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Sparks, Nicholas

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Works: 388 works in 3,292 publications in 27 languages and 159,741 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Drama  Romance films  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Bildungsromans  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of screenplay, Editor, Scenarist, Contributor, Producer, Narrator, Adapter
Classifications: PS3569.P363, 813.54
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The lucky one by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
132 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 6,919 libraries worldwide
Is there really such a thing as a lucky charm? The hero of Nicholas Sparks' novel believes he's found one in the form of a photograph of a smiling woman he's never met, but who he comes to believe holds the key to his destiny. The chain of events that leads to him possessing the photograph and finding the woman pictured in it is the stuff of love stories
The choice by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
127 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 6,914 libraries worldwide
#1 New York Times bestseller Nicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a new tale about love found and lost, and the choices we hope we'll never have to make
The rescue by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
172 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 6,521 libraries worldwide
A volunteer fireman and a single mother join forces to find the woman's son who has been lost in a storm. While searching for the boy, the two adults find themselves increasingly close
Safe haven by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
112 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 6,395 libraries worldwide
"When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her guard, putting down roots in the close-knit community and becoming increasingly attached to Alex and his family. But even as Katie begins to fall in love, she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts and terrifies her-- a past that set her on a fearful, shattering journey across the country, to the sheltered oasis of Southport. With Jo's empathic and stubborn support, Katie eventually realizes that she must choose between a life of transient safety and one of riskier rewards-- and that in the darkest hour, love is the only true safe haven"--Author's web site
Message in a bottle by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
146 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 6,331 libraries worldwide
On a beach, Boston journalist Theresa Osborne finds a bottle thrown up by the sea with a love letter from a man to his dead wife. Theresa, a divorcee searching for love, is so moved by it she tracks the man to his yacht in North Carolina and a romance follows. By the author of The Notebook
The guardian by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
110 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 6,173 libraries worldwide
Four years after losing her husband, twenty-nine-year-old Julie Barenson considers falling in love again and wonders if she should choose sophisticated Richard, who treats her like a queen, or down-to-earth Mike, who is her best friend
At first sight by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
140 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 6,128 libraries worldwide
Jeremy Marsh is now living in Boone Creek, North Carolina, married to Lexie Darnell, and awaiting the birth of their daughter, but, just when things are looking good, an unsettling and mysterious message brings trouble from the past
The best of me by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
75 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 6,068 libraries worldwide
This is the story of two small-town former high school sweethearts from opposite sides of the tracks. Now middle-aged, they have taken wildly divergent paths, but neither has lived the life they imagined, and neither can forget the passionate first love that forever altered their world. When they are both called back to their hometown for the funeral of the mentor who once gave them shelter, they will be forced to confront the choices each has made, and ask whether love can truly rewrite the past
True believer by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
115 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 5,815 libraries worldwide
As a science journalist with a regular column in Scientific American, Jeremy Marsh specializes in debunking the supernatural and has a real nose for the strange and unusual. A born skeptic, he travels to the small town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, determined to find the real cause behind the ghostly apparitions that appear in the town cemetery. What he doesn't plan on, however, is meeting and falling hopelessly in love with Lexie Darnell, granddaughter of the town psychic. Now, if the young lovers are to have any kind of future at all, Jeremy must make a difficult choice: return to the life he knows, or do something he could never do before-take a giant leap of faith
The longest ride by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
66 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 5,276 libraries worldwide
After being trapped in an isolated car crash, the life of an elderly widower becomes entwined with that of a young college student and the cowboy she loves
The last song by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
45 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,629 libraries worldwide
Three years after her teenage life is turned upside-down by her parents' divorce and her father's relocation out of state, Ronnie Miller remains bitter, especially when her mother urges her to spend a summer with her father
The notebook by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
87 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 4,629 libraries worldwide
In a testimony to the lasting power of love, a man tells an elderly woman a story from a faded old notebook, his voice relating the heartbreaking tale of two lovers and their fifty-year journey to happiness
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
54 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,497 libraries worldwide
Met haar verhaal van haar bijzondere liefde op latere leeftijd troost een moeder haar dochter die niet over het verlies van haar man heen kan komen
A walk to remember by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
48 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,220 libraries worldwide
"There was a time when the world was sweeter ... when the women in Beaufort, North Carolina, wore dresses and the men donned hats ... Every April, when the wind smells of both the sea and lilacs, Landon Carter remembers 1958, his last year at Beaufort High. Landon had dated a girl or two and even once sworn that he'd been in love. Certainly the last person he thought he'd fall for was Jamie, the shy, almost ethereal daughter of the town's Baptist minister ... Jamie, who was destined to show him the depths of the human heart--and the joy and pain of living."--Page 4 of cover
The wedding by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
41 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,148 libraries worldwide
After more than twenty years of marriage, Wilson Lewis, son-in-law of Allie and Noah Calhoun is forced to admit that the romance has gone out of his marriage. Desperate to win back his wife Jane's heart, he must figure out how to make her fall in love with him again
See me : a novel by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
45 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,956 libraries worldwide
Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. With a history of violence and bad decisions behind him and the threat of prison dogging his every step, he's determined to walk a straight line. To Colin, that means applying himself single-mindedly toward his teaching degree and avoiding everything that proved destructive in his earlier life. Reminding himself daily of his hard-earned lessons, the last thing he is looking for is a serious relationship. Maria Sanchez, the hardworking daughter of Mexican immigrants, is the picture of conventional success. With a degree from Duke Law School and a job at a prestigious firm in Wilmington, she is a dark-haired beauty with a seemingly flawless professional track record. And yet Maria has a traumatic history of her own, one that compelled her to return to her hometown and left her questioning so much of what she once believed. A chance encounter on a rain-swept road will alter the course of both Colin and Maria's lives, challenging deeply held assumptions about each other and ultimately, themselves. As love unexpectedly takes hold between them, they dare to envision what a future together could possibly look like ... until menacing reminders of events in Maria's past begin to surface. As a series of threatening incidents wreaks chaos in Maria's life, Maria and Colin will be tested in increasingly terrifying ways. Will demons from their past destroy the tenuous relationship they've begun to build, or will their love protect them, even in the darkest hour?
