Kristin Hannah Statistics

Kristin Hannah Statistics

Kristin Hannah sales statistics

  • The Nightingale is Kristin Hannah’s best-selling work. The novel has sold more than 4.5 million copies worldwide and has been published in 45 languages.
  • In the first half of 2021, The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah was the top-selling adult title. 
  • Approximately 558,000 copies of The Four Winds were sold, helping it become the third-biggest bestseller overall.
  • Kristin Hannah’s net worth is listed as $12 Million, as of 2022.
  • Three of Hannah’s novels (Home Front, The Nightingale, The Great Alone) have been optioned for films.
  • Firefly Lane was turned into a Netflix original series. The series starred Sarah Chalke and Katherine Heigl and premiered on February 3rd, 2021.
  • She has won numerous awards, including #1 New York Times Bestseller, #1 USA Today Bestseller, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller, #1 Indie Bestseller and #1 Los Angeles Times Bestseller.
  • Kristin Hannah was ranked number 8 in a 2022 survey on America’s 100 favorite authors.

How many books has Kristin Hannah written?

  • Hannah has written a total of 24 books.
  • She has written a total of 2 omnibus titles, On Mystic Lake / Summer Island (2005) and Firefly Lane / Fly Away (2008, 2013).
  • Kristin Hannah has written 3 titles in collaboration with other authors.

Kristin Hannah books in order

#TitlePage countYear published
1A Handful of Heaven2611991
2The Enchantment404 1992
3Once in Every Life406 1992
4If You Believe 3841993
5When Lightning Strikes3841994
6Waiting for the Moon384 1995
7Home Again448 1996
8On Mystic Lake448 1999
9Angel Falls400 2000
10Summer Island416 2001
11Distant Shores416 2002
12Between Sisters428 2003
13The Things We Do for Love464 2004
14Comfort and Joy272 2005
15Magic Hour451 2006
16Firefly Lane4792008
17True Colors400 2009
18Winter Garden394 2010
19Night Road385 2011
20Home Front390 2012
21Fly Away400 2013
22The Nightingale440 2015
23The Great Alone435 2018
24The Four Winds464 2021

Kristin Hannah publishing stats

  • Kristin Hannah is best known for writing historical fiction for women which is modern and engaging.
  • She was an attorney in Seattle before choosing to become a full-time author, releasing her first book, A Handful of Heaven, in 1991 at 31 years of age.
  • She wrote her first ever novel alongside her mother, who was dying of cancer at the time. However, the book was never published.
  • There are two books in the Firefly Lane book series by Kristin Hannah: Firefly Lane (2008) and Fly Away (2013).
  • The characters in her hit book The Nightingale are not real people but they are based on true historical figures.
  • The Four Winds is a story based in 1934 Texas, during one of the darkest periods of the Great Depression.
  • Another Life is expected on 22 June 2023, a hopeful story of the connections we form with others.
  • Her current publisher is St. Martin’s Press.

Kristin Hannah FAQ

  • Kristin Hannah was born on 25 September 1960 in Garden Grove, California, USA.
  • She grew up in California and the Pacific Northwest.
  • She obtained a degree in communication from the University of Washington before working at an advertising agency in Seattle.
  • She also graduated from the University of Puget Sound and practiced Law in Seattle before becoming a writer.
  • Kristin got married to Benjamin Hannah, a film buyer, while she was practicing law.
  • Authors similar to Kristen Hannah include Beatriz Williams, Chanel Cleeton, Martha Hall Kelly, Taylor Jenkins Reid, Kristin Harmel, Jennifer Chiaverini, Kate Quinn and Sadeqa Johnson.
  • Hannah currently lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington, with her family.