Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide being a teenager. It was a belief that helped shape her very own childhood knowning that of her brother. It shaped her take a look at her family along with their dynamics. It influenced her entire life. Now, greater than twenty years later, her father has gone by away and she’s in New Bern, North Carolina, cleaning up his house when she finds evidence that what she gets always believed isn’t the truth. Lisa is alive. Alive and living within new identity. But why, exactly, was she on the move all those a long time ago? What secrets are increasingly being kept now, and what’s going to happen if those secrets are revealed? As Riley functions to uncover the truth, her discoveries will placed into question everything she thought she knew about her family. Riley must decide what are the past method for her present, and what she’ll do with her newfound reality. Told with Diane Chamberlain’s powerful prose and illumination in the human life blood, The Silent Sister is definitely an evocative novel of love, loss, as well as the bonds among siblings.
“Enthralling and gripping…Chamberlain features a gift for telling stories about families whose good intentions become a mistake in difficult circumstances. Her characters will almost always be portrayed by having an understanding that sometimes life’s most tragic mistakes require heroic strength to outlive.” -Book Reporter.