Promises to Keep (Review and US Giveaway)

Promises to Keep by Nan Rossiter

Publication date:  April 27, 2021 – Harper Paperbacks

Review book courtesy of the publisher and Nan Rossiter

Description:

Thirty-four-year-old Maeve Lindstrom loves her job at Willow Pond Senior Care. Her older sister Macey thinks Maeve is the only human being on earth who can make working in a nursing home sound like fun. Maeve enjoys being around the sundowners, as she calls them, helping them navigate their senior years—brightening a time that can be, all too often, a lonely, sad stage of life.

Thirty-three-year-old Gage Tennyson—who brings his mischievous yellow Lab, Gus, to whatever restoration job he is working on with Macey’s husband, Ben—loves Maeve with all his heart. He’s a handsome country boy and a true southern gentleman. But as he and Maeve grow closer, they both sense that they haven’t been completely forthcoming about their pasts.

When Maeve realizes Gage might be planning to propose, she knows she must finally be honest with everyone she holds dear. She can no longer live with the secret she’s been dragging around like an anchor, and she knows the only way she will be free to build a lifetime relationship with Gage is to risk everything—including his (and her family’s) love and respect. Before she finds the courage, however, her past comes careening into her life in a shocking and unexpected way.  (publisher)

My take:  With Promises to Keep Nan Rossiter continues the tale of the Lindstrom sisters that began with Promises Of the Heart. That was Macey’s story. Now it’s Maeve’s turn. Maeve is a lovely, compassionate woman who is in love with Gage, a man she can see a future with. Gage is a sensitive, artistic man and he loves Maeve. Sounds like a match made in heaven, right? These two are in their mid30s and have secrets that have a hold on them. When the secrets become known they’ll find out if they can be strong enough for each other. Promises to Keep is all that and more. There are family dynamics, end of life situations, and dreams to pursue. I related to several issues in this book. If that sounds like your kind of novel I recommend you pick up a copy today. I loved it.


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11 thoughts on “Promises to Keep (Review and US Giveaway)

  1. I was getting really excited about the premise of this one, as it sounded so good. Then you mentioned other books featuring the characters and I am getting the distinct impression that I might need to read them as a series?

    I am pleased that you enjoyed this one so much and have a good week 🙂

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    • Hi Yvonne. This is the second book about the two Lindstrom sisters. While I recommend the first book I think you could read Promises to Keep on its own. Author Nan Rossiter brought readers up to date on significant points from the first book.

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