Magic Hour: A Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Feb 28, 2006 - Fiction - 416 pages
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BONUS: This edition contains a Magic Hour discussion guide.

In the rugged Pacific Northwest lies the Olympic National Forest—nearly a million acres of impenetrable darkness and impossible beauty. From deep within this old growth forest, a six-year-old girl appears. Speechless and alone, she offers no clue as to her identity, no hint of her past.

Having retreated to her western Washington hometown after a scandal left her career in ruins, child psychiatrist Dr. Julia Cates is determined to free the extraordinary little girl she calls Alice from a prison of unimaginable fear and isolation. To reach her, Julia must discover the truth about Alice’s past—although doing so requires help from Julia’s estranged sister, a local police officer. The shocking facts of Alice’s life test the limits of Julia’s faith and strength, even as she struggles to make a home for Alice—and for herself. In Magic Hour, Kristin Hannah creates one of her most beloved characters, and delivers an incandescent story about the resilience of the human spirit, the triumph of hope, and the meaning of home.
 

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Having lost face and confidence after a patient commits murder, child psychiatrist Julia Cates returns to her hometown of Rain Valley, WA, at the request of the chief of police - her sister, Ellie. A ... Read full review

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Three
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Nine
Twelve
Thirteen
Fifteen
Sixteen
Eighteen
Twenty
Twentyone
Twentytwo
Twentythree
Twentyfive
Twentysix
Dedication

Seventeen

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About the author (2006)

Kristin Hannah is the bestselling author of many acclaimed novels, including On Mystic Lake, Between Sisters, Comfort & Joy, and The Things We Do For Love. She lives in the Pacific Northwest and on Kauai with her husband and son.


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