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Kristin Hannah - Fülemüle
Franciaország, ​1939 Carriveau csendes kis falujában Vianne Mauriac férjétől, a frontra induló Antoine-tól búcsúzik. Nem hiszi, hogy a nácik megszállhatják Franciaországot, ám ez mégis bekövetkezik: menekülő franciák hordái érkeznek, teherautó-konvojok, tankok, az égboltot elsötétítik a repülőgépek, és bombák hullanak az ártatlan áldozatokra. Amikor egy német parancsnok rekvirálja a házát, Vianne a kislányával együtt rákényszerül, hogy egy fedél alatt éljen az ellenséggel. Élelem, pénz és remény nélkül, az egyre növekvő veszélyek közepette kénytelen egyik nehéz döntést hozni a másik után. Vianne húga, Isabelle lázadó tizennyolc éves, aki az ifjúság nyughatatlan szenvedélyével keres értelmet az életének. Miközben párizsiak ezrei menetelnek a háború ismeretlen borzalmai elől, Isabelle találkozik a partizán Gaëtannal, aki hisz abban, hogy a franciák az országhatárokon belül szembeszállhatnak a nácikkal, és szenvedélyesen egymásba habarodnak. Ám amikor a fiú elárulja, Isabelle csatlakozik az Ellenálláshoz, és többé hátra se néz: újra és újra az életét kockáztatja mások megmentéséért. Kristin Hannah érzékenyen tárja elénk hogyan harcoltak a második világháborúban a nők. A Fülemüle két nővér története, akiket tapasztalataik, ideáljaik, vérmérsékletük és körülményeik elválasztanak egymástól, és mindketten saját veszélyes útjukon indulnak el a túlélés, a szerelem és a szabadság felé a németek által megszállt, háborútól szétszabdalt Franciaországban. E szívszorító regény a lélek erejének és a nők állhatatosságának dicsérete. Olyan könyv, amely mindenkihez szól, és egy életre szóló élményt nyújt. A New York Times bestseller-listáján szereplő szerző, Kristin Hannah huszonkét regényt írt. Az ügyvédből lett írónő fiával és férjével az Egyesült Államok északnyugati partvidékén és Hawaiin él.

Kristin Hannah - The Things We Do for Love
Years of trying unsuccessfully to conceive a child have broken more than Angie DeSaria’s heart. Following a painful divorce, she moves back to her small Pacific Northwest hometown and takes over management of her family’s restaurant. In West End, where life rises and falls like the tides, Angie’s fortunes will drastically change yet again when she meets and befriends a troubled young woman. Angie hires Lauren Ribido because she sees something special in the seventeen-year-old. They quickly form a deep bond, and when Lauren is abandoned by her mother, Angie offers the girl a place to stay. But nothing could have prepared Angie for the far-reaching repercussions of this act of kindness. Together, these two women—one who longs for a child and the other who longs for a mother’s love—will be tested in ways that neither could have imagined.

Tom Rob Smith - Kristin Hannah - David Rosenfelt - Graeme Simsion - A tanya - Családi háború - Figyelmeztetés nélkül - A Rosie-projekt
A tanya Tom Rob Smith Daniel Londonban él, amikor felhívja telefonon a svédországi tanyán elé apja és anyja is. Vajon az apja tényleg belekeveredett valami szörnyűségbe, ahogy az anyja állítja? Vagy az anyjának vannak kényszerképzetei, amit az apja bizonygat? Családi háború Kristin Hannah Jolene és Michael Zarkades valamikor szerelmesek voltak egymásba, és már tizenkét éve házasok. Amikor a helikopterpilóta Jolene-t Irakba vezénylik, válságba kerül a kapcsolatuk. Vajon túléli az asszony és a házasság a háborút? Figyelmeztetés nélkül David Rosenfelt Amikor gátszakadás miatt ki kell ásni egy öt éve eltemetett időkapszulát Maine állam egyik kisvárosában, Jake Robbins rendőrfőnök és Katie Sanford újságíró - akiknek régi és bonyolult a kapcsolata - megdöbbentő dolgokat talál. A Rosie-projekt Graeme Simsion Don Tillman genetikaprofesszor úgy érzi, ideje feleséget találnia. Tudományos módszerrel kérdőívet készít, hogy kiszűrje a rossz jelölteket. Aztán találkozik Rosie Jarmannel, aki minden tekintetben rossz jelölt, de a szerelemben nincs ésszerűség.

Tom Rob Smith - Kristin Hannah - David Rosenfelt - Graeme Simsion - Reader's Digest
Ehhez a könyvhöz nincs fülszöveg, de ettől függetlenül még rukkolható/happolható.

Kristin Hannah - On ​Mystic Lake
Kristin ​Hannah makes her hardcover debut with this poignant, tender, and true story of love, loss, passion, and the fragile threads that bind families together. Annie Colwater's only child has just left home for school abroad. On that same day, her husband of twenty years confesses that he's in love with a younger woman. Alone in the house that is no longer a home, Annie comes to the painful realization that for years she has been slowly disappearing. Lonely and afraid, she retreats to Mystic, the small Washington town where she grew up, hoping that there she can reclaim the woman she once was--the woman she is now desperate to become again. In Mystic, she is reunited with her first love, Nick Delacroix, a recent widower unable to cope with his grieving, too-silent six-year-old daughter, Izzie. Together, the three of them begin to heal, and, at last, Annie learns that she can love without losing herself. But just when she has found a second chance at happiness, her life is turned upside down again, and Annie must make a choice no woman should have to make. . . . On Mystic Lake is the story of one seemingly ordinary woman, but the novel speaks to all of us, to anyone who has ever had to choose between what is . . . and what could be.

