Pretending to dance: The Dance Series, Book 1

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Molly Arnette is very good at keeping secrets. She and her husband live in San Diego, where they hope to soon adopt a baby. But the process terrifies her.

As the questions and background checks come one after another, Molly 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. She ran away from her family twenty years ago after a shocking event left her devastated and distrustful of those she loved: Her mother, the woman who raised her and who Molly says is dead but is very much alive. Her birth mother, whose mysterious presence raised so many issues. The father she adored, whose death sent her running from the small community of Morrison Ridge.

Now, as she tries to find a way to make peace with her past and embrace a future filled with promise, she discovers that even she doesn't know the truth of what happened in her family of pretenders.

Told with Diane Chamberlain's compelling prose and gift for deft exploration of the human heart, Pretending to Dance is an exploration of family, lies, and the complexities of both.

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series The Dance, Thorndike Press large print core
series_with_volume The Dance|, Thorndike Press large print core|
subject_facet Adoption -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Family secrets -- Fiction, Large type books
title_display Pretending to dance
title_full Pretending to Dance A Novel, Pretending to Dance The Dance Series, Book 1, Pretending to dance / Diane Chamberlain, Pretending to dance [sound recording] / Diane Chamberlain, Pretending to dance [text (large print)] / Diane Chamberlain
title_short Pretending to dance
title_sub The Dance Series, Book 1
topic_facet Adoption, Audiobooks, Family secrets, Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Mystery