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Chamberlain, Diane 1950-

Overview
Works: 134 works in 1,030 publications in 17 languages and 36,650 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Allegories  Historical fiction  Novels  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.H2485, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Diane Chamberlain
Publications by Diane Chamberlain
Most widely held works by Diane Chamberlain
The silent sister by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
23 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,332 libraries worldwide
"Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager. Now, over twenty years later, her father has passed away and she's in New Bern, North Carolina cleaning out his house when she finds evidence to the contrary. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why exactly was she on the run all those years ago, and what secrets are being kept now? As Riley works to uncover the truth, her discoveries will put into question everything she thought she knew about her family. Riley must decide what the past means for her present, and what she will do with her newfound reality"--
Necessary lies by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
19 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,080 libraries worldwide
Caring for her family on their mid-20th-century tobacco farm after the loss of her parents, 15-year-old Ivy connects with Grace County social worker Jane, who strains her personal and professional relationships with her advocacy of Ivy's family, whose dark secrets test Jane's resolve against racial tensions and state-mandated sterilizations
Pretending to dance by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
20 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,002 libraries worldwide
"Molly Arnette is very good at keeping secrets. She lives in San Diego with a husband she adores, and they are trying to adopt a baby because they can't have a child on their own. But the process of adoption brings to light many questions about Molly's past and her family-the family she left behind in North Carolina twenty years before."--
The bay at midnight by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
46 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,743 libraries worldwide
Haunted by the murder of her sister four decades ago, Julie Bauer must confront the pain of the past when a mysterious phone call sheds new light on the events of that terrifying night
The secret life of CeeCee Wilkes by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
35 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,610 libraries worldwide
After a dark night of unimaginable consequences, CeeCee Wilkes starts a new life as Eve Elliot and now, as a successful therapist, finds her past and present colliding, forcing her to make a difficult decision
Keeper of the light by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
43 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
When Olivia's husband's lover, Annie O'Neill, dies in the emergency room when physician Olivia is on duty, her death irrevocably changes the lives of Olivia, her husband, and Annie's husband, and together they must face the lies and deception
Kiss River by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,573 libraries worldwide
Gina Higgins has come to the Outer Banks of North Carolina--a stranger with a secret. But secrets are a fact of life in the close-knit community of Kiss River ... Kiss River's historic nineteenth-century lighthouse has all but fallen into the sea, taking with it the huge Fresnel lens that once served as its beacon. Gina is desperate to find a way to raise the lens from the sea: the glass holds the key to her future, her fortune and her only chance to save the one person who matters to her. Lacey O'Neill lives in the old lightkeeper's house, a home she shares with her brother, Clay. When Lacey meets Gina, she invites her to stay with them. Eagerly accepting the offer, Gina begins her quest to raise the lens as Clay finds himself drawn to her struggle, and to Gina herself. As Gina's story unfolds, so does the shocking legacy left buried in the light, revealing more than Gina expected ... much more. And with it comes new hope for the future ... and for love
Her mother's shadow by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
28 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
When Lacey O'Neill's friend dies, leaving an eleven-year-old daughter Mackenzie in her care, a reluctant Lacey must cope not only with a frightened girl who resents her, but also with feelings about her own mother's murder. Then, a stranger comes to the North Carolina Outer Banks, revealing surprising ties to Lacey and the Christmas Eve when her mother was killed, exposing the last secrets of the O'Neill family
The courage tree by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
"Eight-year-old Sophie Donohue just wants to be like everyone else in her Brownie troop. Which is why her mother, Janine, finally agrees to let Sophie go on a weekend camping trip with the other girls. But Sophie is no ordinary child-she suffers from a rare disease that requires constant treatment. When Sophie fails to return from the trip, Janine's worst fears turn to sheer panic. A full-scale search is mounted with no result, yet all her maternal instincts tell Janine that Sophie is still alive. Deep in the Virginia forest another drama unfolds. Sophie finds refuge in a remote cabin inhabited by Zoe, a woman who wants nothing to do with the child. Zoe is struggling to save her own daughter from the law, and Sophie's presence jeopardizes any chance of that happening. She is as determined to save her daughter as Janine is to save Sophie ... and only one of them can succeed."--BOOK COVER
The escape artist by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
A runaway mother's dilemma. Susanna Miller of Colorado loses custody of her baby daughter because of a stint in a mental home. She absconds with her to Maryland and resumes life under an assumed name. The dilemma comes when she learns of a serial killer's next move. If she goes to the police she risks losing her daughter. By the author of Reflection
Cypress Point by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