Kristin Hannah - Home ​Again
Madelaine ​Hillyard is a world-famous heart surgeon at the top of her game. Her personal life is far less successful. A loving but overworked single mom, she is constantly at odds with her teenage daughter. At sixteen, Lina is confused, angry, and fast becoming a stranger to her mother—a rebel desperate to find the father who walked away before she was born. Complicating matters for Madelaine are the vastly different DeMarco brothers: While priest Francis DeMarco is always ready to lend a helping hand, his brother, Angel, long ago took on the role of bad boy. Years earlier Angel abandoned Madelaine—and fatherhood—to go in search of fame and fortune. His departure left Madelaine devastated, but now he reappears and seeks help from the very people he betrayed—as a patient in dire need. With Home Again, New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah has written a moving, powerful novel about the fragile threads that bind together our lives and the astonishing possibility of second chances.

Kristin Hannah - True ​Colors
True ​Colors is New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah’s most provocative, compelling, and heart-wrenching story yet. With the luminous writing and unforgettable characters that are her trademarks, she tells the story of three sisters whose once-solid world is broken apart by jealousy, betrayal, and the kind of passion that rarely comes along. The Grey sisters have always been close. After their mother’s death, the girls banded together, becoming best friends. Their stern, disapproving father cares less about his children than about his reputation. To Henry Grey, appearances are everything, and years later, he still demands that his daughters reflect his standing in the community. Winona, the oldest, needs her father’s approval most of all. An overweight bookworm who never felt at home on the sprawling horse ranch that has been in her family for three generations, she knows that she doesn’t have the qualities her father values. But as the best lawyer in town, she’s determined to someday find a way to prove her worth to him. Aurora, the middle sister, is the family peacemaker. She brokers every dispute and tries to keep them all happy, even as she hides her own secret pain. Vivi Ann is the undisputed star of the family. A stunningly beautiful dreamer with a heart as big as the ocean in front of her house, she is adored by all who know her. Everything comes easily for Vivi Ann, until a stranger comes to town. . . . In a matter of moments, everything will change. The Grey sisters will be pitted against one another in ways that none could have imagined. Loyalties will be tested and secrets revealed, and a terrible, shocking crime will shatter both their family and their beloved town. With breathtaking pace and penetrating emotional insight, True Colors is an unforgettable novel about sisters, rivalry, forgiveness, redemption---and ultimately, what it means to be a family.

Kristin Hannah - The ​Four Winds
_From ​the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone comes an epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America’s most defining eras—the Great Depression._ Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as the crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. One of the darkest periods of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl era, has arrived with a vengeance. In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli—like so many of her neighbors—must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to California, in search of a better life. The Four Winds is an indelible portrait of America and the American Dream, as seen through the eyes of one indomitable woman whose courage and sacrifice will come to define a generation.

Kristin Hannah - Summer ​Island
NEW ​YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of the cherished bestseller On Mystic Lake returns with a poignant, funny, luminous novel about a mother and daughter--the complex ties that bind them, the past that separates them, and the healing that comes with forgiveness. Years ago, Nora Bridge walked out on her marriage and left her daughters behind. She has since become a famous radio talk-show host and newspaper columnist beloved for her moral advice. Her youngest daughter, Ruby, is a struggling comedienne who uses her famous mother as fuel for her bitter, cynical humor. When the tabloids unearth a scandalous secret from Nora's past, their estrangement suddenly becomes dramatic: Nora is injured in an accident and a glossy magazine offers Ruby a fortune to write a tell-all about her mother. Under false pretenses, Ruby returns home to take care of the woman she hasn't spoken to for almost a decade. Nora insists they retreat to Summer Island in the San Juans, to the lovely old house on the water where Ruby grew up, a place filled with childhood memories of love and joy and belonging. There Ruby is also reunited with her first love and his brother. Once, the three of them had been best friends, inseparable. Until the summer that Nora had left and everyone's hearts had been broken. . . . What began as an expose evolves, as Ruby writes, into an exploration of her family's past. Nora is not the woman Ruby has hated all these years. Witty, wise, and vulnerable, she is desperate to reconcile with her daughter. As the magazine deadline draws near and Ruby finishes what has begun to seem to her an act of brutal betrayal, she is forced to grow up and at last to look at her mother--and herself--through the eyes of a woman. And she must, finally, allow herself to love. Summer Island is a beautiful novel, funny, tender, sad, and ultimately triumphant.

Kristin Hannah - Angel ​Falls
When ​Mikaela Campbell, beloved wife and mother, falls into a coma, it is up to her husband, Liam, to hold the family together and care for their grieving, frightened children. Doctors tell Liam not to expect a recovery, but he believes that love can accomplish what medical science cannot. Daily he sits at Mikaela’s bedside, telling her stories of the precious life they have built together, hoping against hope that she will wake up. But then he discovers evidence of his wife’s secret past: a hidden first marriage to movie star Julian True. Desperate to bring Mikaela back at any cost, Liam knows that he must turn to Julian for help. But will that choice cost Liam his wife, his family, and everything he holds dear? One of Kristin Hannah’s most moving novels, Angel Falls is a poignant and unforgettable portrait of marriage and commitment, of an ordinary man who dares to risk everything in the name of love.

