Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Promise by Beth Wiseman

The Promise
The Promise
Mallory’s search for happiness leads her to a faraway place. There she finds heartache, betrayal—and danger.
Mallory Hammond is determined that no one will stand in the way of her goal—to save a life. She had that chance years ago, and she failed to take it, leaving her adrift and in search of the real meaning of her life. Finally, she meets a man online from a volatile corner of the world who offers her the chance to find that purpose. But she will have to leave everyone she loves behind in order to take it.
Tate Webber has loved Mallory for many years. He understands that Mallory will never be happy with him until her deepest heart’s desire is satisfied. When Mallory decides to travel across the world to fulfill her dreams, Tate begs her not to go but tries to give her the space she needs. Mallory embarks on her dangerous journey only to discover how swiftly and easily promises can be broken. And Mallory can only pray that she will make it out alive.
Inspired by actual events, The Promise is a riveting love story that asks the question: how far will we go for love?
My opinion: I have liked many of Beth's works in the past but this one did not speak to me as much as some of her previous works. The book felt like a train wreck,  the whole time you are watching Mallory make decisions that are going to turn out badly for her and you just want to stop her! I did not find the characters as engaging. Some people might really enjoy this book but I did not find it as engaging as I had hoped.
I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion. 

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