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The promise, Beth Wiseman

Label
The promise
Title
The promise
Statement of responsibility
Beth Wiseman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a teenager Mallory wanted to donate a kidney to save her cousin, but couldn't. Now she informs her parents and her boyfriend Tate that she will donate a kidney to save the life of Majida, the daughter of her Pakistani pen pal Abdul. She travels to Pakistan, and reluctantly agrees to wed Abdul so Majida can come to America for treatment. Motivated by the naive trust, Mallory now faces betrayal and life-threatening danger in Pakistan's lawless Pashtun tribal regions. Her only hope in this hopeless situation is a loving heavenly Father, whose presence sustains her
Summary
"Mallory's search for happiness leads her to a faraway place. There she finds heartache,betrayal and danger. Can the only man she's ever loved rescue her before it's too late? Mallory Hammond is determined not to let her boyfriend, parents, or anyone else get in the way of her goal to save a life. She had that chance when she was a teenager, and the opportunity slipped away, leaving a void she's desperate to fill. Then a new friend she met online offers her the chance she has dreamed of. But she'll have to leave behind everyone she loves to take it.Tate Webber has loved Mallory for years. He understands that Mallory's free spirit has to fly, and when he gives her the space she needs, he hopes that when she lands, the two of them will be in the same placeand can marry at last. In a bold move and with lots of resistance from Tate and those closest to her Mallory decides to travel across the world to fulfill her dream. Tate begs her not to go, but Mallory embarks on the dangerous journey to Pakistan anyway, only to discover how swiftly and easily promises can be broken. Her new friend isn't who he says he is. And Mallory can only pray she'll make it out alive. Inspired by actual events, this riveting story will take you on a wild journey and have you asking yourself: How far would I go for love?"--
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10351194
Cataloging source
DLC
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1962-
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Wiseman, Beth
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.I83
LC item number
P76 2014
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Lifesaving
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
  • Organ donors
Target audience
adult
Label
The promise, Beth Wiseman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A novel"--Cover
  • Includes a reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn864092471
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9781401685959
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014011028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)864092471
Label
The promise, Beth Wiseman
Publication
Note
  • "A novel"--Cover
  • Includes a reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn864092471
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9781401685959
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014011028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)864092471

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