Tuesday, November 2, 2010

A Promise for Ellie by Lauraine Snelling

A Promise for Ellie

Based on reality in the 1900s, A Promise for Ellie is an inspiration for any young couple ready for marriage who are going through hardships with either bills, wedding plans or other marital problems.

Ellie Wold, the main character, along with Andrew Bjorklund, have been planning ever since grade school to get married after harvest season. When the time finally comes, they announce their engagement. Andrew promises Ellie the life she’s always wanted but with his stubbornness, he always ends up angry with another character named Toby, who has always been on Andrew’s tail.

This story takes you to another level. Throughout the story, both of them are tested for their love for one another, for their faith and for their hardships. To keep their love alive and strong, they write letters to each other. While Andrew is building their new home in Blessing, North Dakota, Ellie is at home preparing for her new life as being the new Mrs. Bjorklund. When tragedy strikes, it’s up to the two of them to work together to keep their love strong and alive.

Alina K.

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