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A Bend in the Road (Large Print)
A Bend in the Road - Large Print
Author: Nicholas Sparks
ISBN-13: 9780375728198
ISBN-10: 0375728198
Publication Date: 7/2/2002
Pages: 544
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 25 ratings
Publisher: Random House Large Print
Book Type: Paperback
Large Print: Yes
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Helpful Score: 11
Absolutely great story. While the "whodunit" part was easy to figure out, the rest of the story more than makes up for it. The plot was strong and the range of emotions that the characters go through was very realistic.
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Helpful Score: 8
I enjoyed the book but felt like it took awhile to get going.
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Helpful Score: 7
As usual was great,pages seem to turn themselves.
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Helpful Score: 6
A hit and Run accident bring two people together who celebrate new love, yet are torn by conflicting secrets. Twists and turns in this novel will keep the pages turning.
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Helpful Score: 5
A sweet romance by Nicholas Sparks that takes place in New Bern, NC. A sheriff who lost his loving wife meets a new teacher in town just as the investigation into his wife's tragic death receives new evidence.
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Helpful Score: 4
My favorite of the Nicholas Sparks' books!
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Helpful Score: 4
Another good Nicholas Sparks book with a couple of nice twists in the story.
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Helpful Score: 4
Not one of Nicholas Sparks' finest but a very engaging story nonetheless.
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Helpful Score: 3
This is an excellent book. It was captivating and I finished it in just a few hours.
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Helpful Score: 3
Nicholas Sparks took a simple plot and turned it into a captivating novel. It is absolutely heartwrenching.
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Helpful Score: 2
Great Book,as usual Nicholas Sparks is a master story teller.The book was a good read.
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Helpful Score: 2
I thought this book was okay. It succeeded in making my cry, but I thought it was a bit too predictible. I also didn't like the main character, Sarah, and was kind of rooting against her for some reason.
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Helpful Score: 1
i think the story had more obviously unfolded before the author had intended, however it was beautifully written and you can't help but turn the page for more.
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Helpful Score: 1
While this book is not my favorite of all Nicholas's books, it certainly stops at nothing to surprise and captivate the reader. It was a shocking tale that will keep you on the edge of your seat(or perhaps your recliner??). Like all of Nicholas's books though, its a real page-turner and you won't be able to put it down. Excellent.
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Helpful Score: 1
Very good book. Makes you think about the people that you meet in life and why they're brought into your life and how you can overcome horrible things if you love someone enough.
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Helpful Score: 1
another Excellent Nicholas Sparks Book. You are immersed in the story line right away!
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Helpful Score: 1
I love Sparks and his ability to keep the reader wanting more. This book is no exception. I really enjoyed reading this story.
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Helpful Score: 1
I loved it and couldn't put it down!
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Helpful Score: 1
Nicholas Sparks is a master with the romance genre, and \"A Bend in the Road\" is no exception! He continues to spark my interest (no pun intended!). Any Sparks fan will enjoy this page-turner.
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Helpful Score: 1
One of his earlier and better works, Sparks really outdoes himself with the dual narrative and beautiful imagery. A favorite for sure.
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Helpful Score: 1
It is Sparks, so it is a sweet, lite read. It is not his best, but I definitely place it well above "Message in a Bottle".
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Helpful Score: 1
A heartwarming story from a masterful storyteller. This is one you will stay up all night with...
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Helpful Score: 1
One of Sparks' better novels.
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Helpful Score: 1
Wow is all I can say. This is my first Sparks book and I loved it. The characters have so much depth to them that I felt as though I knew them personally. I eventually got so into the book that I could not put it down...it was so interesting. I definately recommend this book to anyone looking for a romantic fast paced read.
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Loved it! The last paragraph makes the whole book!! Quick read but a good one, as always when reading Sparks.
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Helpful Score: 1
This is, without question, the most beautifully written book from Sparks since "Message in a Bottle."
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Helpful Score: 1
A terrific read...I was surprised at the twist that this book has. Nicholas Sparks is becoming one of my favorite authors. A+++
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Helpful Score: 1
Enjoyed this thoroughly. It will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions, as I have found all Sparks books do. You won't be dissapointed!
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Helpful Score: 1
Exciting. Fun to read. Same good read you'd expect from N. Sparks.
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Quick read! Good book follows a similar theme to Sparks books.
