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In the thrilling sequel to Lies I Told, Grace learns that the most difficult thing about pulling off the perfect crime is living with the consequences. Fans of Ally Carter, Cecily von Ziegesar, and Gail Carriger will love this thrilling, high-stakes novel, which deftly explores the roles of identity and loyalty while offering a window into the world of the rich and fabulous.
Grace Fontaine was trained to carry out perfect crimes. But when a mistake was made the night her family tried to execute their biggest heist yet, her world fell apart.
Haunted by the way she betrayed her brother, her friends, and Logan—the only boy she's ever loved—Grace decides she must return to the place every thief knows you should avoid: the scene of the crime.
Returning to Playa Hermosa as a wanted criminal is dangerous. But Grace has only one chance to make things right. To do it, she has to use everything she's been taught about the art of the con to hunt down the very people who trained her: the only family she's ever known.
About the Author
Michelle Zink lives in New York with her four children. Her first novel, Prophecy of the Sisters, was chosen as one of ALA Booklist's Top Ten Novels for Youth of 2009 and as one of the Chicago Public Library's Best Books for Young Readers. It has also been listed on the New York Public Library's Stuff for the Teen Age and the Lone Star Reading List.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Zink has really upped the ante in this sequel. Everything that Grace was feeling and going through is so much more real than the first book (Lies I Told). While the ending seems a bit too put together, I really like what happens with all the characters, and how Zink isn't afraid to get a bit dark when we're inside Grace's head. It wouldn't be believable if she didn't have some darker thoughts, considering her life, but Grace doesn't let that hold her down or give up. A quick read and needed sequel, Promises I Made was an enjoyable read with a nicely wrapped conclusion to this duology. I'm happy I read these books.
Disappointed after the first book. The first book left me waiting for the sequel. The ending was a little to tidy and the relationships weren't as dynamic as the first book.