Waiting in the Wings is the debut romance novel written and published by Nicole Kiefer. With 309 pages as paperback, and over 90 000 words the book has the perfect length to be a read anyone can carry around and keep in their purse or pocket. The story is designed to reach an age group of females between 20 and 50 years old. It's fictional yet completely in the realm of possibility and most woman can relate or sympathise with the lead characters. Since the author is changing perspective between male and female lead, it also reaches the male readership. Storyline: Sara is 36 years old, has been married for 20 years but it was anything but a happy marriage. Her husband Henry began soon after the wedding to treat her like a door mat. He used her own emotions against her, made clear that he thought her stupid, useless and unattractive. Yet Sara hangs on, hoping that it would get better, that Henry would change and revert to the man she had fallen in love with. Her only confidant over the years is Benjamin, her first love who had become her best friend.When one day Henry suddenly dies leaving her a widow, Sara is free or as free as she thinks she can ever bee. Over the years she has lost much, especially her ability to feel or show emotions, accept comfort from others, and most of all her feeling of femininity and self-respect. She has lost herself.Informing her children of Henry's death is hard, but when she calls Benjamin Sara brakes down. Only when Benjamin response makes clear that he thinks he could now return into her life, Sara panics and declares their relationship/friendship has ended.Benjamin who never stopped loving Sara, but had accepted her wish to stay with Henry no matter how much he hurt her, has no intention of giving up that easy. Having gained some wealth over the years, he uses it to speed up the immigration process so he can go to her, without having to return a few months later. When Sara has accepted that she is now free for the first time, that it is over and she has no longer to hide the wealth form Henry who would have spent it any way he could have, she want to start anew. The first step she takes is to tear down the house she had shared with Henry and start building her own. During that time she moves into an apartment in town. Not knowing that Benjamin would move into the apartment beside her only a few weeks later. Neither has she any idea that the unmarked envelopes she has been finding lately are from a stalker who wants to kidnap, rape and kill her. Sara's life is about to become much more complicated and dangerous then it has ever been. Availability:The book is available as E-book and paperback.ISBN e-book: 9781311442109ISBN Paperback: 1508957878 over Creataspace or any mayor distribution channel.