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Helpful Score: 1
Another good book from Nicholas Sparks. Of course it's a tale of love with a twist, and the twist is one we don't find out about until nearly the end. I'd have liked to seen him go on a further with the hero and heroine at the end of the book, but I guess that is what my imagination is for.
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Helpful Score: 1
Nicholas Sparks took a simple plot and turned it into a captivating novel. It is absolutely heartwrenching.
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Helpful Score: 1
This book will make you realize that in a blink of an eye that your life can change for the better or for the worse. Just learn to roll with the punches and this book is very well written. Couldn't turn the pages fast enough though wanted to pace myself for it was so good that I wanted to savor every page.
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Beautiful love story set in New Bern, NC. Involves a murder and the quest of one man to find who killed his wife. Meanwhile, he falls in love again and experiences what it is like to forgive. Great, fast read.
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What a great author he is - totally did not expect the end of the book. I just could not put it down - the ending definitely brought a few tears. Loved it!
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Excellent book. Sparks does it once again.
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Helpful Score: 1
Great book! One of my favorites by Sparks! Must read this book..
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Helpful Score: 1
I really enjoyed this book. If you like Nicholas Sparks you will enjoy this story also.

"Sparks knows how to tug at a reader's heartstrings" -Chicago Sun-Times
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Helpful Score: 1
excellent nicholas sparks book. tear jerker as always with this author.
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Helpful Score: 1
smoothly written and satisfying novel
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Deputy Sheriff Miles Ryan is obsessed with finding his wife's hit and run killer. A big surprise ending! I enjoyed this tremendously.

Donna V.
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Miles lost his wife to an unsolved hit and run accident two years ago. Now there is someone new in his life. Sarah learns something of great impact and now Sarah and Miles must see if their relationship can stand the test. A real tearjerker. Made me cry and wonder what i would have done.
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This is a great story with a twist. It will make you cry, but that is what makes him such a good writer.
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Sweet, Uplifting from bestseller autho Sparks
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Great book, enjoyed reading it.
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heartbreaking.
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Nicholas Sparks made me laugh & cry in this one... GREAT story.
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Wonderful, as all his books are!
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A love story that centers around a tragic hit and run that kills a young woman. Sparks, as usual, had me caring deeply for all of his characters and plucked on my heartstrings at the end.
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Excellent book! I literally couldn't put it down. Sparks is amazing, as always.
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i think its a very heart rending book
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A good read. I couldn't wait to get the kids to bed so I could read some more.
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great book but then ALL of Nicholas Sparks' books are great
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As always, a tear jerker!
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Sweet,accessible,uplifting....
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A tender,and moving love story with added suspense & action. Hard to put it down. I loved this book.
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Wonderful book ... Sparks has done it again!
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Great book. Nicholas Sparks is great!
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I would give it 5 stars. He is a great author and I really enjoy all his books. Started reading him after I read "The Notebook"
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good story.
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A smoothly written and satisfying novel.
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Very good book with an intresting twist!
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I couldn't put it down. A great read!
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very touching book-
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story about a man losing his wife, finding new love and discovering what happened to his wife. good story
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5 Star reading... GREAT BOOK !!!
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This book initially drew me in but quickly caused me to lose interest. While I cannot say that I definitely know how this book ends, I have a fairly good idea that I figured it out early on. After having read many other reviews of this book, I have come to the conclusion that it probably ends the way I think. While this alone was not the reason I quit reading, it does keep me from ever wanting to finish the book. What caused me to lose interest was how dry the story line was. I know many people are huge Nicholas Sparks fans, but I am not one of them. I think his books are rather amateurish at best. This one was definitely not worth my time.
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Nicholas Sparks is one of my favorite authors.. A Bend in the Road didn't fully draw me in like his other books do because of the character Missy. Missy is the mother of Jonah who, in a hit-and-run accident, passes away. I was preoccupied with her character for most of the book because I myself am a mother.

The book does have a twist of fate for the characters Miles and Sarah and overall A Bend in the Road doesn't disappoint. It's a must read for any Nicholas Sparks fan.
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SPARKS HAS YET AGAIN REFRESHED MY LOVE OF READING.
SITTING READING HIS BOOK I CATCH MYSELF CRYING AND WONDERING WHERE I GET TO GO NEXT...
