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Book Reviews of Promises

Author: Belva Plain
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780440216872
ISBN-10: 0440216877
Publication Date: 5/1/1997
Pages: 464
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 68 ratings
Publisher: Dell
Book Type: Paperback
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Excellent reading. Keeps you turning the pages.
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Promises is about what happens when the perfect family is torn apart by betrayal and lies. I thought it was well written and felt it was easy to imagine the scenes the author wrote. It made me either really like or really dislike the characters. A good book all around.
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Promises-between lovers, husbands and wives, friends and family members- are at the heart of Belva Plain's stunning story of passion and betrayal, of dreams shattered and reborn by the awesome power of hope and love. A good story.
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A good read for Belva Plain fans.
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It was a very good book
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Plain just keeps getting better
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Belva Plain is a mastermind!
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The other woman and other secrets tear a family apart.
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Are promises made always kept is the question and how one deals with those that are broken is at the root of this interesting novel.
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2 cassette audio book. a happy marriae is upset by unrealistic expectations of a "first love" that reappears and tempts a contented husband.
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I have not read this book. I have 2 on my shelf and need to pass one on.
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This is a very good book..I would recommend this highly to any of her fans.
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"An emotionally compelling novel."

With her three children, beautiful home, and loving husband, Margaret Crane is a woman others would envy. Adam's job has cushioned them nicely over the years. It should be a time of contentment, rewards, of new challenges together. But lately Adam has been working too late, too hard, at the office. Margaret is sure it's just the rumored takeover of his company--until she meets Randi, The Other Woman...

Meanwhile, Nina, the orphaned cousin the Cranes raised as their own daughter, is reveling in New York, dating Keith, an investment banker. But Keith has a secret he has not shared with Nina. All he asks for is time...and patience. As Nina clings to stolen weekends with Keith, Margaret tries to ignore warning signs of her own failing marriage. A rift has developed between the two women who have loved each other as mother, daughter, friends. Keith is not welcome in Margaret's home. And Nina herself has become the other woman...
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Very good reading