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The One You're With

By: Lauren K. Denton

ISBN: 0785232575

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

Publication Date: 7/6/2021

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: TBR

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High-school sweethearts Mac and Edie Swan lead a seemingly picture-perfect life in the sleepy-sweet community of Spring Hill, near Mobile, Alabama. Edie is a respected interior designer, Mac is a beloved pediatrician, and they have a historic home on tree-lined Linden Avenue, two great kids, and an orange cat named Ramona.

From the outside, the Swan family is the definition of “the good life.” And life is good--mostly.

Until a young woman walks into Mac’s office one day. A young woman whose very existence threatens all Mac and Edie have built and all they think they know about each other.

Nineteen years after a summer apart, with a family and established lives and careers, the past that Mac and Edie thought they left behind has come back to greet them. For the first time, constants in their lives are called into question: their roles as parents, their reputation as upstanding members of the community, and the very foundations of their marriage. As they wade through the upheaval in both their family and professional lives, they must each examine choices they made long ago and chart a new course for their future.

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About the Author

Southern grit and grace + humor, hope, and love

LAUREN K. DENTON is the author of USA TODAY bestselling novels The Hideaway and Hurricane Season. She was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, and now lives with her husband and two daughters in Homewood, just outside Birmingham. Though her husband tries valiantly to turn her into a mountain girl, she’d still rather be at the beach. Website:; Instagram: LaurenKDentonBooks; Facebook: LaurenKDentonAuthor; Twitter: @LaurenKDenton.

Combining a love of Deep South settings, a generous dose of Southern flavor and humor, and heartwarming romance, Alabama writer Lauren K. Denton pens stories that chronicle women’s journeys towards truth and love, hope and healing.

Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, Lauren now lives with her husband and two daughters in Homewood, just outside Birmingham. In addition to her fiction, she writes a monthly newspaper column about life, faith, and how funny (and hard) it is to be a parent. On any given day, she’d rather be at the beach with her family and a stack of books. She published her first novel The Hideaway in 2017, which is now a USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon Charts bestseller. Her second novel, Hurricane Season, was listed on BookPage’s 2018 list of Most Anticipated Fiction. WORLD Magazine stated that her third novel Glory Road “exudes so much Southern charm that the scent of magnolias practically wafts from the pages.” In a starred review, Publishers Weekly states her latest novel, The Summer House, is “a moving story about the friendship of two women.”

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