1.13.2012

{Book Club Friday}: The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes by Diane Chamberlain


It is Book Club Friday again and I am linking up with Blonde, Undercover Blonde. This link up is every Friday and you can review any book that you like. So - head on over and find some great books to add to your list.
Today I am reviewing The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes by Diane Chamberlain.
Here is the synopsis from the author's website:
:Twenty-eight years ago, a North Carolina governor’s young, pregnant wife was kidnapped. Now, her remains have been found and a man charged with her murder. Only one person-CeeCee Wilkes-can refute the charges against him. But CeeCee disappeared years ago. .
Eve Elliot is a successful therapist to troubled students, a loving wife, a mother deeply invested in her family. But her happiness is built on a lie. When she was a lonely, vulnerable young woman, a single decision made in innocence led to a dark night of unimaginable consequences. Now, forced to confront her past, she faces another terrible choice: reveal to her family that she is not who she seems, or allow a man to take the blame for a crime she knows he did not commit. If the choice affected only her life, Eve is certain she would do what is right. But though inaction means condemning an innocent man, it also means protecting her family from the mistakes of her past.
Corinne Elliot has always known she was different: the only redhead in a family of brunettes, the paralyzing shyness that contrasts with her sister’s vivaciousness, the many fears-of highways, of bridges, of public spaces-that constrict her daily life. Still, with a new job possibility and a baby on the way, she’s found some measure of happiness-until the day she turns on the television and finds her mother’s image on screen.
Now, as the past explodes into the present, Corinne must confront the secrets she has always intuited, and find answers from the one person who knows the truth of what happened over two decades ago-CeeCee Wilkes.

This book was great!  I loved how it was written and the changing between past and present.  I loved that everything got wrapped up nicely at the end.  I hate to have unanswered questions when I finish a book.  I really completely loved it and can't wait to read more Diane Chamberlain.

BOOK 3:12 FOR 2012

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7 comments:

  1. I have heard such great things about this book! I think you are going to make your goal of 12 books!

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  2. I hate open ends too!! Sounds like a good book!

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