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Try While You're Waiting: Winter in Paradise

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Perfect for heading into the winter months, Elin Hilderbrand's latest book Winter in Paradise launches her new winter series. Set on the beautiful carribean island of St. Johns, a suburban wife confronts the loss of everything at the same time her husband is found dead. As an investigation ensues, her husband's secret life begins to reveal itself when a second family and some unscrupulous business dealings are exposed.

While you're waiting to get your hands on this title, here are some other book suggestions to substitue!

Debbie Macomber's A Girl's Guide to Moving On tells the story of Leanne and her daughter-in-law Nichole, who both leave cheating husbands. As mother and daughter-in-law begin to adjust to a new normal, they learn that moving on is never easy and hardships abound.

In The Ever After by Sarah Pekkanen, another seemingly perfect marriage is also suddenly shattered when a wife borrows her husband's phone to make a quick call. Everything that once seemed normal is now called into question when she sees nine words that change her world forever.   

The seemingly idyllic marriage between empty nesters Elizabeth and Jackson Shore is thrown into turmoil in Kristin Hannah's novel Distant Shores. From a distance their lives look picture-perfect, but when their daughters leave for college they quietly drift apart. When Jack lands the job of his dreams, Elizabeth puts her own needs aside to follow him across the country. As Elizabeth struggles to renew her dreams and passion for life, tragedy turns her world upside down and she begins to question all that is familiar to her. In a daring move to reclaim her life, she lets go of the woman she has become to be the woman she's always dreamed of being.   

Last up is Life's a Beach by Claire Cook. At 41, Ginger Walsh finds herself single again and living back at home. While pursing her dreams to become a sea glass artist, Ginger develops a relationship with a commitment-phobic man but finds her life thrown into chaos when she's suddenly thrown into the middle of her extended family's dysfunction. 

Still not finding something to read? Be sure to visit KDL’s curated StoryCompass to help you find your next favorite book!