Promises to Keep: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 15, 2010 - Fiction - 352 pages
21 Reviews
A New York Times bestseller and "a poignantly written novel that powerfully celebrates the power of love and friendship" (Chicago Tribune)

Over the course of twelve novels, Jane Green has established herself as one of the preeminent names in women's fiction. In Promises to Keep she weaves a profoundly moving tale that will enthrall both new and old fans.

Callie Perry lights up every room she enters, and adores her settled family life in tony Bedford, New York. Steffi is Callie's younger sister. At thirty, she's still a free spirit bouncing between jobs and boyfriends in Manhattan. Their long-divorced parents, Walter and Honor, share little besides their grown daughters. But when Callie receives a difficult diagnosis, the family will come together for one unforgettable and ultimately life-changing year.


  

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User Review  - Angie - Goodreads

Second audiobook experience (also as a means of keeping myself engaged and alert on a long road trip). I was not a big fan of the narrator of this one. Her voice was too controlled and quiet (unless ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

While the book started out very good, it got dark at the end. I used to LOVE Jane Green's books. They were easy reads with light, fun characters. perfect for the beach or just laying by the pool. As ... Read full review

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Contents

Almost Flourless Orange and Almond Cake with Marmalade
Tomato Tarts with Puff Pastry
Spinach and Chickpea Coconut Curry
Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle
Chocolate Chestnut Truffle Cake
Whipped Honey Ricotta
Fish Balls
Chili
Salmon Parcels with Watercress Arugula Spinach and Cream Cheese
Lamb Shanks with Figs and Honey
Cauliflower Soup with Parmigiano Reggiano and Truffle Oil
Chicken and Spinach
Moroccan Chicken with Tomatoes and Saffron Honey Jam
Figgy Oatmeal Bars
Tuna with Cilantro Lime Sauce and Avocado
Ginger Almond Chicken

Mushroom and Pecan Pâté
Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookies
Warm Chocolate and Banana Cake
Spiced Black Bean Fritters
Asian Steamed Clear Bass
Venetian Chicken and Pasta with Rosemary
Roasted Tenderloin of Pork with Fig Prosciutto and Sage Stuffing
Vegan Spinach Quiche with Herb and Quinoa Crust
Guacamole
Yummy White Fish Pesto Sandwich
Wild Mushroom Polenta
Curried Parsnip and Apple Soup
Pantry Chicken and Beans
Merry Meringue Christmas Cookies
Apple and Almond Pudding
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About the author (2010)

Jane Green was born and brought up in London. After abandoning a Fine Art degree and a stint in journalism, she went into public relations and worked for a time on This Morning. Jane then went back into the newspaper world and became a popular feature writer with the Daily Express, before going freelance and starting her first novel. A string of international bestsellers and marriage to an American later, Jane now lives in Connecticut – but flies home to London as often as four children and lots of animals allow.

Jane's hugely successful books include; Straight Talking, Jemima J., Mr Maybe, Bookends, Babyville, Spellbound, The Other Woman and Life Swap. Her latest novel is Second Chance.

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