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Only A Promise

Mary Balogh

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.

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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Genres:

Romance

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Rosalyn Landor

Length:

11h 15m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:14


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

30:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

34:59


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

32:59


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

23:46


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

30:21


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

28:42


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

26:48


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

32:58


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

24:58


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

28:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

37:46


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

30:44


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

34:46


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

35:20


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

24:54


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

24:45


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

24:59


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

22:06


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

22:53


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

25:00


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

28:50


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

29:47


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

38:18


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

00:29