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Kristin Hannah

USA flag (b.1960)

Kristin Hannah is an award-winning and bestselling author of more than 20 novels including Winter Garden, Night Road, and the blockbuster Firefly Lane which sold over 1.2 million copies.

Genres: General Fiction, Historical, Romance, Historical Romance
Rita Awards Best Novel winner (2004) : Between Sisters

Kristin Hannah recommends
Fly Away Home (1999)
Kimberly Cates
"A beautifully written... romance that shimmers with the haunting magic of Ireland."
Out of the Blue (2000)
Sally Mandel
"Funny, sad, tender, and triumphant."
The Orchid Hunter (2000)
Jill Marie Landis
"If you love historical romance, you'll adore Jill Marie Landis."
In the Midnight Rain (2000)
Ruth Wind (Barbara Samuel)
"A beautifully told story that explores the importance of family and the healing power of love."
The Three of Us (2002)
Cynthia Victor
"A wonderful novel packed with wit, wisdom, and honesty."
The Fortune Teller's Daughter (2002)
Susan Wilson
"A rich story, filled with likable, interesting characters who leap off the page."
Golden Lies (2004)
Barbara Freethy
"An absolute treasure, a fabulous page-turning combination of romance and intrigue."
Almost Like Being in Love (2004)
(Lost Texas Heart, book 2)
Christina Dodd
"A master romantic storyteller."
Better Off Dead (2004)
Meryl Sawyer
"...a roller-coaster ride of romance, passion and edge-of-your-seat suspense."
The Language of Secrets (2010)
Dianne Dixon
"A lovely, compelling debut."
The First Love Cookie Club (2010)
(Twilight, Texas, book 3)
Lori Wilde
"Romantic, funny, sexy, and poignant. I loved this book."
Goodnight Tweetheart (2010)
Teresa Medeiros
"Goodnight Tweetheart is exactly the book to warm you up on a cold winter's night. Tender, funny, and poignant, this novel will make you laugh out loud one minute and reach for the tissues the next."
Bridge To Happiness (2011)
Jill Barnett
"Bridge To Happiness is a beautiful and poignant exploration of loss, love and unexpected opportunities. This book is for any woman who has ever loved and lost and dared to reach for happiness."
Amaryllis in Blueberry (2011)
Christina Meldrum
"Beautifully written and completely compelling."
Letters from Home (2011)
Kristina McMorris
"An absolutely lovely debut novel."
The Rosie Project (2013)
(Don Tillman, book 1)
Graeme Simsion
"The Rosie Project is the best, most honestly told love story I’ve read in a long time."
Safe with Me (2014)
Amy Hatvany
"Compelling and thought-provoking."
Invisible Ellen (2014)
(Ellen , book 1)
Shari Shattuck
"A heartfelt and moving portrait of the life on the sidelines. It is a book for everyone who has ever felt they didn't count. And who hasn't felt that way at least once! A lovely, compelling novel about a women you won't soon forget."
The Garden of Letters (2014)
Alyson Richman
"Ms Richman is a very special talent."
Summer Secrets (2015)
Jane Green
"Summer Secrets is the perfect summer read. Once you dive into this story about a recovering alcoholic who must finally face her own dark past and make amends, you'll be hooked."
Girl in the Blue Coat (2016)
Monica Hesse
"Girl in the Blue Coat is a powerful, compelling coming-of-age story set against the dark and dangerous backdrop of World War II. It's an important and page-turning look at the choices all of us--including young adults--have to make in wartime. A beautiful combination of heartbreak, loss, young love, and hope."
The Orphan's Tale (2017)
Pam Jenoff
"A beautiful story of love and redemption."
Castle of Water (2017)
Dane Huckelbridge
"Castle of Water is a compelling portrait of what it means to be rescued - both literally and figuratively - by hope, ingenuity, and love."
Love and Other Consolation Prizes (2017)
Jamie Ford
"If your book club wants to fall in love with a novel, look no further than Love and Other Consolation Prizes. This is an evocative, heartfelt, beautifully crafted story that shines a light on a fascinating, tragic bit of forgotten history. Jamie Ford at his storytelling best."
Lawn Boy (2018)
Jonathan Evison
"Jonathan Evison's voice is pure magic. In Lawn Boy, at once a vibrant coming-of-age novel and a sharp social commentary on class, Evison offers a painfully honest portrait of one young man's struggle to overcome the hand he's been dealt in life and reach for his dreams. It's a journey you won't want to miss, with an ending you won't forget."
Tiffany Blues (2018)
M J Rose
"A lush, romantic historical mystery...a heroine to root for."
Where the Crawdads Sing (2018)
Delia Owens
