with the phenomenal novel "The Promise". Heartbreaking, enduring and
masterfully told, "The Promise" will take you on a breathtaking journey
into the battlefields of the First World War. 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"). Lesley Pearse's
fourteen most recent books, including "Belle", "Stolen", "Gypsy", "Faith",
"Hope", "A Lesser Evil", "Secrets", "Remember Me", "Till We Meet Again",
"Father Unknown", "Trust Me", "Never Look Back", "Charlie and Rosie", are
huge bestsellers and available as Penguin paperbacks. Lesley lives near
Bristol and has three daughters and two grandchildren. Find Lesley on
Twitter @LesleyPearse or find out more on her website.