BLOG TOUR Pretending to Dance Diane Chamberlain

51X2Qn97v+L._AA160_ Pub: Macmillan

When the pretending ends, the lying begins . . .

Molly Arnette is good at keeping secrets. As she and her husband try to adopt a baby, she worries that the truth she’s kept hidden about her North Carolina childhood will rise to the surface and destroy not only her chance at adoption, but her marriage as well. Molly ran away from her family twenty years ago after a shocking event left her devastated and distrustful of those she loved. Now, as she tries to find a way to make peace with her past and embrace a healthy future, she discovers that even she doesn’t know the truth of what happened in her family of pretenders.

how you see things and can cloud your judgement of situations and circumstances.

A story of family in it’s many forms and how true motherly love binds and keeps us connected. How it never wanes, but continues through whatever life gives.

At the end of Chapter one you realise the enormity of Mollys secret and the effects that her reason for lying can have on the prospect of having the perfect life.

Molly and Aidan are prospective open adoptive parents, after a tragedy left Molly unable to have children of her own.

Told by way of Mollys childhood and present day, we learn about Mollys life and her learning of the truth that affected her in such a profound way.

Pretending to Dance takes you on an emotional journey. and as you travel with Molly, Diane Chamberlain ensures that the reader has empathy and a hope for her. The importance and differences of each relationship are beautifully portrayed. littered with sadness and truth.

It shows how youth and immaturity can distort
This novel will make you cry and not only appreciate what you have but also what you have lost.

Poignant and exquisitely written, Pretending to Dance is simply stunning.


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