Fly Away: A Novel

St. Martin's Press - She repeatedly abandoned her daughter, as a child, Tully, but now she comes back, drawn to her daughter's side at a time when Tully is most alone. Once, all alone, a long time ago, on the worst night of my life, I walked down a night-darkened road called Firefly Lane, and I found a kindred spirit. Until she falls in love with a young man who makes her smile again and leads her into his dangerous, shadowy world.

Dorothy hart-the woman who once called herself Cloud-is at the center of Tully's tragic past. But stories end, don't they? You lose the people you love and you have to find a way to go on. Told with her trademark powerful storytelling and illuminating prose, Kristin Hannah reveals why she is one of the most beloved writers of our day.

Fly Away: A Novel - Sixteen-year-old Marah Ryan is devastated by her mother's death. At long last, dorothy must face her darkest fear: Only by revealing the ugly secrets of her past can she hope to become the mother her daughter needs. A single, tragic choice and a middle-of-the-night phone call will bring these women together and set them on a poignant, powerful journey of redemption.

Best friends forever. That was our beginning. More than thirty years ago.

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Firefly Lane: A Novel

St. Martin's Press - Then, to her amazement, the "coolest girl in the world" moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. More than a coming-of-age novel, it's the story of a generation of women who were both blessed and cursed by choices. Spanning more than three decades and playing out across the ever-changing face of the Pacific Northwest, Firefly Lane is the poignant, powerful story of two women and the friendship that becomes the bulkhead of their lives.

Throughout college, she pretends to be driven by a need for success, but all she really wants is to fall in love and have children and live an ordinary life. And how much she'll envy her famous best friend. On the surface they are as opposite as two people can be: Kate, doomed to be forever uncool, with a loving family who mortifies her at every turn.

Firefly Lane: A Novel - What she doesn't know is how being a wife and mother will change her. Inseparable. So begins Kristin Hannah's magnificent new novel. She will follow her own blind ambition to New York and around the globe, finding fame and success.

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Night Road: A Novel

St. Martin's Press - And then on a hot summer's night, one bad decision is made. To hold on…To let go. To forget…to forgive…which road will you take? for eighteen years, Jude Farraday has put her children's needs above her own, and it shows—her twins, Mia and Zach, are bright and happy teenagers. It's a dangerous, parties, explosive season of drinking, driving, and kids who want to let loose.

A rich, multilayered reading experience, and an easy recommendation for book clubs. Library journal starred reviewLife comes down to a series of choices. In the blink of an eye, the Farraday family will be torn apart and Lexi will lose everything. Jude does everything to keep her kids out of harm's way. Then zach falls in love with Lexi and the three become inseparable.

Night Road: A Novel - It is a luminous, heartbreaking novel that captures both the exquisite pain of loss and the stunning power of hope. In the years that follow, each must face the consequences of that single night and find a way to forget…or the courage to forgive. Vivid, night road raises profound questions about motherhood, love, universal, and emotionally complex, identity, and forgiveness.

But senior year of high school tests them all. The total impact of the book will stay with you for days to come after it is finished. The huffington Post.

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True Colors: A Novel

St. Martin's Press - With breathtaking pace and penetrating emotional insight, True Colors is an unforgettable novel about sisters, rivalry, redemption-and ultimately, forgiveness, what it means to be a family. A stunningly beautiful dreamer with a heart as big as the ocean in front of her house, she is adored by all who know her.

. In a matter of moments, everything will change. To henry grey, appearances are everything, and years later, he still demands that his daughters reflect his standing in the community. But as the best lawyer in town, she's determined to someday find a way to prove her worth to him. Aurora, the middle sister, is the family peacemaker.

True Colors: A Novel - . Their stern, disapproving father cares less about his children than about his reputation. She brokers every dispute and tries to keep them all happy, even as she hides her own secret pain. Vivi ann is the undisputed star of the family. True colors is new york times bestselling author Kristin Hannah's most provocative, compelling, and heart-wrenching story yet.

An overweight bookworm who never felt at home on the sprawling horse ranch that has been in her family for three generations, she knows that she doesn't have the qualities her father values. After their mother's death, the girls banded together, becoming best friends.

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The Things We Do for Love: A Novel

Ballantine Books - Years of trying unsuccessfully to conceive a child have broken more than Angie DeSaria’s heart. Following a painful divorce, she moves back to her small Pacific Northwest hometown and takes over management of her family’s restaurant. Together, these two women—one who longs for a child and the other who longs for a mother’s love—will be tested in ways that neither could have imagined.

Angie hires lauren Ribido because she sees something special in the seventeen-year-old. They quickly form a deep bond, and when Lauren is abandoned by her mother, Angie offers the girl a place to stay. In west end, where life rises and falls like the tides, Angie’s fortunes will drastically change yet again when she meets and befriends a troubled young woman.

The Things We Do for Love: A Novel - But nothing could have prepared Angie for the far-reaching repercussions of this act of kindness.

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Home Front: A Novel

St. Martin's Press - But war will change Jolene in ways that none of them could have foreseen. All marriages have a breaking point. As a mother, it agonizes jolene to leave her family, but as a solider she has always understood the true meaning of duty. When tragedy strikes, michael must face his darkest fear and fight a battle of his own-for everything that matters to his family.

At once a profoundly honest look at modern marriage and a dramatic exploration of the toll war takes on an ordinary American family, Home Front is a story of love, loss, honor, and ultimately, heroism, hope. Then an unexpected deployment sends Jolene deep into harm's way and leaves defense attorney Michael at home, unaccustomed to being a single parent to their two girls.

