Nicholas Sparks

  • Tous les deux

    Nicholas Sparks

    À 32 ans, Russel Green a tout pour être heureux : une adorable fille de 6 ans, une carrière réussie dans la publicité, une sublime maison en Caroline du Nord, et au coeur de ce rêve éveillé sa fabuleuse femme Vivian.
    Pourtant, en quelques mois, son monde s'écroule : il perd son emploi, son épouse le quitte, s'installe dans un autre État et lui laisse leur petite London à élever. Russel, désarmé, cherche réconfort et disponibilité auprès de ses parents, de sa soeur bien-aimée et de sa compagne. Mais il est temps pour lui de reprendre sa vie en main. Tour à tour papa et maman, chauffeur, cuisinier, animateur et confident, Russ découvre les difficultés et les bonheurs d'un père célibataire. Il se fixe des objectifs précis : créer une entreprise florissante, reconquérir sa femme et éviter à London la déchirure d'un divorce.
    Quand Vivian demande la garde de leur fille, Russel se lance dans le combat de sa vie pour son enfant qui est devenue le pilier central de son existence. Y parviendra-t-il ?

  • Retrouvailles

    Nicholas Sparks

    Et si, pour aller de l'avant, il fallait revenir où tout a commencé ?
    Trevor, un jeune médecin militaire gravement blessé en Afghanistan, n'avait jamais eu l'intention de retourner vivre à New Bern, la ville de son enfance. Mais lorsque son grand-père décède d'une façon aussi étrange que soudaine, il n'a d'autre choix que de retrouver la vieille maison dont il a hérité.
    À peine installé, il rencontre Natalie, la shérif adjointe du comté, qui ne le laisse pas indifférent. Mais Natalie reste désespérément distante et semble même lui cacher quelque chose. Et elle n'est pas la seule... Car Trevor a également fait la connaissance de Callie, une adolescente qui semble en savoir plus sur les circonstances de la mort de son aïeul que ce qu'elle veut bien dire...
    S'improvisant enquêteur pour tenter de lever le voile sur les différents secrets, Trevor va renouer avec une vie simple et découvrir le vrai sens du mot amour.

  • Et s'il suffisait d'un regard ? Colin Hancock joue sa dernière chance. À 28 ans, son passé est une succession de drames et de mauvais choix. Au moindre faux pas, c'est le retour à la prison qui l'attend. Bien décidé à changer de vie, il se consacre à corps perdu à ses études, du moins jusqu'à ce que l'amour s'en mêle.
    Enfant d'immigrés, Maria Sanchez s'est faite toute seule et est devenue une brillante et ambitieuse avocate. Cette beauté brune peut être fière de son parcours sans faute. Pourtant, quand ressurgissent les blessures du passé, la voilà contrainte de tout quitter pour se réfugier auprès des siens.
    Mais l'amour surgit sans crier gare... Une rencontre fortuite sur une route pluvieuse va bouleverser le destin de ces deux jeunes gens tourmentés. Face au spectre de la violence et de la haine, leur amour qui défie tous les pronostics pourra-t-il être assez fort pour les sauver ?

  • Chemins croisés

    Nicholas Sparks

    Et si la raison du coeur était la plus forte ? Coincé dans sa voiture après un accident de la route, Ira Levinson, un vieil homme de quatre-vingt dix ans, attend désespérément qu'on vienne le secourir. Ruth, la femme qu'il a aimé toute sa vie et qui s'est éteinte neuf ans plus tôt, revient hanter ses pensées. Il se remémore alors les joies et les peines qu'ils ont partagées. À l'autre bout des États-Unis, Sophia, une étudiante en histoire de l'art, et Luke, un cowboy, tombent follement amoureux l'un de l'autre. Mais ils ont des engagements et des rêves radicalement opposés. Pendant que l'une tente de se remettre d'une relation qui l'a brisée, l'autre doit batailler pour sauver le ranch de sa famille, quitte à mettre sa propre existence en danger. Rien ne semble lier le jeune couple au vieil homme, et pourtant, sur le plus beau des chemins, celui que l'on nomme la vie, leurs routes pourraient bien se croiser... Une rencontre inespérée * L'amour comme seul horizon

  • Un havre de paix

    Nicholas Sparks

    Un coeur à reprendre, l'amour comme seul remède
    Katie débarque seule et sans attache dans la petite ville de Southport, en Caroline du Nord. Belle, jeune et mystérieuse, elle devient vite le sujet de toutes les conversations... D'abord déterminée à préserver sa solitude, elle finit par se lier d'amitié avec Alex, veuf et père de deux enfants. Ensemble, ils pansent des blessures anciennes. Mais alors que Katie reprend confiance en la vie, les fantômes de son passé la rattrapent. Ces mêmes fantômes qui l'avaient poussée, après un long voyage, à venir vivre recluse dans ce havre de paix. Va-t-elle céder aux doutes qu'ils lui inspirent, ou admettre que l'amour est souvent la meilleure chance d'échapper au souvenir des heures sombres ?

