Promise Me This - eBook  -     By: Cathy Gohlke
Buy Item $9.29 Retail: $13.99 Save 34% ($4.70) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Promise Me This - eBook

Tyndale House / 2012 / ePub

$9.29 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $13.99
|
Save 34% ($4.70)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW20518EB

Current Promotions
BROWSE for Kids
Refine by
Advanced Search Links
* This product is available for purchase worldwide.

Read this eBook on:




  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $9.29 Retail: $13.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $7.99 Retail: $13.99 In Stock Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Description

Michael Dunnagan survived the sinking of the Titanic, thanks to the courage of Owen Allen, and promised to help Owen's family, his younger sister, Annie, in England and the rest of the family living in New Jersey, since Owen could not. Michael started to communicate to Annie through letters, but her anger over her brother's death was steeped in each of her responses. Eventually, Annie begins to lay aside her anger and their letters become friendlier. Michael saves up enough money to bring Annie to America just as WWI breaks out in Europe...then all communication with Annie ceases!

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Tyndale House
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781414369198
ISBN-13: 9781414369198
Availability: In Stock

Related Products

  1. Josiah's Treasure
    Josiah's Treasure
    Nancy Herriman
    Worthy Publishing / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 14 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW034796
  2. I Have Seen Him in the Watchfires
    I Have Seen Him in the Watchfires
    Cathy Gohlke
    Moody Publishers / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 21% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 9 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW487740
  3. William Henry is a Fine Name
    William Henry is a Fine Name
    Cathy Gohlke
    Moody Publishers / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 23% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW99737
  4. Safe Haven - eBookeBOOK
    Safe Haven - eBook
    Anna Schmidt
    Shiloh Run Press / 2014 / ePub
    $8.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 31% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: Out of Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW66489EB

ChristianBookPreviews.com

In Promise Me This by Cathy Gohlke, fifteen-year-old Michael Dunnagan hardly dares to believe that God might hear the prayers of "a gutter rat" like him until the kindness of a stranger gives him hope. Meanwhile, fourteen-year-old Annie Allen only wants time to pass quickly so that she might join her older brother Owen in America, but tragedy forces her to learn the bitterness of sorrow and the freedom of forgiveness.

Gohlke's historical romance, set during the time of the Titanic and World War I, explores the depth of human nature and emotions through its three-dimensional, compelling characters, Michael and Annie, as well as numerous minor characters. They keep a familiar and sometimes overused setting from becoming a cliche. Placing the sinking Titanic within its historical context just before World War I also helps keep the story fresh.

Promise Me This illustrates the truth shown in John Bunyan's classic work, Pilgrim's Progress: when we drop our burdens at the foot of the cross, we find peace and freedom. Or, as Psalm 55:22 says, "Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you." Although this is not a book for readers who want heart-pounding action on every page, Promise Me This will certainly satisfy romance readers who enjoy historical details and character-driven plots. Ruth Anne Burrell, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com

Publisher's Weekly

One afternoon, young Michael Dunnagan steals away from his job to see the Titanic off. Through a sudden turn of events, he meets Owen Allen, a young man off to America to help his uncle in a gardening business. After a series of deceptions, Michael, who is not supposed to be on the ship, boards the Titanic, hoping to follow Owen to America and join him in this new business venture. Owen has left behind his sister, Annie, promising her that he will call for her once he is settled in America. When the Titanic sinks, Owen dies and asks Michael to take care of his sister. Annie and Michael begin a correspondence that at first is friendly, but soon turns romantic. When WWI intervenes, it appears that the two may have lost each other because of various circumstances on both sides of the Atlantic, but love and grace prevail in the end. Two-time Christy Award winner Gohlke tells a gripping tale of sacrifice, loss, love, and hope against the setting of familiar historical events; the loss of the Titanic marks its centennial in 2012. Agent: Natasha Kern. (Feb.) Copyright 2011 Reed Business Information.

Product Reviews

Product Q&A



Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Sabrina's Man - eBookeBOOK
    Sabrina's Man - eBook
    Gilbert Morris
    Barbour Books / 2013 / ePub
    $8.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 31% ($4.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW42542EB
  2. All for a Story - eBookeBOOK
    All for a Story - eBook
    Allison Pittman
    Tyndale House / 2013 / ePub
    $9.29 Retail: $13.99 Save 34% ($4.70)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 15 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW39392EB
  3. Born of Persuasion - eBookeBOOK
    Born of Persuasion - eBook
    Jessica Dotta
    Tyndale House / 2013 / ePub
    $9.29 Retail: $13.99 Save 34% ($4.70)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 40 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW39398EB
  4. She Walks in Beauty - eBookeBOOK
    She Walks in Beauty - eBook
    Siri Mitchell
    Bethany House / 2010 / ePub
    $5.59 Retail: $6.99 Save 20% ($1.40)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW9947EB

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search