A bend in the road by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
56 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,536 libraries worldwide
Recently selected as the 'Best Author' by readers of Entertainment Weekly, Nicholas Sparks is one of America's preeminent storytellers. Now Sparks spins a tale about a man, a woman, and the devastating secret that threatens to keep them apart ... Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. Missy had been his first love, and Miles fervently believes she will be his last. As a deputy sheriff in the North Carolina town of New Bern, Miles Ryan not only grieves for Missy, but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews. The second grade teacher of his son, Jonah, Sarah had left Baltimore after a difficult divorce to start over in the gentler surroundings of New Bern. Perhaps it is her own emotional wounds that make her sensitive to the hurt she first sees in Jonah's eyes, and then his father's. Tentatively, Sarah and Miles reach out to each other. Soon they are both laughing for the first time in years ... and falling in love. Neither will be able to guess how closely linked they are to a shocking secret-one that will force them to question everything they ever believed in ... and make a heartbreaking choice that will change their lives forever. -- Book jacket
The choice by Nicholas Sparks( Sound Recording )
44 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,787 libraries worldwide
"Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life-- boating, swimming, and regular barbecues with his good-natured buddies-- he holds the vague conviction that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style. That is, until Gabby Holland moves in next door. Despite his attempts to be neighborly, the appealing redhead seems to have a chip on her shoulder about him -- and the presence of her longtime boyfriend doesn't help. Despite himself, Travis can't stop trying to ingratiate himself with his new neighbor, and his persistent efforts lead them both to the doorstep of a journey that neither could have foreseen. Spanning the eventful years of young love, marriage and family, THE CHOICE ultimately confronts us with the most heartwrenching question of all: how far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?"--Publisher's web site
Safe haven by Nicholas Sparks( Sound Recording )
32 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 2,613 libraries worldwide
When Katie, an enigmatic stranger, shows up out of the blue, the folks of sleepy Southport become suspicious of her past. Katie tries to keep herself from becoming involved with anybody in town, but as time goes on, she slowly falls in love with Alex, a widowed store owner and father of two. However, when her dark past finally catches up with her, Katie must make the painful choice between either fleeing or facing her fears and fighting for her newfound life
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks( Sound Recording )
33 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 2,608 libraries worldwide
John, a high school dropout, enlists in the Army not knowing what else to do with his life. While in the Army he meets Savannah, they fall in love and she awaits his return from the Army. After 9/11 John feels it's his duty to re-enlist. During their long separation Savannah falls in love and marries someone else
 
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Alternative Names
Ispārks, Nīkulās
Nicholas Sparks
Nicholas Sparks Amerikaans auteur
Nicholas Sparks écrivain américain
Nicholas Sparks es uno de los mejores novelistas de amor
Nicholas Sparks scrittore statunitense
Nicholas Sparks US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Nikolas Sparks
Sipakesi 1965-
Siparks, Nikolas 1965-
Sparks, Nicholas
Sparks, Nicholas, 1965-
Sparks, Nikolas 1965-
Spārks, Nikolass
Spārkss, Nikolass
Νίκολας Σπαρκς
Николас Спаркс
Никълъс Спаркс
Ніколас Спаркс
Спаркс, Ниkолас
Спаркс, Николас
Նիկոլաս Սպարկս
ניקולס ספרקס
ספּארקס, ניקולס
ספארקס, ניקולס 1965-
ספרקס, ניקולס
ספרקס, ניקולס 1965-
سبارك، نيكولاس، 1965-
سپاركس, نىكولاس 1965-
نيكولاس سباركس
نيكولاس سباركس، 1965-
نیکلاس اسپارکس
निकोलस स्पार्कस्
นิโคลัส สปากส์
ნიკოლას სპარქსი
니컬러스 스파크스
스파크스, 니콜라스 1965-
スパークス, ニコラス
ニコラス・スパークス
尼可拉斯·史派克 Author
斯帕克思 1965-
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