THIS ONE IS A TEAR JERKER FOR SURE..
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Love all Nicholas Sparks novels.
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This is another good book, like all his stories. However, I did not like how it ended. He went into detail in the beginning and through the middle. But, once all is revealed, it just kind of comes to a quick end with not nearly enough information. It was as if he had a limit on the pages and had to abreviate the end. This could go on further into the story, easily.
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Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his was killed in a hit and run accident two years ago. Then Miles meet Sarah Andrews, his son's second grade teacher.
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Miles Ryan's wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident, leaving Miles devasted and a single parent. Then he meets his son's second grade teacher. They begin to fall in love, unaware that a horrible secret could end everything between them. This was an enjoyable read.
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This book is wonderful... it is a great romance which keeps you in suspense at the same time. It is not over the top like some books that are unrealistic... it is the perfect easy read book for someone who wants to sit down and relax. I was so good I had it finished in two sitting...!
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This is about a man and a woman who fall in love after he has lost his first wife in a car accident. This is all about who killed his wife. A secret to the end.
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This is an excellent book. It was captivating and was finished in just a few hours.
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Another of Nicholas Sparks' wonderful novels of loss and triumph. Just when life seems the bleakest, an unexpected turn can make one whole again!
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An attention grabing story of loss,death,love,family. A beautifully written stroy of a widower raising his son and his effor to live after the death of his wife. There is a lot of suspense and drams with love and family binding. Itruly enjoyed reading.
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Great story, easy read. Didn't want to put it down. Another great book by Nicholas Sparks.
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A bit predictable but, as well as Nicholas Sparks writes, the story does capture your interest. Not nearly as engaging as some of his other stories, e.g. Message in a Bottle and The Notebook.
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Sparks once again writes a brilliant book. There is romance and some mystery with a twist. Truly enjoyed the story.
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Really enjoyed this one by Sparks too! Love story mixed with friendship and mystery. Unabridged - 7 tapes
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Wonderful reading. Enjoy this author's work every time I read him.
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Great book.
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so sweet and sad.
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How can you go wrong with Nicholas Sparks? Another well written, tear jerking, great read!!
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Fabulous!!!
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If you loved the movie Notebook which is written by Nicholas Sparks you will love this book also. His writing is a true treasure.

Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit and run accident two years ago. As deputy sherriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, Johnah's second grade teacher. A young woman recovering from a difficult divorce, Sarah moved to New Bern hoping to start over. Tentatively, Miles and Sarah reach out to each other... soon they are falling in love. But what neither realizes is that they are also bound together by a shocking secret, one that will force them to reexamine everything they believe in
including their love.
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My first Sparks book....LOVED it!! I have to order more of his books now! Easy & fast read but very enjoyable. Recommended to all.
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The love story is so cute! The story is a little "bookish" but you didn't see the ending coming. Very Nicholas Sparks, but worth the read!
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Thoroughly enjoyed this book.
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I thought this was a very quick & good read.
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Great story, though it was pretty obvious to figure out who did it, didn't take me long at all though it was still shocking. Nicholas Sparks never disappoints me, would love to see this one made into a film like some of his others!
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I am a big Nicholas Sparks fan, so i am bias, however this book kept me interested through every page I turned. When I got a quarter of the way through the book, I was trying to figure out the plot and the "who done it" scenarios.
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Loved it, by far my favorite author. He pulls you in to the story and I can not seem to put it down until I've finished. Feel good story, great!!
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This book is a great Sparks book with many surprises and twists in the plot I recomend it to any reader
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Loved this book. A little predictable, but a great read none the less. Finished it in one sitting because I couldn't put it down.
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Definitely a page-tuner, this book is an easy summertime read. Its a nice clean romance, nothing lurid, which is kind of nice. The ending surprised me in that it was well-thought out and made sense.
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Great book. One of my favorite by Sparks.
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A wonderful story! If you like Nicholas Sparks you will love this book. It is a another Sparks masterpeice.
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A great book. You'll need a box of tissues. A great romance that everyone must read!
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Loved it!!!
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Another win by Nicholas Sparks! Quick and easy read, as all his books appear to be...
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As usual with Mr. Sparks a real page turner, but also as his style it seems I DID NOT like the ending!!!!!
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I always enjoy Nicholas Sparks' books, and this one was just as good!
