Book List in Order:31 titles

  • 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...


  • When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970 and there seems to be little that can be done. But her brother-in-law, a physicist, tells her that perhaps there is. Hunter appeared in ...


  • In 1944, twenty-three-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, a small town struggling with racial tension and the hardships imposed by Wor...


  • 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. As the questions and background checks come one after another, Molly worries that the truth ...


  • In this short story prequel to Pretending to Dance, psychologist Graham Arnette longs to dance the way he used to, before illness stole his ability to walk. Graham lives on one hundred acres of family land with his daughter Molly and his wife Nora-an...


  • In The Silent Sister, Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager. Now, over twenty years later, her father has passed away and she's in New Bern, North Carolina cleaning out his ho...


  • As seventeen-year-old Riley MacPherson rushes to the side of her brother who has been gravely injured in Iraq, she recalls their growing up years when he was her protector and best friend. Why did that relationship fall apart? She longs for a second ...


  • Bestselling author Diane Chamberlain delivers a breakout book about a small southern town fifty years ago, and the darkest--and most hopeful--places in the human heart After losing her parents, fifteen-year-old Ivy Hart is left to care for her gr...


  • An e-original short story that sets the stage for bestselling author Diane Chamberlain's novel "Necessary Lies". "The First Lie" gives readers an early glimpse into the life of thirteen-year-old Ivy Hart. It's 1958 in rural North Carolina, where I...






  • A beloved daughter. A devastating choice. And now there's no going back. Four years ago, nineteen-year-old Travis Brown made a choice: to raise his newborn daughter on his own. While most of his friends were out partying and meeting girls, Travis ...


  • Dear Anna, What I have to tell you is difficult to write, but I know it will be far more difficult for you to hear, and I'm so sorry... The unfinished letter is the only clue Tara and Emerson have to the reason behind their close friend Noelle's sui...


  • Maya and Rebecca Ward are both accomplished physicians, but that's where the sisters' similarities end. As teenagers, they witnessed their parents' murder, but it was Rebecca who saved Maya from becoming another of the gunman's victims. The tragedy l...


  • One afternoon, single mother Sara Weston says that she's going to the store--and never returns. In her absence, she leaves her teenage son alone with his damaged past and a legacy of secrets. Keith Weston nearly lost his life in an act of arson. H...


  • Fifteen-year-old Andy Lockwood is special. Others notice the way he blurts out anything that comes into his mind, how he cannot foresee consequences, that he's more child than teenager. But his mother sees a boy with a heart as open and wide as th...


  • An unsolved murder. A missing child. A lifetime of deception. In 1977, pregnant Genevieve Russell disappeared. Twenty years later, her remains are discovered and Timothy Gleason is charged with murder. But there is no sign of the unborn child. CeeC...


  • Her family's cottage on the New Jersey shore was a place of freedom and innocence for Julie Bauer -- until tragedy struck when her seventeen-year-old sister, Isabel, was murdered. It's been more than forty years since that August night, but Julie'...


  • in The Journey Home

    Soldier, Warrior, Rebel . . . He makes you cry for his pain and cheer for his victories. He fills your daydreams and remains etched in your memory for all time. He's the wounded hero--the most compelling figure in romantic fiction. And he's about...


  • ANNIE 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. LACEY When Lacey O'Neill finally learns the shatte...


  • Gina Higgins has come to the Outer Banks of North Carolina--a stranger with a secret. But secrets are a fact of life in the close-knit community of Kiss River... Kiss River's historic nineteenth-century lighthouse has all but fallen into the sea, ...


  • Mara Sommers and Joelle D'Angelo have been best friends for several years. They have shared everything, including the joy over Mara's first pregnancy. But when something goes terribly wrong during the delivery, Mara is left with brain damage. Alone a...


  • Eight-year-old ;Sophie Donohue just wants to be like everyone else in her Brownie troop. Which is why her mother, Janine, finally agrees to let Sophie go on a weekend camping trip with the other girls. But Sophie is no ordinary child--she suffers fro...


  • Twenty years after 11-year-old Daria Cato found a baby abandoned on a beach in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., she is still very much a part of the child's life. Daria's parent's had adopted the infant, but now they are dead and she has accepted responsibili...


  • Visiting an elderly stranger to fulfill a deathbed promise to her father, Laura Brandon's life is violently disrupted when her own husband commits suicide and their five-year-old daughter, who witnessed the suicide, stops speaking. Original....


  • After losing custody of him in the courtroom, Susanna Miller kidnaps her infant son and flees to Maryland to start anew, where she meets a kind but troubled local artist who harbors secrets of his own. Reprint....


  • THE QUALITY OF MERCY Twenty years a terrible tragedy broke the peace of the small Pennsylvania Dutch town of Reflection. The residents of the village have never forgiven the person they blamed for what happened--Rachel Huber. She left town immedia...


  • Enjoying a satisfactory life as the director of a rehabilitation center, Claire Harte-Mathias finds her world shattered when she is unable to prevent a tragedy and searches through her past for enlightenment. Original....


  • A COMPELLING DRAMA THAT DELVES INTO THE DEEPEST REACHES OF THE HUMAN HEART TO REVEAL ITS DARKEST SECRETS Valle Rosa, a small southern California town,-has been withered by drought and ravaged by wildfires that race through the canyons, destroying ...


  • THREE PEOPLE, ONE OBSESSION Christmas night on North Carolina's Outer Banks --a gunshot victim is brought into the emergency room where Dr. Olivia Simon is on duty. Midway through surgery, Olivia learns that the person whose heart she literally ho...


  • SHE CAME LOOKING FOR THE TRUTH... WHAT SHE FOUND CHANGED HER FOREVER Eden Riley barely knew her mother, a famous children's author who died when she was very young. Now Eden, an actress disillusioned with the glamour of Hollywood, has returned to...






  • SHE HAD NO ROOM IN HER HEART FOR FORGIVENESS. BUT WHAT ABOUT LOVE? Once Shawn and David Ryder were the perfect couple -- best friends and insatiable lovers. But that was before their little girl died. Now they are strangers, driven apart by unrelent...


  • When his friend, a wealthy Jewish-Iranian banker and an illegal alien, is squeezed for money by a group of Muslim extremists threatening to turn him over to the INS, Fiddler steps in to help. Reprint....