  • Tout le monde veut croire en l'amour éternel. Elle aussi y a cru à l'âge de dix-huit ans. Alors que leur dernière année universitaire touche à sa fin, Amanda et Dawson, unis par un amour sans limite, ne s'imaginent pas vivre l'un sans l'autre. De milieux sociaux très différents, ils luttent contre les préjugés de la petite ville d'Oriental en Caroline du Nord. Mais des événements imprévus vont les amener à emprunter des chemins radicalement différents. Vingt-cinq ans plus tard, Dawson vit seul tandis qu'Amanda est mariée et mère de trois enfants. À l'occasion des funérailles d'un ami commun, ils se retrouvent et découvrent que la passion qui les a unis est restée ancrée au plus profond d'eux-mêmes. Ils vont ainsi devoir comprendre leurs choix passés pour répondre à la question qui les hante : l'amour peut-il renaître de ses cendres ?

  • La dernière chanson

    Nicholas Sparks

    A l'âge de 17 ans, la vie de Veronica Miller, alias " Ronnie ",'` est bouleversée par le divorce de ses parents et le départ soudain de son père, qui abandonne New York pour la Caroline du Nord. Elle lui en veut vraiment et refuse de le voir depuis la rupture... Jusqu'au jour où, trois ans plus tard, sa mère décide de l'envoyer passer un été avec lui, espérant une réconciliation. Le père de Ronnie, ancien pianiste et professeur, mène une vie paisible en bord de mer où il se consacre à la confection d'une oeuvre d'art. Dès son arrivée, Ronnie se rebelle et menace de partir. Mais bientôt, elle fait la connaissance de Will, un jeune homme du village, qui va faire chavirer son coeur. Baissant sa garde, va-t-elle enfin réussir à s'ouvrir au bonheur ?

  • Édition 20è anniversaire !
    Je suis un homme ordinaire, et j'ai mené une vie ordinaire. Aucun monument ne sera élevé à ma mémoire et mon nom sera vite oublié. Mais j'ai aimé de tout mon coeur, de toute mon âme. Allie et Noah se sont connus alors qu'ils n'avaient que quatorze ans et, depuis, ils sont unis par un amour sans faille.
    Aujourd'hui, cinquante ans plus tard, Noah veille sur Allie atteinte de la maladie d'Alzheimer. Lorsqu'elle a ressenti les premiers symptômes, elle lui a fait une demande particulière : qu'il lui raconte leur propre histoire... Alors, pendant des heures, il reste auprès d'elle et évoque inlassablement leur bonheur passé.
    Ces innombrables souvenirs heureux parviendront-ils à freiner l'inexorable progression du mal qui ronge Allie ?

  • Combien de temps un rêve peut-il survivre ?
    Hope Anderson, 36 ans, vit en couple depuis six ans avec Josh, un chirurgien qui rechigne à s'engager. Au moment où elle apprend que son père adoré est gravement malade, elle décide d'aller se ressourcer dans le cottage familial de Sunset Beach en Caroline du Nord.
    Tru Walls, jeune quadragénaire divorcé, est guide de safari au Zimbabwe. Le jour où il reçoit une lettre d'un homme prétendant être son père biologique, il décide de rejoindre la Caroline du Nord afin de percer le mystère de sa naissance.
    Quand ces deux êtres se rencontrent sur la plage, leur attirance est immédiate, inexplicable. Mais comment concilier deux parcours de vie si éloignés, comment choisir un continent aux dépens de l'autre, Hope et Tru pourront-ils bouleverser leur quotidien pour vivre pleinement leur amour ?

  • The love story to end all love stories from the internationally bestselling author, Nicholas Sparks. Now a major motion picture starring Ryan Gosling (Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated star of La La Land) and Rachel McAdams.
    'When it comes to tales about love, Nicholas Sparks is one of the undisputed kings' HeatHow far can love endure?Noah Calhoun has just returned from World War Two. Attempting to escape the ghosts of battle, he tries to concentrate on restoring an old plantation home to its former glory. And yet he is haunted by images of the beautiful girl he met there fourteen years before, a girl who captured his heart like no other.But when these distant memories begin to slide into reality, the passion that had lain still is ignited once more. Though so much is in their way, the miraculous force of their love refuses to fade.

