Big Lies in a Small Town: A Novel




      Big Lies in a Small Town: A Novel
North Carolina, 2018 Morgan Christopher s life has been derailed Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit, she finds herself serving a three year stint in the North Carolina Women s Correctional Center Her dream of a career in art is put on hold until a mysterious visitor makes her an offer that will see her released immediately Her assignment restore an old post office mural in a sleepy southern town Morgan knows nothing about art restoration, but desperate to leave prison, she accepts What she finds under the layers of grime is a painting that tells the story of madness, violence, and a conspiracy of small town secrets North Carolina, 1940 Anna Dale, an artist from New Jersey, wins a national contest to paint a mural for the post office in Edenton, North Carolina Alone in the world and desperate for work, she accepts But what she doesn t expect is to find herself immersed in a town where prejudices run deep, where people are hiding secrets behind closed doors, and where the price of being different might just end in murder What happened to Anna Dale Are the clues hidden in the decrepit mural Can Morgan overcome her own demons to discover what exists beneath the layers of lies Free Read [ Big Lies in a Small Town: A Novel ] By [ Diane Chamberlain ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

Diane Chamberlain is the New York Times, USA Today and London Sunday Times best selling author of 27 novels The daughter of a school principal who supplied her with a new book almost daily, Diane quickly learned the emotional power of story Although she wrote many small books as a child, she didn t seriously turn to writing fiction until her early thirties when she was waiting for a delayed doctor s appointment with nothingthan a pad, a pen, and an idea She was instantly hooked Diane was born and raised in Plainfield, New Jersey and lived for many years in both San Diego and northern Virginia She received her master s degree in clinical social work from San Diego State University Prior to her writing career, she was a hospital social worker in both San Diego and Washington, D.C, and a psychotherapist in private practice in Alexandria, Virginia, working primarily with adolescents More than two decades ago, Diane was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, which changed the way she works She wrote two novels using voice recognition software before new medication allowed her to get back to typing She feels fortunate that her arthritis is notsevere and that she s able to enjoy everyday activities as well as keep up with a busy travel schedule.Diane lives in North Carolina with her significant other, photographer John Pagliuca, and their odd but lovable Shetland Sheepdog, Cole

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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • Big Lies in a Small Town: A Novel
  • Diane Chamberlain
  • English
  • 06 March 2018
  • 1250087333

10 thoughts on “ Big Lies in a Small Town: A Novel

  1. Elyse Walters says:

    NO SPOILERS.only descriptive teasersDiane Chamberlain knows what a good story is about She continues to arrive at new levels of power with each of her novels beingimpressive than the one before A very loved novelist by readers all around the world.I, too, became an instant giddy fan in 2014, when I read Necessary Lies The story itself was a punch in the gut explosive historical awakening Having now read about a half dozenof her novels.what stands out for me is Diane NO SPOILERS.only descriptive teasersDiane Chamberlain knows what a good story is about She continues to arrive at new levels of power with each of her novels beingimpressive than the one before A very loved novelist by readers all around the world.I, t...

  2. Debra says:

    Big lies in a small town is the story of two women born in different times dealing with issues which are beyond their control Each woman will have her challenges and her triumphs Each will be tested, and each will have to prove herself.North Carolina, 2018 Morgan Christopher was an art student who made a bad judgement call and ended up serving time in a women s correctional center for a crime she did not commit Then one day she is visited by two women who tell her that she will be released fr Big lies in a small town is the story of two women born in different times dealing with issues which are beyond their control Each woman will have her challenges and her triumphs Each will be tested, and each will have to prove herself.North Carolina, 2018 Morgan Christopher was an art student who made a bad judgement call and ended up serving time in a women s correctional center for a crime she did not commit Then one day she is visited by two women who tell her that she will be released from prison if she agrees to restore an old post office mural She knows nothing about restoration but desperate to have freedom, she agrees North Carolina, 1940 Anna Dale has won an art contest and is chosen to paint a mural for a post office in Edenton, North Carolina She happily accepts and considers this to be an honor and a challenge Little does she know, but there are those who don t want a woman painting the mural, nor do they like the com...

  3. Pauline says:

    I always look forward to Diane Chamberlain s books and I was delighted to receive an ARC of her new book Big Lies In A Small Town This story is told in two time frames.In 1940 Anna Dale wins an art competition to paint a mural for a post office building in a small town When she arrives to work on the painting she feels that she is not welcome because everyone is unhappy that the towns resident painter was not chosen as the winner.In 2018 Morgan Christopher is let out on parole from prison to r I always look forward to Diane Chamberlain s books and I was delighted to receive an ARC of her new book Big Lies In A Small Town This story is told in two time frames.In 1940 Anna Dale wins an art competition to paint a mural for a post office building in a small town When she arrives to work on the painting she feels that she is not welcom...

  4. Mary Jackson _TheMaryReader says:

    Hello, My name is Mary, I am an addict I am addicted to Diane Chamberlain s books I devoured Big Lies In A Small Town in one night and it left me wantingChamberlain did not disappoint and she describes Edenton just the way I see it when I close my eyes I love that Chamberlain writes about this small town and the emotions that are on each page had me in awe I could not turn the pages fast enough The ending left me wanting answers but I can speculate at them, I guess Hu...

  5. Sherri Thacker says:

    I always love when a new Diane Chamberlain book comes out This book tells a story about 2 different women Anna in 1939 and Morgan in 2018 Anna painted a mural in 1939 and never finished it Morgan was wrongly accused and sent to prison for a crime she didn t commit A lawyer got her out early as she was chosen to restore this mural from 1939 Morgan had no idea how to restore a mural but she wanted out of prison so would give it a go Both stories tie together very nicely with a big red bo I always love when a new Diane Chamberlain book comes out This book tells a story about 2 different women Anna in 1939 and Morgan in 2018 Anna painted a mural in 1939 and never finished it Morgan was wrongly accused an...

  6. Dorie - Traveling Sister :) says:

    This is only the second novel that I have read by Ms Chamberlain This book is quite different from The Dream Daughter which involved time travel and a woman s decision about the fate of her unborn child What this book shares with the previous book that I read is a dual timeline once again and strong character development I would classify thisas a mystery with a very unique story I found the flow to be wonderful and it was easy to move from one timeline to another, I really enjoyed i This is only the second novel that I have read by Ms Chamberlain This book is quite different from The Dream D...

  7. Laura Rash says:

    Absolutely one of the best books I ve read this year I wasn t too sure at first with the alternating time periods but it unfolded into one of the most beautiful stories I ve ever read DC has the knack for weaving tales the mesmerize you.

  8. Amanda says:

    Woohoo I won a copy of this through the Goodreads giveaway

  9. Carolyn says:

    I wish to thank NetGalley and St.Martin s Press for this intriguing novel encompassing art, and two strong but troubled women in different timelines set 70 years apart Their story connects with their work on the same mural and also contains a mystery which could be entitled Whatever Happened to Anna This is only the second novel I have read by Diane Chamberlain, the first being The...

  10. Jenn Bentley says:

    I m not sure how to put into words how good this book is It s like no other book I have ever read The story is very unique and draws you into the troubled lives of 2 young women from 2 different periods of time but who havein common than you can imagine It is well written and is easily one th...

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