Out on 18 February 2021

The Promise

Lucy Diamond

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18 February 2021
480 pages

The Promise is a unforgettable story about finding love, hope and joy in even the darkest moments, by the Sunday Times bestseller Lucy Diamond, author of The Secrets of Happiness.

When faced with the sudden death of his brother, Dan’s mission is clear. He puts together a project to help pick up the pieces and support his grieving sister-in-law Zoe, plus her young children. This is Dan’s promise - to ensure his family’s happiness, and to try and live up to the man his brother was.

But tying up loose ends brings a shocking secret to light, and calls into question everything Dan knew about his older brother. With more than just his promise on the line, Dan is faced with an ultimatum: Should he tell the truth and risk his family’s fragile happiness, or will his brother’s secrets end up becoming his own?

Real readers love The Promise:
'I cried and laughed'
'It was a beautifully written book from start to finish. Each night I couldn't wait to read the next chapter.'
'I literally cannot put it down.'

No one creates funny, flawed and immediately relatable characters like Lucy. I adored this book from the very first page

Cathy Bramley, bestselling author of A Patchwork Family, on An Almost Perfect Holiday

Multi-layered, compelling and beautifully written

Daily Express on Something to Tell You

A beautiful, life-affirming novel

Sun on On a Beautiful Day