  • Can you resist the depths of the human heart?It is 1958 and seventeen-year-old Landon is revelling in his youth: dating girls and even claiming to have been in love. He is a world apart from shy, reclusive Jamie Sullivan, a Baptist's daughter who carries a bible with her school books, cares for her widowed father and volunteers at the orphanage. But fate will intervene.Forced to partner up at the school dance, Landon and Jamie embark on a journey of earth-shattering love and agonising loss far beyond their years. In the months that follow, Landon discovers the true depths of the human heart, and takes a decision that is so stunning it will lead him irrevocably down the road to manhood . . .

  • Seventeen-year-old Veronica 'Ronnie' Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wilmington, North Carolina. Three years later, she remains angry and alienated from her parents, especially her father . . . until her mother decides it would be in everyone's best interest if she spent the summer in Wilmington with him. Ronnie's father, a former concert pianist and teacher, is living a quiet life in the beach town, immersed in creating a work of art that will become the centerpiece of a local church. The tale that unfolds is an unforgettable story about love in its myriad forms - first love, the love between parents and children - that demonstrates, as only a Nicholas Sparks novel can, the many ways that deeply felt relationships can break our hearts . . . and heal them.

  • How far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?Travis Parker has it all: a good job, loyal friends and his dream home in North Carolina. The last thing he's looking for is a serious relationship. That is, until Gabby Holland moves in next door.Despite Travis's attempts to be friendly, the alluring redhead simply will not warm to him. But Travis feels compelled to get closer to her, leading them both down a road where they will face tough decisions, shocking revelations and devastating consequences.

  • The bestselling love story behind the massive Hollywood film starring James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan.
    They were teenage sweethearts from opposite sides of the tracks - with a passion that would change their lives for ever. But life would force them apart. Years later, the lines they had drawn between past and present are about to slip . . . Called back to their hometown for the funeral of the mentor who once gave them shelter when they needed it most, they are faced with each other once again, and forced to confront the paths they chose. Can true love ever rewrite the past?This is the new epic love story from the multi-million-copy bestselling author of The Notebook, The Lucky One and The Last Song. Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved authors.

  • Love hurts. There is nothing as painful as heartbreak. But in order to learn to love again you must learn to trust again.When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet unassuming, Katie is determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships.Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her guard, putting down roots in the close-knit community. But even as Katie starts to fall in love, she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts her . . .

  • In a moment of desolation on a windswept beach, Garrett bottles his words of undying love for a lost woman, and throws them to the sea. My dearest Catherine, I miss you my darling, as I always do, but today is particularly hard because the ocean has been singing to me, and the song is that of our life together . . .But the bottle is picked up by Theresa, a mother with a shattered past, who feels unaccountably drawn to this lonely man. Who are this couple? What is their story? Beginning a search that will take her to a sunlit coastal town and an unexpected confrontation, it is a tale that resonates with everlasting love and the enduring promise of redemption.

  • @2@How do you learn to trust again?@3@@2@Denise Hilton, a young single mother, is driving through Edenton, North Carolina, when her car skids off the road during a storm.@3@@2@With her is her four-year-old son, Kyle, a boy with severe learning disabilities for whom she has sacrificed everything. When volunteer fireman Taylor McAden finds her she is unconscious and bleeding, but when she wakes an even more chilling truth becomes clear: Kyle is gone.@3@@2@When confronted by raging fires or deadly accidents, Taylor feels compelled to take terrifying risks to save lives, and the search for Kyle is no exception. But there is one leap of faith Taylor cannot bring himself to make - to commit to a relationship. Will this chance meeting with Denise prove any different?@3@

  • Swept off your feet and into a nightmare . . . A powerful blend of love story, betrayal and obsession, The Guardian is written with electrifying intensity, playing with your emotions at every turn.Widowed at a young age, Julie understands the pain that comes with love and has avoided romance for a long time. As she eases herself back into the dating scene, her eye is caught by the darkly sophisticated Richard, as he begins a passionate pursuit of her affections. But she is still confused by her feelings for best friend Mike: funny, loyal, but definitely not sophisticated.A seemingly innocent choice sets off a deadly chain of events that leaves Julie fighting for her life, as jealousy simmers into murderous desire.

  • It began with The Notebook . . . After thirty years of marriage, Wilson is forced to face a painful truth. His wife, Jane, has fallen out of love with him.Despite the shining example of his in-laws, Noah and Allie Calhoun (originally recounted in The Notebook), and their fifty-year love affair, Wilson is unable to express his true feelings. With his daughter about to marry, and his wife thinking about leaving him, Wilson knows it is time to act. He will do anything he can to save his marriage. With the memories of Noah and Allie's inspiring life together as his guide, he vows to make his wife fall in love with him . . . all over again.

