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Kristin Hannah      

Award-Winning Author of "The Nightingale" & "Fly Away"

Kristin Hannah is the award-winning and bestselling author of more than 20 novels including the international blockbuster, "The Nightingale," which was named Goodreads Best Historical fiction novel for 2015 and won the coveted People’s Choice award for best fiction in the same year. Additionally, it was a selection of the Reese Witherspoon Book Club in 2023. It was named a Best Book of the Year by Amazon, iTunes, Buzzfeed, the Wall Street Journal, Paste, and The Week. In 2018, "The Great Alone" became an instant New York Times #1 bestseller and was named the Best Historical Novel of the Year by Goodreads.

"The Four Winds" was published in February of 2021 and immediately hit #1 on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Indie bookstores’ bestseller lists. Additionally, it was selected as a book club pick by the both Today Show and the Book Of the Month club, which named it the best book of 2021.

"The Nightingale" is currently in production at Tri Star, with Dakota and Elle Fanning set to star. Tri Star has also optioned "The Great Alone" and it is in development. "Firefly Lane," her beloved novel about two best friends, was the #1 Netflix series around the world in the week it came out. The popular tv show stars Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke.

A former attorney, Hannah lives in the Pacific Northwest.


'Firefly Lane' Book Getting Netflix Series – Variety
Based on the novel of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah, the show will revolve around Kate and Tully, two women who meet ...
'Light Between Oceans' leaps up best-seller list
'Island' time: Kristin Hannah has a late-summer hit with Summer Island, her story ... Meanwhile The Nightingale, Hannah's huge 2015 hit, continues to reside in ...
Michelle MacLaren to Direct 'The Nightingale' for TriStar | Variety
TriStar has signed Michelle MacLaren to helm the feature film adaptation of Kristin Hannah's bestselling novel “The Nightingale.” Elizabeth Cantillon is ...
TriStar Nabs Hot WWII Novel 'The Nightingale' (Exclusive ...
TriStar Pictures has preemptively optioned the hot best-selling novel The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.

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