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Excerpt from Kristin Hannah’s new novel

If you’re a Kristin Hannah fan, you’re anxiously awaiting the release of her new novel, Home Front. And if you haven’t yet read a novel by this bestselling author, make her upcoming book the first on your list. We guarantee you’ll be hooked. Read on for a sneak peek of the first chapter of Home Front (coming out January 31).

Our January featured author is Kristin Hannah. Hannah has earned legions of fans Home Front with her breathtaking novels that always make an impact. Filled with rich characters, intricate yet relatable plots and profound emotion, her books stay with readers long after they’ve finished the last page. Her upcoming novel, Home Front, is being called her most emotionally powerful story yet, as she explores the intimate landscape of troubled marriage — with this provocative and timely portrait of a husband and wife, in love and at war.

About Home Front

All marriages have a breaking point. All families have wounds. All wars have a cost…

Like many couples, Michael and Jolene have to face the pressures of everyday life — children, careers, bills and chores — even as their 12 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 soldier 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 price of war on an ordinary American family, Home Front is a story of love, loss, heroism, honor and ultimately, hope.

Read an excerpt

Anxious for more? Click here to read the first chapter of Home Front.

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