The Last House on the Street: This family's secret won't stay hidden for ever... (Paperback)Diane Chamberlain (author)
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A street where the neighbours are always watching. A family's secret behind closed doors.
The unmissable new novel from the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author.
'My heart was in my mouth as I raced through it. You have to read this one' Sunday Times bestseller Clare Mackintosh
'Powerful and page-turning' Sunday Times bestseller Cathy Kelly
'Taut, compelling and moving' Sunday Times bestseller Adele Parks, Platinum magazine
2010. Grieving widow Kayla Carter moves into the beautiful home she and her husband designed, along with her young daughter. But when disturbing things begin to happen, it's clear someone is sending her a warning. Who is trying to frighten her, and why?
1965. Young white student Ellie Hockley joins the fight for civil rights, and falls in love with a fellow activist, a Black man, in a time and place where an interracial relationship must be hidden, especially from the Ku Klux Klan. When rumours catch fire, Ellie realises the town folk she has trusted all her life could be the most dangerous ones of all...
'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 another unputdownable read. The ending was great, a wonderful climax'
'Hooks you in from the start and is full of unpredictable twists and turns. I found this book to be completely gripping and I absolutely adored it'
'Excellent page-turner. It's the sort of book you go to sleep thinking about when you've read the last chapter for the evening. Highly recommend. *****'
'A stunning, powerful, emotional and immersive read. Chamberlain is a powerful storyteller and I could not put this book down *****'
'As per usual Diane pulled out all the stops. Fantastic style of writing as always. It pulled me from the very start and had me guessing all the way through *****'
'I really liked the two strong women featured in this novel *****'
'I loved it *****'
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 41 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
The Last House on the Street is a powerful novel of our time, both a searing indictment of racism and the power of humankind and a page-turning thriller -- Cathy Kelly
Diane Chamberlain is at her absolute best. Sensitively and unflinchingly told, this novel will make you cry, seethe, swoon and rage. The Last House on the Street is, without doubt, her masterpiece -- Sally Hepworth
A taut, edge-of-your-seat tale. As compelling as it is important, the novel's focus . . . will make The Last House on the Street a favorite amongst book clubs everywhere -- Chandler Baker
Gripping. A deft exploration of long-hidden and quietly explosive truths * Sunday Express *
Will be loved by anyone who enjoys reading -- Jodi Picoult
I couldn't put it down -- Susan Lewis
Will keep you guessing right up to the end * Stylist *
Impossible to stop thinking about * Heat *
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The Last House on the Street is a novel that demands and deserves every ounce of your attention. The storytelling is sublime, the word-craft is truly absorbing, the characters captured and held my interest, and the... More
I’ve been reading this authors books for many a year and I can’t recall one book I’ve not enjoyed.
This latest one is again without exception.
I love the mystery and the outcome of this story.
I was able to question... More
“Powerful & Compelling”
Highly emotive, The Last House on the Street spans two different decades, in the 196os and in 2010. The reader follows the life of architect Kayla Carter, a widow and mother to her 3-year-old daughter, Rainie. Kayla... More
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