The Promise of Home

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Product Details

Price
$15.00
Publisher
Ballantine Books
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.1 X 0.9 X 8.0 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780345538246
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About the Author

Darcie Chan is the New York Times bestselling author of the eBook sensation The Mill River Recluse and the novels The Mill River Redemption and The Promise of Home. She has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal. For fourteen years, Chan worked as an attorney drafting environmental and natural resource legislation for the U.S. Senate. She now writes fiction full time and lives north of New York City with her husband and son.

Reviews

Praise for The Promise of Home

"[Darcie] Chan has once again told a mesmerizing tale about how difficult yet beautiful navigating the river of life can be. This author is, quite simply, an amazing storyteller."--Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

"Difficult to put down . . . [a] celebration of the healing power of community."--Booklist

"Who better to satisfy [summer] reader cravings than Darcie Chan. . . . Read on--and keep turning those pages [until you] find yourself looking forward to Darcie Chan's next novel. Whew."--Hudson Valley News

"This serene backdrop is the perfect juxtaposition to the internal turmoil of Karen Cooper. Together the townsfolk make a well-rounded novel full of desperation, hope and redemption. This is a beautiful addition to the Mill River series, yet also reads well as a stand-alone novel."--RT Book Reviews

"[A] layered and heartwarming novel that intertwines a number of engaging contemporary storylines and intersperses them with . . . fascinating insights and historical details along the way. A light-handed affirmation of the power of love, faith, and community."--Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Darcie Chan's The Mill River Redemption

"An enchanting storyteller, Chan is one of those rare authors who makes you feel more fully alive."--Elizabeth Letts, author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion

"An engrossing page-turner [with] sympathetic and relatable characters."--Library Journal

Praise for The Mill River Recluse

"A heartwarming story."--Examiner.com

"Chan's sweet novel displays her talent. . . . A comforting book about the random acts of kindness that hold communities together."--Kirkus Reviews

"A real page-turner."--IndieReader

"Chan does an amazing job with pacing while maintaining continuity and weaving universal themes such as friendship, love, new beginnings and overcoming adversities into small town life."--RT Book Reviews

"This debut novel is a genre-breaking thriller with romantic overtones that should appeal to both men and women."--Huntington News

"Chan's compassionate novel . . . blends elements of mystery, suspense and romance . . . [and] culminates in a beautifully rendered denouement that rekindles hope for a troubled world."--Shelf Awareness