A Heart's Promise by Colleen Coble is the 5th installment of the Journey of the Heart series. This I Ms. Coble's first series and it is situated in Wyoming Territory in 1866. Emmie Croftner is currently living at Fort Phil Kearny for safety. She has the comfort of other women in her grief. She is pregnant and her husband, Monroe's recent death has changed her whole life around. She had thought life back home difficult when Monroe died but then when his 'real wife' came back it was more than she could deal with. She of course had thought she was his real wife and struck out on her own. She had made new friends and even though she had to keep it a secret that she wasn't really married when she got pregnant. Maybe she really was that 'slutty daughter of the town drunk' like Mrs. Lambert called her when she was just 13. Isaac was showing interest in her but she kept putting him off because what would he think of her if he knew her secret?
I liked this book and easily read it in one afternoon (only 97 pages). The only thing I didn't like is that I thought that this series should have been a book since I though this installment too short to be a stand alone book. Any young girl or adult woman could read it and enjoy it.
I received this book from Booksneeze for this review.