Synopses & Reviews
How can you forgive the people you love?and how can you love them if you don?t?Jude Farraday is a happily married, stay-at-home mom who puts everyone's needs above her own. Her twins, Mia and Zach, are bright and happy teenagers. When Lexi Baill enters their lives, no one is more supportive than Jude. A former foster child with a dark past, Lexi quickly becomes Mia's best friend. Then Zach falls in love with Lexi and the three become inseparable.But senior year of high school brings unexpected dangers and one night, Jude's worst fears areconfirmed: there is an accident. In an instant, her idyllic life is shattered and her close-knitcommunity is torn apart. People ? and Jude ? demand justice, and when the finger of blame ispointed, it lands solely on eighteen-year-old Lexi Baill. In a heartbeat, their love for each other will be shattered, the family broken. Lexi gives up everything that matters to her ? the boy she loves, her place in the family, the best friend she ever had ? while Jude loses even more.When Lexi returns, older and wiser, she demands a reckoning. Long buried feelings will riseagain, and Jude will finally have to face the woman she has become. She must decide whetherto remain broken or try to forgive both Lexi?and herself.Night Road is a vivid, emotionally complex novel that raises profound questions about motherhood, loss, identity, and forgiveness. It is an exquisite, heartbreaking novel that speaks to women everywhere about the things that matter most.
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 on track for a good life and out of harm's way. But senior year of high school teste them all, an on a hot summer's night, one bad decision will change the course of all 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 love. You cannot read Night Road and not be affected by the story and the characters. The total impact of the book will stay with you for days to come after it is finished. ?The Huffington Post