A Bend in the Road (Literature)
Miles Ryan thought he would dies of a broken heart when his beloved wife Missy died in a hit-and-run accident. 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 he wants to bring this unknown driver to justice.
Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, his son Jonah's second grade teacher. Sarah had left Baltimore to start her l... A Bend In The Road (Romance)
Miles Ryan, a Deputy Sheriff, had a perfect life, living with his high school sweetheart Missy and their son Jonah. That was until Missy was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. After the accident, Miles spent months searching for evidence, trying to find the anonymous murderer. Jonah started doing worse in school, requiring extra help from his teachers.
His new second grade teacher Sarah Andrews had just moved from Baltimore, and was ... A Walk to Remember (Romance)
Landon Carter is a somewhat popular boy at his high school in Beaufort, North Carolina. He has no date for the dance because he just broke up with his girlfriend, and is forced to ask Jamie Sullivan, a somewhat nerdy girl who is very religious and is not known to have any prior experience with guys. This event starts a sequence of these two seeing each other and getting together for a number of different things. Jamie tells Landon not to fall in love wit... A Walk to Remember (Literature)
The book begins with several teens out just having fun but in a distrucutive way. Mainly boys being normal teenage boys, rebellious. Landon the main character gets introble with the law and finds his world being turned upside down in community service and helping in the school musical, where he meets Jamie the second main character. Jamie is the reverend's daughter and a very quite girl. As the book moves along and the actors in the musical begin learnin...
Dear John is a book written by Nicholas Sparks. This is the story of a couple who fall madly in love and are separated, yet they never stop loving each other. It is a story of unconditional love and faith. John falls in love one summer with a girl named Savannah, in North Carolina. They are madly in love, yet John has to leave town to attend military service. Having dropped out of school, he enlisted in the U.S. Armed Forces as a way to find meaning to h... Message in a Bottle
In this amazing love story Theresa Osborne finds a bottle on the beach with a letter inside of it. The letter is from Garrett Blake, a widower, to his dead wife, Catherine. When Theresa reads the letter she becomes intrigued by Garrett Blake and the love he holds for his late wife. This letter leads her to search for him and when she finds him they fall in love.
Throughout their amazing love affair a few problems arise and Theresa begins to wonder... Nights In Rodanthe (Romance)
Nights of Rodanthe opens with Adrienne, a mother in her fifties and Amy, her daughter. Adrienne, trying to help Amy cope with the death of her husband, decides to tell her about a story long ago, her story of loss. Adrienne's story begins at an inn in Rodanthe, North Carolina where her and Paul Flanner, both divorcees, find each other. Both reeling from the pain of their divorces, they find an outlet within one another. The novel takes you through th... Nights in Rodanthe (Literature)
Warner, Sep 2002, 22.95, 224 pp.
With her daughter unable to move on from the sudden death of her husband, sixty-year-old Adrienne Willis decides to tell her a true story about how she rebounded from losing her spouse. Fifteen years ago, Adrienne felt her world ended when her husband and father of their three children deserted her for a younger woman. Adrienne knew life was over for a washed up old maid with nothing to offer li... Safe Haven
This is the story of a woman who has escaped her abusive husband and who is working to rebuild her life. Katie/Erin works at Ivan's, a restaurant on the water in the small town of Southport and she has run from her abusive husband. She is not sure how long she will stay, though she likes the small town and the people there. She mostly sticks to herself and spends time either working or in her tiny rented cottage that is hidden in a grove of trees a sligh... The Guardian (Literature)
Julie Barenson, who after four years, has finally moved on from the sudden death of her beloved husband named Jim, and is now ready to face a new chapter of her life, is know ready to commit herself to a right man. But because of fate, she happens to meet a man, Richard Franklin, who was nice at first but eventually became mean.
The novel focuses on romantic love between two people, Mike Harris and Julie, who have known each other for a long time for ...
Nicholas Sparks list of books
The Guardian (Romance)
Julie grows up in an abusive home and is forced to run away at sixteen. A man named Jim discovers her and offers her a job and a place to stay. Julie goes with him, becomes a hair stylist and falls in love with Jim. Soon after they are married Jim dies of a brain tumor and leaves Julie with a Great Dane she names Singer. When Julie finally starts to date again, Jim's best friend Mike becomes interested. Julie dates Richard Franklin, an engineer.
Jul... The Last Song
The Last Song is a book written by Nicholas Sparks. This is a story of Veronica, a 17-year-old girl, whose life is turned upside-down since her parents divorced. It is a story of family, love and forgiveness. Three years after the divorce of her parents, Veronica is still mad at her them for divorcing, even more so now that her father has moved to North Carolina from New York. Her mother tells Veronica she should make an effort to keep her relationship w... The Notebook
The Notebook takes place in New Bern, North Carolina as do all of Nicholas Spark's books. The story starts out with Noah and Allie as teenagers when they spend the summer together and fall inlove. Their love is forbidden by Allies parents and after the summer they do not see each other for 14 years. During this time, Noah sent Allie letters, one every day for a whole year, before he gave up. After Allie is engaged, and she sees Noahs's picture in a newsp... The Rescue (Romance)
In The Rescue a lady gets into an accident and a man saves her. Her son is missing though so the man goes to find the kid. As the story goes on they fall in love but he always has something else on his mind. His father died and he thinks it is his fault. He tells the lady about the story of how his father dies and in the end they like each other and I think she gets pregnant.... The Rescue (Literature)
When confronted by deadly fires and bad accidents, volunteer fireman Taylor McAden feels compelled to take some terrifying risks, that no one else would ever take. But there is one leap of faith Taylor can't bring himself to make, to fall in love. For all of his adult years, Taylor has sought out women who need to be rescued, women he leaves as soon as their crisis is over. Especially,is the relationship gets a little too intimate.
Then one day, a rag... The Wedding (Literature)
Warner, Sep 2003, 23.95, 263 pp.
As his daughter Anna announces her plans to marry, North Carolina attorney Wilson Lewis wonders when the romance left his relationship with his wife. He observed the loving relationship of his in-laws even after five decades together and wispily wants that too, however, with the woman he loves, his wife. Wilson blames himself that his beloved Jane no longer loves him. He neglected her as work w...
Nicholas Sparks novels
The Wedding (Romance)
Wilson Lewis, a prestigious estate lawyer in New Bern and narrator of the story, is the son-in-law of Noah and Allie Calhoun, the main characters in Sparks' The Notebook. When Wilson deeply hurts his wife Jane, Noah and Allie's daughter, by forgetting their 29th wedding anniversary he sets out to discover a way to show his undying love for Jane hoping he hasn't already lost her. There is just one problem for Wilson: as a result of his cold upbringing ...