Introducing Sisters-in-Law

December 4th, 2008

My next book is about sisters-in-law, and as soon as I mention it, people instantly light up with remarks like: ‘My sister-in-law has been the most supportive member of my family during my divorce’, ‘my sister-in-law has estranged my brother from the family’, and so on.

Yet, although mothers-in-law are the butt of every joke going, the sister-in-law is an almost unacknowledged, yet highly influential relationship. Sisters-in-law can become as close, if not closer, than real sisters, but when a couple divorces, and one side remarries, that means a change in sister-in-law. It was never going to be easy …

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  1. Carole Smith Says:

    March 29th, 2009 at 3:56 pm

    I thoroughly enjoyed ‘The Inheritance’ and eagerly await your next.

    The book awakened memories of my childhood which I thought were long lost.

    Thanks Nina Bell.

  2. Rebecca Says:

    September 3rd, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    I just read Sisters in Law and it is fantastic. I really didn’t know what was going to happen to the characters, and you write so well about the relationships between family members. I so look forward to hearing what the next book is about; I think mothers in law would make a superb topic.

  3. Nina Bell Says:

    September 21st, 2009 at 3:41 pm

    Thank you for your comment, and I’m glad you enjoyed Sisters in Law. I have been thinking about writing about mothers-in-law, but am currently nose down in writing a novel about all those little white lies people tell when they don’t think it could possibly hurt….

    with best wishes Nina Bell

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