Buy The Promise (Belle) by Lesley Pearse (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. London, Belle Reilly finally has the life she’s dreamed of thanks to a devoted husband in Jimmy and the hat shop she’s wanted to own since she was a. Lesley Pearse, Number 1 bestselling author of Stolen and Belle, returns with the phenomenal novel The Promise.

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Esperou por Belle anos, e depois sofre na guerra. I enjoyed ‘Belle’, the previous book, and was very much looking forward to this sequel.

The Promise

It oearse quick, comfy and entertaining. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother before, at the age of forty-nine, she became a published writer. I was over the moon thd she ended up with Etienne in the end. Will she succumb to the dark forces of this most brutal of wars? Once again, Lesley Pearse has produced a powerful story that drags the reader in from page one and doesn’t let up the pace right up until the end.

I have read all of Lesley Pearse’s books and she never lets me down. But Belle knows she cannot stand idly by when so many are sacrificing their lives. Subscribe to Read More to find out about similar books. Eu desde sempre torci por este final e fiquei muito thr com ele.

The Promise (Belle , book 2) by Lesley Pearse

I would recommend this trilogy lezley anyone. Heartbreaking, enduring and masterfully told, The Promise will take you on a breathtaking journey into the battlefields of the First World War. I couldn’t help but compare this book to ‘The Great Gatsby’. London Belle Reilly finally has the life she’s dreamed of thanks to a devoted husband in Jimmy and the hat shop she’s wanted to own since she was a child.


Well, in book one she probably didn’t have the oesley as the whole book was concentrating on her attempts to escape and go back to her family so I thought that her remark wasn’t very valid.

Also by Lesley Pearse. The Promise by Lesley Pearse. Lesley lives near Bristol and has three daughters and two grandchildren. Pearse looks in detail at the effect of wartime propaganda on the public psyche and weaves in the historical background with ease.

Parse reencontrar todas as personagens, assim como conhecer outras tantas que deram uma tonalidade especial ao livro e a tudo o que foi acontecendo. Crucially, the narration was perfect – flawless, such a relief as the series deserves nothing less.

But now, I like Etienne better especially at the end of the book and now I don’t hate them so much. Despite being set during the war years, I found this to be a more sedate read than ‘Belle’ and not so much of an ‘edge of your seat’ read but nonetheless very enjoyable.

But the past returns to haunt her present in other – more unpleasant – ways and Belle’s character is put to the test like never before. It’s also through our Twitter friendship that I’ve been lucky enough to get hold of a pre-publication copy of Lesley’s latest novel The Promise published January 19 by Michael Joseph Ltd.

India with Alexandra Potter Martin on Exclusive! The Last Pleasure Garden. There, a tragic accident brings her face to face with Etienne – a man from her past she’s never quite forgotten.


But her work as a Red Cross ambulance driver in France throws her into the path of Etienne, the enigmatic man who played a significant role in her childhood, and Belle finds herself torn agonisingly between forbidden passion and loyalty to a good man.

She has built up a respectable business for herself as milliner to the ladies of Blackheath and the surrounding area. When Jimmy enlists in the army and leaves for the battlefields of Ypres, her w London Belle Reilly finally has the life she’s dreamed of thanks to a devoted husband in Jimmy and the hat shop she’s wanted to own since she was a child. I love any book by Lesley Pearse she just puts everything into her books, and as expected I thoroughly enjoyed this one too!!

Belle has a lovely London life, a good career and a happy marriage. To help us recommend your next book, tell us what you enjoy reading. Belle has had a colourful life, although only still in her early twenties, she has seen and done things that many women of her era will never dream of. Trivia About The Promise Bell Her writing style was very annoying at the beginning of the book but then it got better, and a lot of the conversations I found to be cheesy.