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I'll Be Watching You (Newford -4) by Charles de Lint

I'll Be Watching You (Newford #4) by Charles de Lint — Published March 1st 2004 by Orb Books ~ Art: John Picacio

1992-I'll Be Watching You (Newford Book 4) (Newford -4)

I'll Be Watching You (1992—Newford #4) by Charles de Lint — Published by Jove

I'll Be Watching You (1992) — The fourth book in the Newford series by Charles de Lint.  (first published under the pseudonym Samuel M. Key)

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Adult

Description Edit

Rachael Sorenson feared she would never escape her ex-husband's abuse. Then a passing stranger came to her rescue—a stranger who had watched her from afar.

He was a photographer, and Rachael was his perfect subject. He lived only to make her happy—and eliminate those who didn't.

Now he wants more than her beauty. She owes him her life—and he means to collect.

✥ In the early 1990s, Charles de Lint wrote and published three dark fantasy novels under the pen name "Samuel M. Key." Now, beginning with Angel of Darkness and From a Whisper to a Scream and concluding with I'll Be Watching You, Orb presents them for the first time under de Lint's own name. ~ Goodreads | I'll Be Watching You (Newford, #4) by Charles de Lint — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists

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Newford

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Characters Edit

Characters What About
Rachel Sorenson Artist ex-husband Frank is an abuser;
Frank Sorenson an abuser Rachel's ex-husband
Harry Landon Psycho watches Rachel through telescope; kills Frank, then disappears; Rachel names him as her "guardian angel";
Rob Carter Rachel's friend gay man; Harry plots to use him to get to Rachel;

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Cover ArtistsEdit

  • John Picacio — 2004 by Orb

~ Source: ISFdb: Cover: I'll Be Watching You

Publishing InformationEdit

Publishers: Jove, Orb Books

  • Paperback, 304 pages, Pub: 1992 by Jove—ISBN: 0515112771
  • Paperback, 352 pages, Pub: March 1st 2004 by Orb Books—ISBN: 076530435X

First Sentence Edit

A thunderstorm was raging in Rachel Sorensen's sleep. ~ Shelfari

QuotesEdit

Charles de Lint Quotes ~ Goodreads

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TriviaEdit

Lists That Contain I'll Be Watching You (Newford, #4) by Charles de Lint ~ GR

NotesEdit

Originally, Tor had planned to release all three of the horror novels I wrote under the name "Samuel M. Key" in one omnibus, but now they're publishing them in separate editions instead. Still to come from Orb Books (probably in 2003) is I'll Be Watching You, a straight thriller also set in Newford. ~ Charles de Lint: I'll Be Watching You (1992) Description

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