I’m super excited to join with some other wonderful book lovers for this book blast with Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours! Read on to learn more about AnneMarie Brear’s The Promise of Tomorrow and be sure to check out the others at the end of this post.
This post originally appeared on For the Sake of Good Taste on 4 September 2018.
The Promise of Tomorrow
by AnneMarie Brear
Publication Date: September 1, 2018
eBook; 390 Pages
Genre: Historical Fiction
Perfect for the fans of Dilly Court and Rosie Goodwin.
Charlotte Brookes flees her lecherous guardian, McBride, taking her younger sister with her. After a year on the road, they stumble into a Yorkshire village where the Wheelers, owners of the village shop, take them in. This new life is strange for Charlotte, but preferable to living with McBride or surviving on the roads.
Harry Belmont is an important man in the village, but he’s missing something in his life. His budding friendship with Charlotte gives him hope she will feel more for him one day, and he will marry the woman he yearns for.
When McBride discovers where Charlotte lives, his threats begin. Harry fights to keep Charlotte safe, but World War I erupts and Harry enlists.
Left to face a world of new responsibilities, and Harry’s difficult sister, Charlotte must run the gauntlet of family disputes, McBride’s constant harassment, and the possibility of the man she loves being killed.
Can Charlotte find the happiness that always seems under threat, and will Harry return home to her?
AnneMarie has been a life-long reader and started writing in 1997 when her children were small. She has a love of history, of grand old English houses and a fascination of what might have happened beyond their walls. Her interests include reading, genealogy, watching movies, spending time with family and eating chocolate – not always in that order!
AnneMarie grew up in Australia but now lives in the UK.
Book Blast Schedule
Monday, August 27
Passages to the Past
Wednesday, August 29
A Chick Who Reads
Thursday, August 30
Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen
Friday, August 31
Saturday, September 1
Clarissa Reads it All
Monday, September 3
The Book Junkie Reads
Tuesday, September 4
For the Sake of Good Taste
Wednesday, September 5
Donna’s Book Blog
Thursday, September 6
A Book Geek
Friday, September 7
What Is That Book About