Diane Chamberlain
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Diane Chamberlain

Diane Chamberlain is the New York Times, USA Today and Sunday Times bestselling author of 26 novels published in more than twenty languages. Her most recent novel is the genre-spanning The Dream Daughter. Some of her most popular books include The Stolen Marriage, 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.

Please visit Diane's website at www.dianechamberlain.com for more information on her newest novel, The Dream Daughter, and a complete list of her books.

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Best Sellers

    • The Silent Sister

    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,982
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,905
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,891

    In The Silent Sister, Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I can't think of anything more predictable...

    • By Carol-Ann on 04-09-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Necessary Lies

    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Alison Elliott
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,787
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,566
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,563

    After losing her parents, 15-year-old Ivy Hart is left to care for her grandmother, older sister, and nephew as tenants on a small tobacco farm....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Controversial story - great performance

    • By Marie on 05-26-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Dream Daughter

    • A Novel
    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 927
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 865
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 861

    When Carly Sears, a young woman widowed by the Vietnam War, receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. But her brother-in-law, a physicist with a mysterious past, tells her that perhaps there is a way to save her baby....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • ✫✫ 4 Stars ✫✫

    • By Cyndi on 10-05-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Stolen Marriage

    • A Novel
    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,736
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,557
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,550

    In 1944, 23-year-old Tess DeMello abruptly ends her engagement to the love of her life when she marries a mysterious stranger and moves to Hickory, North Carolina....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is the best book I have ever listened to!!!

    • By Sandi Johnson on 11-26-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes

    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,775
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,622
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,622

    In 1977, pregnant Genevieve Russell disappeared. Twenty years later, her remains are discovered and Timothy Gleason is charged with murder....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More! More! More!

    • By Simone on 11-22-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Pretending to Dance

    • A Novel
    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 840
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 770
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 767

    Molly Arnette is very good at keeping secrets. She and her husband live in San Diego, where they hope to soon adopt a baby. But the process terrifies her....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • SPOILERS!!! Was Very Disappointed!

    • By Katpearl on 01-19-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Midwife's Confession

    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe, Cassandra Campbell, Abby Craden, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,394
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,254
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,250

    The unfinished letter is the only clue Tara and Emerson have to the reason behind their close friend Noelle's suicide....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another great book by Diane Chamberlain!

    • By Simone on 11-26-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Keeper of the Light

    • Keeper Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Arielle DeLisle
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,147
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,041
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,038

    Midway through the desperate effort to save a young woman's life, Dr. Olivia Simon realizes who she is - Annie O'Neill, the woman Olivia's husband, Paul, is in love with....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully told

    • By HOLLY AUSTIN on 05-12-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Bay at Midnight

    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart, Randye Kaye, Julie McKay
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327

    Her family's cottage on the New Jersey shore was a place of freedom and innocence for Julie Bauer - until her 17-year-old sister, Isabel, was murdered....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Rewind

    • By NOKWISA on 03-01-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Her Mother's Shadow

    • Kiss River, Book 3
    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Arielle DeLisle
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 447
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 444

    A loving mother and wife, Annie O'Neill was the heart of the small community of Kiss River. But her generous nature hid a darker side that remained secret for years after her tragic death....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice ending for the trilogy

    • By Carrie C on 03-27-15

    Regular price: $30.09

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