Only A Promise

Only A Promise

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"Ralph Stockwood prides himself on being a leader, but when he convinced his friends to fight in the Napoleonic Wars, he never envisioned being the sole survivor. Racked with guilt over their deaths, Ralph must move on...and find a wife so as to secure an heir to his family’s title and fortune. Since her Seasons in London ended in disaster, Chloe Muirhead is resigned to spinsterhood. Driven by the need to escape her family, she takes refuge at the home of her mother’s godmother, where she meets Ralph. He needs a wife. She wants a husband. So Chloe makes an outrageous suggestion: Strike a bargain and get married. One condition: Ralph has to promise that he will never take her back to London. But circumstances change. And to Ralph, it was only a promise"--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: New York, New York : A Signet book, [2015]
Characteristics: 394 pages ; 18 cm
ISBN: 9780451469670
Call Number: FICTION BALOGH

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Patricia_T
Dec 22, 2018

This was a great story and although it was a historical novel in the time of the Napoleonic Wars the reality of the after effects on returning military is so similar to the world today. Mary Balogh is a great writer and this was a lovely story of family, adversity and survival.

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