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Kristin Hannah is the New York Times bestselling author of eighteen novels, including the blockbuster Firefly Lane and Night Road. She is a former lawyer turned writer and is the mother of one son. She lives in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii with her husband.


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Kristin Hannah Hello Alicia, and thanks!!! Yes, Home Front and The Things We Do For Love are in development now. Fingers crossed. :) I have turned down several movie…moreHello Alicia, and thanks!!! Yes, Home Front and The Things We Do For Love are in development now. Fingers crossed. :) I have turned down several movie options on Firefly Lane. I'm waiting for the right producer to come along. :)(less)
Kristin Hannah Hi Annie---Two of my books are currently in development for feature films. Home Front is in pre-production with Chris Columbus, the producer of The…moreHi Annie---Two of my books are currently in development for feature films. Home Front is in pre-production with Chris Columbus, the producer of The Help. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that it goes forward! Thanks for asking.

My hobbies are reading, writing, traveling, surfing, running, paddle-boarding. :)(less)
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I am sitting here on my back deck, under gray Pacific Northwest skies, trying to get everything ready for my upcoming book tour and the release of FLY AWAY on April 23rd, and I have to say, man the job of writing has become so much bigger in these wired-in, dialed-up, tuned-in social media days. I remember when all I had to do was write a book and pretty much walk away. :) Now... Read more of this blog post »
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Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.Winston S. Churchill
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“As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.”
Kristin Hannah, Summer Island

“That was the thing about best friends. Like sisters and mothers, they could piss you off and make you cry and break your heart, but in the end, when the chips were down, they were there, making you laugh even in your darkest hours. ”
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“A daughter without her mother is a woman broken. It is a loss that turns to arthritis and settles deep into her bones. ”
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Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


Joanne Just finished Fly Away! I honestly do not know what I can possibly read next! Every time I read one of your books, it becomes my new favorite. Loved, loved, loved being with Kate, Tully, and the characters from Firefly Lane again! Thank you!


Stephanie Just finished an early release copy of "Fly Away" Absolutely amazing!! You manage to make me laugh, cry, connect with the characters to the point I can't tear myself away from the book. I feel as though TullyandKate are real people not just characters in the book. I would love to read further into the new life/relationship with Tully and Dorothy, the success of Marah, and perhaps a new love for Johnny. Thank you again Kristin!


Lauren I absolutly adore your novels, I find your characters so relatable and your writing style gorgeous. I'm currently reading The Things We Do For Love and am falling in love with the characters. (Though my favorite has to be Firefly Lane with Winter Garden coming in second.)


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Jenia Kristin,
I wanted thank you for accepting my friend request.I love your writing, your books.I'm reading Home Front right now and can't stop reading it. It's amazing. Keep on writing.


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Gary Revel It's great to have you as a friend KRISTIN HANNAH.

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