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  • Ann Collins

    The Promise, Ann Weisgarber. Catherine Wainwright flees Dayton, Ohio, in the wake of scandal. She strikes up correspondence w/ widowed Oscar Williams. In desperation she agrees to marry him. Catherine travels to Galveston Island, Texas. For Nan Ogden, Oscar’s housekeeper, Catherine’s sudden arrival has come as a great shock. When the worst storm in a generation descends, the women find themselves tested as never before.

  • Debra Holster

    The Promise by Anne Weisgarber. A historical fiction novel set in the path of the Galveston Island hurricane of 1900. by Ann Weisgarber

  • Joan Roll

    Your best friend is dying. She asks you to look after her small son when she is gone. You, Nan Ogden, agree. All is well until her husband, Oscar Williams, the boy’s father remarries.The new wife comes from Dayton, Ohio to Galveston, Texas. It is 1900 and the new wife, Catherine is not accustomed to life on a farm. She is a concert pianist who became involved with a married man. She leaves Dayton and the scandal to marry Oscar. Both women soon face the most difficult challenges in their lives.

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