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Such a sweet love story, with a shocking secret...
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Just loved this book. Very sad in some places, but ends so well...
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This was my first Nicholas Sparks book. I just had to see for myself after all of the rave reviews. I expected to be WOWed. I just did not get it. Don't get me wrong, it was OK, I read it through, but it wasn't one of those books that called to be read at 4am with droopy eyelids. It was predictable. I am sorry to say i just dont get what all the hype is about this author, maybe I need to try another of his books but I am in no hurry.
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Another great book by N. Sparks.
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I don't care much for a romance novel but enjoyed this story alot,, read it !!!!!!
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A sad love story written very well. Good book.
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I could not put this book down. I kept trying to solve the mystery of the wife that was killed. It was nice that Miles(the husband) showed soooo much emotion as well.This was my 1st Nicholas Sparks read and now I've already read 'At first sight' and I just finished 'Message in a Bottle'. I'm one of those people that looks at the picture and tries to discern the storyline, this took me on dips and turns throughout the story, and had a surprising end.
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Great story.
Twists you don't expect and others you can see coming but still keep your interest anyways.
A good story of love and respect and secrets.
Will hook you and keep you there until the very end.
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A couple in love learn that a secret may destroy their lives.
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Not as tear-jerkingly emotional as some of his stories, but still a very good--and real--story about love and overcoming the roadblocks along the way.
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It is what it is. Sweet, predictable, easy fiction for women
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ANY BOOK SO FAR I READ BY SPARKS HAS BEEN EXCELLENT THIS IS NO EXCEPTION YOU MAY NEED TISSUES!!
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This book was very haunting. The characters were very raw and realistic. I love Nicholas Sparks and this novel was an awesome read.
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This one is not my favorite. When you begin to notice how often an author uses one of his favorite words, or if you start to think, "I don't CARE about the details of how she brushed her hair," it's time to put the book down and read something different. Just my opinion!
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This book was an enjoyable, easy read. Another good one from Nicholas Sparks. :)
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Pleasant read
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This was one of my favorite books by Nicholas Sparks. You will need tissues for this book just like you need tissues for most of his other books.
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Simple story, complex characters. Wonderful book. One of my Sparks favorites
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Great book that makes you keep reading to find out what is going to happen.
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One of my favorite Nicholas Sparks books! It keeps you guessing till the very end. :) You'll love it.. by far the best one.
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Miles life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident. He still rises each morning to take care of his young son and carries out his duties as deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, but its all in a numb and hopeless haze. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, who is rebuilding her own life. Slowly, their newfound love starts to soothe the pain of the past. But when a devastating secret is revealed, they start questioning everything they ever believed in. Sparks previous hardcover, The Rescue (Warner Books, 9/00), was a #1 New York Times bestseller and remained on the list for 14 weeks. It has 912,000 hardcover copies in print. A New York Times hardcover bestseller for 56 weeks and paperback bestseller for 58, Nicholas Sparks debut novel, The Notebook (Warner, 1996), has over three million copies in hardcover and paperback print combined. The film rights have been optioned by New Line. Message in a Bottle has more than 2.5 million copies in hardcover and paperback print combined, and was a New York Times bestseller for a total of 33 weeks in all. The 1999 film starred Robin Wright Penn and Kevin Costner. A Walk to Remember (Warner, 10/99), which has more than 2.5 million copies in combined print, was an instant New York Times bestseller in both hardcover and paperback. Denise DiNovi (Message in a Bottle, Heathers, Practical Magic) of Warner Bros. will produce the film, which is currently in development.
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The is a great book.
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This was first Nicholas Sparks novel, and after reading it I was hooked. Great book!
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Good read as usual for Sparks.
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Fabulous!!!
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Nicholas Sparks is a great author and I think this is one of his better books. A great romance with an unexpected twist (maybe a little predictable) but well worth a read.
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Last week, I was on Spring Break (I am a teacher). I vowed to myself that I would read an entire book since lately all I have been reading are textbooks or my kids' work. This book was EXACTLY what I needed! Not only did it include "heart-wrenching" romance but it also had a mystery spin included. This is a must read for romance lovers!
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oh my soooo sad
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I love this book. I only have gotten to chapter 9 and I already love it. Nicholas Sparks really knows how to write a great book. I want everyone to know if you have not read this book please read because its great so far........
