Diane Chamberlain is the USA Today and Sunday Times bestselling author of 24 novels published in more than twenty languages. Some of her most popular books include Necessary Lies, The Silent Sister, The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes, and The Keeper of the Light Trilogy. Diane likes to write complex stories about relationships between men and women, parents and children, brothers and sisters, and friends. Although the thematic focus of her books often revolves around family, love, compassion and forgiveness, her stories usually feature a combination of drama, mystery, secrets and intrigue. Diane's background in psychology has given her a keen interest in understanding the way people tick, as well as the background necessary to create her realistic characters. "
"Diane was born and raised in Plainfield, New Jersey and spent her summers at the Jersey Shore. She also lived for many years in San Diego and northern Virginia before making North Carolina her home. "
"Diane received her bachelor's and master's degrees in clinical social work from San Diego State University. Prior to her writing career, Diane worked in hospitals in San Diego and Washington, D.C. before opening a private psychotherapy practice in Alexandria Virginia specializing in adolescents. All the while Diane was writing on the side. Her first book, Private Relations was published in 1989 and it earned the RITA award for Best Single Title Contemporary Novel. "
"Diane lives with her partner, photographer John Pagliuca, and her sheltie, Cole. She has three stepdaughters, two sons-in-law, and four grandchildren. She's currently at work on her next novel.
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Diane Chamberlain is the bestselling author of The Silent Sister and The Midwife's Confession. But when it came to writing her latest novel Pretending to Dance, Diane was inspired by her hero: her sister Joann, who has lived with progressive MS for much of her li...
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North Carolina, 1960. Newlywed Jane Forrester, fresh out of university, is seeking what most other women have shunned: a career.
Good morning (and a beautiful high tide) from Topsail. https://t.co/qhLhrIWwgx
by @D_Chamberlain - 1 hours ago
My courageous stepdaughter, Pretty Handy Girl, bought this trashed house to flip. The freezer had been full of... https://t.co/7UAPGoCKDX
by @D_Chamberlain - 11 hours ago
Dinner at the Shuckin' Shack. Yum! https://t.co/EsX5GMxkbX
by @D_Chamberlain - 14 hours ago
My guys, coming home after a walk on the beach. https://t.co/7IduUxHXm3
by @D_Chamberlain - 20 hours ago
So, what are you reading and do you love it? I just finished Christina Baker Kline's A PIECE OF THE WORLD, which was fascinating.
Diane.Chamberlain.Readers.Page - 1 hours ago
Good morning (and a beautiful high tide) from Topsail.
Diane.Chamberlain.Readers.Page - 11 hours ago
My courageous stepdaughter, Pretty Handy Girl, bought this trashed house to flip. The freezer had been full of thawed food for who knows how long, the stench filling the whole house. The junk guys wouldn't take it away full, so she had to empty it. I feel gaggy just thinking about it!
Diane.Chamberlain.Readers.Page - 14 hours ago
Dinner at the Shuckin' Shack. Yum!
Diane.Chamberlain.Readers.Page - 20 hours ago
My guys, coming home after a walk on the beach.
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