Tilda's Promise – A Novel
Amidst all the characters in this moving novel of loss, love, and renewal, the two who grieve hardest have the most to discover. Tilda Carr has lost the love of her life―her husband, Harold―after forty years of marriage, while her granddaughter and namesake, Tilly, has lost her grandfather and best friend. Together they will embark on a journey of discovery in this intergenerational story of friends, family, and lovers―and learn that there is always hope for new beginnings.
About Jean P Moore (Fairfield County, Connecticut Author)
Jean P. Moore was born in Brooklyn, New York, and grew up in Miami, Florida. She began her professional career as a high school and college English teacher. She later worked in telecommunications as executive director of workforce development, a position she held for a number of years. Jean has since returned to her first loves: the study of literature and writing. Her novel Water on the Moon was published in June 2014 and won the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Award for contemporary fiction.
Her work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, and literary journals such as upstreet, SN Review, The Timberline Review, Angels Flight Literary West, Fiction Southeast, Slow Trains, Book Trib, Women Writers, the Hartford Courant, Greenwich Time, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. A memoir piece, “Finding Charles,” appears in Persimmon Tree. Several of her anthologized poems can be read in Women’s Voices of the 21st Century (2014). Her poetry chapbook, Time’s Tyranny, was published in the fall of 2017 by Finishing Line Press and was nominated for a Massachusetts Book Award, 2018.