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    • Publication date:02 Feb 2017
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The Wedding Promise

By Emma Hannigan

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A tumbledown hacienda in Spain breathes new life into an Irish family in need of hope in this uplifting, heartwarming novel from the No. 1 bestselling author.

A Number One bestseller - a heartwarming, uplifting novel about family and new beginnings.

Restoring a romantic, crumbling villa brings Shelly back to the small Spanish village she and her husband Gerry fell in love with before they married - fulfilling a wedding-day promise he made to her that they would return. But as plans to transform the villa into a stunning wedding venue take shape, Shelly discovers that her grown-up children might need the new move more than she does . . .
Jake has begun to question the things he values most: his career as a pilot, his relationship with his girlfriend Fee. Could Spain offer him the change he's desperately seeking?
And when Leila arrives in Spain with a newborn baby in tow, she soon finds herself getting caught up in the fledgling business. But then she hears some startling news she wasn't expecting . . .
As Casa Maria takes its first booking, will it turn out to be more than a romantic promise made all those years ago? Perhaps a second chance at new beginnings?

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