Only a Promise : The Survivors' Club

  • by Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by Rosalyn Landor
  • Series: The Survivors' Club
  • 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Survivors' Club: Six men and one woman, all wounded in the Napoleonic Wars, their friendship forged during their recovery at Penderris Hall in Cornwall. Now, for one of them, striking a most unusual bargain will change his life forever....
Ralph Stockwood prides himself on being a leader, but when he convinced his friends to fight in the Napoleonic Wars, he never envisioned being the sole survivor. Racked with guilt over their deaths, Ralph must move on...and find a wife so as to secure an heir to his family's title and fortune.
Since her seasons in London ended in disaster, Chloe Muirhead is resigned to spinsterhood. Driven by the need to escape her family, she takes refuge at the home of her mother's godmother, where she meets Ralph. He needs a wife. She wants a husband. So Chloe makes an outrageous suggestion: strike a bargain and get married. One condition: Ralph has to promise that he will never take her back to London. But circumstances change. And to Ralph it was only a promise.

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Most Helpful

I have enjoyed all the Survivors Books.

If you could sum up Only a Promise in three words, what would they be?

Good Story.
Beleviable
Sad/Yet Enjoyable.


Who was your favorite character and why?

I liked the family and friends of the main character. He grows on you and she is understandable.


Which character – as performed by Rosalyn Landor – was your favourite?

The earl and his family.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When she realises that you can't run away from life.


Any additional comments?

Recommend the series of books.

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- Thor

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-06-2015
  • Publisher: Recorded Books