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The Promise is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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The Promise by Michelle Vernal

Genre: Women’s 20th century historical fiction

Tour Dates: 4th - 10th August 2018

Publication Date: 15th July 2018

Formats available: Mobi or Epub

Estimated Page Count - 309

Standalone Novel

Types of post available: Reviews and basic promo/spotlight posts

Two women from different generations brought together by another’s wrongdoing.

When British backpacker, Isabel Stark happens across a car accident on a lonely stretch of road in the South Island of New Zealand her life changes forever. The sole passenger, Ginny Havelock asks her to make a promise before she passes away—to find Constance and to say she’s sorry.

Isabel’s a lost soul who’s been drifting through life unsure of where she fits, and the promise she made in New Zealand haunts her upon her return to the United Kingdom. Her only clue as to finding Constance lies within a conversation held at Ginny’s funeral. It takes her to the Isle of Wight.

In the 1940’s sixteen-year-old Constance’s life on her island is sheltered until the death of her brother; Ted brings the reality of war crashing down around her. He leaves behind his pregnant young widow Ginny. When Constance meets a handsome Canadian Airforce man, she’s eager to escape her grief and be swept up by first love. It’s a love which has ramifications she could never envisage.  

When Isabel and Constance’s paths finally cross will Ginny’s last words be enough for Constance to make peace with her past? And in fulfilling her promise will Isabel find a place she can call home?

About Michelle Vernal

Michelle Vernal is a Harper Collins author who loves a happy ending. She lives with her husband, their two boys and a needy three-legged black cat in Christchurch, New Zealand. She’s partial to a glass of wine, loves a cheese scone and has recently taken up yoga—a sight to behold indeed. She is a freelance writer for a Canterbury lifestyle magazine who is currently working on her seventh novel. Michelle’s a firm believer in happy endings, and all of her stories are written with humour and warmth.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

4th August

  1. 27 Book Street - Review

  2. Literary Flits - Review

  3. Kraftireader - Review

5th August

  1. Laura's Interests -Promo

  2. donnasbookblog -Review

  3. What Cathy Read Next - Review

6th August

  1. The Caffeinated Bibliophile - Review

  2. Devilishly Delicious Book Reviews - Promo

  3. A Little Book Problem -Review

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