"In the turbulent summer of 1974 Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. Then, to her amazement, the "coolest girl in the world" moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. Tully Hart seems to have it all - beauty, brains, ambition. On the surface they are as opposite as two people can be: Kate, doomed to be forever uncool, with a loving family who mortifies her at every turn. Tully, steeped in glamour and mystery, but with a secret that is destroyig her. They make a pact to be the best friends forever; by summer's ed they've become TullyandKate. Inseparable..
So begins Kristin Hanah's magnificent new ovel. Spanning more than three decades and playing out across the ever-changing face of the Pacific Northwest, "Firefly Lane" is the poignant, powerful story of two women and the friendship that becomes the bulkhead of their lives.
For thirty years, Tully and Kate buoy each other through life, weathering the storms of friendship - jealousy, anger, hurt, resentment. They think they've surived it all until a single act of betrayal tears them apart . . . and puts their courage and friendship to the ultimate test.