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Tucker amazingly weaves the lives of her characters to create novels that are irresistible.
There were far too many loose ends that were never resolved but luckily I didn't care enough about the characters to be bothered too much.
This just wasn't working for me, and when I start dreading picking up a book, it is time to stop reading!
I remain confused about the blurb on the book itself because it seems to me to be more about everyone connected to the mail twin Billy, not only his sister Lila. Read morePublished 18 months ago by C. Bender
Months after the killings at Sandy Hook Elementrary school, one has to ask themselves what went wrong in Adam Lanza's mind to do such horrific acts. Read morePublished on March 28, 2013 by Nancy R. Katz
The description on the back of the book did NOT match the storyline at all. There were too many unknowns and unanswereds in this story. Read morePublished on December 9, 2012 by S. Beck
I read this book because I loved Lisa Tucker's The Song Reader. As I began this book I expected a good read because the initial premise involving twins and their relationship and... Read morePublished on May 8, 2011 by Barbara
This was my first book by Lisa Tucker. It's is a page turner and hard to put down. I started reading the book in the evening and ended up staying up late as I just had to get to... Read morePublished on March 7, 2011 by Aparna Yerragudi
As "The Promised World" begins, Lila Cole learns that her twin brother Billy has committed suicide. Understandably, Lila is devastated by the news, all the more so since she and... Read morePublished on July 11, 2010 by Carol S.
I was very excited to read The Promised World. I've read a few of Lisa Tucker's other novels and really enjoyed them. Read morePublished on May 17, 2010 by Elizabeth Hendry
Overall a sad story, I found The Promised World quite readable. The subject of child abuse is never pleasant, but I thought it was well handled. Read morePublished on April 25, 2010 by sarabella
The Promised World starts with the news of Billy's "suicide by police". Billy's twin sister, Lila, had an unusually close bond with Billy, and struggles to cope with his death. Read morePublished on March 24, 2010 by Carol M