"'Movingly written and plotted with the heartless skill of Greek tragedy. You'll keep turning the pages until the last racking sob' Wendy Holden, Daily Mail 'A gripping tale of family love, grief and forgiveness' Sunday Express 'A guilty pleasure' Daily Express 'A moving coming-of-age story' " --Heat
'as a war novel it was a real page-turner and I was hooked by the story until the very end' --Rear Party website, where it scored 4 wine glasses
'An unusual premise, with Mum going to war as an army reserve whilst dad has to stay home and keep things together. Interesting characters and the very real depiction of "life must go on" as tragedy strikes and everyone comes to terms with what's going on. Brilliant dialogue makes this a compulsive read.' --Books Monthly
"A good book which is very sad in places, it really shows you how war can change a family.
Well worth a read!" --4 out of 5 on Whatsgoodtodo.com
From a distance, Michael and Jolen Zarkades seem to have it all: a solid dependable marriage, exciting careers and children they adore. But after twelve blissful years together, the couple has lost their way. They are unhappy and edging towards divorce. Then an unexpected deployment tears their already fragile family apart, sending one of them deep into harm's way and leaving the other at home, caring for the children and waiting for news. When the worst happens, each must face their darkest fear and fight for the future of their family. An intimate look at the inner landscape of a disintegrating marriage and a dramatic exploration of the price of war. Home Front is a provocative and timely portrait of hope, honour, loss, forgiveness - and the elusive nature of love. Praise for Kristin Hannah Movingly written and plotted with the heartless skill of Greek tragedy. Youll keep turning the pages until the last racking sob Wendy Holden, Daily Mail A gripping tale of family love, grief and forgiveness Sunday Express A guilty pleasure Daily Express A moving coming-of-age story Heat