The Good Father by Diane Chamberlain

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A beloved daughter. A devastating choice. And now there's no going back.

Four years ago, nineteen-year-old Travis Brown made a choice: to raise his newborn daughter on his own. While most of his friends were out partying and meeting girls, Travis was at home, changing diapers and worrying about keeping food on the table. But he's never regretted his decision. Bella is the light of his life. The reason behind every move he makes. And so far, she is fed. Cared for. Safe.

But when Travis loses his construction job and his home, the security he's worked so hard to create for Bella begins to crumble….

Then a miracle. A job in Raleigh has the power to turn their fortunes around. It has to. But when Travis arrives in Raleigh, there is no job, only an offer to participate in a onetime criminal act that promises quick money and no repercussions.

With nowhere else to turn, Travis must make another choice for his daughter's sake.

Even if it means he might lose her.


About Diane Chamberlain

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Diane Chamberlain is the bestselling author of twenty novels, including The Midwife's Confession and The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes. Diane lives in North Carolina and is currently at work on her next novel. Visit her Web site at and her blog at and her Facebook page at
Published May 1, 2012 by MIRA. 368 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Prolific author Chamberlain (Kiss River) explores themes of family loyalty, grief, and healing around Travis Brown, a good man in an impossible situation. Twenty-three-year-old single dad Travis is st

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All About Romance

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After four years of doing construction work to put food on the table, Travis is surprised to discover that he is actually enjoying it after his foreman takes him under his wing and teaching him new skills.

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To make this blog tour even more exciting Book Trib will be featuring Diane Chamberlain LIVE on their homepage where readers will be able to ask her questions and this will be happening on May 31st at 3 pm ET so make sure to mark your calendars!.

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In spending time with Alissa and her baby daughter Hannah, Robin is painfully reminded of the teenage love that was lost, the baby she never knew, and the painful past she experienced with her now deceased father.

May 27 2012 | Read Full Review of The Good Father

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Erin is in a tough position when Travis does not return to pick up Bella the next morning, she is tempted to call child services and hand her over, but her protectiveness for Bella and her gut feeling that Travis was in trouble, she sets out in search of a young woman in a photo named Robin, Bell...

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