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The Promise
by Beth Wiseman


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Mallory's search for happiness leads her to a faraway place. There she finds heartache, betrayal--and danger.

Mallory Hammond is determined that no one will stand in the way of her goal--to save a life. She had that chance years ago, and she failed to take it, leaving her adrift and in search of the real meaning of her life.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Mallory's search for happiness leads her to a faraway place. There she finds heartache, betrayal--and danger.

Mallory Hammond is determined that no one will stand in the way of her goal--to save a life. She had that chance years ago, and she failed to take it, leaving her adrift and in search of the real meaning of her life. Finally, she meets a man online from a volatile corner of the world who offers her the chance to find that purpose. But she will have to leave everyone she loves behind in order to take it.

Tate Webber has loved Mallory for many years. He understands that Mallory will never be happy with him until her deepest heart's desire is satisfied. When Mallory decides to travel across the world to fulfi ll her dreams, Tate begs her not to go but tries to give her the space she needs. Mallory embarks on her dangerous journey only to discover how swiftly and easily promises can be broken. And Mallory can only pray that she will make it out alive.

Inspired by actual events, The Promise is a riveting love story that asks the question: how far will we go for love?

"Takes readers to a place where promises mean something very different than expected, and where her protagonist realizes that the life that needs saving is her own. . . . Wiseman draws readers into a world of deception, danger, and defiance. Readers will feel the anguish of Mallory's loved ones as they pray for her to make it home." --Booklist


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781401685959
  • ISBN-10: 1401685951
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson
  • Publish Date: October 2014
  • Page Count: 306


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Books > Fiction > Christian - Romance
Books > Fiction > Contemporary Women

 
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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
  • Review Date: 2014-07-14
  • Reviewer: Staff

Mallory Hammond vowed to save a life back when she was a teen after her chance to save her cousin was denied. Now she has another, different chance to offer needed help, but this time the stakes are dramatically higher. She leaves behind her beloved boyfriend Tate and heads to Pakistan to help save Majida, daughter of her new pen pal, Abdul. Meanwhile Tate becomes the reluctant caregiver for a troubled 10-year-old boy, and remains skeptical about Mallory’s trip to Pakistan. His worries prove to be well-founded; not all is as it seems with Abdul, which forces Mallory to come to terms with God and with her feelings for Tate. Bestselling author Wiseman (The House that Love Built) encourages readers to think through their feelings about Islam, Christianity, faith, love, and what it means to help others. Her novel will challenge, encourage, and stimulate discussion among her loyal fans and first-time readers. Agent: Mary Sue Seymour, The Seymour Agency. (Sept.)

 
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