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I loved this book. I usually do not read this type of book so I was surprised that I really enjoyed it. I will be reading more of his books.
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This book was excellent. I hated for it to end.
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A good read by one of the best storytellers of our time.
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Great read!
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Another great Nicholas Sparks book. I really enjoyed this reading this book, it has very real characters and real life events. Worth the read.
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Typical of Sparks...
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Very satisfying, uplifting story.
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This is a wonderful novel about a love story. I LOVED this book!
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You won't want to put it down.
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Quick and Easy read. I haven't read any Nicholas Sparks books in quite a while because they are all the same and run together in my head until I can't keep them straight in my head anymore. Same story, different title.
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EXCELLENT book !!
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Another excellent book. Was not able to put down.
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As always never a disappointmnent. This book just dragged you in.
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Brought tears - you really love these characters.
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A very good book
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GREAT BOOK! I loved it. I didn't expect a mystery!
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not as good as The Notebook, but better than True Believer.
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Another masterpiece by Nicolas Sparks. A must-read!
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Great book with a good story!
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Another great novel by Nicholas Sparks!
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This book was an excellent read. Typical Nichols Sparks!!!
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It is Sparks, so it is a sweet, lite read. It is not his best, but I definitely place it well above "Message in a Bottle".
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My wife read this book and recommends it highly.
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One of the first books I read of Nicholas Sparks. Fell in love with him as an author. Really awesome book. Could not put it down because so good.
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My favorite Nicholas Sparks book. Full of twists and pulls the heart strings.
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Another fabulous Nicholas Sparks book. A tear jerker. Will bring up all kinds of emotion. Loved it.
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What can I say? This author is truly gifted in matters of the heart, especially wtth an engaging story like this that reveals a few secrets. Love is in the hands of a master storyteller here.
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I love Nichols Sparks...great book...
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Excellent book. I love all sparks novels.
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Great book! Sucks you right in!
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Good book. Typical Nicholas Sparks..never disappointing.
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great book, you will love the story and the characters -- typical Nicholas Sparks :-)
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Coming from a big fan of his: A GREAT BOOK!!
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GREAT BOOK - THIS IS MY FAVORITE AUTHOR.
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Awesome, awesome, awesome! Nicholas Sparks keeps me enthralled once again!
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good read could not put it down...............
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This is a good book. It has a good suspense part to it, but it seems very similar to another book that he has written. I enjoyed it, but not my favorite.
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One of his very best
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This was a great book. Another one that I didn't want to put down.
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Another great read by Nicholas Sparks!
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Excellent read. Surprise ending. Very enjoyable.
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Wonderful! As are all his books!
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Anything Nicolas Sparks writes is awesome in whatever in writes!
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THIS WAS A VERY GOOD BOOK!
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One of the best book I read so far. It started of slow but then it got really good.
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This book is excellent in typical Nicholas Sparks fashion. Interesting twists and turns in the story. Keeps me wanting to read more and more of his works.
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This was an amazing book! Its one of those books you literally cannot put down and you dont want to. Its a must read!
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I just love Sparks books. This one had me guessing certain things were going to happen, then it changed....doesnt make sense, loved it!!!!!!
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a good book
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Excellent book !
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This was an excellent book. My only advice would be to NOT read the jacket cover inside that tells you about the book because I think it gives the story away.
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Classic Nicholas Sparks.
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Great read!
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This is the first Nicholas Sparks book I've read. I really enjoyed it! Very emotional read! Would highly recommend it!
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Very good and intriguing.
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Love everything by Nicholas Sparks!
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All his books are wonderful to read.
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In this book main character Miles Ryan's wife is killed in a terrible accident. The book is about his story to move on and start a new life. In the end he meets someone else but there is a terrible twist in their relationship.
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Suspenseful book. Read it awhile back but remember it being enjoyable.
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The story was good and I appreciated the way the relationship between Miles and Miss Andrews develop.
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awesome!
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This is one of his best books!
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This was a great read...loved it
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A man's pain over losing his wife to a hit and run, and failing to find out who killed her. A typical Nicholas Sparks book, but still sooo good.
