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Book Synopsis



From the author of The Longest Ride and The Return comes a novel about the enduring legacy of first love, and the decisions that haunt us forever.

1996 was the year that changed everything for Maggie Dawes. Sent away at sixteen to live with an aunt she barely knew in Ocracoke, a remote village on North Carolina's Outer Banks, she could think only of the friends and family she left behind . . . until she met Bryce Trickett, one of the few teenagers on the island. Handsome, genuine, and newly admitted to West Point, Bryce showed her how much there was to love about the wind-swept beach town--and introduced her to photography, a passion that would define the rest of her life.

By 2019, Maggie is a renowned travel photographer. She splits her time between running a successful gallery in New York and photographing remote locations around the world. But this year she is unexpectedly grounded over Christmas, struggling to come to terms with a sobering medical diagnosis. Increasingly dependent on a young assistant, she finds herself becoming close to him.

As they count down the last days of the season together, she begins to tell him the story of another Christmas, decades earlier--and the love that set her on a course she never could have imagined.



Review Quotes




"Nicholas Sparks is one of the best-known writers in America and overseas for good reason: He has written stories that reveal the yearning for our most prized possession: love."--Mobile Register

"Sparks has definitely mastered the art of love."--Associated Press

"Sparks is a masterful storyteller who remains at the top of his game."--Bookreporter.com

"Sparks is a poet . . . a master."--Philadelphia Inquirer

"Sparks knows how to tug at readers' heartstrings."--Chicago Sun Times



About the Author



With over 100 million copies of his books sold, Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved storytellers. His novels include sixteen #1 New York Times bestsellers, and all of his books, including Three Weeks with My Brother, the memoir he wrote with his brother, Micah, have been New York Times and international bestsellers, and were translated into more than fifty languages. Eleven of Nicholas Sparks's novels--The Choice, The Longest Ride, The Best of Me, Safe Haven, The Lucky One, The Last Song, Dear John, Nights in Rodanthe, The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, and Message in a Bottle--have been adapted into major motion pictures.
Dimensions (Overall): 9 Inches (H) x 1 Inches (W) x 6 Inches (D)
Weight: 1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 400
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Romance
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover
Author: Nicholas Sparks
Book theme: Contemporary
Language: English
Street Date: September 28, 2021
TCIN: 82422546
UPC: 9781538728628
Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-4059
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
100% would recommend
27 recommendations

Never go wrong with Nicholas sparks

5 out of 5 stars
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stained the tub purple - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
Great story, great for Christmas and so bittersweet.
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The Wish

5 out of 5 stars
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Christmas Shopper - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
My book arrived right on time and in perfect condition. I thoroughly enjoyed “The Wish” by Nicholas Sparks and highly recommend it.
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Loyal Fan

5 out of 5 stars
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Book Fan - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
As usual, his writing is flawless, gripping and enjoyable. Very hard to put down
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The Wish

5 out of 5 stars
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Littlesusan - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
I love Nicholas Sparks books. I just started reading The Wish. so far I'm enjoying it.
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Great book, great price

5 out of 5 stars
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Emh2111 - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Loved this book! Was in great condition as well.
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Must read!!

5 out of 5 stars
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Mmshaffer - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
This is easily my favorite Nicholas Sparks book, and favorite book of all currently. Beautifully written. I recommended it to all my friends and they loved it just as much as I did!
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You need this

5 out of 5 stars
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Gabrielle B - 2 years ago
Definitely the best book by Nicholas Sparks ever.
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Another good one

5 out of 5 stars
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KT Mary - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
I have read almost all of NS’s books and this was a good one. I don’t think it’s as good as some (the Choice, Nights in Rodanthe etc) but it was good for one of his newer reads. I attempted to read See Me last year and I couldn’t even finish it so I was excited to read this and see more of his classic style love story again. This story is a tad predictable in some ways, but also has a different twist than most love stories. I really enjoyed it overall!
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Wish

5 out of 5 stars
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nan - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Wonderful Story Very Captivating
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Great read

5 out of 5 stars
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Carinamm - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Absolutely love Nichols Sparks. Good clean writing with great story line.
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Love all of his books

5 out of 5 stars
LarryA - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
I always wait for his new book release and purchase as quickly as possible.
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A Different Kind of Love Story

5 out of 5 stars
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Dee - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Beautiful story about second chances! Loved it!
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Great New Nicholas Spark Nook

5 out of 5 stars
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Gigitimes8 - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Love all of his books. This one was just wonderful!
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Another great one by Nicholas Sparks

5 out of 5 stars
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MommyMac4 - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Guaranteed to be great, which it was, ust like every other Nicolas Sparks book!
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Amazing Book!!

5 out of 5 stars
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Bookworm - 2 years ago
It was truly an amazing read. I felt that I was watching a movie while reading it, I don’t know if anyone ever felt that while reading the story, but I sure did and the emotions I felt were so mixed it left me wanting to keep reading the story till I finally finished it within a day and a half. Amazing read definitely recommend
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Captivating Read

5 out of 5 stars
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Shadows - 2 years ago
The story was captivating. I couldn’t put it down.
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Read it!

5 out of 5 stars
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Jellis - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Amazing. Truly one of the best books I’ve ever read.
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Amazing book

5 out of 5 stars
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Arigirl - 2 years ago
This is the first book I’ve read in a long time, I couldn’t put it down. It made me cry and laugh.
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Best book ever!

5 out of 5 stars
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Shel - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
At first I wasn’t sure if I’d like this book, but the more I read the better it got. This book truly moved me. I laughed, cried, and went on a roller coaster of emotions. Would definitely recommend.
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A Touching Story

5 out of 5 stars
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Jennyv - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
This book left me in tears. It was not what I expected when I originally had purchased the book. However, it reminded me that in life there’s always a moment when we wish we could turn back time, to reminisce in moments that were so long ago. It’s about the impact people have on us and how we carry a piece of them in our hearts forever.
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