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Lifetime Movies Based on Books If you love Lifetime like me, you may have wondered what movies are based on books.
List created by Danielle W. on Jul 3, 2010
List Votes: 2 Books: 58 Contributors: 1 Watchers: 0 List Type: Open
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Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult
A shocking murder shatters the picturesque calm of Pennsylvania's Amish country -- and tests the heart and soul of the lawyer who steps in to defend the young woman at the center of the storm.... Plain Truth The discovery of a dead infant in an Amish barn shakes Lancaster County to its core....  more

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The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult
Fourteen year Trixie Stone is in love for the first time. She's also the light of her father, Daniels' life -- a straight A student; a pretty, popular freshman in high school; a girl who's always seen her father as a hero. That is, until her world is turned upside down with a single...  more

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The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
Faith, I tell them, is a mystery, elusive to many, and never easy to explain. Sweeping and lyrical, spellbinding and unforgettable, David Ebershoff's The 19th Wife combines epic historical fiction with a modern murder mystery to create a brilliant novel of literary suspense. It is 1875,...  more

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Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy by David L. Weaver-Zercher & Ste...
On Monday morning, October 2, 2006, a gunman entered a one-room Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania. In front of twenty-five horrified pupils, thirty-two-year-old Charles Roberts ordered the boys and the teacher to leave. After tying the legs of the ten remaining girls, Roberts prepared...  more

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Bitter Blood: A True Story of Southern Family Pride, Madness, and Multiple Murder by ...
The killings began with the murder of a feisty millionaire widow and her beautiful daughter in their posh Louisville, Kentucky, home. Months later, another wealthy widow and her prominent son and daughter-in-law were killed in North Carolina. Clues led to the person who linked the families,...  more

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Fatal Vows: The Tragic Wives of Sergeant Drew Peterson by Joseph Hosey
In October 2007, twenty-three-year-old Stacy Peterson vanished from the Chicago suburb of Bolingbrook, leaving behind her husband and children. Retired Police Sergeant Drew Peterson, thirty years Stacy's senior, steadfastly asserted his innocence and maintained that his wife had simply fled...  more

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He Sees You When You're Sleeping by Carol Higgins Clark & Mary Higgins Clark
Sterling Brooks has been cooling his heels in the Celestial Waiting Room for forty-six years, waiting for admission to heaven. Finally, just days before Christmas, he's summoned before the Heavenly Council and found unworthy; throughout his life he had been hopelessly self-absorbed. To...  more

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I'll Be Seeing You by Mary Higgins Clark
Covering the story of a stabbing victim, television news reporter Meghan Collins stares down at the sheet-wrapped body of a beautiful young woman in a New York City hospital. What she sees in the dead girl's face draws her into a terrifying web of treachery, where nothing is as it seems and the...  more

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The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down's Syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a...  more

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Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts
Haunted by ghostly visions from a century past, Declan Fitzgerald is drawn to his beautiful neighbor, Angelina. But as the passion between them grows, their future together depends on uncovering a secret from the past as dark and deep as the bayou.

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Northern Lights by Nora Roberts
Lunacy was Nate Burke's last chance. As a Baltimore cop, he'd watched his partner die on the street - and the guilt still haunts him. With nowhere else to go, he accepts the job as Chief of Police in this tiny, remote Alaskan town. Aside from sorting out a run-in between a couple of motor...  more

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The Pact by Jodi Picoult
Friendship, loyalty, lifelong love -- and teenage suicide. A riveting, timely, and terrifying novel from an acclaimed writer who skillfully intertwines the intimate perceptions of Anne Tyler with the dramatic tension of John Grisham. The Golds and the Hartes, neighbors for eighteen years,...  more

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The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve
A pilot's wife is taught to be prepared for the late-night knock at the door. But when Kathryn Lyons receives word that a plane flown by her husband, Jack, has exploded near the coast of Ireland, she confronts the unfathomable -- one startling revelation at a time. Soon drawn into a...  more

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Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult
Love can redeem a man...but secrets and lies can condemn him.A handsome stranger comes to the sleepy New England town of Salem Falls in hopes of burying his past: once a teacher at a girls' prep school, Jack St. Bride was destroyed when a student's crush sparked a powder keg of accusation. Now,...  more

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Sundays at Tiffany's by Gabrielle Charbonnet & James Patterson
AN IMAGINARY FRIEND Jane Margaux is a lonely little girl. Her mother, the powerful head of a New York theater company, makes time for her only once a week, for their Sunday trip to admire jewelry at Tiffany's. Jane has only one friend: a handsome, comforting, funny man named Michael....  more

