The Great Alone
Now a New York Times number one bestseller, The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah is a daring, beautiful, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss, the fight for survival, and the wildness that lives in both man and nature.Thirteen-year-old Leni, a girl coming of age in a tumultuous time, is caught in the riptide of her parents' passionate, stormy relationship, dares to hope that Alaska will lead to a better future for her family. She is desperate for a place to belong. Her mother, Cora, will do anything and go anywhere for the man she loves, even if means following him into the unknown. At once an epic story of human survival and love, and an intimate portrait of a family tested beyond endurance, The Great Alone offers a glimpse into a vanishing way of life in America. With her trademark combination of elegant prose and deeply drawn characters, Kristin Hannah has delivered an enormously powerful story that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the remarkable and enduring strength of women.The Great Alone is perfect for all those who loved The Light Between Oceans, and fans of Jodi Picoult, Victoria Hislop and Diane Chamberlain.'I didn't just love this book, I became obsessed with it . . . Hannah has delivered a masterclass in all the different ways love can both save us and destroy us.' - Sunday Times top ten bestselling author Karen Swan
A gripping novel of family dynamics, heartbreak and hope which tugs at the heartstrings, set against the beauty of the Alaskan wilderness, from the bestselling author of The Nightingale
Great characters, great plots, great emotions, who could ask for more in a novel?' -- Isabel Allende on The Nightingale Beautifully written . . . packed with action and emotion -- Sara Gruen, bestselling author of Water for Elephants on The Nightingale Movingly written and plotted with the skill of Greek tragedy. You'll keep turning the pages until the last racking sob -- Daily Mail on The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah is a New York Times bestselling author. She is a former lawyer turned writer and is the mother of one son. She and her husband live in the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, and Hawaii. Her first novel published in the UK, Night Road, was one of eight books selected for the UK's 2011 TV Book Club Summer Read, and her novel The Nightingale was a New York Times number one bestseller, selling almost three million copies worldwide.