Tom Rob Smith - Kristin Hannah - David Rosenfelt - Graeme Simsion - A ​tanya / Családi háború / Figyelmeztetés nélkül / A Rosie-projekt
A ​tanya Tom Rob Smith Daniel Londonban él, amikor felhívja telefonon a svédországi tanyán elé apja és anyja is. Vajon az apja tényleg belekeveredett valami szörnyűségbe, ahogy az anyja állítja? Vagy az anyjának vannak kényszerképzetei, amit az apja bizonygat? Családi háború Kristin Hannah Jolene és Michael Zarkades valamikor szerelmesek voltak egymásba, és már tizenkét éve házasok. Amikor a helikopterpilóta Jolene-t Irakba vezénylik, válságba kerül a kapcsolatuk. Vajon túléli az asszony és a házasság a háborút? Figyelmeztetés nélkül David Rosenfel Amikor gátszakadás miatt ki kell ásni egy öt éve eltemetett időkapszulát Maine állam egyik kisvárosában, Jake Robbins rendőrfőnök és Katie Sanford újságíró - akiknek régi és bonyolult a kapcsolata - megdöbbentő dolgokat talál. A Rosie-projekt Graeme Simsion Don Tillman genetikaprofesszor úgy érzi, ideje feleséget találnia. Tudományos módszerrel kérdőívet készít, hogy kiszűrje a rossz jelölteket. Aztán találkozik Rosie Jarmannel, aki minden tekintetben rossz jelölt, de a szerelemben nincs ésszerűség.

Kristin Hannah - Home ​Front
All ​marriages have a breaking point. All families have wounds. All wars have a cost. . . . Like many couples, Michael and Jolene Zarkades have to face the pressures of everyday life---children, careers, bills, chores---even as their twelve-year marriage is falling apart. Then an unexpected deployment sends Jolene deep into harm’s way and leaves defense attorney Michael at home, unaccustomed to being a single parent to their two girls. As a mother, it agonizes Jolene to leave her family, but as a solider she has always understood the true meaning of duty. In her letters home, she paints a rose-colored version of her life on the front lines, shielding her family from the truth. But war will change Jolene in ways that none of them could have foreseen. When tragedy strikes, Michael must face his darkest fear and fight a battle of his own---for everything that matters to his family. At once a profoundly honest look at modern marriage and a dramatic exploration of the toll war takes on an ordinary American family, Home Front is a story of love, loss, heroism, honor, and ultimately, hope.

Kristin Hannah - Grădina ​de iarnă
Meredith ​și Nina Whitson sunt două surori cum nu se poate mai diferite. Una a rămas acasă ca să-și crească copiii și să se ocupe de livada de meri a familiei; cealaltă și-a urmat visul și a călătorit prin lume, devenind o fotojurnalistă faimoasă. Dar când tatăl lor se îmbolnăvește, cele două femei se vor reîntâlni, regăsind-o și pe Ania, mama lor distantă și ostilă, care nici măcar acum nu le oferă fiicelor ei nici un fel de mângâiere. Pe patul de moarte, tatăl le smulge însă o ultimă promisiune femeilor din viața sa. Totul începe cu o poveste cum surorile nu au mai auzit vreodată – o idilă captivantă, misterioasă, ce se desfășoară pe o perioadă de mai bine de șase decenii și pe două continente, din Leningradul înghețat, aflat în plin război, până în Alaska zilelor noastre. Această dramă cutremurătoare le unește pe cele trei femei într-un mod cu totul neașteptat. Meredith și Nina vor afla în cele din urmă secretul ce marchează trecutul mamei lor și vor descoperi un adevăr teribil, care va zdruncina însuși fundamentul familiei lor și le va schimba viața. "Grădina de iarnă" este un roman evocator, liric, care aruncă o lumină puternică asupra relației complicate mamă–fiică și explorează legăturile durabile dintre trecut și prezent. „Autoarea bestsellerului "Aleea cu licurici" a scris încă o poveste impresionantă despre neînțelegeri, legături de familie și femei puternice... o poveste fascinantă în care basmul se împletește cu realitatea, un basm care nu are întotdeauna finalul așteptat.“ The Herald-News "Un roman istoric convingător, al cărui fir epic se întrețese cu cel al unei drame de familie contemporane...“ Library Journal

Kristin Hannah - Night ​Road
For ​a mother, life comes down to a series of choices. To hold on… To let go.. To forget… To forgive… 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 safe and on track for college. 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. NIGHT ROAD is vivid, emotionally complex novel that 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.

Kristin Hannah - A ​Handful of Heaven
Yukon ​Territory was a gold miner's heaven, and Devon O'Shea had come to claim her share. But instead of a thriving store in a boom town, Devon discovered she was part owner of a filthy, disorganized tent with a bunch of gold diggers and a mountainous slap of animosity for a partner: Stone Man McKenna. Gathering mop, pail and sheer determination, Devon vowed to make this post the best in the Yukon Territory. Stone Man didn't scare her. But his kiss -- a gruff attempt to convince her that the Yukon was no place for a lady -- left her feeling, for the first time in her life, feminine and alive . . .

