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Silent Sister
Silent Sister | Diane Chamberlain
"Chamberlain's powerful story is a page-turner to the very end." -"Library Journal"Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager. It was a belief that helped shape her own childhood and that of her brother. It shaped her view of her family and their dynamics. It influenced her entire life. Now, more than twenty years later, her father has passed away and she's in New Bern, North Carolina, cleaning out his house when she finds evidence that what she has always believed is not the truth. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why, exactly, was she on the run all those years ago? What secrets are being kept now, and what will happen if those secrets are revealed? 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. Told with Diane Chamberlain's powerful prose and illumination into the human heart and soul, "The Silent Sister" is an evocative novel of love, loss, and the bonds among siblings. "Enthralling and gripping...Chamberlain has a gift for telling stories about families whose good intentions go awry in difficult circumstances. Her characters are always portrayed with an understanding that sometimes life's most tragic mistakes require heroic strength to survive." -"Book Reporter"
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 4.5 Stars

What happened to Riley‘s sister, Lisa, all those years ago? Did she kill herself? And why?

This one kept me up all last night until I finished, and I‘m not one to do that. I didn‘t want to stop. I personally found it predictable (I guessed what happened pretty much from the start), but that didn‘t spoil the book for me in the least bit.

#DianeChamberlain #Mystery

SilversReviews Sooooo good!! 2mo
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AmyK1
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It‘s a little rainy and windy today, courtesy of Hurricane Dorian. But it‘s not nearly as bad here as in other places. Hoping everyone along the coast is safe.

It‘s a good day to stay in and start a new book snuggled under my super soft blanket. I‘ve had this one for at least a year so it‘s probably time to give it a try.

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KaraWines
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I have read several of Diane Chamberlain's books. This is probably my least favorite. It was very slow at times, but the story was good, although a bit predictable. If you are interested in reading her books, I suggest Necessary Lies to begin with!

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Allthingsbooks
Silent Sister | Diane Chamberlain

My first by this author...won‘t be the last. Excellent!

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christinehk
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The first 100 pages during Book 1 are slow. You‘re wondering if things will pick up a bit. However once Book 2 starts, it changes perspective between two women and you‘re left with shocking moments and twists and turns. If you can get through the first 100 pages, you‘ll enjoy the rest.

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TheLorax
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Another good read from Diane Chamberlain. Easy read. I like the little bit of mystery in Diane Chamberlain books, good for testing out my predictions.

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ashley_gilman
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Although I figured it out a little more than halfway through, this book was addicting. It was my first Diane Chamberlain novel, and I immediately went out to buy another one. Has anyone read her book Necessary Lies?

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My reading buddy today ❤️🐶

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ashley_gilman
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“They‘d looked forward to the trial that would never happen now, because the seventeen-year-old girl—the seventeen-year-old murderer, most were sure—now rested somewhere beneath that rocky expanse of ice.” First page of the book, and I am HOOKED.

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Jody3
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Another good read from Diane Chamberlain. This one was filled with twists and turns,some I saw coming and some I didn‘t. The characters are flawed and interesting and the book really flows well. I found it to be a real page turner and a well deserved 4 stars!

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LeaRob
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Enjoyable, not as gripping as some of her others

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Jemgirl2014
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Wow! This got an 80% on Litsy? Unbelievable. As far as I'm concerned, this book is between a "So So" and a "Pan". In the end, "Silent Sister"is a big thumbs down. The pacing is slow, it's extremely predictable, and the so called twist is as weak as water. The only reason I kept on reading is because I wanted to see whether or not the protagonist would grow a spine and dump her a-hole for a boyfriend. That was the best part! ?

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Mehso-so

Slightly predictable; meaning I knew Jade was gay because she was molested by her teacher and that was why she shot him. What I did not catch was that Riley was her daughter so I was happily surprised with that particular reveal.

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Kpulver
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Mehso-so

An ok mystery.

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SilversReviews Oooo...excellent collage. Love it. 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ☺️☺️☺️ these look good!!! 2y
vkois88 Ooooh these all sound interesting! I love the collage 2y
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#ReadingResolutions#share #listyhappenings

@Jess7

TODAY'S PROMPT: SILENT

I always enjoy Diane Chamberlain's books, and THE SILENT SISTER won't disappoint.