"Anyone who liked The Great Alone will want to read Where the Crawdads Sing....This astonishing debut is a beautiful and haunting novel that packs a powerful punch. It’s the first novel in a long time that made me cry."
Button Man (2018)
Andrew Gross
"A compelling, fast paced historical thriller that paints a rich portrait of the rise of organized crime in 1930's America. Fans of Boardwalk Empire and Dennis Lehane will love it."
The Chrysalis (2018)
Brendan Deneen
"Horror fans will love this dark, twisted, frightening story. If you loved The Amityville Horror or Heart Shaped Box, you'll love Brendan Deneen's The Chrysalis. Just keep the lights on while you read."
Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen (2018)
Sarah Bird
"Heartbreaking and deeply honest...You'll be swept away by the passion and power of this remarkable, trailblazing woman."
Lights On the Sea (2018)
Miquel Reina
"Miquel Reina’s Lights on the Sea is an absolutely lovely, beautiful debut novel with a dreamy, fable-like quality that will appeal to readers. Fans of Life of Pi will love this novel."
The Last Train to London (2019)
Meg Waite Clayton
"The Last Train to London is an absolutely fascinating, beautifully rendered story of love, loss, and heroism in the dark days leading up to World War II. Clayton perfectly captures the tension and heartbreak of the times, which feel so relevant today. It is a glowing portrait of women rising up against impossible odds to save children."
The Grace Kelly Dress (2020)
Brenda Janowitz
"Fast paced and entertaining from beginning to end."
Fifty Words for Rain (2020)
Asha Lemmie
"Fifty Words for Rain is a lovely, heartrending story about love and loss, prejudice and pain, and the sometimes dangerous, always durable ties that link a family together. This coming of age tale about a biracial girl in postwar Japan is an assured, confident debut by a talented new author."
The Push (2021)
Ashley Audrain
"Starkly original and compulsively readable, The Push is a deep dive into the darkest nooks and crannies of motherhood . . . Raw, visceral, and often disturbing, this is an intense psychological drama."
A Splendid Ruin (2021)
Megan Chance
"Megan Chance has done it again! A Splendid Ruin is an astonishing beautiful, richly imagined historical novel about class, betrayal, revenge, and the terrible choices a woman must sometimes make to survive in dangerous times. This is a spellbinding page-turner of a book, full of unexpected twists and turns, told in beautiful prose, and set against the devastating backdrop of the Great San Francisco earthquake. In it, Megan Chance gives us a profoundly intimate look at a city—and a woman—in ruins."
Surviving Savannah (2021)
Patti Callahan
"Fans of Christina Baker Kline and Kate Quinn will love this beautiful, richly detailed novel about a lost bit of American maritime history. In a seamless blending of fact and fiction, Patti Callahan has created an atmospheric, compelling story of survival, tragedy, the enduring power of myth and memory, and the moments that change one's life."
When the Stars Go Dark (2021)
Paula McLain
"When the Stars Go Dark is a beautifully written, sharply observed literary thriller with an extraordinary, unforgettable heroine. An unflinching look at the long shadow cast by trauma and the resilience it takes to survive, this is a novel of both great sadness and great beauty."
The Last Green Valley (2021)
Mark Sullivan
"Mark Sullivan has done it again! The Last Green Valley is a compelling and inspiring story of heroism and courage in the dark days at the end of World War II. Fans of Beneath a Scarlet Sky will savor this novel based on an extraordinary and little-known tale of the war and its aftermath."
The Christie Affair (2022)
Nina de Gramont
"The Christie Affair is a genuine marvel. An astonishingly clever novel that manages to be both a deeply satisfying mystery and a profoundly moving story about lost love and the many ways in which grief can shape one's character. Full of unexpected twists and written in beautiful prose . . . Nina de Gramont takes this thread of a story and weaves it into a rich and vibrant tapestry."
The Good Son (2022)
Jacquelyn Mitchard
"Rich and complex, The Good Son is a compelling novel about the aftermath of a crime in a small, close-knit community."
The Good Left Undone (2022)
Adriana Trigiani
"Adriana Trigiani is a gifted, natural storyteller and The Good Left Undone is her at the top of her game. This beautiful, sweeping historical epic about three generations of women paints an exquisite portrait of love, loss, the ravages of time and the price a family pays for its secrets. Brava!"

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