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Big Lies in a Small Town North Carolina,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,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

About the Author: Diane Chamberlain

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

10 thoughts on “Big Lies in a Small Town

  1. Nilufer Ozmekik Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    Refined, impressive, effective story telling and adroitly, meticulously developed two amazing characters and their lyrically interwind stories I m giving my historical, provocative, stunning four stars for this intriguing journey Two artists from different timelines, suffering from the life choices they made because they cannot control them Two voices sho

  2. Deanna Deanna says:

    My reviews can also be seen at Another terrific read from Diane Chamberlain 2018 Morgan Christopher is starting her second summer in the North Carolina Correctional Facility Morgan is surprised when she is told that two women are there to see her She normally doesn t receive visitors Lisa Williams and Andrea Fuller introduce themselves and get right to the point A

  3. Paromjit Paromjit says:

    Diane Chamberlain writes a compulsive and gripping novel that skillfully weaves the stories of two women from the past and the present In 2018, 22 year old Morgan Christopher is serving a prison sentence at the North Carolina Correctional Facility in Raleigh for a crime she did not commit Out of the blue, she receives a visit from Lisa Williams, whose father, the artist Je

  4. Dorie - Cats&Books :) Dorie - Cats&Books :) says:

    NOW AVAILABLE, YOU WON T BE DISAPPOINTED IN THIS ONE 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

  5. Mary Beth Mary Beth says:

    Five Bright Shiny Stars 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 po

  6. Julie Julie says:

    Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain is a 2020 St Martin s Press publication Another example of why Diane Chamberlain is one of my favorite authors I am always intrigued by stories centered around art I have zero talent in that department, so I marvel at those who do As you can imagine, this story grabbed my attention right away The story is built around three artists Jessie Jameson William

  7. Elyse Walters 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 abou

  8. Angela M Angela M says:

    I ve read several of the over two dozen novels that Diane Chamberlain has written I can t say I loved them all as much as Necessary Lies, but in my view, it s unquestionable after reading them, that Chamberlain knows how to tell a story Almost eighty years separates the alternating narratives of two women artists Anna Dale s is told in the third person and her story takes place in 1939 in the small town of Edenton, N

  9. Mischenko Mischenko says:

    Dream Daughter was my first read by Diane Chamberlain I was completely hooked on that book and couldn t put it down Once Big Lies in a Small Town came out, I had to give it a try, and I m elated because I was totally engrossed in this story It consumed my weekend What a page turner This story is told from two different points of view alternating between 1940 and 2018 We have Morgan, a young girl who s been serving time for a

  10. marilyn marilyn says:

    In 1940, young Anna Dale wins a contest to paint a mural for the Edenton, NC post office Twenty two years old and fleeing the heartbreak of her mom s very recent death, Anna throws herself into the job of designing and painting a mural that will be the best representation of Edenton that she can imagine There are resentments towards Anna due to her winning the contest over a local male artist and Anna comes face to face with strong pr

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