For a mother, life comes down to a series of choices.
To hold on…
To let go..
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. When Lexi Baill moves into their small, close knit community, no one is more welcoming than Jude. Lexi, a former foster child with a dark past, quickly becomes Mia's best friend. Then Zach falls in love with Lexi and the three become inseparable.
Jude does everything to keep her kids on track for college and out of harm's way. It has always been easy-- until senior year of high school. Suddenly she is at a loss. Nothing feels safe anymore; every time her kids leave the house, she worries about them.
On a hot summer's night her worst fears come true. One decision will change the course of their lives. In the blink of an eye, the Farraday family will be torn apart and Lexi will lose everything. 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, universal, and emotionally complex, NIGHT ROAD raises profound questions about motherhood, identity, love, and forgiveness. It is a luminous, heartbreaking novel that captures both the exquisite pain of loss and the stunning power of hope. This is Kristin Hannah at her very best, telling an unforgettable story about the longing for family, the resilience of the human heart, and the courage it takes to forgive the people we love.
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...a powerfully emotional journey that will leave readers reflecting on their own roles as mothers, daughters, sisters and friends.Read Full Review of Night Road
Night Road will stay with you after you’ve turned the last page, switched off the light and put your head on your pillow.Read Full Review of Night Road
The characters are wonderfully formed...and make an interesting mix without crossing over into too exotic. I didn't know where the story was going so every page was a surprise...Read Full Review of Night Road
The developing friendship between two teenage girls is beautifully wrought.Read Full Review of Night Road
One of the things that make Hannah’s novels so appealing to her audience is that the plot lines are created around scenarios either experienced or dreaded by so many women and girls.Read Full Review of Night Road
Hannah writes wonderful stories that leave us begging for more but Night Road is such a compelling story that you are drawn in on the first page and don’t want any interruptions until you have finished the whole book.Read Full Review of Night Road
She lets herself inhabit a mother undone by loss, and does so with such intensity that even her most malicious thoughts and acts come across as almost unavoidable.Read Full Review of Night Road
Unfortunately, the author cannot control herself as she drives her characters through years and pages of overblown prose about loss, grief, guilt and forgiveness.Read Full Review of Night Road
...has to rely on sensationalism rather than depth of character analysis to keep her readers hooked, but the result demands suspension of disbelief...Read Full Review of Night Road
It's heartbreakingly well-written (as are most of her books), but the four main characters have something that everyone can relate to at one point or another.Read Full Review of Night Road
It is a luminous, heartbreaking novel that captures both the exquisite pain of loss and the stunning power of hope. This is Kristin Hannah at her very best...Read Full Review of Night Road
Kristin's writing made me feel as though I was experiencing all of their feelings.Read Full Review of Night Road
Kristin Hannah takes the reader deep into the hearts and souls of the characters and taps into one’s deepest emotions.Read Full Review of Night Road
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