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What Happens in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand
Contemporary fiction

What Happens in Paradise

3peat Author
Elin Hilderbrand is officially a 3-time author at BOTM, which is a pretty big deal!

by Elin Hilderbrand

Quick take

Here's your ticket to a summer state of mind. Just make sure to read Winter in Paradise before you dive in.

Good to know

  • Fast read

  • International

  • Whodunit

  • Second in series

Why I love it

What Happens in Paradise is Elin Hilderbrand’s wonderful follow-up to the first book in her romantic mystery series set on a sleepy—or not so sleepy?—Caribbean island. It’s also the second book that BOTM has featured by Hilderbrand this year, and the one that establishes her as our second-ever “threepeat” author.

Longtime fans of the author and her cozy yet elevated books—and I know there are mi...


A year ago, Irene Steele had the shock of her life: her loving husband, father to their grown sons and successful businessman, was killed in a helicopter crash. But that wasn't Irene's only shattering news: he'd also been leading a double life on the island of St. John, where another woman loved him, too.

Now Irene and her sons are back on St. John, determined to learn the truth about the mysteri...


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    October 2019