A powerfully gripping and moving page-turner about a small town which hides a terrible secret from the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author.
A small town divided by prejudice. A family torn apart. A secret that won't remain silent.
The powerful, gripping brand new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Silent Sister and Big Lies in a Small Town.
'Compelling, important, devastating: you have to read this one' Sunday Times bestseller Clare Mackintosh
'Both powerful and page-turning' Sunday Times bestseller Cathy Kelly
'Sensitively written yet unflinching... Taut, compelling and moving' Sunday Times bestseller Adele Parks, Platinum magazine 1965. A young white female student becomes involved in the fight for civil rights in North Carolina, falling in love with one of her fellow activists, a Black man, in a time and place where an interracial relationship must be hidden from family, friends and especially the reemerging Ku Klux Klan. As tensions rise in the town, she realises not everyone is who they appear to be.
2010. A recently widowed architect moves into the home she and her late husband designed, heartbroken that he will never cross the threshold. But when disturbing things begin to happen, it's clear that someone is sending her a warning. Who is trying to frighten her away, and why?
Decades later, past and present are set to collide in the last house on the street...
'A compelling mystery that will keep you turning those pages well past lights out' Woman & Home
'Thoughtful, vivid storytelling' Good Housekeeping, top ten books to read this month
'I loved how past and present connections were revealed' Prima
'Diane Chamberlain is at her absolute best. Sensitively and unflinchingly told, this novel will make you cry, seethe, swoon and rage. I've loved every book Diane Chamberlain has written, but The Last House on The Street is, without doubt, is her masterpiece' Sally Hepworth, NYT bestselling author of The Good Sister
'Diane Chamberlain elegantly braids together two stories, set apart by history, to render this taut, edge-of-your-seat tale of two women... As compelling as it is important, the novel's focus...will no doubt make it a favorite amongst book clubs everywhere' Chandler Baker, NYT bestselling author of Whisper Network
REAL READERS CAN'T STOP TALKING ABOUT THE LAST HOUSE ON THE STREET:
'Had me guessing right to the end. Highly recommend. Some stories just stay with you. This will stay with me *****'
'Diane Chamberlain has done it again. It's an
Diane Chamberlain is the award winning and bestselling author of The Midwife's Confession, The Lost Daughterand The Shadow Wife. Prior to her writing career, she was a psychotherapist in private practice, working primarily with adolescents. Diane's background in psychology has given her a keen interest in understanding the way people tick, as well as the background necessary to create real, living, breathing characters. Diane lives with photographer John Pagliuca in North Carolina and has three married stepdaughters and three grandchildren.