The Great Alone is author Kristin Hannah’s newest novel and the book was released on Feb. 6, 2018. The story circles around Ernt Allbright, his wife Cora and 13 year old daughter, Lenora, everyone calls her Leni. Ernt is a POW, home from the war, damaged and changed. Physically he is fine, but emotionally and mentally Ernt is extremely unstable. He is volatile, withdrawn and can’t hold a job. When Ernt is told that a military brother who is now dead, left him his rustic cabin in the untamed wilderness of Alaska, he moves his family to the last frontier.