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Just Get Home

(2021)
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“A flat-out thriller [that is] also smart and insightful on timely, important ideas…. Heartbreaking and complicated in the best way… This is addictive reading that changes you as you turn the pages and stays with you long after you’ve finished.” —Laurie Frankel, New York Times bestselling author of This Is How It Always Is

When a devastating earthquake—the Big One—hits Los Angeles, two strangers are brought together by an act of violence and must help each other survive the wrecked city.

Beegie is riding the bus when the quake hits. The teenager was heading back to her unhappy foster home, but then she’s thrown into a broken world. Roads crumble, storefronts shatter and people run wild.

Dessa, a single mom, is enjoying a rare night out when it strikes. Cell towers are down, so without even knowing if her three-year-old daughter is dead or alive, she races to get back across town.

As danger escalates in the chaotic streets, Beegie and Dessa meet by a twist of fate. The two form a fragile partnership, relying on each other in ways they never thought possible, and learn who they really are when there’s only one goal: just get home.

"So much more than a thriller...breathtaking." —Josh Malerman, New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box and Malorie 
 

Genre: Thriller

Praise for this book

"I turned the pages of Just Get Home like I was reading a flat-out thriller, at that magical couldn't-put-it-down, must-find-out-what-happens pace, but that’s only the beginning of this wonder of a novel because it’s also smart and insightful on timely, important, difficult ideas. Its characters and their relationships are heartbreaking and complicated in the best way, at once entirely relatable, instantly recognizable, and unlike anything you’ve read before. This is addictive reading that changes you as you turn the pages and stays with you long after you’ve finished. It is a genre-bender in my favorite way: it has the best of everything." - Laurie Frankel

"JUST GET HOME by Bridget Foley hits the thriller trifecta: a natural disaster, danger around every corner and compelling well-drawn characters who unite to survive the most harrowing journey of their lives.Foley effortlessly weaves together the voices of Beegie and Dessa to chronicle a night filled with devastation, terror, heartbreak and ultimately hope as they try to make it home after a deadly earthquake. Inventive, emotional and addictive, JUST GET HOME is not to be missed." - Heather Gudenkauf

"Thrilling, yes, but so much more than a thriller. Set to the tune of a life-altering (and vividly rendered) earthquake, Foley brings together two very different women who discover an ultimate commonality: knowing what matters. Written with aplomb, precision, and courage, Just Get Home is a breathtaking achievement." - Josh Malerman


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April 2021 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Just Get Home: a thriller
Author(s): Bridget Foley
ISBN: 0-7783-3159-8 / 978-0-7783-3159-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: MIRA
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April 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: Just Get Home
Author(s): Bridget Foley
ISBN: 1-79995-996-1 / 978-1-79995-996-0
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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April 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: Just Get Home
Author(s): Bridget Foley
ISBN: 1-79995-997-X / 978-1-79995-997-7
Publisher: Harlequin Audio and Blackstone Publishing
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April 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: Just Get Home Lib/E
Author(s): Bridget Foley
ISBN: 1-79995-995-3 / 978-1-79995-995-3
Publisher: Mira Books
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April 2021 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Just Get Home: a thriller
Author(s): Bridget Foley
Publisher: Harlequin Audio
Availability: Amazon   


April 2021 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Just Get Home: a thriller
Author(s): Bridget Foley
Publisher: Harlequin Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2021 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Just Get Home: a thriller
Author(s): Bridget Foley
Publisher: MIRA
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA