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A Family Affair: Truth in Lies, Book 1

Mary Campisi
Mary Campisi , English
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When Christine Blacksworth’s larger-than-life father is killed on an icy road in Magdalena, New York, a hundred miles from the ‘getaway’ cabin he visited every month, she discovers a secret that threatens everything she’s always held to be true. Her father has another family which includes a mistress and a daughter. Determined to uncover the truth behind her father’s secret life, Christine heads to Magdalena, prepared to hate the people who have caused her to question everything she thought she knew about her father. But what she finds is a woman who understands her, a half sister who cherishes her, and a man who could love her if she’ll let him. The longer she’s around them, the more she questions which family is the real one… 

Note: This book contains sexual content and profanity. While the author believes these situations are handled in good taste, she acknowledges some readers will choose to pass on this book. 

Truth in Lies Series: 
Book One: A Family Affair 
Book Two: A Family Affair: Spring 
Book Three: A Family Affair: Summer 
Book Four: A Family Affair: Fall 
Book Five: A Family Affair: Christmas (TBA
Book Six: A Family Affair: Winter (TBA
Book Seven: A Family Affair:…(TBA

Attention Book Clubs!  Included on my website is a Book Club Discussion Guide for A Family Affair. This story is filled with moral ambiguity, difficult choices, and second chances—all great topics for conversation and contemplation. 

Readers contacted me asking for discussion questions for their book club, and these requests prompted me to create this guide. It’s only a starting point, as I’m guessing these questions will lead to a few of your own. There are no rules, no constraints, and certainly no right answers.


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