Have you read it or any of her books?

https://silversolara.blogspot.com/2014/11/the-silent-sister-by-diane-chamberlain...

Andrew65 This is one author I keep meaning to read. 2y
SilversReviews @Andrew65 Give her a try some time. 2y
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Cheekymom3
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It was good. I kind of figured it out early on but it didn‘t prevent me from listening to it like a crazy person every time I was in the car. I decided to listen to it via Audible. Really well done.

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ABookishHart
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Anyone else a big Diane Chamberlain fan? I've never not liked any of her books. Necessary Lies is my favorite. #chailatte

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Victoriahoperose
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This was a pretty good mystery. I enjoyed the twists that the author threw in and the story was very entertaining. I felt like it was rushed in the end and left so many things open and confusing. But, overall, it was a fun book to read!

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Victoriahoperose
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On our way to South Carolina to visit my stepson for the holiday. I️ hope I️ brought enough books! Happy thanksgiving all 😊

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Kaup89
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Just finished this book. Was really hard to put down. A little bit of a slow start and a little predictable towards the end. I still really enjoyed it.

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Jess7 Great picture! 2y
JoeStalksBeck @jess7 thanks!❤️ 2y
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Kdazy
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Another great read from Diane Chamberlain. I couldn't put it down..had to keep reading to find out the truth about Riley's family!

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Kdazy
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Palm trees and a Diane Chamberlain book..yes, please! #missthisplace

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Jennick2004
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This book was a tiny bit slow in part one (but obviously needed to set you up for part 2) but by the second part I was totally hooked! Amazing story of the never ending bond and love between a mother and daughter!

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I really like this book. Good, pretty fast paced and a nice read.

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Emily.caho
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I really liked this one.

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LouBeth
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I'm a little late to the party but... #shelfie #RiotGrams

Gissy Beautiful! 3y
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Michellesibs
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Once again this author does not disappoint. Another addictive book that I couldn't put down. I know some reviewers have said it was predictable and to a certain extend I agree but I think with this author in particular it's not about guessing the big parts, it's more about how all the small pieces fit together. I'd recommend this book highly.

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MMFinck
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Perfect. Loved it. No dips.

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Telling her would be like throwing a handful of dirt into a glass of clean water.

MMFinck Who is Celia again? I can't recall. Who's talking in that line? Lisa? 3y
Purpleness Celia is Lisa's girlfriend, later her wife. Lisa's the one talking. 3y
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Iamlisa22
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Really liked reading this book but the ending was " ehh" but still recommend for a quick page turner

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Allimary21
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The best part of my day. Reading my book, rocking my baby, sipping on coffee and watching the sun come up. #maternityleavemeansmoretimetoread

DebinHawaii Beautiful! Welcome to Litsy! 🎉📚👍😀 3y
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Iamlisa22
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Lost some sleep last night since I couldn't put this down

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Kinzuabeth
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Good story! Lots to twists!

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That's better. #booksandcookies

MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👍🏻🙌🏻!!! 😎👌🏻 3y
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It was a dark and stormy night...perfect for reading.

MrBook Welcome to @Litsy ! I think you'll like it here 😎👍🏻. 3y
valeriegeary Thanks @MrBook! I'm loving it already! #bookwormparadise 3y
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Liatrek
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#booktober borrow this from my best friend can't wait to read it 😊

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Thankfully #HurricaneMatthew left me with power but i couldn't resist reading by candlelight anyways to add to the suspense of this story.

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SarahK
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The worst part of being sick is not being able to read! I was finally able to finish this one and really enjoyed it. I'm going to have to check out more of her books. I mean some of the things I guessed, but it was still a good book.

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SarahK
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My thoughts whenever anything suspicious happens while reading this novel.

DebinHawaii Hah! Perfect! 😂❤️ 3y
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BillKathyWms
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Contemporary fiction. Young woman loses father. Upon cleaning up his home & estate she discovers major inconsistencies in what she's been told pertaining to her deceased sister. Many twists & turns. A quick read. Lots of family dynamics & your usual dysfunction..Read this for my book club. Good tangents for discussion..

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TheresaReads
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I am really enjoying listening to these books.

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RiotMom
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Man, I was hoping this book would pick up and then about 140 pages in, I figured out the twists. Womp womp. I would definitely pass this one by.