Lisa Tucker, author of The Promised World, on tour September 2009

Posted By on June 24, 2009


About Lisa

LISA TUCKER is also the author of The Song Reader, Shout Down the Moon, Once Upon a Day, and The Cure for Modern Life, and her work has been featured in Seventeen, Pages, and The Oxford American.  she has advanced degrees in English and Math, and she has taught creative writing at the Taos Conference and at UCLA.  Lisa Tucker lives in Pennsylvania.

Visit Lisa’s website HERE.


C_1416575383About The Promised World

Atria, September 2009

Hardcover, 336 pages

ISBN-10: 1-4165-7538-3

ISBN-13: 978-1-4165-7538-2

Critically acclaimed bestselling author Lisa Tucker is back with an emotionally charged novel about a woman whose world unravels when an unthinkable tragedy strikes.  A riveting story about the earth-shattering secrets revealed in the aftermath of a crisis, THE PROMISED WORLD grips the reader on the first page and never lets go.

A literature professor’s carefully constructed life is shattered after the death of her twin brother and the unraveling of the secret world they shared.

A provocative and suspenseful novel with multi-faceted characters so real that they inhabit the reader’s mind long after the last page is turned, THE PROMISED WORLD delivers an intensely charged, yet delicately nuanced, story that fans of Lisa Tucker will devour.  Readers who are just discovering Lisa Tucker are in for a treat, and they will surely find themselves eager to run out and get her previous novels as soon as possible.

Read the first chapter of The Promised World HERE.

Lisa Tucker’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Tuesday, September 1st:  Musings of a Bookish Kitty

Thursday, September 3rd:  Peeking Between the Pages

Tuesday, September 8th:  Fizzy Thoughts

Wednesday, September 9th:  The Eclectic Book Lover– review and author interview

Date TBD:  My Friend Amy

Friday, September 11th:  Serendipitous Reading

Monday, September 14th:  Cindy’s Love of Books

Tuesday, September 15th:  Booking Mama

Wednesday, September 16th:  Jenn’s Bookshelves

Thursday, September 17th:  2 Kids and Tired Book Reviews

Monday, September 21st:  Janel’s Jumble

Tuesday, September 22nd:  Caribousmom

Wednesday, September 23rd:  The Tome Traveller

Thursday, September 24th:  Books and Movies

Monday, September 28th:  A Sea of Books

Tuesday, September 29th:  GalleySmith

Wednesday, September 30th:  Shhh.. I’m Reading


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