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Publisher's Summary

The town of Promise, Texas, is a good place to live, to raise a family, to spend the rest of your days with the person you love.

Cal Patterson and his wife, Jane, also known as Dr. Texas, certainly think so. The last thing they expect is a threat to their marriage. But in September, disagreements begin to escalate, with the "help" of an attractive young woman who's got her eye on Cal.

After months of emotional upheaval brought on by doubts about their marriage, the two separate, and Jane returns to her childhood home in California, taking their children.

Cal, now alone on his ranch, is forced to confront what he really wants in his life, what he needs. Jane is confronting the same questions.

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©2000 Debbie Macomber;All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. This edition is published by arrangement with Harlequin Books S.A. All characters in this book are fictitious. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

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Glad it was short ...

I listen to a lot of Debbie's books and like her. When I'm paying for books, I go for at least 8 hrs, preferably more. I thought this new 'Romance' addition would be a good opportunity to listen to some of the shorter ones. I'll have to say that i was GLAD this one was short. Most of it was arguments ... and the reader did a great job of making them SOUND like arguments! Not a fun listen for me ... Your tastes may differ. ;)

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Typical Macomber....Promises fulfilled

Every Debbie Macomber Book contains enough detail so you know every character and to enjoy every moment of past, present, and upcoming romances, marriages and lives. If you enjoyed Promise, TX as much as I did, this book brings it all together.

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disappointed

Really struggling to get through this one. I loved this series, however this being the last in the series was far from following the personalities of the characters. The narrator screams thru the whole book, and I could hardly keep listening. These characters would NEVER have acted as they did in this book. So disappointed

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Return to promise

This is a great book. Drawing you in from the start. So realistic that you are living every moment. I truly enjoyed it

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promises

it was a good story, liked the ending! Men can be so stubborn at times!

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Narrator’s voice is so annoying...

I had to stop listening. Just sounded like bickering. And boring story line was probably written in a day.

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Another 5 star book

Debbie Macomber has written another heart touching novel. I really ejoyed it and appreciate a book based on christian values. I don't know how she does it, but she continues to write them so effortlessly.

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Horrible narrator

In all fairness I couldn’t get through this book. I love Debbie Macomber’s stories but this narrator’s voices were so over exaggerated I couldn’t even pay attention to the storyline. If I could have given it one star I would have.

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Not my favorite storyline. The writing was good.

Story line was weak. I normally really like this author. The characters were didn't have believable responses.

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Awesome!

Ive been reading Debbie's books for years and she has yet to let me down love love love her books