Winter Solstice - Elin Hilderbrand

Winter Solstice

By Elin Hilderbrand

  • Release Date: 2017-10-03
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
Score: 4.5
From 807 Ratings


*The USA Today Bestseller*

Raise one last glass with the Quinn Family at the Winter Street Inn.

It's been too long since the entire Quinn family has been able to celebrate the holidays under the same roof, but that's about to change. With Bart back safe and sound from Afghanistan, the Quinns are preparing for a holiday more joyous than any they've experienced in years. And Bart's safe return isn't the family's only good news: Kevin is enjoying married life with Isabelle; Patrick is getting back on his feet after paying his debt to society; Ava thinks she's finally found the love of her life; and Kelly is thrilled to see his family reunited at last. But it just wouldn't be a Quinn family gathering if things went smoothly. A celebration of everything we love--and some of the things we endure--about the holidays, WINTER SOLSTICE is Elin Hilderbrand at her festive best.

Follow the Quinn family through the entire Winter Street Series:

Winter Street Winter Stroll Winter Storms Winter Solstice


  • Too many

    By Den5775
    Good writing but far too many characters to keep track of. So many it’s impossible to explore and get to know them enough to care about them. They just become names in between cameos.
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    By Kimsubacz
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  • Another great story about Nantucket and the Quinn family

    By Diane Offutt
    Elin’s “Winter Street” series is beautifully written. The characters are unforgettable. This is the last book in the series. I did not want it to end. By the way, “Winter Street” is a real Street on Nantucket.
  • Love!

    By Princess Fergie
    I have never been disappointed reading an Elin Hilderbrand book. The Winter series are some of my favorites! This one made me cry, I love the Quinn family. It is because of this author and her books that I long to travel to Nantucket some day.
  • Beautifully Written!

    By pegg12
    Winter Solstice is an amazing and beautifully written novel, about living, loving, and weathering the storms that show up in life. The author draws the reader deep into the heart of the Quinn family, a healing, blended family from Nantucket. Kelly Quinn is dying from brain cancer. He is fortunate, though, to have a good relationship with his children, his current wife, Mitzi, and his ex-wife, Margaret. Although Margaret and Mitzi are cordial and work together now for the children and Kelly’s sake, that had not always been the case. Margaret’s children, Patrick, Kevin, and Ava have all lived under Mitzi and Kelly’s roof for years; along with Bart, Mitzi and Kelly’s only child. All of the children in this book are grown and struggle with some very adult issues. The author’s writing is sharp and descriptive. She effortlessly places the reader deep into each character’s life. I came to know the characters intimately and cared for them all. I felt their pain, their struggles, and their joy. Because the author covers a wide range of topics and difficulties, readers will easily be able to identify with some of the character’s experiences; such as love and betrayal, choices and consequences, selfishness and sacrifice and forgiveness and acceptance. Nobody is perfect, and everyone must live with the consequences of their decisions. Pain is a part of life, but so is joy, acceptance, and love. I had a hard time keeping the characters straight at first. But, once I did, I couldn’t put the book down. Winter Solstice is an in-depth, enjoyable, and well-written read. Thank you, Little, Brown and Company and NetGalley, for my advanced review copy.