Distant Shores: A Novel

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Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks, 2011 - Fiction - 355 pages
7 Reviews
Elizabeth and Jackson Shore married young, raised two daughters, and weathered the storms of youth as they built a family. From a distance, their lives look picture perfect. But after the girls leave home, Jack and Elizabeth quietly drift apart. When Jack accepts a wonderful new job, Elizabeth puts her own needs aside to follow him across the country. Then tragedy turns Elizabeth's world upside down. In the aftermath, she questions everything about her life--her choices, her marriage, even her long-forgotten dreams. In a daring move that shocks her husband, friends, and daughters, she lets go of the woman she has become--and reaches out for the woman she wants to be.

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User Review  - Dawn772 - LibraryThing

I was drawn into this story and stayed up late to finish but it spent too much time on the failing relationship and not enough on the healing. I never got to like the hero and am not convinced of the happily ever after. Jack and Birdie's marriage goes stale after the kids go to college. Read full review

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User Review  - sallyawolf - LibraryThing

This book is about a bird who falls out of her nest because she has forgotten how to fly. Elizabeth Shore aka "Birdie" realizes one day that her life is not all it is cracked up to be. She has a ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Kristin Hannah is the bestselling author of On Mystic Lake, Angel Falls, and Summer Island. She lives with her husband and son in the Pacific Northwest.


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