By Kristin Hannah
From the New York Times bestselling writer Kristin Hannah comes a robust novel of affection, loss, and the magic of friendship. . . .
In the turbulent summer season of 1974, Kate Mularkey has authorized her position on the backside of the eighth-grade social foodstuff chain. Then, to her amazement, the "coolest lady on the earth" strikes in around the highway and desires to be her pal. Tully Hart turns out to have it all---beauty, brains, ambition. at the floor they're as contrary as humans might be: Kate, doomed to be perpetually uncool, with a loving family members who mortifies her at each flip. Tully, steeped in glamour and secret, yet with a mystery that's destroying her. They make a pact to be top neighbors without end; through summer's finish they have develop into TullyandKate. Inseparable.
So starts Kristin Hannah's extraordinary new novel. Spanning greater than 3 many years and taking part in out around the ever-changing face of the Pacific Northwest, Firefly Lane is the poignant, robust tale of 2 girls and the friendship that turns into the bulkhead in their lives.
From the start, Tully is eager to turn out her worthy to the realm. deserted through her mom at an early age, she longs to be enjoyed unconditionally. within the glittering, big-hair period of the eighties, she appears to be like to males to fill the void in her soul. yet within the buttoned-down nineties, it's tv information that captivates her. she is going to persist with her personal blind ambition to big apple and all over the world, discovering repute and good fortune . . . and loneliness.
Kate understands early on that her existence should be not anything designated. all through university, she pretends to be pushed by means of a necessity for achievement, yet all she relatively desires is to fall in love and feature teenagers and dwell a standard lifestyles. In her personal quiet method, Kate is as pushed as Tully. What she does not recognize is how being a spouse and mom will swap her . . . how she'll lose sight of who she as soon as used to be, and what she as soon as sought after. and what kind of she'll envy her well-known ally. . . .
For thirty years, Tully and Kate buoy one another via lifestyles, weathering the storms of friendship---jealousy, anger, damage, resentment. they believe they have survived all of it until eventually a unmarried act of betrayal tears them aside . . . and places their braveness and friendship to the last word test.
Firefly Lane is for an individual who ever drank Boone's Farm apple wine whereas hearing Abba or Fleetwood Mac. greater than a coming-of-age novel, it is the tale of a new release of girls who have been either blessed and cursed via offerings. it is approximately grants and secrets and techniques and betrayals. And finally, in regards to the one one who fairly, really understands you---and is familiar with what has the ability to harm you . . . and heal you. Firefly Lane is a narrative you are going to always remember . . . one you should go directly to your top friend.