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A small town divided by prejudice. A family torn apart. A secret that won’t remain silent.

The powerful, gripping brand new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Silent Sister and Big Lies in a Small Town.

‘Compelling, important, devastating: you have to read this one’ Sunday Times bestseller Clare Mackintosh

‘Both powerful and page-turning’ Sunday Times bestseller Cathy Kelly

‘Sensitively written yet unflinching… Taut, compelling and moving’ Sunday Times bestseller Adele Parks, Platinum magazine

1965. A young white female student becomes involved in the fight for civil rights in North Carolina, falling in love with one of her fellow activists, a Black man, in a time and place where an interracial relationship must be hidden from family, friends and especially the reemerging Ku Klux Klan. As tensions rise in the town, she realises not everyone is who they appear to be.

2010. A recently widowed architect moves into the home she and her late husband designed, heartbroken that he will never cross the threshold. But when disturbing things begin to happen, it’s clear that someone is sending her a warning. Who is trying to frighten her away, and why?

Decades later, past and present are set to collide in the last house on the street…

‘A compelling mystery that will keep you turning those pages well past lights out’ Woman & Home

‘Thoughtful, vivid storytelling’ Good Housekeeping, top ten books to read this month

‘I loved how past and present connections were revealed’ Prima

‘Diane Chamberlain is at her absolute best. Sensitively and unflinchingly told, this novel will make you cry, seethe, swoon and rage. I’ve loved every book Diane Chamberlain has written, but The Last House on The Street is, without doubt, is her masterpiece’ Sally Hepworth, NYT bestselling author of The Good Sister

‘Diane Chamberlain elegantly braids together two stories, set apart by history, to render this taut, edge-of-your-seat tale of two women… As compelling as it is important, the novel’s focus…will no doubt make it a favorite amongst book clubs everywhere Chandler Baker, NYT bestselling author of Whisper Network

REAL READERS CAN’T STOP TALKING ABOUT THE LAST HOUSE ON THE STREET:

‘Had me guessing right to the end. Highly recommend. Some stories just stay with you. This will stay with me *****’

‘Diane Chamberlain has done it again. It’s another unputdownable read. The ending was great, a wonderful climax’

‘Hooks you in from the start and is full of unpredictable twists and turns. I found this book to be completely gripping and I absolutely adored it’

‘Excellent page-turner. It’s the sort of book you go to sleep thinking about when you’ve read the last chapter for the evening. Highly recommend. *****’

‘A stunning, powerful, emotional and immersive read. Chamberlain is a powerful storyteller and I could not put this book down *****’

‘As per usual Diane pulled out all the stops. Fantastic style of writing as always. It pulled me from the very start and had me guessing all the way through *****’

‘I really liked the two strong women featured in this novel *****’

‘I loved it *****’

Reviews

Diane Chamberlain is loved by readers everywhere: 'My heart was in my mouth as I raced through the final chapters of this powerful novel. Compelling, important, devastating: you have to read this one
Clare Mackintosh
The Last House on the Street is a powerful novel of our time, both a searing indictment of racism and the power of humankind and a page-turning thriller
Cathy Kelly
Diane Chamberlain is at her absolute best. Sensitively and unflinchingly told, this novel will make you cry, seethe, swoon and rage. The Last House on the Street is, without doubt, her masterpiece
Sally Hepworth
A taut, edge-of-your-seat tale. As compelling as it is important, the novel's focus . . . will make The Last House on the Street a favorite amongst book clubs everywhere
Chandler Baker
Gripping. A deft exploration of long-hidden and quietly explosive truths
Sunday Express
Will be loved by anyone who enjoys reading
Jodi Picoult
I couldn't put it down
Susan Lewis
Will keep you guessing right up to the end
Stylist
Impossible to stop thinking about
Heat