“This moment enticing novel from Weisgarber . . . has colors of Willa Cather, Sinclair Lewis, and Conrad Richter.”— Publishers Weekly, starred overview
Young pianist Catherine Wainwright flees the modern city of Dayton, Ohio, within the wake of a bad scandal. Heartbroken and dealing with destitution, she reveals herself impressive up correspondence with a formative years admirer, the lately widowed Oscar Williams. In desperation, she is of the same opinion to marry him, but if Catherine travels to Oscar’s farm on Galveston Island, Texas—a thousand miles from home—she unearths she is little ready for the existence that awaits her. The island is distant, the elements sweltering, and Oscar’s little boy Andre is grieving not easy for his misplaced mom. And notwithstanding Oscar attempts to thrill his new spouse, the secrets and techniques of the earlier sit down uncomfortably among them.
Meanwhile, for Nan Ogden, Oscar’s housekeeper, Catherine’s surprising arrival has come as an excellent surprise. For not just did she promise Oscar’s first spouse that she will be the one to keep up little Andre, yet she has emotions for Oscar that she is suffering to suppress. And while the worst hurricane in a new release descends, the ladies will locate themselves proven as by no means before.
The Promise, now to be had in paperback, bought rave experiences from critics and captured the hearts of readers all over the world. opposed to the backdrop of the devastating Galveston storm of 1900, Ann Weisgarber tells a heartbreaking tale with unforgettable voices.
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