Tragedy, family secrets and uncertainties abound in the life of twenty-one-year old Amy Simms. It isn't until she fulfills her promise to her dying Aunt Catherine, that this young widow begins thinking happiness might again be possible. Sailing on the Queen Mary, to England, Amy finds adventure as she's soon asked to protect six-year-old Sarah Williams from those trying to kill her father aboard ship. By the time they dock in England, handsome Derek Williams vows his love for Amy, and she agrees to a side trip to Ireland to meet his parents. Little does she know what drastic and life-changing events are about to happen, after meeting Derek's younger brother, Stuart. Through all her sorrow, Amy's faith is tested, yet comes to the full knowledge that God will orchestrate our lives to give us the best, if and when we fully trust Him. With exciting and memorable characters, Doris Christian-Bernhardt writes her sixth novel with her usual tone of suspense and adventure. Amy's Promise is guaranteed to keep you riveted as you travel with intriguing characters from the desolate Montana prairie to the green hills of Ireland. Chilling plots and touching dialogue will tug at the heartstrings of the most stoic reader. Always the romantic, Doris found her new love, Robert, in Salem Oregon where they continue to live. They enjoy travel and many family gatherings with their now expanded family. Doris is currently writing her seventh novel which uses the Oregon Trail as her historical setting.