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Promises to Keep

Alexandra Raife

3 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Romance, Sagas

An absorbing story of family life in its infinite variety, exploring the complex bonds between parent and child.

Miranda and Ian marry in haste - when she falls pregnant - and repent at leisure: what was a joyful student romance turns into an embittered marriage, which Ian abandons after two years. Left in Edinburgh to bring up her daughter, Alexy, alone, Miranda has to face the fact that while she loves her daughter, she often doesn't like her very much. When Alexy's grandfather offers them the chance to move to Kilgarth, Miranda feels that a new start might be best for everyone. She's right - and eventually a new start also means the return of an old love.

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Praise for Promises to Keep

  • Praise for A QUESTION OF TRUST: 'Alexandra Raife makes a welcome return to the close-knit, vibrant group of characters that readers have met in previous novels' - Hello

  • Praise for THE WAY HOME: 'Absorbing' - Woman's Own

  • Praise for AMONG FRIENDS: 'Its . . . celebration of the joys of home, hearth and family is . . . touchingly winsome.' - The Times

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Alexandra Raife

Alexandra Raife has lived abroad in many countries and worked at a variety of jobs, including a six-year commission in the RAF and many years co-running a Highland hotel.

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