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Just Shy of Paradise

Just Shy of Paradise

by Carole Thayne Warburton

FBT review:

Just Shy of Paradise is an enthralling romance novel by Carole Thayne Warburton that is sure to captivate readers who enjoy indie book titles. This book follows the life of Lily, a young woman who moves to the seemingly idyllic town of Paradise to escape her troubled past. Despite the promising start to her new life, Lily soon becomes the victim of a crime, throwing her into a web of suspense and intrigue. As she navigates the complexities of this troubling situation, she discovers a budding romance with Rob and an unexpected connection with Sky, a Native American man who comes to her aid many times. Set against the backdrop of the historic Bear River Massacre, this contemporary story weaves together themes of generational trauma, conflict, and perseverance in the face of adversity. Just Shy of Paradise is a must-read for anyone looking for a powerful story that combines romance, suspense, and historical significance.

Publisher Description:

Plagued with doubt and anxiety, twenty-nine year old Lily moves to the small town of Paradise to start fresh and heal. Her life seems to be going her way with new romantic opportunities, however she quickly learns that Paradise doesn't live up to its name when she becomes the victim of a crime. She's dating Rob, who seems to have it all, but she finds herself also interested in Sky a Native American man who comes to her aid time and time again. However, Sky is suspected in the crime against her and all evidence points to him. Who can she trust? Just Shy of Paradise intertwines the true historical events in Shoshone and pioneer history with a contemporary story of romance, intrigue, suspense, and a touch of humor.

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