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
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Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother, before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom: she became a published writer. Lesley lives in Devon and has three daughters and four grandchildren. Find out more about Lesley and keep up to date with what she's been doing: Follow her on Twitter @LesleyPearse Follow her on Facebook @LesleyPearseAuthor Sign up for her newsletter www.lesleypearse.com