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Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas by James Patterson
Katie Wilkinson has found the perfect man at last-but one day, he disappears from her life, leaving behind only a diary for her to read. The diary is written by a woman named Suzanne and is addressed to her new baby boy, Nicholas. In it she pours out her heart about the joy he has brought her....  more

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We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
The Mulvaneys are blessed by all that makes life sweet... a hardworking father, a loving mother, three fine sons, and a bright, pretty daughter. They are confident in their love for each other and their position in the rural community of Mt. Ephraim, New York. But something happens on...  more

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Angels Fall by Nora Roberts
Reece Gilmore has come a long way to see the stunning view below her. As the sole survivor of a brutal crime back East, she has been on the run, desperately fighting the nightmares and panic attacks that haunt her. Reece settles in Angel's Fist, Wyoming - temporarily, at least-and takes a job at...  more

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At Risk (Winston Garano, Bk 1) by Patricia Cornwell
A Massachusetts state investigator is called home from Knoxville, Tennessee, where he is completing a course at the National Forensic Academy. His boss, the district attorney, an attractive but hard-charging woman, is planning to run for governor, and as a showcase she's planning to use a...  more

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Before He Wakes: A True Story of Money, Marriage, Sex, and Murder by Jerry Bledsoe
Barbara Stager appeared to be a devoted mother, loving wife and dedicated church leader. When she "accidentally" shot her husband, a popular high school coach, the police were inclined to believe her until they found out that ten years earlier her first husband had died in a similar way....  more

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Blue Smoke by Nora Roberts
The blaze that night at her family's pizzeria changed young Reena Hale's life. Neighbors and relatives would help the Hales rebuild. The Baltimore authorities would arrest the arsonist responsible. But as Reena beheld the fire's brutal beauty and destructive power, her destiny began...  more

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Carnal Innocence by Nora Roberts
New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts provides a potent mix of small-town secrets, scandalous romance, and down-home Southern atmosphere as a young woman searching for some bayou R&R finds herself entangled in a serial killer’s wicked web. Burned out and still reeling from a love...  more

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Carolina Moon by Nora Roberts
Tory Bodeen grew up in South Carolina, in a small run-down house, where her father ruled with an iron fist and a leather belt - and where her dreams and talents had no room to flourish. But she had Hope, who lived in the big house just a short skip away and whose friendship allowed Tory to be...  more

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The Cradle Will Fall by Mary Higgins Clark
A minor road accident landed county prosecutor Katie DeMaio in Westlake Hospital. That night, from her window, she thought she saw a man load a woman's body into the trunk of a car...or was it just a sleeping pill induced nightmare? At work the next day, Katie began investigating a suicide that...  more

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The Devil's Teardrop by Jeffery Deaver
New Year's Eve, 1999. After an early morning machine-gun attack by a madman man called the Digger leaves dozens dead in the Washington, D.C. subway, the mayor's office receives a message demanding twenty million dollars by midnight or more innocents will die. With the ransom note as the only...  more

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Everything She Ever Wanted by Ann Rule
WAS SHE A SWEET SOUTHERN CHARMER? OR A COLD-BLOODED KILLER? For their wedding portrait, petite Pat Taylor and handsome Tom Allanson posed as Rhett and Scarlett. Both came from fine Southern families, and dreamed of the Tara-like plantation where they would grow roses, raise horses, and move...  more

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The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel by Felicitas D. Goodman
In 1976 a young German girl named Anneliese Michel underwent a series of exorcisms. The rites were administered by two priests of the Catholic Church to free Anneliese of the six demons they believed possessed her. Seemingly as a result of the exorcisms the girl died. Worldwide publicity...  more

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Flirting With Forty by Jane Porter
DESCRIPTION: I'm Jacqueline Laurens--Jack to all my friends--and eighteen months ago if you looked at my life on paper you'd think it was fabulous: gorgeous husband Daniel, venture capitalist, eleven years married, two kids, big house. The not so good part? I discovered Daniel's affair at the...  more

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The Front (Winston Garano, Bk 2) by Patricia Cornwell
D A Monique Lamont has a special job for Massachusetts state investigator Win Garano.  As part of a new public relations campaign about the dangers of declining neighborhoods, Lamont is sending Win to Watertown to come up with a "drama" and she thinks she knows just the case that...  more

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High Noon by Nora Roberts
Police lieutenant Phoebe MacNamara found her calling at an early age, when a violently unstable man broke into her family's home, trapping and terrorizing them for hours. Now she's Savannah's top hostage negotiator, and she puts her life on the line every day to defuse powder-keg...  more

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Hollywood Wives : The New Generation by Jackie Collins
Power! Sex! Money! Fame! The new Hollywood wives are back with a vengeance. Whatever they don't have, they want -- and whatever these women want, they get. Unlike their counterparts in the '80s, who were happy to give charity dinners and exclusive parties to further their husbands' careers,...  more