Home Front: A Novel - All wars have a cost. In her bestselling novels Kristin Hannah has plumbed the depths of friendship, the loyalty of sisters, and the secrets mothers keep. In her letters home, she paints a rose-colored version of her life on the front lines, shielding her family from the truth. All families have wounds. Like many couples, bills, careers, michael and Jolene Zarkades have to face the pressures of everyday life-children, chores-even as their twelve-year marriage is falling apart.

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Between Sisters: A Novel

Ballantine Books - Between sisters meghann dontess is a woman haunted by heartbreak. Claire cavenaugh has fallen in love for the first time in her life. She can make you laugh or break your heart with a single word. 1 new york times bestsellerno one knows you like your sister. Over the course of a hot pacific northwest summer, these three women who believe they have nothing in common will try to become what they never were: a family.

. As her wedding day approaches, she prepares to face her harsh, judgmental older sister and their self-absorbed mother. Tender, funny, bittersweet, between sisters celebrates the joys and heartaches that can only be shared by sisters, and wonderfully moving, the mistakes made in the name of love and the healing power of new beginnings–all beautifully told by acclaimed author Kristin Hannah.

Between Sisters: A Novel - From the Hardcover edition. Now, meghann is a hotshot divorce attorney who doesn’t believe in intimacy–until she meets the one man who can change her mind. Sisters by blood, each stands at a crossroads, strangers by choice, ready to confront the betrayals of the past. Twenty-five years ago she was forced to make a terrible choice, one that cost her everything, including the love of her sister, Claire.

It is the first time they have been together in more than two decades.

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Winter Garden

St. Martin's Press - Can a woman ever really know herself if she doesn't know her mother? from the author of the smash-hit bestseller Firefly Lane and True Colors comes Kristin Hannah's powerful, heartbreaking novel that illuminates the intricate mother-daughter bond and explores the enduring links between the present and the past Meredith and Nina Whitson are as different as sisters can be.

Alternating between the past and present, meredith and Nina will finally hear the singular, harrowing story of their mother's life, and what they learn is a secret so terrible and terrifying that it will shake the very foundation of their family and change who they believe they are. Thus begins an unexpected journey into the truth of Anya's life in war-torn Leningrad, more than five decades ago.

Winter Garden - But when their beloved father falls ill, standing alongside their cold, disapproving mother, Anya, Meredith and Nina find themselves together again, who even now, offers no comfort to her daughters. On his deathbed, their father extracts a promise from the women in his life: the fairy tale will be told one last time—and all the way to the end.

As children, the only connection between them was the Russian fairy tale Anya sometimes told the girls at night. One stayed at home to raise her children and manage the family apple orchard; the other followed a dream and traveled the world to become a famous photojournalist.

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Angel Falls: A Novel

Ballantine Books - Doctors tell him not to expect a recovery, but he believes that love can accomplish what medical science cannot. Daily he sits at her bedside, telling her stories of the precious life they have built together, hoping against hope that she will wake up. But then he discovers evidence of his wife’s secret past: a hidden first marriage to movie star Julian True.

Desperate to bring mikaela back at any cost, Liam knows he must turn to Julian for help. Bonus: this edition contains an Angel Falls discussion guide and an excerpt from Kristin Hannah's Distant Shores. When mikaela campbell, to hold the family together and care for their grieving, Liam, falls into a coma, it is up to her husband, beloved wife and mother, frightened children.

Angel Falls: A Novel - But will that choice cost liam his wife, his family,  angel falls is a poignant and unforgettable portrait of marriage and commitment, and everything he holds dear? One of Kristin Hannah’s most moving novels, of an ordinary man who dares to risk everything in the name of love.

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Summer Island: A Novel

Ballantine Books - Until the summer that Nora had left and everyone's hearts had been broken. Once, the three of them had been best friends, inseparable. There ruby is also reunited with her first love and his brother. New york times bestseller • the author of the cherished bestseller on mystic lake returns with a poignant, funny, luminous novel about a mother and daughter--the complex ties that bind them, the past that separates them, and the healing that comes with forgiveness.

Kristin hannah is superb at delving into the characters' psyches and delineating nuances of feeling. Washington post book world Years ago, Nora Bridge walked out on her marriage and left her daughters behind. Under false pretenses, ruby returns home to take care of the woman she hasn't spoken to for almost a decade.

Summer Island: A Novel - She has since become a famous radio talk-show host and newspaper columnist beloved for her moral advice. What began as an expose evolves, as Ruby writes, into an exploration of her family's past. Summer island is a beautiful novel, funny, tender, sad, and ultimately triumphant. Nora is not the woman Ruby has hated all these years.

Witty, wise, and vulnerable, she is desperate to reconcile with her daughter. As the magazine deadline draws near and ruby finishes what has begun to seem to her an act of brutal betrayal, she is forced to grow up and at last to look at her mother--and herself--through the eyes of a woman.

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Magic Hour: A Novel

Ballantine Books - The shocking facts of alice’s life test the limits of Julia’s faith and strength, even as she struggles to make a home for Alice—and for herself. Speechless and alone, she offers no clue as to her identity, no hint of her past. Julia cates is determined to free the extraordinary little girl she calls Alice from a prison of unimaginable fear and isolation.

To reach her, julia must discover the truth about Alice’s past—although doing so requires help from Julia’s estranged sister, a local police officer. In the rugged pacific northwest lies the Olympic National Forest—nearly a million acres of impenetrable darkness and impossible beauty. Having retreated to her western Washington hometown after a scandal left her career in ruins, child psychiatrist Dr.

Magic Hour: A Novel - From deep within this old growth forest, a six-year-old girl appears. One of kristin Hannah’s most compelling and riveting novels. Booklist. From the #1 new york times bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone comes an incandescent story about the resilience of the human spirit, the triumph of hope, and the meaning of home.

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