A Christmas Promise

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Dell, 1992 - Fiction - 289 pages
13 Reviews
A love that cannot be bought or sold proves to be the greatest gift of all, in this heartwarming classic that demonstrates once again why New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh is among the most celebrated authors of historical romance.

Weddings are supposed to be joyous occasions—especially when a couple seems as well matched as Randolph Pierce, Earl of Falloden, and his bride-to-be, Eleanor Transome. Ellie brings to the marriage a vast dowry, while Falloden, though distant, is handsome, tremendously desirable, and possessed of a title most young ladies can only dream of sharing.

Yet Ellie is not most young ladies. She knows that she must honor her dear father's dying wish for her to wed the proud earl, but she dreads a lifetime in a union without love—and how can Falloden claim to love her when he married her only for her fortune? As Christmas descends upon the Falloden manor, the warmth of the season may yet melt away the trappings of duty and wealth, leaving behind only a man and a woman destined for each other's arms.

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Review: A Christmas Promise

User Review  - Robin - Goodreads

Randolph Pierce, the Earl of Falloden, is approached by businessman Joe Transome. Mr. Transome tells the Earl that he has bought all of Randolph's debt. Mr. Transome wants Randolph to marry his ... Read full review

Review: A Christmas Promise

User Review  - Jultri - Goodreads

Far more angst than expected for a Christmas themed novel. H was an impoverished earl who struggled to repay debts that he inherited along with the earldom a year earlier. He was forced into a MOC ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

Mary Balogh is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, including the acclaimed Slightly and Simply novels and the first five titles in her Huxtable series: First Comes Marriage, Then Comes Seduction, At Last Comes Love, Seducing an Angel, and A Secret Affair. A former teacher, she grew up in Wales and now lives in Canada.

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