The Sweeney Sisters

An accomplished storyteller returns with her biggest, boldest, most entertaining novel yet—a hilarious, heartfelt story about books, love, sisterhood, and the surprises we discover in our DNA that combines the wit of Jonathan Tropper with the heart of Susan Wiggs. Learn more…

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The Sweeney Sisters, A Novel by Lian Dolan
Author Lian Dolan

Meet Lian Dolan

Lian Dolan is a writer, podcaster and speaker. She’s the author of two LA Times best-selling novels, Helen of Pasadena and Elizabeth the First Wife. Her next novel, The Sweeney Sisters, will be published by Harper Collins in April 2020.  She co-hosts Satellite Sisters, a top-rated podcast for women that she created with her four real sisters. She’s also a popular speaker with women’s organizations, at literary and business events and at book clubs across the country. She graduated from Pomona College with a degree in Classics. She lives in Pasadena with her husband, two sons, and one big German shepherd. Learn more…

Events & Appearances

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February 16

Mission Viejo California
Book Club Girl Afternoon Out
Lian and five other best-selling authors
Panel, Appetizers, Swag Bag!
Ticketed Event


Publisher’s Weekly review of The Sweeney Sisters

Dolan (Helen of Pasadena) weaves together in this breezy tale the stories of three sisters whose family is disrupted after the death of their famous father. Read more…

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