Magic Hour - Kristin Hannah

Magic Hour

By Kristin Hannah

  • Release Date: 2006-02-28
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
Score: 4.5
From 1,929 Ratings


From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone comes an incandescent story about the resilience of the human spirit, the triumph of hope, and the meaning of home.
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.
“One of [Kristin Hannah’s] most compelling and riveting novels.”—Booklist


  • Good book

    By tersoc
    Even though parts of it were predictable I still liked it and would recommend to others
  • Such a beautiful story

    By CGray926
    I love Kristin Hannah’s books and this one is definitely one of my favorites. It’s a beautiful story about finding love and family. Highly recommend!
  • Amazing read

    By GisellPacheco
    I love this book so much I finished it in one day! I cried a few times honestly this is such a well written book that pulls on your heart strings and keeps you wanting to find out what comes next. It is a must read!
  • Magic Hour

    By Artymusician
    I love this author’s books, but found myself skipping over lots of pages in this one. I really liked the ending, but some of the events were hard to imagine except in science fiction. The writing is so beautiful though, I felt I was in the forest myself. The characters were so relatable- from Ellie being unable to see the best husband in her own backyard to Max recovering from unspeakable grief. Great book!
  • The Magic Hour

    By Elite101
    One of the best books I have ever read!! You won't be disappointed!
  • Great Book!

    By JBggsxx
    I rarely leave reviews for books, but felt like I had to for this one. This book was definitely a tear jerker, but am so glad that I read it! Such a great story about love and the bonds that you make and how they will change you. Read it! You won’t regret.
  • Impeccable Book

    By ticklemoipickle
    Magic Hour is a wonderful work of fiction. The story of Alice and her journey is moving and absolutely captivating. Each character has been carefully crafted and the narrative is thrilling and deeply immersive.
  • Couldn’t put it down

    By karafabe
    Was immediately sucked into this book. Lots of emotions. Easy read but not so much that I lacked imagination with it. I would highly recommend.
  • Magic Hour

    By Ralphnun1
    Unbelievably wonderful book!!!!!
  • Very good book

    By #new mommy
    This was a great book. I was so engrossed with it that I picked it up every time I got a spare moment. I felt a satisfaction reading it that only a really good book can give. It was easy to get caught up in the scenery and the characters with the rich description that the author gave.