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The Lies We Told by Diane Chamberlain
  

The Lies We Told

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Diane Chamberlain’s books are so emotionally compelling you’ll find them impossible to put down and this, her new one is no exception. Secrets and lies, even between two sisters that have lain buried ever since their parents were killed when they were teenagers, threaten to cause havoc if they are revealed.

If you like Diane Chamberlain you might also like to read books by Dorothy Koomson, Jacquelyn Mitchard and Heather Gudenkauf.

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Synopsis

The Lies We Told by Diane Chamberlain

How far would you go to protect your sister? After witnessing the murder of their parents, Maya and Rebecca Ward had only each other to cling to in their teenage years and beyond. Now both doctors, they have developed very different coping strategies since the tragedy. Daredevil Rebecca races off to disaster sites with an international team of doctors whilst Maya is content in her quiet medical practice and life with her husband Adam. But Maya is unwilling to deal with the cracks in her marriage, or the secrets she's kept since the night her parents died. When a hurricane devastates north Carolina, Maya is feared dead. Adam and Rebecca are left to mourn and hope for a miracle but as the days pass and hope fades, they face unexpected and unwanted feelings and Rebecca discovers that she's been burying some secrets of her own.

Reviews

'Diane Chamberlain is the Southern Jodi Picoult.' - New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe

'Diane Chamberlain is a marvellously gifted author! Every book she writes is a real gem.' - Literary Times

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

18th February 2011

Author

Diane Chamberlain

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Publisher

Mira Books

Format

Paperback
480 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Thriller / Suspense
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780778304425

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