People who belong to our Millionaire Club are in for a surprise. Nicholas Sparks’ new book, The Return, comes out on September 29. To celebrate, members can get 50% off all of our favorite Nicholas Sparks backlist books! These are five of our favorite things:
When two people meet at a crossroads, they both come from different parts of the world, but they fall in love with each other. This is a story that spans decades and continents.
If Hope Anderson wants to make a good decision, she needs to think about it. Six years ago, when she was thirty-six, she started a relationship with her boyfriend, a doctor of orthopedic surgery. To use a week at her family’s North Carolina cottage to get the house ready for sale and think about her future, she goes to Sunset Beach, North Carolina. Her father was recently diagnosed with ALS, and she doesn’t have any wedding plans in the works. It turns out that Tru Walls has never been to North Carolina. A letter from a man who claims to be his father makes him go to Sunset Beach. Tru is a safari guide who was born and raised in Zimbabwe. He wants to solve some of the mysteries about his mother’s early life and reclaim memories that were lost when his mother died. As soon as the two strangers meet, they feel a connection that is both electric and unfathomable. In the days that follow, their feelings for each other will change, and they will have to choose between their families and their own happiness in very bad ways. How long can a dream last? Every Breath looks at the many ways that love claims our deepest loyalty and asks a life-changing question: How long can a dream last?
One day, an attractive lawyer and an outgoing bad boy meet by chance. As their pasts come back to haunt them, their lives will change for the worse.
Colin Hancock is taking his second chance with both hands. He is giving it his best shot. To avoid going to prison, he’s going to walk a straight line. He has a history of violence and bad decisions behind him, and the threat of prison is always on his tail. Colin thinks that means focusing on his teaching degree and not doing anything that was bad for him in the past. Reminding himself every day of the lessons he has learned, he doesn’t want to be in a long-term relationship at this point in his life. Maria Sanchez, the hard-working daughter of Mexican immigrants, is the picture of what people expect to see in a successful person. It looks like she has a perfect work history because she went to Duke Law School and works for a well-known law firm in Wilmington. Even so, Maria has a painful past that made her want to return to her home town and made her question a lot of what she thought she knew. A chance meeting on a wet road will change both Colin and Maria’s lives, making them question long-held assumptions about each other and ultimately, their own lives. As they start to fall in love, they start to think about what their future together could look like. Then, frightening reminders of Maria’s past start to show up. See Me is full of emotions and suspense. It shows us that love can be made in the middle of things that could break us apart, and that those who see us for who we really are may not be the first people we think of.
In this thriller, a young woman who lost her husband has to choose between two men. As new love blossoms, jealousy turns deadly.
He gave Julie Barenson a puppy named Singer and a promise that he would always be there for her. Four years have gone by. Still living in Swansboro, NC, Julie is ready to make another commitment to someone. She is 29 years old. Then who? Richard Franklin, the engineer who treats her like a princess, is a good choice. The down-to-earth nice guy who was her husband’s best friend. One of them should bring her more happiness than she’s had in a while. She soon finds herself in a nightmare that was caused by a chilling deception and jealousy so poisonous that it has turned into a killer desire.
Two By Two
When a single father gets a new chance at happiness, he learns what unconditional love is all about.
At 32, Russell Green has it all: a beautiful wife, a cute six-year-old daughter, a successful job as an advertising executive, and a big house in Charlotte. He is living the dream, and his marriage to Vivian is at the heart of it all. But beneath the surface of this perfect existence, there are cracks that start to show up. Russ is the only one who is shocked when everything he thought he knew about his life is turned upside down. Russ loses his job and wife in a matter of months, and he has to look after his young daughter while he tries to figure out how to live in a new and strange world. Russ throws himself into the wilderness of single parenting, and he goes on a journey that is both terrifying and rewarding. It will test his abilities and his emotional resources in ways he’s never thought possible. When he meets an old flame on the street, he’ll be afraid and excited about this new chance to find love again. In time, Russ will learn that unconditional love is a gift that can only be given, not earned. With the support of his parents, the wisdom of his older sister, Marge, and the hard-won lessons of fatherhood, Russ will finally understand what unconditional love is all about.
At First Sight
If you’ve ever thought about leaving New York City, giving your heart away again, or becoming a parent, you know that there are some things you won’t do. Here in Boone Creek, North Carolina, Jeremy is married to Lexie Darnell, who is the love of his life. He is also looking forward to the birth of their daughter. But just as his life is about to get back to normal, an unsettling and mysterious message opens old wounds and starts a chain of events that will change the course of this young couple’s marriage for good. A man and a woman fall in love with each other, and a parent falls in love with her child. This is a story about how these two people love each other. More than that, it is a story that shows how the same emotion that hurts you can also help you heal.
Lexie Darnell and Jeremy Marsh’s story is continued in this book, but it stands on its own as one of Nicholas Sparks’s most heartfelt love stories. True Believer fans will enjoy this book, too.