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  1. Promise Me This
    Promise Me This
    Cathy Gohlke
    Tyndale House / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $13.99 Save 25% ($3.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 35 Reviews
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  1. Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Great Read
    June 14, 2012
    Wilkie
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I enjoyed this book more than I thought I would. Normally I don't like books about great disasters but this one totally drew me in.
  2. Anchorage, AK
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Beautiful and truly HISTORICAL fiction!
    June 10, 2012
    aklinslow
    Anchorage, AK
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I was not familiar with Cathy Gohlke before this book, but I will definitely be reading more of her in the future!

    In this centennial year of the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic, many books have been released about that time and experience, but so far this is the one I have enjoyed the most. What I particularly liked about "Promise Me This" is that Ms. Gohlke wove together two huge milestones and storylines of the 1910's. I'm not sure why, but it never occurred to me before that those affected by the sinking of the Titanic had their worlds rocked again just a few short years later when the Great War broke out. So I really enjoyed the story that Gohlke wrote, taking two very real historical occurrences, and throwing in enough fiction to make it very much come alive, yet I still walked away from the book feeling I learned more about that time period; something that I always look for in the historical fiction I read.

    "Promise Me This" is really a beautiful story of family, both biological and those that become like blood relatives through shared life experiences. Though there is more than a fair share of heartache and pain in the story, there is also much "beauty from ashes" as Ms. Gohlke demonstrates the sovereignty of God through both the good and bad times in life. So often as I read this wonderful book, these words from Proverbs ran through my mind, "A man's heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps."

    I would definitely recommend this book to any lover of historical fiction, as well as those who love to see the redemptive work of God's love and mercy portrayed in novels. I look forward to getting my hands on another great book by Cathy Gohlke soon!
  3. New York
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    good read
    June 1, 2012
    cllane2
    New York
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Promise Me This takes place just before the Titanic sets sail and goes through the end of Word War I and is set in Ireland, England, and America. From the very first page, this book grabbed me and I didn't want to put it down. I loved the story line as well as the historical period it was set in. Annie's story captured me, from her being an orphan watching her brother set sail on the Titanic, then loosing her brother when the ship sinks, to dealing with her aunt. But the other characters around her were not overshadowed by her. They each had their own story and history that was unique. But I felt like I was reading about real people.

    This was an amazing book. I look forward to sharing it with my friends and family and reading.
  4. Oklahoma
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    A sweet love story
    May 18, 2012
    Bookfairy
    Oklahoma
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Promise Me This - eBook.
    Promise Me This is a sweet love story that takes place partly on the Titanic. This book is quite lengthy, and will take you a couple days to read it.
  5. Alexandria, MN
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A promise is a promise!
    April 20, 2012
    B Mace
    Alexandria, MN
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Wonderfully written. I really enjoyed this book and certainly would have finished it in one day, if life (work) had not interfered! The Titanic and its story have mesmerized many people, including myself. This story takes that tragedy and brings hope and joy to some of those impacted by it. Historical references really showed what was happening in the world around that time and were skillfully woven into the story.
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