In Promises to Keep, Rosalind Anthony and Mara Nightingale are best friends with a common bond: they are both separated from their fathers. Roz’s family has escaped from her abusive father, while Mara is still waiting to meet her own father. Fans of inspirational fiction will enjoy Tatlock’s coming-of-age novel, in which she explores family issues, racism, and the human desire for safety and love. (Bethany House)
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