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Secret Lives by Diane Chamberlain
  

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Originally published in 1991 this is a much loved Diane Chamberlain novel re-released for a new generation to enjoy. Touching at times on some dark and painful issues the book delves into family secrets and lies, uncovering the truths we work hard to keep hidden. She’s a wonderful author who pulls at the heart strings. A must read.

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Secret Lives by Diane Chamberlain

Disillusioned actress Eden Riley leaves a life of Hollywood glamour, and a broken marriage, to return to her mother's childhood home in rural Virginia. Eden is full of questions about her mother, a famous children's author who died when Eden was very young. On her search for answers, Eden meets the handsome, yet mysterious, Ben Alexander, an archaeologist and friend of her uncle. But Ben has his own demons, and a secret that threatens to destroy their newfound happiness. Eden must make a heart-breaking decision, as she struggles to lay the ghosts of the past to rest and come to terms with her own future.

About the Author

Diane Chamberlain

Award-winning author Diane Chamberlain, was born and raised in Plainfield, New Jersey, and attended Glassboro State University. She also lived for many years in both San Diego and northern Virginia, where she still resides.

Diane received her master’s degree in clinical social work from San Diego State University. Prior to her writing career, she was a medical social worker at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego and Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. She also was a psychotherapist in private practice in Alexandria, Virginia., working primarily with adolescents. Diane’s background in psychology and her work in hospitals has given her a keen interest in understanding the way people tick, as well as the background necessary to create real, living, breathing characters.

Several years ago, Diane was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, which has changed the way she works: she occasionally types using voice recognition software. She feels fortunate that her arthritis is not more severe and that she is able to enjoy everyday activities as well as keep up with a busy travel schedule.

Diane has three married stepdaughters, three grandchildren and two shelties. She lives with photographer John Pagliuca in North Carolina where she's at work on her next novel.

Author photo © John Pagliuca

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Book Info

Publication date

27th February 2014

Author

Diane Chamberlain

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www.dianechamberlain.com/

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Publisher

Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
464 pages
Interest Age: From 18 years

Categories

Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781447256472

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