Kristin Hannah - The ​Things We Do for Love
Years ​of trying unsuccessfully to conceive a child have broken more than Angie DeSaria’s heart. Following a painful divorce, she moves back to her small Pacific Northwest hometown and takes over management of her family’s restaurant. In West End, where life rises and falls like the tides, Angie’s fortunes will drastically change yet again when she meets and befriends a troubled young woman. Angie hires Lauren Ribido because she sees something special in the seventeen-year-old. They quickly form a deep bond, and when Lauren is abandoned by her mother, Angie offers the girl a place to stay. But nothing could have prepared Angie for the far-reaching repercussions of this act of kindness. Together, these two women—one who longs for a child and the other who longs for a mother’s love—will be tested in ways that neither could have imagined.

Kristin Hannah - Titkok ​tava
Annie ​Colwater férje éppen most jelentett be, hogy egy másik nőt szeret. Húsz évvel ezelőtt, amikor Annie tizenkilenc évesen hozzáment Blake-hez, azt hitte, megfogta az Isten lábát. Egy sivár, fakitermelésből élő kisvárosban nőtt fel, édesanya nélkül, akit egy autóbalesetben nagyon korán elveszített. Az apja sohasem ösztönözte arra, hogy legyenek vágyai és álmai, hanem úgy vélte, akkor biztosítja a lányának a legjobb jövőt, ha lehetőséget ad neki egy ígéretes karrier előtt álló fiúval megismerkedni, aki majd természetesen feleségül veszi. Amikor Annie először hagyta egy a családi fészket, hihetetlenül magányosnak érezte magát. Stanford nem egy kisvárosi munkás lányának való hely volt. Ott döbbent rá, hogy szegény és iskolázatlan családból származik. Csak az apja iránti szeretet miatt maradt abban a hatalmas, rideg és barátságtalan iskolában. Két lábon járó sebzett magány volt, s az egyetlen dolog, amivel betölthette a lelkében tátongó űrt, az a gondoskodás volt. Amikor megismerte Blake-et, elhalmozta a fiút a benne felgyülemlett vágyakozással és szeretettel. Feladott mindent, önmagát, az álmait - zokszó nélkül... Az élete és a lelke egybeolvadt a férfiéval, napról napra, döntésről döntésre. Hosszú éveken át igaz szerelemnek hitte a megszokásnak és a vonzalomnak ezt a keverékét. Azt gondolta, hogy a szeretet, amelyet a férjének ad, pontosan tükörképe annak, amit Blake érez iránta, s most pedig egyik pillanatról a másikra hirtelen magára maradt. Mert vak volt. Megtanulta, hogy az élet nem mindig igazságos, és a szeretet olykor összetörheti az ember szívét. S ami a legfontosabb: semmi nem lehet rosszabb annál, mint az, ha a szeretett férfi elhagy. Annie ösztöneire hallgatva visszamenekül szülővárosába, ahol találkozik első szerelmével, Nick Delacroix-val, aki nemrégiben veszítette el a feleségét, s képtelen szót érteni hallgatásba menekült lányával. Hárman együtt kezdenek el gyógyulni. És amikor Annie már azt hiszi, hogy a sorstól kapott még egy utolsó esélyt a boldogságra, az élete ismét fenekestől felfordul, s olyan döntés elé kényszerül, amelyet egyetlen szerelmes asszonynak sem könnyű meghoznia. Vajon sikerül-e megtalálnia önmagát, a régi Annie Bourne-t? E regény egy asszony története, de mindenkihez szól. Bárkihez, akinek valaha is volt bátorsága választani aközött, amiről álmodott, és aközött, ami osztályrészül jutott...

Kristin Hannah - Ronald Anthony - Jill Marie Landis - Összetört ​Szívek Szállodája / Mindörökre / Varázslatos óra
Jill ​Marie Landis Összetört szívek szállodája Összetört Szívek Szállodája Tracy Potter a férje halála után rádöbben, hogy mindössze egy elhagyatott parti szálloda maradt rá. Egyedül kell felnevelnie a fiukat és annak féltestvérét, ezért elhatározza, hogy új életet kezd. Aztán szíven találja Ámor nyila, és Tracy élete ismét fordulatot vesz. A történet arról szól, hogy mindig van újabb esély – még kilátástalan helyzetekben is. A kétperces szabály A bankrablásért elítélt Max Holman tíz év elteltével távozhat a börtönből, és feltett szándéka, hogy jó útra tér. Csakhogy az élete átírja a forgatókönyvet, amikor a szabadulása napján meggyilkolják a fiát. Az eset látszólag nincs összefüggésben korábbi ügyekkel, a helyzetet viszont súlyosbítja, hogy az áldozat olyan rendőr, akinek az apja börtönviselt. Holman hamarosan ráébred, hogy fia gyilkossági ügye jóval szövevényesebb, mint gondolta Ronald Anthony Mindörökre Jesse Siena nem hisz a szerelemben. Miért is tenné, amikor úgyis véget ér egyszer? Tökéletesnek vélt kapcsolatát barátnőjével, Marinával ezért sem terhelik "örök ígéretek". A kifejezés azonban teljesen új értelmet nyer Jesse özvegy édesapja szívhez szóló történetével, amely a múltról mesél, és amely meglepő módon teremt kapcsolatot apa és fia között. Bölcs és kedves humora miatt hamar a szívükbe zárták az olvasók az amerikai szerző bemutatkozó regényét. Kristin Hannah Varázslatos óra Amikor Rain Valleyben titokzatos kislány bukkan fel a közeli vadonból, a sajtó munkatársai nyomban szenzációt szagolnak, és megszállják az idilli kisvárost. Mindenkit az foglalkoztat, hogy honnan érkezett a jövevény, és milyen borzalmakat kellett elszenvednie. Két nővér, az egyik gyermekpszichológus, a másik a kisváros rendőrfőnöke, úgy dönt, hogy végére jár a rejtélynek

