A Ring of Promises is a work of fiction that was inspired by the real life events of the author’s paternal grandparents. Fact and fiction are interwoven in a unique way, creating a compelling story.
A simple plan to get settled in Canada and send for his fiancée becomes a saga full of romance, tragedy and adventure surrounded by enduring love and marred by grief. The reader gets a peek into life in Canada, England and Scotland in the 1910’s. The original poetry and songs of the real William Parker are woven seamlessly into the story.
The book chronicles the parallel stories of the characters while separated by an ocean, beginning with the sinking of the Titanic through to the First World War.