"Joelle D'Angelo's best friend, Mara, is left with brain damage after she suffers an aneurysm during the delivery of her son. Alone and grieving, Joelle turns to the only other person who understands her pain: Mara's husband, Liam. And what starts out as comfort between friends gradually becomes something more. Something undeniable. Torn by guilt and the impossibility of her feelings for Liam, Joelle seeks help from someone she's not even sure she believes in -- a healer named Carlynn Kling Shire. Joelle sets out to find Carlynn, knowing that Mara needs something conventional medicine can't supply. And hoping that if Mara is well, Joelle's feelings for Liam will end. Her search leads her to a mansion in Monterey, California, and into the life of a woman shrouded in mystery. And as Joelle is guided down an unfamiliar path by a woman who is clearly keeping her own secrets, she discovers that some love is doomed, while some love can survive anything"--Page 2 of cover
Brass ring by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,238 libraries worldwide
As she drives home, Claire Harte, who runs a rehabilitation center, sees a woman jump off a bridge. The suicide sets off a chain of dramatic events, including an affair with the suicide victim's brother. By the author of Private Relations
Reflection by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
A woman returns home to look after her grandmother and has to face the town's hostility. Twenty years earlier Rachel Huber's husband blew himself up, killing 10 children and the town still blames her for it. Fortunately there is Michael, her old flame, now an unhappily married minister
Before the storm by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
Laural Lockwood's 15-year-old son Andy is "special". She lost him once through neglect, but is determined to make up for her mistakes. When she allows Andy to attend a local church social she is terrified when the church is consumed by fire. Andy survives and saves other children as well. Initially Andy basks in the role of unlikely hero but when the suspicion of arson is cast upon Andy, Laurel must ask herself how well she really knows her son, and how far she'll go to keep her promise to protect him forever
Secrets she left behind by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
"Keith Weston nearly lost his life in an act of arson. He survived--but with devastating physical and emotional scars. Without his mother, he has no one to help him heal, no money, nothing to live for but the medications that numb his pain. Isolated and angry, his hatred has one tight focus: his half-sister, Maggie Lockwood. Nineteen-year-old Maggie spent a year in prison for the acts that led up to the fire. Now she's back home. But her release cannot free her from the burden of guilt she carries. She grew up with Keith, played with him as a child ... and recently learned they share the same father. Now the person Keith despises most is the closest thing he has to family--until Sara returns. If Sara returns ..."--Page 4 of cover
The midwife's confession by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
26 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
"'Dear Anna, What I have to tell you is difficult to write, but I know it will be far more difficult for you to hear, and I'm so sorry ... ' The unfinished letter is the only clue Tara and Emerson have to the reason behind their close friend Noelle's suicide. Everything they knew about Noelle--her calling as a midwife, her passion for causes, her love for her friends and family--described a woman who embraced life. Yet there was so much they didn't know ..."--Page 2 of cover
The good father by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
After losing his construction job and his home, 23-year-old single father Travis Brown, who will do anything for his daughter Bella, gets an offer to participate in a onetime criminal act that promises quick money and no repercussions, which forces him to make a difficult decision for his daughter's sake
The lies we told by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Maya and Rebecca Ward are both accomplished physicians, but that's where the sisters' similarities end. As teenagers, they witnessed their parents' murder, but it was Rebecca who saved Maya from becoming another of the gunman's victims. The tragedy left Maya cautious and timid, settling for a sedate medical practice with her husband, Adam, while Rebecca became the risk taker
Fire and rain by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 914 libraries worldwide
Into the drought-weary California town of Valle Rosa comes a stranger who promises he can make it rain. All he asks for is a place to stay and complete privacy. But he is too charismatic to maintain a low profile, and the adobe cottage he's given to live in is owned by an investigative TV reporter struggling to revive her career. Fire and Rain is a love story filled with mystery and heart.--From OverDrive web site
Summer's child by Diane Chamberlain( Book )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 768 libraries worldwide
"Early on the morning of her eleventh birthday, on the beach beside her North Carolina home, Daria Cato receives an unbelievable gift from the sea--an abandoned newborn baby. When the infant's identity cannot be uncovered, she is adopted by Daria's loving family. But her silent secrets continue to haunt Daria. Now, twenty years later, Shelly has grown into an unusual, ethereal young woman whom Daria continues to protect. But when Rory Taylor, a friend from Daria's childhood and now a television producer, returns at Shelly's request to do a story about the circumstances surrounding her birth, something precarious shifts in the small town of Kill Devil Hills ..."--Page 4 of cover
 
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Alternative Names
Čemberlen, Diana 1950-
Čemberlena, Diāna 1950-
Chamberlen, Diana 1950-
Chemberlen, Diana.
Chemberlen, Diana 1950-
チェンバレン, ダイアン
Languages
English (360)
French (96)
Polish (22)
Russian (19)
Czech (16)
Italian (14)
Chinese (12)
Danish (12)
Finnish (5)
German (4)
Japanese (3)
Lithuanian (3)
Spanish (3)
Dutch (3)
Swedish (2)
Macedonian (1)
Turkish (1)
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