Necessary Lies: by Diane Chamberlain | Conversation Starters
At fifteen, Ivy is responsible: responsible for everyone, that is - her elderly grandmother, mentally challenged sister, beautiful young nephew and herself. After the death of her parents Ivy is doing the best she can to keep her family together. She longs to attend college and marry the boy of her dreams, however, until the arrival of the family’s new social worker, Ivy was convinced that not only was her fate predetermined it was unavoidable. Jane is a fresh faced, upper class newly married optimistic social worker who becomes embroiled in Ivy’s family much to the disconcert of her husband and co-workers. Will she be able to make a difference in the lives of the Hartis family? Or is Ivy’s fate, as she believes, already set in stone? Necessary Lies is a fictional novel set in rural Grace county, North Carolina. Although the novel itself is fictional the theme in which the plot is based is horrifyingly true. Diane Chamberlin is the author of over 24 best-selling novels in over 20 different languages. Chamberlin’s background in psychology allows her to spins heartwarming novels about family and friends with a twist of drama and suspense. In Necessary Lies she writes of tragedy courage compassion and forgiveness all while leaving the reading turning pages at a heart breaking fast pace A Brief Look Inside:
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