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Book trailer of the week: Night Road by Kristin Hannah

Crystal Patriarche is the Director of Parenting Content for SheKnows and oversees the SheKnows Book Lounge. She's a mother, a life-long book lover, an Arizona State University journalism and public relations graduate and entrepreneur. Fo...

Which road would you take?

Blockbuster author Kristin Hannah blew readers away with her novel Night Road -- now in paperback and our Red Hot Book this week. We're bringing you the book trailer for this rich, complex and suspenseful story of the unraveling of a family.

Night Road is one of Kristin Which road would you take?Hannah's best. Described as vivid, universal and emotionally complex, the novel raises profound questions about motherhood, identity, love and forgiveness. With such a powerful plot, we couldn't put it down, reading Night Road into the wee hours of the night.

Night Road

For 18 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 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 find the courage to forgive.

Click here to read an excerpt from Night Road.

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