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Hostile Makeover (Crime of Fashion, Bk 3) by Ellen Byerrum
If looks could kill, this makeover might be murder... With a messy murder case in the hothouse world of haute couture just behind her and a long-delayed romantic weekend just ahead of her, Lacey Smithsonian promises her once-a-cop-always-a-cop boyfriend that this weekend she'll definitely...  more

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Killer Hair (Crime of Fashion, Bk 1) by Ellen Byerrum
Home of the helmet hairdo and Congressional comb-over, Washington, D.C. is a hotbed of fashion faux pas. If anyone should know, it's "Crimes of Fashion" columnist Lacey Smithsonian. She dishes out advice to the scandal-scorched and clothing-clueless, doing her part to change this town-one...  more

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Love Sick: One Woman's Journey through Sexual Addiction by Sue William Silverman
Coming soon as a Lifetime Television original movie with Sally Pressman, star of Army Wives.In this powerful memoir, a woman learns to value herself-as a whole person rather than as a sexual object. Sue William Silverman tells of her rollercoaster life of sex and self-destructive behavior....  more

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Loving Natalee: A Mother's Testament of Hope and Faith by Beth Holloway
In May of 2005, Beth Holloway received the worst phone call a parent can imagine. Her beautiful daughter, Natalee, had disappeared without a trace in Aruba during her high school senior class trip. Two years later, for the first time, Beth Holloway steps forward in this astonishingly candid and...  more

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Lust (Seven Deadly Sins, Bk 1) by Robin Wasserman
Alpha girl Harper is used to getting what she wants, and that means Adam, Beth's all-American boytoy. Blond, boring Beth, who Kane, the charming playah, secretly wants too. Miranda thinks Kane is out of her league, but she wants him all the same. And then there's the new...  more

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Mixed Blessings by Danielle Steel
After the wedding of Diana Goode and Andrew Douglas, Diana teases that they will make a baby on their honeymoon.  But long afterward, she is still not pregnant.  As Diana and Andrew wait out each month only to be bitterly disappointed, they are forced to question just how...  more

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Montana Sky by Nora Roberts
When Jack Mercy died, he left behind a ranch worth nearly 20 million dollars. Now his three daughters-each born of a different mother, and each unknown by the others-are gathered to hear the reading of the will. But the women are shocked to learn that before any of them can inherit, they must...  more

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Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? by Claire Rainwater Jacobs
Jessica Lewisohn wants the best for her lovely daughter, Laurel. When Laurel comes home from college and introduces her new boyfriend, Kevin Glade, Jessica is immediately put off by something intangible. At first she chalks it up to an overly critical reaction to any young man who thinks he is...  more

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Never Tell a Lie by Hallie Ephron
It all started with the yard sale . . . Eight months pregnant and nervous about the future, Ivy Rose doesn't recognize the woman approaching her and husband David as they attempt to rid themselves of the decades-worth of junk cluttering up their suburban home. The woman says she's...  more

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No Greater Love by Danielle Steel
It was the maiden voyage of the Titanic, the greatest ship ever built, and in one fatal, unforgettable night, the sea shattered the lives and future of an extraordinary family, the Winfields. Edwina Winfield, returning from her engagement trip to England with her fiance and her family,...  more

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Orange Mint and Honey by Carleen Brice
Broke and burned-out from grad school, Shay Dixon does the unthinkable after receiving a “vision” from her de facto spiritual adviser, blues singer Nina Simone. She phones Nona, the mother she had all but written off, asking if she can come home for a while. When Shay was...  more

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The Other Woman by Joy Fielding
At first Jill Plumley thoughyt it was a flattering, if tasteless, joke, when the sexy young attorney introduced herself and whispered, "I'm going to marry your husband." Then David Plumley began spending late nights and weekends at the office and Jill realized it was no joke. She...  more

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Remembrance by Danielle Steel
Her beloved Italian homeland shattered in the wake of World War II, exquisite Serena, Principessa di San Tibaldo, has nothing left except her name, her ancestry... and her heart which she gives completely and forever to Major Brad Fullerton. But not even Brad's ring -- or his child -- can...  more

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Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher
The phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller. More than 1.5 million copies sold. Now available from Riverhead. This is the groundbreaking work that poses one of the most provocative questions of a generation: Why are American adolescent girls falling prey to depression, eating disorders, suicide...  more

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Secrets by Danielle Steel
Manhattan. It promised to be the hottest television series in years. For Sabina Quarles, it would propel her from respected actress to Hollywood superstar and give her the money to protect her well-guarded secret. For Zack Taylor, Hollywood's sexiest leading man, it would be the key to a new...  more