Kristin Hannah - Dincolo ​de stele
Tully ​Hart a avut întotdeauna visuri mărețe, fiind, în același timp, bântuită de amintirile unui trecut dureros. Crede că poate depăși orice, până când cea mai bună prietenă a sa, Kate Ryan, moare. Tully încearcă să îndeplinească promisiunea pe care i-a făcut-o lui Kate când aceasta era pe patul de moarte – să le fie alături copiilor lui Kate –, dar nu știe nimic despre familie sau despre maternitate, sau despre cum să ai grijă de alții. Marah Ryan are șaisprezece ani și este distrusă de durere la moartea mamei sale. Tatăl ei, Johnny, se străduiește să țină familia unită, dar pentru Marah, nimic și nimeni nu pare să conteze… până când se îndrăgostește de un tânăr care o face să zâmbească din nou și o poartă în lumea lui plină de pericole. Dorothy Hart se află în miezul trecutului tragic al lui Tully. A părăsit-o în mod repetat pe fiica ei pe când era copilă, dar acum se întoarce, într-un moment în care Tully se simte complet singură. În cele din urmă, Dorothy trebuie să se confrunte cu un adevăr dureros: numai prin dezvăluirea secretelor trecutului său poate spera să devină mama de care fiica ei are nevoie. Un roman emoționant despre iubire, maternitate, pierdere și noi începuturi, _Dincolo de stele_ ne amintește că acolo unde există viață, există speranță, și unde există iubire, există iertare. O poveste plină de forță care demonstrează, o dată în plus, de ce Kristin Hannah este una dintre cele mai iubite scriitoare contemporane. _„Un roman care va ajunge direct la inimile cititorilor.“ Huffington Post_ _„Talentul de povestitoare al lui Hannah te face să nu poți lăsa din mână această carte.“ Kirkus Reviews_

Kristin Hannah - Aleea ​cu licurici
În ​vara agitată a anului 1974, Kate Mularkey pare că s-a împăcat cu faptul că viața nu are să-i ofere nimic special. Dar, spre uimirea sa, „cea mai grozavă fată din lume“ se mută pe strada ei și vrea să-i fie prietenă. Tully Hart pare să aibă totul: frumusețe, inteligență, ambiție. La prima vedere, cele două fete sunt cât se poate de diferite: Kate, condamnată să fie veșnic o ființă obișnuită, cu o familie iubitoare care o umilește în permanență; Tully, plină de strălucire și mister, dar cu un secret care o distruge. Ele fac un pact pentru a fi cele mai bune prietene pe vecie, iar până la sfârșitul verii devin de nedespărțit. Timp de treizeci de ani, Tully și Kate se sprijină una pe alta, trecând printr-o mulțime de evenimente și stări care le pun la încercare prietenia: gelozie, furie, durere, resentimente. Și cred că au supraviețuit tuturor încercărilor vieții până când un singur act de trădare le va despărți... și le va supune curajul și prietenia la testul final. Scris de autoarea bestsellerului Privighetoarea, Aleea cu licurici este un roman impresionant despre promisiuni, secrete și trădări, despre dragoste, pierdere și magia prieteniei... „Romanul lui Kristin Hannah este un portret emoţionant şi realist al unei prietenii complexe şi trainice.“ Booklist „O epopee remarcabilă a prieteniei dintre două fete nedespărțite, care trec împreună printr-o mulțime de peripeții şi de evenimente tragice... o poveste în care fanii vor recunoaște stilul inconfundabil al lui Kristin Hannah.“ The Seattle Times _Kristin Hannah este autoarea bestsellerurilor Privighetoarea și A doua șansă._

Kristin Hannah - A ​doua șansă
_„Sunt ​îndrăgostit de altă femeie.” _ Prin aceste cuvinte simple, Blake Colwater a pus capăt unei căsnicii de două decenii. De pe o zi pe alta, și-a părăsit domiciliul conjugal și s-a mutat la noua lui iubită, deschizând procedura de divorț. Annie, soția lui, este distrusă; a fost trădată tocmai ea, care a sacrificat totul pentru fericirea familiei. În lipsa lui Natalie, fiica lor de șaptesprezece ani plecată la studii în străinătate, se simte cu totul abandonată, fără nici uh reper stabil în noua viață. În pragul depresiei, Annie se refugiază la tatăl ei, în Mystic, orășelul în care a copilărit, unde speră să poată găsi un nou început. Acolo îl întâlnește pe Nick Delacroix, prima ei dragoste, care, la rândul lui, se află la o răscruce a sorții - rămas văduv de curând, se simte incapabil să se apropie de fiica lui profund marcată emoțional. Împreună, Annie și Nick încearcă să dea un nou sens propriilor vieți. Timpul însă nu iartă; la împlinirea a patruzeci de ani, Annie ezită: oare mai are dreptul la fericire?

