The Mountain Story: A Novel

The Mountain Story: A Novel


“Lori Lansens has created a heart-pounder of a publication that's each piece as a lot of an emotional roller-coaster as an adventurous one” (New York occasions bestselling writer Jodi Picoult).

In New York Times bestselling writer Lori Lansens’ “moving portrait of the human spirit—as fierce, gorgeous, and indomitable as nature itself” (People, “Book of the Week”), Nola has made up our minds to hike up a mountain to commemorate her marriage ceremony anniversary, the 1st seeing that her cherished husband handed. Blonde, rail-thin Bridget is education for a triathalon. Vonn is operating out her teenage uprising at 8 thousand toes, pushed by way of family members legal responsibility and the urge to flee her errors. nonetheless reeling from the tragic twist of fate that robbed him of his ally, Wolf really is the one skilled hiker during this crew of 4 strangers yet has come to the cliffs on his eighteenth birthday to finish his life.

When a chain of missteps strands them jointly within the wasteland, those 4 damaged souls quickly detect that their basically security opposed to the brutality of nature is each other. As sooner or later with out rescue spirals dramatically into the subsequent, and misadventure turns to nightmare, they start to shape an inextricable bond, pushing themselves and each other additional than they ever may have dreamed attainable. the 3 who make it domestic alive should be ceaselessly replaced via their harrowing days at the mountain.

Braving a panorama either unforgivingly harsh and breathtakingly attractive, Nola, Bridget, Vonn, and Wolf locate themselves confronted with an most unlikely query: How a lot will they sacrifice for a stranger? The Mountain tale is a fast moving, suspenseful, and a stunning tribute to the resilience of the human spirit. “Your middle can be on your throat,” says Helen Simonson, New York instances bestselling writer of Major Pettigrew’s final Stand.

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