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The nearly thwarted but eventually triumphant romance of deputy sheriff Miles Ryan and second-grade teacher Sarah Andrews goes down as easily as marshmallow fluff and offers about as much real nourishment. Miles's high school sweetheart, Missy, was killed in an unsolved hit and run accident, leaving him to raise their son, Jonah, in New Bern, N.C. Sarah's politically ambitious husband, Michael, dumped her when her ovaries proved inactive, and she fled to New Bern to teach, and love, other people's kids. Miles and Sarah meet at a parent-teacher conference, and the sparks fly. But there's a fly in the ointment as well; an italicized voice threaded among the happy chapters alerts us that Missy's death was caused by someone whose identity, if revealed, could destroy Miles and Sarah's newfound joy.
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Great story!
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One of my favorites Nicholas Sparks.
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A tear jerker, like all of Sparks books
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Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit and run accident two years ago. As deputy sheiff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only greives for her and worries about their young son Jonah but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, Jonah's second grade teacher. A young woman recovering from a difficult divorce, Sarah moved to New Bern hoping to start over. Tentatively, Miles and Sarah reach out to each other...soon they are falling in love. But what neither realizes is that they are also bound together by a shocking secret, on that will force them to reexamine everything they believe in - including their love.

-This is a beautiful story. Kinda predictable but a good read.-
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it was a good book
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What a wonderful book. I could hardly wait to see what happened next.
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Great book. All of Sparks' books that I've read so far are just wonderful and touching!
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Love this book. Very well written. Can't go wrong with a good Nicholas Sparks book!
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loved the book, I couldnt put it down. read in 2 days
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Have not quite finished yet, but this book has been a great read!! Have read a few other books by Nicholas Sparks and enjoyed also. I am really hoping the book will end the way I would like it too. Anyone who likes Nicholas Sparks, will definitely want to read this.!!
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Nicholas Sparks keeps the reader guessing as the story unfolds. Just when you think you've got it all figured out - another twist and you're back to can't put it down until you find out the ending. A great read, wonderful story of love and heartache.
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Sparks is an great read!
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Another good read from Nicholas Sparks. Good mix of characters.
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Mike Ryans life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit and run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, NC., he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, Jonahs second grade teacher. A young woman recovering from a difficult divorce, Sarah moved to New Bern hoping to start over. Tentatively, MIles and Sarah reach out to each other, soon they are falling in love. But what neighter realizes is that they are also bound together by a shocking secret, one that will force them to reexamine everything they believe in, including their love
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This is a story about a man whose wife is killed in an automobile accident.
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Dep. Sherrif Miles Ryan loses his wife in a hit and run accident and becomes obsesses with finding her killer. Finally, 2 yrs. later he meets his son's 2nd grade teacher and life for him slowly begins to renew for him.
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really liked
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Excellant story - I really enjoyed it!
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From the publisher:
Nicholas Sparks spins a tale about a woman and a man and the devastating secret that threatens to keep them apart.

A quick read.
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Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed,in a hit and run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern,North Carolina,he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son. Jonah but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice.
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Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah, but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, Jonah's second-grade teacher. A young woman recovering from a difficult divorce, Sarah moved to New Bern hoping to start over. Tentatively, Miles and Sarah reach out to each other. . .soon they are falling in love. But what neither of them realizes is that they are also bound together by a shocking secret, one that will force them to reexamine everything they believe in---including their love.
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I did not read this. I got involved in other series and was not in the "mood" for Sparks. Othere reviews say it is sweet, uplifing and wonderful.
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Yet another great Nicholas Sparks story!
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Liked it!
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Can't go wrong with a Sparks book!
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Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. Missy had been his first love, and Miles fervently believes she will be his last. As a deputy sheriff in the North Carolina town of New Bern, Miles Ryan not only grieves for Missy, but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice.

Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews. The second grade teacher of his son, Jonah, Sarah had left Baltimore after a difficult divorce to start over in the gentler surroundings of New Bern. Perhaps it is her own emotional wounds that make her sensitive to the hurt she first sees in Jonah's eyes, and then his father's. Tentatively, Sarah and Miles reach out to each other. Soon they are both laughing for the first time in years...and falling in love.

Neither will be able to guess how closely linked they are to a shocking secret-one that will force them to question everything they ever believed in...and make a heartbreaking choice that will change their lives forever.
