I recently discovered Elin Hilderbrand and have really enjoyed her light beach read style books. So I was thrilled when my blogging bestie mailed her copy of her latest book “Winter in Paradise” to me! Winter in Paradise is the first book in a trilogy. WARNING- it literally just stops mid-story at the end of the book! It was a bit jarring when reading because there is not really a wrap up, the story just stops and I can only assume it will pick right up in Book 2 “What Happens in Paradise”.
I just heard that the third book “Trouble in Paradise” was released. Due to the way this series is written- I would definitely plan to read all three right in a row for the most enjoyment! This is the first one of her books that I have read that didn’t take place in Nantucket- however- it was a similar style and perfect for a light read.
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WINTER IN PARADISE
A husband’s secret life, a wife’s new beginning: escape to the Caribbean with #1 New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand.
Irene Steele shares her idyllic life in a beautiful Iowa City Victorian house with a husband who loves her to sky-writing, sentimental extremes. But as she rings in the new year one cold and snowy night, everything she thought she knew falls to pieces with a shocking phone call: her beloved husband, away on business, has been killed in a helicopter crash. Before Irene can even process the news, she must first confront the perplexing details of her husband’s death on the distant Caribbean island of St. John.
After Irene and her sons arrive at this faraway paradise, they make yet another shocking discovery: her husband had been living a secret life. As Irene untangles a web of intrigue and deceit, and as she and her sons find themselves drawn into the vibrant island culture, they have to face the truth about their family, and about their own futures.
Rich with the lush beauty of the tropics and the drama, romance, and intrigue only Elin Hilderbrand can deliver, Winter in Paradise is a truly transporting novel, and the exciting start to a new series.
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