The Silent Sister is a gripping novel from Diane Chamberlain, the bestselling author of The Midwife's Confession. What if everything you believed turned out to be a lie? Riley MacPherson is returning to her childhood home in North Carolina. A place that holds cherished memories. While clearing out the house, she finds a box of old newspaper articles - and a shocking family secret begins to unravel. Riley has spent her whole life believing that her older sister, Lisa, died tragically as a teenager. But now she's starting to uncover the truth: her life has been built on a foundation of lies, told by everyone she loved. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why exactly was she on the run all those years ago, and what secrets are being kept now? As Riley tries to separate reality from fiction, her discoveries call into question everything she thought she knew about her family. Can she find the strength inside herself to decide her future? Incredibly gripping and emotionally powerful, The Silent Sister is perfect for fans of Jodi Picoult and Liane Moriarty. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susan Bennett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/macm/000836/bk_macm_000836_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When Pauline Paradise (Alison Steadman) retires from her job as a lollipop lady and returns home, she looks around to see what her future holds. And doesn't like what she sees. A non-communicative husband, 'silent' Ken (Duncan Preston) and the endless demands of her beloved, adult children and their offspring. So this quintessential family woman - the matriarch of the family and everybody's rock - decides to walk out on her life. She doesn't go very far though - just a few roads away to live with her sister, Rowan (Celia Imrie), who's led a very different life to Pauline and is now mad about married man, Tommy (Larry Lamb). Pauline's walkout has a massive, emotional and often hilarious impact on all the relationships around her. This double DVD brings all six episodes of ITV1's big, buoyant, colourful comedy drama together along with extras including deleted scenes and Q&As with the cast and writer. Special Features: Deleted Scenes Family Album including Cast and Writer Q&A Photo Gallery Subtitles
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 house when she finds evidence to the contrary. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why exactly was she on the run all those years ago, and what secrets are being kept now? As Riley works to uncover the truth, her discoveries will put into question everything she thought she knew about her family. Riley must decide what the past means for her present, and what she will do with her newfound reality, in this engrossing mystery from international best-selling author Diane Chamberlain. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susan Bennett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/001857/bk_aren_001857_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.