Life is good for Maura Corrigan. Married to her college sweetheart, Pete, raising three young kids with her parents nearby in her peaceful Chicago suburb, her world is secure. Then one day, in a single turn of fate, that entire world comes crashing down and everything that she thought she knew changes.
The Last Runaway is New York Times bestselling author Tracy Chevalier’s vivid exploration of a chapter in American history. Fleeing personal disappointment, Honor Bright is forced by family tragedy to rely on strangers. Drawn into the clandestine activities of the Underground Railroad, Honor befriends exceptional people who embody the power of defiance. She must decide if she too can act on what she believes in, whatever the cost.