Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Reed's Promise” as Want to Read:
Reed's Promise
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Reed's Promise

by
3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  25 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Bill Reed has not seen or spoken to his cousin John, an adult suffering from Down Syndrome, for four years, until he receives a cryptic and disturbing letter from the mentally disabled man. The letter, composed entirely of pasted-together numbers and crudely scribbled lines, makes no sense, but gives Reed a definite sense that something is very wrong at the private, ...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published May 16th 2004 by Forge Books (first published December 19th 2001)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Reed's Promise, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Reed's Promise

Blame It on the Brontes by Becky LowerTime and Forever by Susan B. JamesThe Road To Comfort by Becky LowerBeautiful Nightmare by Bella JuarezHanging by a Moment by Bella Juarez
Seasoned Romance
114th out of 247 books — 79 voters
Mystery Man by Kristen AshleyMotorcycle Man by Kristen AshleyBared to You by Sylvia DayRock Chick Revenge by Kristen AshleyFifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
Favorite Alpha Male Romance
173rd out of 441 books — 403 voters


More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-50)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Tom Tischler
Apr 09, 2015 Tom Tischler rated it it was amazing
Bill Reed has not seen or spoken to his cousin John for four
years. He is an adult suffering from Down Syndrome. Bill receives
a disturbing letter from John composed entirely from posted together
numbers and crudely scribbled lines. John can neither read nor write.
It makes no sense but gives Bill a reason to think that something is
wrong at the private facility where John resides. A former FBI agent
Reed recently lost his leg in a motorcycle accident and he has
plenty of his own problems yet the more
...more
Josh Mason
Josh Mason rated it really liked it
May 10, 2015
RyooT
RyooT rated it really liked it
Jan 29, 2013
midnightfaerie
midnightfaerie rated it liked it
Jun 11, 2012
Janet
Janet rated it liked it
Jan 14, 2016
Adam Ross
Adam Ross rated it liked it
Feb 19, 2015
Sanchay Patel
Sanchay Patel rated it liked it
Jun 26, 2013
Jelly Santos
Jelly Santos rated it really liked it
May 11, 2012
Elizabeth Padro
Elizabeth Padro rated it liked it
Oct 05, 2015
Ruth Jones
Ruth Jones rated it really liked it
May 02, 2016
Carol
Carol rated it liked it
Sep 29, 2014
Ajcc
Apr 13, 2010 Ajcc marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ajcc-library
F 813.54 Clar
Maria
Maria rated it it was amazing
Mar 06, 2015
Jakdogpe
Jakdogpe rated it really liked it
Aug 11, 2014
Ray Gehrig
Ray Gehrig rated it liked it
Mar 09, 2013
Kenneth
Kenneth rated it really liked it
Feb 22, 2013
Angela
Mar 05, 2008 Angela rated it it was amazing
I read the hardback version of this book and its an excellent book highly recommend it!!!
Richard Bolter
Richard Bolter rated it it was amazing
Jun 04, 2013
Anastasia
Anastasia rated it liked it
Dec 22, 2015
Alyssa
Alyssa rated it did not like it
Aug 02, 2010
Brandy Blackburn
Brandy Blackburn rated it liked it
Mar 11, 2011
Jessica
Jessica rated it really liked it
Jun 01, 2016
TaniLu
TaniLu rated it really liked it
Mar 26, 2016
John
John rated it it was ok
Apr 09, 2013
Richard McMahon
Richard McMahon rated it really liked it
Sep 08, 2013
Don
Don rated it it was amazing
Mar 24, 2009
Debra
Debra marked it as to-read
May 02, 2009
Saba
Saba added it
Feb 06, 2011
Kristen
Kristen marked it as to-read
Jun 06, 2011
Greg
Greg marked it as to-read
Feb 10, 2012
Heather
Heather marked it as to-read
Sep 07, 2014
Jim
Jim marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2012
Alice Gibson
Alice Gibson marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2012
Jeanie
Jeanie marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2013
Victoria Darkins
Victoria Darkins marked it as to-read
May 22, 2014
John Williams
John Williams marked it as to-read
Oct 20, 2014
John Englund
John Englund marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Dick
Dick added it
Dec 10, 2014
Sweetpea
Sweetpea marked it as to-read
Mar 18, 2015
Lauri
Lauri marked it as to-read
Apr 10, 2015
Valerie Hamm
Valerie Hamm marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2015
Quinn Custodio
Quinn Custodio marked it as to-read
Apr 29, 2015
Leesha
Leesha marked it as to-read
Jun 22, 2015
Janice
Janice marked it as to-read
Jul 14, 2015
Sjs
Sjs marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2015
Cheryl Johnson
Cheryl Johnson marked it as to-read
Aug 18, 2015
Bobby Panichella
Bobby Panichella marked it as to-read
Sep 06, 2015
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
235686
John Clarkson is the author of six previous novels, including And Justice for One. His new thriller series featuring James Beck began with the publication of AMONG THIEVES. The sequel, BRONX REQUIEM, came out in November.

John spent many years in the New York advertising industry as a copywriter, running his own agency, and as a private consultant. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.
More about John Clarkson...

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »