For a mother, life comes down to a series of
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
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