April's Promise

April's Promise

by Karen Rose Smith

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Overview

Forever Love Series, Book 1, Contemporary romance.

April is keeping a secret from Gabe.

When April's sister Vanessa was dying, she confessed to April that she'd been unfaithful to Gabe and...the little girl he believes is his daughter isn't his! Once in love with Gabe herself, April is torn by the promise she made her sister to never tell Gabe the truth. But now she's returned to her home town. Should she be honest with Gabe about his daughter's parentage? Or should she remain silent about everything but her love for him?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780989044837
Publisher: Karen Rose Smith
Publication date: 07/28/2013
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Award-winning author Karen Rose Smith was born in Pennsylvania. Although she was an only child, she remembers the bonds of an extended family. Since her father came from a family of ten and her mother, a family of seven, there were always aunts, uncles and cousins visiting on weekends. Family is a strong theme in her books and she suspects her childhood memories are the reason.

In college, Karen began writing poetry and also met her husband to be. They both began married life as teachers, but when their son was born, Karen decided to try her hand at a home-decorating business. She returned to teaching for a while but changes in her life led her to writing romance fiction. Now she writes romances and mysteries full time. She has sold over 80 novels since 1991.

Presently, she is hard at work on a series for Harlequin Special Edition as well as the Caprice De Luca home-stager mystery series for Kensington Books. When she isn't writing, she cares for three rescue cats, gardens, and cooks. Married to her college sweetheart since 1971, believing in the power of love and commitment, she envisions herself writing relationship novels, both romance and mystery, for a long time to come!

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April's Promise 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
ReneeEntress More than 1 year ago
5.0 Star Review – April’s Promise (Forever Love Series, Book 1) I recommend this book. I enjoyed this audio book by Karen. This book includes passion, laughs, heartache, secrets, and betrayal. Years ago Gabe and April dated. Gabe wanted to settle down and get married but April was scared. She told him she was taking a job in Singapore and since he didn’t ask her to stay she left. By the time she returned Gabe was dating and getting ready to marry her sister Vanessa. So she buried her feelings and moved on with her life. Eight months ago April’s sister was in a car accident with a co-worker and died. Before she passed she told April a secret about her daughter Stephie that could destroy Gabe. Vanessa made April promise that she would never tell Gabe the secret. Gabe is taking care of his daughter and grieving the loss of his wife. His sister-in-law April, has come to help take care of Stephie while she is on vacation. When they are together at first the relationship is strained. April still loves Gabe but she holds a secret that could shatter the budding relationship between them. She thinks that Gabe loves her but sometimes he just treats her like a friend. She is confused about how they should be around each other. When his best friend takes an interest in April Gabe gets angry and warns April away. April knows Nicholas and they are just friends but does she secretly want Gabe to be jealous? Will April being friends with Nicholas hurt her relationship with Gabe? When Gabe finds out the secret will the pain and hurt from that secret destroy all that they thought they had together? Or will Gabe and April finally get the HEA they have both dreamed of? Look forward to the next books in this series .
grandmareads102 More than 1 year ago
Gabe is bring up his little girl by himself. His wife, Vanessa, died in a terrible accident. Now he needs help. His nanny had a family emergency and had to go home. April, his sister in law, comes to his rescue. She will stay with him and take care of Stephie. The problem is that they were once in love but April ran away. She still loves Gabe and adores his darling little girl, but she knows a secret that could change their life forever. On her deathbed Vanessa told her that Stephie was not Gabe's child and made her promise to keep her secret. Can love overcome that promise? Karen Rose Smith has written a love story that is filled with hope, redemption and second chances. Gabe and April are wonderful together. They are loving and tender with each other and with Stephie. This is a feel good read. It makes you believe that we all will find our happiness. For an uplifting story, you should read April's Promise.