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Short Synopsis
In this novel from bestselling author Diane Chamberlain, dark secrets come to light when a television producer returns home to investigate a twenty-year-old mystery involving her childhood friend's adoptive sister.

Full Synopsis
Early on the morning of her eleventh birthday, on the beach beside her North Carolina home, Daria Cato receives an unbelievable gift from the sea: an abandoned newborn baby. When the infant's identity cannot be uncovered, she is adopted by Daria's loving family.

Now, twenty years later, Shelly has grown into an unusual, ethereal young woman whom Daria continues to protect. But when Rory Taylor, a friend from Daria's childhood and now a television producer, returns at Shelly's request to do a story about the circumstances surrounding her birth, something precarious shifts in the small town of Kill Devil Hills. The more questions Rory asks, the more unsettled the tiny community becomes, as closely guarded secrets and the sins of that long-ago summer begin to surface. Piece by piece, the mystery of summer's child is being exposed, a mystery that no one involved—not Shelly, Daria, not even Rory—is prepared to face.

"Exceedingly talented author Diane Chamberlain has a truly masterful way of constructing compelling, multi-layered stories that are rich with drama and emotion." ---RT Book Reviews

"Chamberlain creates a captivating tale populated with haunting characters." ---Publishers Weekly

Summer's Child

Author Diane Chamberlain

Narrated by Carla Mercer-Meyer

Publication date Dec 22, 2015

Running time 13 hrs

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