  • The bestselling love story behind the massive Hollywood filmTwo couples. Two love stories. One epic tale.Ninety-one-year-old Ira Levinson is in trouble. Struggling to stay conscious after a car crash, an image of his adored - and long-dead - wife Ruth appears. Urging him to hang on, she lovingly recounts the joys and sorrows of their life together - how they met, the dark days of WWII and its unrelenting effect on their families.A few miles away, college student Sophia Danko's life is about to change. Recovering from a break-up, she meets the young, rugged Luke and is thrown into a world far removed from her privileged school life. Sophia sees a new and tantalising future for herself, but Luke is keeping a secret that could destroy it all.Ira and Ruth. Sophia and Luke. Two couples, separated by years and experience, whose lives are about to converge in the most unexpected - and shocking - of ways.The new love story from the multi-million-copy bestselling author of The Notebook, The Lucky One and The Best of Me. Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved authors.

  • NOVEL LEARNING SERIES(TM)
    THE NOTEBOOK by Nicholas Sparks
    STUDENT EDITION
    Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book. It is a celebration of how passion can be ageless and timeless, a tale that moves us to laughter and tears and makes us believe in true love all over again . . .
    At thirty-one, Noah Calhoun, back in coastal North Carolina after World War II, is haunted by images of the girl he lost more than a decade earlier. At twenty-nine, socialite Allie Nelson is about to marry a wealthy lawyer, but she cannot stop thinking about the boy who long ago stole her heart. Thus begins the story of a love so enduring and deep it can turn tragedy into triumph, and may even have the power to create a miracle . . .
    With a NOVEL LEARNING SERIES(TM) Student Guide
    -Questions about the text after every few chapters check your comprehension
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    A WALK TO REMEMBER by Nicholas Sparks
    STUDENT EDITION
    "When I was seventeen, my life changed forever . . . " So begins Nicholas Sparks's touching tale of Landon Carter, a teenage boy living in the small town of Beaufort, North Carolina in the late 1950s. Landon is a typical teenager who just wants to have a fun senior year before heading off to college. The last thing he anticipated is Jamie Sullivan, the sweet, pious daughter of the town's Baptist minister.
    But on the evening of Beaufort's annual Christmas pageant, Landon will undergo a change of heart that will forever alter the course of his life. In the months that follow, Landon discovers truths that it takes most people a lifetime to learn-truths about the nature of beauty, the joy of giving, the pain of loss, and, most of all, the transformational power of love.
    With a NOVEL LEARNING SERIES(TM) Student Guide
    · Questions about the text after every few chapters check your comprehension
    · Quizzes throughout help you prepare for standardized tests with SAT- and ACT-style questions using vocabulary and grammar from the book
    · Sample writing prompts and essays at the end guide you through the elements of an above-average, average, and below-average essay-and explain why!

  • Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot.At twenty-eight, he's focused on getting his teaching degree and avoiding all the places and people that proved so destructive in his past. The last thing he's looking for is a serious relationship. But when he crosses paths with Maria Sanchez one rainswept night, his carefully structured life is turned upside down. And when Maria, a hardworking lawyer, meets Colin she begins to question every notion she has ever had about herself and her future - and what truly makes her happy. Before the couple has a chance to envision a life together, menacing reminders from events in Maria's past start to surface. And as the threat of violence begins to shadow her every step, she and Colin will be pushed to breaking point. The stunning new love story from multi-million-copy bestselling author Nicholas Sparks, See Me is a story of obsession, reinvention and a love that defies every expectation.

  • From the author of The Notebook and See Me comes a beautiful story of heartbreak, strength and unconditional love that will capture your heart.
    Sometimes the end is just the beginning . . .Russell Green has it all: a loving family, a successful career and a beautiful house. But underneath his seemingly perfect world, cracks are beginning to appear . . . and no one is more surprised than Russ when the life he took for granted is turned upside down. Finding himself single-handedly caring for his young daughter, while trying to launch his own business, the only thing Russ knows is that he must shelter his little girl from the consequences of these changes. As Russ embarks on this daunting and unexpected new chapter of his life, a chance encounter will challenge him to find a happiness beyond anything he could ever have imagined.Praise for Nicholas Sparks
    'Pulls at the heartstrings' Sunday Times
    'When it comes to tales about love, Nicholas Sparks is one of the undisputed kings' Heat
    'An absorbing page-turner' Daily Mail'A fiercely romantic and touching tale' Heat on The Longest Ride'An A-grade romantic read' OK! on Safe Haven'This one won't leave a dry eye' Daily Mirror on The Lucky One

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