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3.91 out of 53.91 out of 53.91 out of 53.91 out of 53.91 out of 5 3.91 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Nicholas Sparks Narrator: Johnny Heller Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Taylor McAden is a volunteer fireman who is always the first to plunge into danger, whether it be a raging fire or a deadly accident. But there is one risk he can’t bring himself to take: falling in love—forever. Taylor has always sought out women who need to be rescued—women he leaves as soon as their crisis is over.

Then he meets Denise Holden, a single mother who has moved to the small town of Edenton, North Carolina, to build a new life. A near fatal car crash will bring these two together, but before that can happen, Taylor must look into his past and see if it’s too late to take a chance on the future.
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Quotes & Awards

  • “Nicholas Sparks knows how to tug at a reader’s heartstrings.”

    Chicago Sun-Times

  • “Readers who don’t mind shedding a few tears won’t be disappointed.”


  • “A romantic page-turner…Sparks’ fans won’t be disappointed.”


  • “Cunningly crafted.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “The complexities of human relationships are so beautifully described. Sparks has found his forte, and this novel is sure to be as popular as his earlier works.”

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • “All of Sparks’ trademark elements—love, loss, and small-town life—are present in this terrific read.”


  • “The would-be king of romance continues to please his readers…This novel will appeal to female readers seeking another romantic story with a happy ending.”

    Library Journal

  • A USA Today Bestseller
  • A #1 New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Carli | 5/20/2011

    " Such a great book! It is about a young woman with a young son that is trying to make it in a town where everyone knows her deceased mother.

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jessica | 5/19/2011

    " Touching, as usual, for Nicholas sparks "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Casi | 5/18/2011

    " Nicholas Sparks does it again. I get sucked into his love stories. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Mona | 5/6/2011

    " Nicholas Sparks has done it again. Great story with characters you grow to care about. Totally recommend this read. "

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