Whispers and Lies

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Atria Books, 2002 - Fiction - 400 pages
Set in lush Delray, Florida, Fielding's newest novel tells the story of a single, middle-aged woman living contentedly in her house near the beach until the day a mysterious young woman moves in the cottage behind her. Suddenly, her otherwise peaceful existence is changed forever.

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User Review  - Marlene-NL - LibraryThing

Wow. What a great ending. Did not expect that at all. Didn't see that one coming. Must go to the library to see if they have more Joy Fielding's books. I loved her fictional books too. Grand Avenue comes to mind. Read full review

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User Review  - brillow51 - LibraryThing

The plot is interesting, but grows unorganized and out of control at the end. The dream imagery I can do without. Not sure why the protagonist's dreams are important, but they seem to be in most of ... Read full review


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Author and actress Joy Fielding was born in Canada in 1945. She received a BA in English literature from the University of Toronto in 1966. While a student, she focused on acting and was one of four stars in a student movie, Winter Kept Us Warm. After graduation, she moved to Los Angeles and appeared on Gunsmoke. Her first book, The Best of Friends, was published without an agent. She has written numerous novels since then including Don't Cry Now, The Deep End, The Other Woman, Missing Pieces and Now You See Her. The Periodical Distributors of Canada named her book, Kiss Mommy Goodbye, Book of the Year for 1982. She has contributed book reviews to the Toronto Globe and Mail, CBC's The Radio Show, and CBC-TV's The Journal's Friday Night. Her books, See Jane Run and Tell Me No Secrets, have been adapted into films.

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