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Necessary Lies

Women's Fiction Author Spotlight

Necessary Lies

Set in rural Grace County, North Carolina in a time of state-mandated sterilizations and racial tension, NECESSARY LIES tells the story of two young women, seemingly worlds apart, but both haunted by tragedy. A social worker and a 15-year-old are thrown together and must ask themselves: how can you know what you believe is right, when everyone is telling you it’s wrong?

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Necessary Lies
by Diane Chamberlain


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