Promises to Keep

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Tachyon Publications, May 15, 2011 - Fiction - 192 pages
6 Reviews
Jilly Coppercorn of Newford is back. With the help of a mentor and an anonymous benefactor, the talented young artist has overcome her troubled past and is enrolled in art school. The future is full of bright promise.

Although she still struggles, Jilly feels safe and loved by her newly formed family, including her loyal best friend Geordie, lovely fellow-classmate Sophie Etoile, and her staunch ally, the Angel of Grasso Street. Then, a tempting opportunity rides into town on an oversized motorcycle....

This original novel both celebrates and journeys beyond Newford, Charles de Lint’s popular mythical city of magic and mayhem.

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User Review  - shabacus - LibraryThing

Jilly, one of the most popular and enduring characters is the centerpiece of this novella. The narrative is split between a typical urban fantasy plotline, and flashbacks to Jilly's struggle to ... Read full review

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User Review  - weeksj10 - LibraryThing

De Lint is one of my favorites and I love Jilly just like anyone else who has read the Newford books, so it was nice to get some more background into her life and especially her early days in Newford ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Charles de Lint is the best-selling author of more than seventy adult, YA, and children’s books, including Moonheart, The Onion Girl, Widdershins, Medicine Road, and Under My Skin. He is the recipient of the World Fantasy, YALSA, Crawford, and Aurora awards. De Lint is a poet, songwriter, performer, and folklorist, and he writes a book review column for Fantasy & Science Fiction.

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