Kristin Hannah - Magic ​Hour
In ​the rugged Pacific Northwest lies the Olympic National Forest—nearly a million acres of impenetrable darkness and impossible beauty. From deep within this old growth forest, a six-year-old girl appears. Speechless and alone, she offers no clue as to her identity, no hint of her past. Having retreated to her western Washington hometown after a scandal left her career in ruins, child psychiatrist Dr. Julia Cates is determined to free the extraordinary little girl she calls Alice from a prison of unimaginable fear and isolation. To reach her, Julia must discover the truth about Alice’s past—although doing so requires help from Julia’s estranged sister, a local police officer. The shocking facts of Alice’s life test the limits of Julia’s faith and strength, even as she struggles to make a home for Alice—and for herself. In Magic Hour, Kristin Hannah creates one of her most beloved characters, and delivers an incandescent story about the resilience of the human spirit, the triumph of hope, and the meaning of home.

Kristin Hannah - Volverás ​a Alaska
De ​la autora del bestseller internacional El Ruiseñor,una épica historia de amor, pérdida y supervivencia que celebra la resistencia del espíritu humano y la inquebrantable fuerza de las mujeres. Alaska, 1974. Indómita. Impredecible. Y para una familia en crisis, la prueba definitiva. Ernt Allbright vuelve de la guerra de Vietnam convertido en un hombre distinto. Incapaz de mantener un trabajo, toma una decisión impulsiva: toda su familia comenzará una nueva vida en la salvaje Alaska, la última frontera. Con apenas 13 años, su hija Leni ansía encontrar su lugar en el mundo, mientras que su mujer, Cora, estaría dispuesta a cualquier cosa por el hombre al que ama, aunque eso signifique seguirle en su aventura hacia lo desconocido. En una inhóspita y remota esquina del país, los Allbright encontrarán una pequeña comunidad de hombres aguerridos y mujeres aún más fuertes en la que labrarse un nuevo futuro. Allí, Leni tendrá que madurar muy deprisa, enfrentándose al desafío de una naturaleza desmesurada y cruel, a lo que oculta su propia familia y a la tormentosa relación de sus padres. Pero cuando el invierno llegue y el frío y la oscuridad lo invadan todo, madre e...

Matt Dickinson - Petra Oelker - Peter Robinson - Kristin Hannah - Die ​weiβe Hölle / Der Klosterwald / In einem heiβen Sommer / Wenn Engel schweigen
Band ​245 - Juni 2002 Matt Dickinson: Die weiβe Hölle Mit einem Gleitschirm vom Mount Everest zu segeln bedeutet für Sebastian Turner die Erfüllung eines Lebestraums. Und zugleich die ideale Gelegenheit, Werbung für seinen eigenen Fernsehsender zu machen. Als er die Todeszone des Everest aufbricht, zählt zu dem Millionenpublikum, das den Aufstieg mitverfolgt, auch seine Frau Josie. Noch ahnt sie nicht, dass ein Drama bevorsteht, das auch iher das Äuβerste abverlangen wird. Petra Oelker: Der Klosterwald Möldenburg ist eine idyllische Kleinstadt in der Lüneburger Heide. Doch der Fried ist jäh dahin, als im Klosterwald eine Leiche entdeckt wird. Besonders Felicitas Stern, die tatkräftige Abtissin und Managerin des Klosters, will Licht in das Dunkel dieses Verbrechens bringen. Da sie das Vertrauen vieler Menschen genieβt, ist sie der Polizei immer um eine Nasenlänge voraus. Das wird ihr fast zum Verhängnis... Peter Robinson: In einem heiβen Sommer Über vierzig Jahre lag Hobb's End in den Tiefen eines Stausees verborgen. In einem heiβen Sommer taucht das kleine nordenglische Dorf zum ersten Mal wieder auf - und mit ihm ein schreckliches Geheimnis: Das Skelett einer jungen Frau wird gefunden. Inspektor Banks sieht sich mit einem Jahrzehnte altem Mordfall konfrontiert, und ihm steht eine shier unlösbare Aufgabe bevor. Denn wer kann sich heute noch an die Tote erinnern? Kristin Hannah: Wenn Engel schweigen Nach einem Reitunfall liegt Mikaela Campbell im Koma. Stunde um Stunde verbringt ihr Mann an ihrem Bett, vergeblich hoffend, sie durch seine Liebe ins Leben zurückholen zu können. Eines Tages entdeckt er zufällig, dass Mikaela auf den Namen ihrer einstigen Jugendliebe reagiert. Da erschlieβt er sich zu einerm äuβesrt riskanten Schritt.

Kristin Hannah - Menekülés ​Alaszkába
Alaszka, ​1974. Kiszámíthatatlan. Könyörtelen. Megszelídíthetetlen. És van, akinek az utolsó lehetősége. A vietnámi háborús veterán, Ernt Allbright képtelen beilleszkedni a társadalomba. Amikor sokadjára is elveszíti a munkáját, hirtelen döntést hoz: a családjával északra, Alaszkába költözik, hogy ott boldoguljanak, Amerika utolsó, igazi határvidékén. A tizenhárom éves Leni serdülőkorának zűrzavarában is abban reménykedik, hogy az új vidék egy jobb jövővel kecsegtet majd a családja számára. Eleinte úgy tűnik, Alaszkában az imáik meghallgattatásra találnak. De a tél közeledtével, ahogy sötétség ereszkedik Alaszkára, Ernt gyenge mentális állapota romlásnak indul, a család pedig kezd összeomlani. A külvilág veszedelmei lassacskán elhalványulnak az odabenn lakozó fenyegetés mellett. A vadonban senki más nem mentheti meg őket, csak magukra számíthatnak. Kristin Hannah regénye emberi sorsokról és egy olyan helyről, melynek sem szépsége, sem veszélyei nem hasonlíthatók semmi máshoz. Merész, gyönyörű, letehetetlen történet szeretetről és veszteségről, a túlélésért való küzdelemről és a vadságról, amely az emberben és a természetben is ott bujkál.

