By Jennifer Weiner

From Redbook’s Red-Hot learn sequence, a quick tale by means of the hot York occasions no 1 best-selling writer of In Her footwear and Fly Away Home

"My existence is over," Piper DeWitt thinks to herself, waiting for departure within the overcrowded foreign Terminal of the Philadelphia airport for an out of the country work trip, to romantic Paris no much less. She watched as her husband, Tosh, placed his personal suitcase into the trunk of a taxi the day ahead of. He’d been telling her for months that he wasn’t satisfied, and even though she nonetheless desires to think it is only a section, after a choice to her mom from the Admiral’s membership, she will be able to not deny that he’s left her, left their domestic, left their four-year-old daughter in her mother’s sole care.

Piper met Tosh while she used to be in simple terms twenty-two, simply the way in which self aid books acknowledged she could – while she wasn’t having a look. Now at 40, she wonders how, via all these years, they’d gotten to this position of their marriage. while her flight is canceled because of volcanic ash spreading from Iceland throughout Europe, and whilst a good-looking stranger bargains her a call for participation to percentage a cab, she realizes she will be able to take a departure from her personal lifestyles. And after an afternoon of dwelling like a vacationer in her personal urban, she hopes she will be able to nonetheless locate her manner domestic…

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