EXCERPT and GIVEAWAY
(David's Song Trilogy Book 2)
(David's Song Trilogy Book 2)
by A. R. Talley
Jeremy's Promise is the second book in A. R. Talley's trilogy. Also available: David's Song and Annie's Choice.
The trip that was meant to save Annie and Jeremy’s marriage brought it to near ruin. Now Annie has returned home, frightened and confused. Jeremy, too, is frightened - and angry. What will it take to save their marriage?
It’s clear. Jeremy needs to forgive - Annie needs to forget.
A promise is made. A tragedy occurs. A second honeymoon is disrupted. A chance encounter brings David Andrews back into Annie’s life.
Annie is determined to remain faithful. She’s made a promise she intends to keep - Jeremy’s Promise.
"Are you okay?" he asked. Before I could reassure him once more that I was fine, the stewardess started the safety demonstration. I directed my attention to her, happy for the diversion. Jeremy and I had spent most of the day before in small talk and sightseeing, intentionally avoiding the issues we faced. He was so relieved that I was staying with him that he made a Herculean effort not to upset me. And later, I had to admit, that night had been sweet and intimate. But sitting on the plane, I couldn't forget David's kiss or his haunting blue eyes. I couldn't forget the look of devastation on his face when he said goodbye at the elevator.
"Go home, Annie," he had said. And I was. I was going home, hoping that Jeremy and I could rebuild what I had destroyed.
I needed to reach out to Jeremy, reassure him. I needed him to know I still loved him and was committed to our marriage. When the stewardess finished talking, I turned to him and gently laid my hand on his cheek.
"Thank you," I said just above a whisper. He looked back in surprise.
"Thank you ... for what?"
"For coming to get me."
Instantly his eyes filled with tears.
Praise for the Book
"A. R. Talley gives you a believable look at the struggle of one couple to reconnect and heal their marriage, with dialog which sweeps you into the moment as if you were there with them, experiencing both their pain and recovery. Kudos to the author who has once again produced a book I couldn’t put down, as well as one I felt compelled to read multiple times." ~ Donna Dech
"Jeremy’s Promise, second book in a trilogy by A. R. Talley, is an awesome, emotional, romantic, highly recommended, well written story with captivating and engaging characters." ~ Debbie Ballard
"This is not a book I would have picked by myself! I loved it from start to finish! Eagerly waiting for the third book in the trilogy to come out!! I highly recommend this book!" ~ Goodreads reviewer
About the Author
A. R. Talley lives in Ohio with her husband Doug and the last of her seven children (the rest have flown the coop.) She loves to cook, read, write, watch movies, play piano, and laugh. Her second favorite vacation involves the British Isles and a small café in Scotland.
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