The Promise - Belle (Paperback)Lesley Pearse (author)
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Taking you on a breathtaking journey into the battlefields of the First World War, The Promise is a heartbreaking, enduring and masterfully told story from the international number one bestselling author Lesley Pearse.
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?
The Promise vividly describes life behind the front line and the tragic choices that war forces people to make.
'Pearse will pull your heartstrings' Sun
'Characters it is impossible not to care about' Daily Mail
'An addictive tear-jerker with characters you'll adore, laugh with and cry for' Bella
'Full of love, passion and heartbreak' Best
'Glorious, heartwarming' Woman & Home
Find Lesley on Twitter @LesleyPearse or find out more on her website, www.lesleypearse.co.uk.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 362 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 31 mm
Glorious, heartwarming * Woman & Home *
An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry * Woman's Weekly *
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“A nice follow up”
I read Belle a few years ago, centered around the characters of this book but years previous. As so much time has passed I had forgotten a lot of it and just remembered some parts of it however Pearse covers enough in... More
“Loved this, great to read about Belle again”
This book is a great ending to Belle's story. I really enjoyed reading about Belle's life as a married woman and her ongoing feelings for Etienne.
I have just finished reading this book - could not put it down.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. I always enjoy reading
Lesley Pearse books.
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