The #1 New York Times bestselling author tells the story of romance lost and rediscovered-and the wrenching decision one woman must make between loyalty and love.
Every person's story has a beginning, middle and end, but the path that leads from one stage of life to the next is rarely predictable. Renee's journey begins when she is a carefree college student, studying in Italy with her best friend, Audrey. During that idyllic summer abroad, Renee meets a handsome local, and falls deeply in love. But like all summer romances, the affair comes to an end when she returns to North Carolina. Back home, Renee fulfills everyone's expectations - including her own - by marrying her longtime college boyfriend. Over the next two decades, she raises a family and lives a predictable, if in some ways unfulfilling life. When Audrey announces that she's dying of cancer, Renee drops everything to spend Audrey's last days by her side, unaware that her unconventional best friend still has a few surprises up her sleeve . . . surprises that will turn Renee's world upside down, and offer her a chance to re-live the choices of her past in a way she never dreamed possible.
In a town as small as Southport, North Carolina, everything gets noticed. So when the beautiful and unknown Katie moves to town out of the blue, many wonder about her past. At first Katie remains carefully guarded, but soon she strikes up a friendship with her neighbor Jo and unexpectedly gets involved with local single-father Alex. With the support of these two relationships, Katie might finally find the strength to face a secret deeply buried from her past that haunts her to this day. Bestselling author Nicholas Sparks brings fans a moving story of love and trust with SAFE HAVEN, which even before it was published had been optioned for film.
- Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Themes, Fiction + Literature Genres
- Romance, General, Conflicts + Dualities, Human Qualities + Behavior, Family + Friendship, Love + Relationships + Sex
- September 14, 2010
- September 14, 2010
- Nicholas Sparks