Kristin Hannah - Firefly ​Lane
From ​the New York Times bestselling author of On Mystic Lake comes a powerful novel of love, loss, and the magic of friendship. . . . In the turbulent summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. Then, to her amazement, the “coolest girl in the world” moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. Tully Hart seems to have it all---beauty, brains, ambition. On the surface they are as opposite as two people can be: Kate, doomed to be forever uncool, with a loving family who mortifies her at every turn. Tully, steeped in glamour and mystery, but with a secret that is destroying her. They make a pact to be best friends forever; by summer’s end they’ve become TullyandKate. Inseparable. So begins Kristin Hannah’s magnificent new novel. Spanning more than three decades and playing out across the ever-changing face of the Pacific Northwest, Firefly Lane is the poignant, powerful story of two women and the friendship that becomes the bulkhead of their lives. From the beginning, Tully is desperate to prove her worth to the world. Abandoned by her mother at an early age, she longs to be loved unconditionally. In the glittering, big-hair era of the eighties, she looks to men to fill the void in her soul. But in the buttoned-down nineties, it is television news that captivates her. She will follow her own blind ambition to New York and around the globe, finding fame and success . . . and loneliness. Kate knows early on that her life will be nothing special. Throughout college, she pretends to be driven by a need for success, but all she really wants is to fall in love and have children and live an ordinary life. In her own quiet way, Kate is as driven as Tully. What she doesn’t know is how being a wife and mother will change her . . . how she’ll lose sight of who she once was, and what she once wanted. And how much she’ll envy her famous best friend. . . . For thirty years, Tully and Kate buoy each other through life, weathering the storms of friendship---jealousy, anger, hurt, resentment. They think they’ve survived it all until a single act of betrayal tears them apart . . . and puts their courage and friendship to the ultimate test. Firefly Lane is for anyone who ever drank Boone’s Farm apple wine while listening to Abba or Fleetwood Mac. More than a coming-of-age novel, it’s the story of a generation of women who were both blessed and cursed by choices. It’s about promises and secrets and betrayals. And ultimately, about the one person who really, truly knows you---and knows what has the power to hurt you . . . and heal you. Firefly Lane is a story you’ll never forget . . . one you’ll want to pass on to your best friend.

Kristin Hannah - The ​Nightingale
In ​love we find out who we want to be. In war we find out who we are. FRANCE, 1939 In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn’t believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent. When France is overrun, Vianne is forced to take an enemy into her house, and suddenly her every move is watched; her life and her child’s life is at constant risk. Without food or money or hope, as danger escalates around her, she must make one terrible choice after another. Vianne’s sister, Isabelle, is a rebellious eighteen-year-old girl, searching for purpose with all the reckless passion of youth. While thousands of Parisians march into the unknown terrors of war, she meets the compelling and mysterious Gäetan, a partisan who believes the French can fight the Nazis from within France, and she falls in love as only the young can...completely. When he betrays her, Isabelle races headlong into danger and joins the Resistance, never looking back or giving a thought to the real--and deadly--consequences. With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah takes her talented pen to the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women’s war. The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France--a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime.

Kristin Hannah - Winter ​Garden
Can ​a woman ever really know herself if she doesn’t know her mother? From the author of the smash-hit bestseller Firefly Lane and True Colors comes a powerful, heartbreaking novel that illuminates the intricate mother-daughter bond and explores the enduring links between the present and the past Meredith and Nina Whitson are as different as sisters can be. One stayed at home to raise her children and manage the family apple orchard; the other followed a dream and traveled the world to become a famous photojournalist. But when their beloved father falls ill, Meredith and Nina find themselves together again, standing alongside their cold, disapproving mother, Anya, who even now, offers no comfort to her daughters. As children, the only connection between them was the Russian fairy tale Anya sometimes told the girls at night. On his deathbed, their father extracts a promise from the women in his life: the fairy tale will be told one last time—and all the way to the end. Thus begins an unexpected journey into the truth of Anya’s life in war-torn Leningrad, more than five decades ago. Alternating between the past and present, Meredith and Nina will finally hear the singular, harrowing story of their mother’s life, and what they learn is a secret so terrible and terrifying that it will shake the very foundation of their family and change who they believe they are

