When Brionney Fields marries a handsome, charming Derek Roathe, she feels like
her life is a Mormon fairy tale come true. And when baby Savannah comes along,
she's sure of it. Then, with a horrifying discovery, the dream is shattered and
her fairytale begins to unravel. Trying to pick up the bits and pieces of her
life, she wonders if she'll ever be able to take a chance at love again.
The answer finally comes, but is Brionney ready for it? Can she set aside a
world of pain for the hope of true love? She's heard all the promises before,
but they've been empty and tainted by lies. Why should she believe them now?
In this compelling and emotional story of love, betrayal, and soul-wrenching
challenges, best-selling author Rachel Ann Nunes creates memorable characters
and dramatic moments that will live in the reader's mind and heart long after
the book is closed. Join Brionney as she leans that the road to true love and
happiness is never easy . . . but in the end it's worth every prayer, every
tear, and every leap of faith along the way.
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I thoroughly enjoyed reading To Love and To Promise. This book is a reminder that sometimes people experience devastating trials, even when they are doing all they know to be right. The important thing is to be in control of our own destiny by taking advantage of the blessings our loving Father in Heaven has promised us if we remain faithful until the end.
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This book I wrote after A Bid for Love
(formerly Love to the Highest Bidder),
several years ago. Since I wrote parts of Brionney's past (in
Ariana: A Glimpse of Eternity)
after the original draft of this novel, it has undergone recent changes. As you
might guess, having a full past for a character adds new dimension to a story.
As Josette's friend throughout
Ariana: A Glimpse of Eternity, Brionney is a familiar character. Now
it's her turn to have her story told. Married to a man she adores, Brionney
learns that a temple marriage and a perfect life aren't always what they appear
on the surface.
After bitter betrayal, Brionney and her infant daughter have nowhere to turn.
Even the Father in Heaven she has always depended on doesn't seem to hear her
fervent prayers. At the risk of losing everything, she must pick up the pieces
of her scattered faith and try again. Can she believe in the promise of
eternity? Jesse is determined to make her believe and forget the past, yet a new
tragedy that threatens his own faith complicates the issues. Can love and faith
really conquer all?
Brionney's heart was breaking. She looked at Marc, feeling the tears
overflow and slip down her cheeks.
"Don't, Bri," he said. His voice was (more...)
Where to Buy
Softcover Tradeback $13.95 suggested retail price. Buy at Amazon
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Covenant Communications, Softcover Tradeback, Romance, 318 pages.
First printing in September 1999
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