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See Jane Date (Red Dress Ink) by Melissa Senate
A Fancy Affair Bridal Salon, Forest Hills, Queens "Did you know that one of your hips is higher than the other?" the seamstress asked me in a totally conversational tone. "I didn't," I said. "I never knew that. But I'm glad you told me." The seamstress had the decency to look...  more

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See Jane Run by Joy Fielding
Jane Whittaker has awakened to a nightmare. She doesn't know her name, her age . . .or even what she looks like. Frightened and confused, she wanders the streets of Boston wearing a blood-soaked dress-and carrying $10,000 in her pocket. Her life has become a vacuum--her past vanished. . .or...  more

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Sheep by Simon Maginn
A debut novel in which a couple and their young son settle in a ramshackle Welsh farmhouse, hoping that a change of scene will help them come to terms with the death of their daughter. Its former occupants, they are appalled to discover, had fallen prey to drugs, madness, incarceration and murder.

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Smoke Screen by Sandra Brown
When newswoman Britt Shelley wakes up to find herself in bed with Jay Burgess, a rising star detective in the Charleston PD, she remembers nothing of how she got there...or of how Jay wound up dead. Handsome and hard-partying, Jay was a hero of the disastrous fire that five years earlier had...  more

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Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Melinda Sordino busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops. Now her old friends won't talk to her, and people she doesn't even know hate her from a distance. The safest place to be is alone, inside her own head. But even that's not safe. Because there's something she's trying not to think...  more

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Star by Danielle Steel
Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch. When her father dies, Crystal is alone and unprotected. Devastating events shake the once peaceful valley....  more

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Stranger with My Face by Lois Duncan
Have you ever been haunted by the feeling that someone is spying on you, lurking around your house and yard, even entering your bedroom? Are your friends plotting against you when they say they've seen you do things you know you haven't done? What's going on -- and does Laurie really want to...  more

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Too Late to Say Goodbye: A True Story of Murder and Betrayal by Ann Rule
A charming and briliant dentist, tied to two murders nearly two decades apart... A twisting case in which past and present collide... Go inside one of the most compelling double homicide investigations of our time with Ann Rule, who was given exclusive access inside the case of Bart...  more

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Tribute by Nora Roberts
Virginia's Shenandoah Valley is a long way from Hollywood. And that's exactly how Cilla McGowan wants it. Cilla, a former child star who has found more satisfying work as a restorer of old houses, has come to her grandmother's farmhouse, tools at her side, to rescue it from ruin. Sadly, no one...  more

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True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet by Lola Douglas
Fresh out of rehab, teen star Morgan Carter is taking a step out of the spotlight. She just doesn't realize how big a step. Morgan's mom sends her to Ft. Wayne, Indiana, to recover. Even with a makeunder, an assumed name, and a fake identity, Middle America is going to mean a serious lifestyle...  more

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We'll Meet Again by Mary Higgins Clark
Dr. Gary Lasch, prominent Greenwich, Connecticut, doctor and founder of the HMO Remington Health Management, is found dead in his home, his skull crushed by a blow with a heavy bronze sculpture, and his wife, Molly, in bed covered with his blood. It was the Lasches' housekeeper, Edna Barry,...  more

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You Belong to Me by Mary Higgins Clark
In this breathtaking new novel from the reigning diva of suspense, a psychopathic killer stalks lonely women aboard cruise ships -- giving grisly new significance to the lyrics of an old sweet song... When psychologist Dr. Susan Chandler uses her call-in radio show to explore the issue of...  more

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Comment added 2/5/12 by Danielle W. :
'Drew Peterson: Untouchable' is based on the book 'Fatal Vows: The Tragic Wives of Sergeant Drew Peterson' by Joseph Hosey.

Comment added 2/5/12 by Danielle W. :
Lifetime is now playing the movie 'The Exorcism of Emily Rose' which is based on the book 'The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel' by Felicitas D. Goodman.

Comment added 2/19/11 by Danielle W. :
"Never Tell A Lie" by Hallie Ephron was made into a movie called "And Baby Will Fall'.

Comment added 8/8/10 by Danielle W. :
Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult is currently being developed for Lifetime.

Comment added 7/31/10 by Danielle W. :
Lifetime Movie Network's 'Natalee Holloway' is based on Beth Holloway's book, 'Loving Natalee: A Mother's Testament of Hope and Faith.'

Comment added 7/31/10 by Danielle W. :
'The Dark' is a movie played on Lifetime based on the novel Sheep by Simon Maginn.

Comment added 7/31/10 by Danielle W. :
'Seven Deadly Sins' is a four-hour miniseries based on the Seven Deadly Sins novels by Robin Wasserman. I have posted the first book in the series on this list.

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