved and lived for...On the outbreak of war, Belle Reilly's husband Jimmy enlists and heads for the deadly trenches of northern France. But Belle knows she cannot stand idly by when so many are sacrificing their lives. Volunteering to help battlefield wounded, Belle is posted to France as a Red Cross ambulance driver. There, a tragic accident brings her face to face with Etienne - a man from her past she's never quite forgotten. Torn between forbidden passion, loyalty and love, Belle is caught in an impossible situation. Will she succumb to the dark forces of this most brutal of wars? Or will fate intervene and finally lead her to lasting happiness?

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780241950371
Publication date: 5th July 2012
Author: Lesley Pearse
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 528 pages
Primary Genre Sagas
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'Full of love, passion and heartbreak' Best


'Glorious, heartwarming' Woman & Home


'An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry' Woman's Weekly

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ISBN: 9780241950371
Publication date: 05/07/2012
Format: Paperback

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About Lesley Pearse

Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide and include most recently Dead to Me, Without a Trace, Survivor, Forgive Me and The Promise. Her new novel The Woman in the Wood  is a powerful, passionate and sinister tale of a young woman's courage, friendship and determination. Author Photo © Charlotte Murphy

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