Linwood Barclay - Kristin Hannah - Patricia MacDonald - Peter Pezzelli - Higgy ​a szemednek! / Mélyrepülés / Elveszett gyermek / Az üvegfúvó inasa
Higgy ​a szemednek! Linwood Barclay Ray Kilbride autista öccse, Thomas egy különleges weboldalon utcáról utcára feltérképezi a világot, de aztán meglát valamit, amit nem lett volna szabad. Egygyilkosság szemtanúja lesz, és ezzel mindketten rettenetes bonyodalmakba keverednek. Mélyrepülés Kristin Hannah Katie Ryan meghal rákban, és ez a családját nagyon megviseli. Johnny, a férje képtelen gondoskodni a gyermekeiről. A lánya, Marah a lázadást választja. Katie legjobb barátnője, Tully nem tud szabadulni káros szenvedélyeitől, és nem lát kiutat. Elveszett gyermek Patricia MacDonald Caitlin Eckhart egy reggel telefonhívást kap, és ez felborítja az életét. Hatéves mostohafia, Geordie eltűnik az iskolából, és hamarosan kiderül, hogy elrabolták. Caitlint utoléri a múltja sötét titka. Vajon van valami összefüggés a két eset között? Az üvegfúvó inasa Peter Pezzelli Fabio dédelgetett álma, hogy híres táncos legyen. Mindent megtervez, amikor új partnert választ a milánói válogatásra. De a sorsnak más terve van vele, és Fábio élete egy pillanat alatt megváltozik, valami egészen más dolgokról kell álmodoznia.

Kristin Hannah - Fly ​Away
_Once, ​a long time ago, I walked down a night-darkened road called Firefly Lane, all alone, on the worst night of my life, and I found a kindred spirit. That was our beginning. More than thirty years ago. TullyandKate. You and me against the world. Best friends forever. But stories end, don’t they? You lose the people you love and you have to find a way to go on_... Tully Hart has always been larger than life, a woman fueled by big dreams and driven by memories of a painful past. She thinks she can overcome anything until her best friend, Kate Ryan, dies. Tully tries to fulfill her deathbed promise to Kate--to be there for Kate’s children--but Tully knows nothing about family or motherhood or taking care of people. Sixteen-year-old Marah Ryan is devastated by her mother’s death. Her father, Johnny, strives to hold the family together, but even with his best efforts, Marah becomes unreachable in her grief. Nothing and no one seems to matter to her... until she falls in love with a young man who makes her smile again and leads her into his dangerous, shadowy world. Dorothy Hart - the woman who once called herself Cloud - is at the center of Tully’s tragic past. She repeatedly abandoned her daughter, Tully, as a child, but now she comes back, drawn to her daughter’s side at a time when Tully is most alone. At long last, Dorothy must face her darkest fear: Only by revealing the ugly secrets of her past can she hope to become the mother her daughter needs. A single, tragic choice and a middle-of-the-night phone call will bring these women together and set them on a poignant, powerful journey of redemption. Each has lost her way, and they will need one another - and maybe a miracle - to transform their lives. An emotionally complex, heart-wrenching novel about love, motherhood, loss, and new beginnings, Fly Away reminds us that where there is life, there is hope, and where there is love, there is forgiveness.

Kristin Hannah - Repülj ​messzire!
A ​Szentjánosbogár lányok további megindító története. Tizenévesként, a hetvenes években Tully Hart és Kate Mularkey elválaszthatatlanok voltak. Tully volt a sminkjével és nyakba akasztós felsőivel a legmenőbb lány az iskolában. A szemüveges Kate pedig, a bokalengő farmerével, a stréber kívülálló. Ám a véletlen és a körülmények összehozták őket, és évtizedeken át kitartottak egymás mellett. Így kezdődött Tully és Kate története. Barátnők mindörökre. De néha véget érnek a történetek, és lehetetlennek tűnik újrakezdeni őket. Most, évekkel később, Tully életét fenekestől felforgatta a gyász. Szeretné betartani a Kate-nek tett ígéretét – hogy Kate gyermekei számíthatnak rá–, de fogalma sincs, hogyan csinálja. Mit tud arról az arrogáns, ambiciózus Tully, aki soha nem volt házas, hogy mit jelent családhoz tartozni? Kate lánya, a tizenhat éves Marah Ryan ugyanolyan elveszett, mint Tully. A magányos és sebezhető lány megismerkedik egy fiatalemberrel, aki kézen fogja, és bevezeti az ő veszélyes, kétes világába. Tully anyja, Dorothy Hart megbízhatatlan asszony, számtalanszor elhagyta a gyermekét, és végül összetörte a szívét. Ám most Tullynak szüksége van rá. Dorothy még egyszer visszatér, kétségbeesetten keresi a második lehetőséget, hogy jó anya legyen. De szembe kell néznie a legsötétebb félelmeivel, és elárulni múltja rettenetes titkát – csak akkor lehet az az anya, akire sérült lányának szüksége van. Egy tragédia összehozza ezt a három gyászoló nőt, és felfedezőútra indítja őket. Mindhárman utat tévesztettek, és szükségük van egymásra – és talán egy csodára is, hogy átalakítsák az életüket, és újra higgyenek az életben. Mélyedj el! Kapcsolj ki! Légy jelen!

Kristin Hannah - Distant ​Shores
Elizabeth ​and Jackson Shore married young, raised two daughters, and weathered the storms of youth as they built a family. From a distance, their lives look picture perfect. But after the girls leave home, Jack and Elizabeth quietly drift apart. When Jack accepts a wonderful new job, Elizabeth puts her own needs aside to follow him across the country. Then tragedy turns Elizabeth’s world upside down. In the aftermath, she questions everything about her life—her choices, her marriage, even her long-forgotten dreams. In a daring move that shocks her husband, friends, and daughters, she lets go of the woman she has become—and reaches out for the woman she wants to be.