Tear Stained Beaches by Courtney Giardina
Haylie Julian wants nothing more than to put her crumbling marriage back together. Chase used to be a fun-loving, light-hearted husband who has lately become an overworked attorney obsessed with climbing the corporate ladder. It isn’t long before Haylie starts waking up next to a man she barely knows. His secretive phone calls and late nights at the office leave her feeling alone and afraid of what he might be hiding. Ignoring his continuous pleas to just leave well enough alone, she continues to dig for answers…and discovers a heartbreaking truth. Struggling with what she has just learned, Haylie sets off to a quaint little North Carolina beach town to decide if her marriage can survive. It isn’t long after she arrives that her world is once again turned upside down, as Chase’s secret stares her right in the face. Tear Stained Beaches explores what happens when a marriage isn't the "happily ever after" you thought it was. Can trust be rebuilt? Can a wife forgive the ultimate betrayal?