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If you love Nicholas Sparks, and who doesn't, you will love this book. Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As sheriff of New Bern, North Caroline, he is torn between bringing the unknown driver to justice and worry for his young son, Jonah. When Miles meets Jonah's teacher, who is recoving from a difficult divorce, they tentatively reach out to each other in friendship, but it soon turns to love. Can their love mend their broken hearts and is that love strong enought to survive a shocking secret? Excellent book!
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Sweet, accessible, uplifting and predictable, the latest love story from Sparks (The Notebook) leaves the reader with just one burning question: Why is this consummate beach book being published in the fall? The nearly thwarted but eventually triumphant romance of deputy sheriff Miles Ryan and second-grade teacher Sarah Andrews goes down as easily as marshmallow fluff and offers about as much real nourishment. Miles's high school sweetheart, Missy, was killed in an unsolved hit and run accident, leaving him to raise their son, Jonah, in New Bern, N.C. Sarah's politically ambitious husband, Michael, dumped her when her ovaries proved inactive, and she fled to New Bern to teach, and love, other people's kids. Miles and Sarah meet at a parent-teacher conference, and the sparks fly. But there's a fly in the ointment as well; an italicized voice threaded among the happy chapters alerts us that Missy's death was caused by someone whose identity, if revealed, could destroy Miles and Sarah's newfound joy. In Sparks's heaven, clouds exist to make silver linings look the brighter. As tough truth shadows their landscape, Miles and Sarah find depths within themselves, and their rekindled light illumines all. New Bern becomes a city of the reborn. Charlie Curtis, Miles's stickler boss, learns to bend; Missy's aimless killer morphs into a healer; and Jonah once again knows a mother's love. The opposite of edgy, with simple sentences and soft-pedaled sex, Sparks's plain vanilla morality will doubtless sell like ice cream on a steamy day. (Sept.)Forecast: Major television and print advertising and an 18-city author tour will broadcast Sparks's latest from the rooftops; expect instant bestsellerdom.

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Sweet, accessible, uplifting and predictable, the latest love story from Sparks (The Notebook) leaves the reader with just one burning question: Why is this consummate beach book being published in the fall? The nearly thwarted but eventually triumphant romance of deputy sheriff Miles Ryan and second-grade teacher Sarah Andrews goes down as easily as marshmallow fluff and offers about as much real nourishment. Miles's high school sweetheart, Missy, was killed in an unsolved hit and run accident, leaving him to raise their son, Jonah, in New Bern, N.C. Sarah's politically ambitious husband, Michael, dumped her when her ovaries proved inactive, and she fled to New Bern to teach, and love, other people's kids. Miles and Sarah meet at a parent-teacher conference, and the sparks fly. But there's a fly in the ointment as well; an italicized voice threaded among the happy chapters alerts us that Missy's death was caused by someone whose identity, if revealed, could destroy Miles and Sarah's newfound joy. In Sparks's heaven, clouds exist to make silver linings look the brighter. As tough truth shadows their landscape, Miles and Sarah find depths within themselves, and their rekindled light illumines all. New Bern becomes a city of the reborn. Charlie Curtis, Miles's stickler boss, learns to bend; Missy's aimless killer morphs into a healer; and Jonah once again knows a mother's love. The opposite of edgy, with simple sentences and soft-pedaled sex, Sparks's plain vanilla morality will doubtless sell like ice cream on a steamy day.
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Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run acciedent two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, Jonahs second grade teacher. A young woman recovering from a difficult divorce, Sarah moved to New Bern hoping to start over. Tentatively, Miles and Sarah reach out to each other...soon they are falling in love. But what neither realized is that they are also bound together by a shocking secret, one that will force them to reexamine everything they believe in-including their love.
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From the back cover:

Miles Ryan's life seemed toe nd the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, Jonah's second-grade teacher. A young woman recovering from a difficult divorce, Sarah moved to New Bern hoping to start over. Tentatively, Miles and Sarah reach out to each other...soon they are falling in love. But what neither realizes is that they are also bound together by a shocking secret, one that will force them to reexamine everything they believe in--including their love.
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Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit and run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, Jonah's second grade teacher. A young woman recovering from a difficult divorce, Sarah moved to New Bern hoping to start over. Tentatively , Miles and Sarah reach out to each other...soon they are falling in love. But what neither of them realizes is that they are also bound together by a shocking secret, one that will force them to reexamine everything they believe in, including their love.
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I didn't read it.