Kristin Hannah is a�New York Times�bestselling author. She is a former lawyer turned writer and is the mother of one son. She and her husband live in the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, and Hawaii. Her first novel published in the UK,�Night Road,�was one of eight books selected for the UK's 2011 TV Book Club Summer Read. Her�New York Times�bestselling novel�The Nightingale, has been published in over thirty-nine languages.
It is 1974 and the summer of love is drawing to a close. Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the secondary school social food chain. Then, to her amazement, Tully Hart ? the girl all the boys want to know ? moves in across the street and wants to be her best friend. Tully and Kate became inseparable and by summer?s end they vow that their friendship will last forever.