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Safe Haven (original 2010; edition 2012)

by Nicholas Sparks

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Title:Safe Haven
Authors:Nicholas Sparks
Info:Grand Central Publishing (2012), Edition: Reprint, Mass Market Paperback, 432 pages
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Tags:domestic abuse; N. Carolina

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Safe Haven is another great book by Nicholas Sparks and it touches a very important subject, domestic violence. I picked this book up and was unable to put it back down again because I wanted to know how it ended which ended up in me still reading this book at 2 AM. Sparks showed not only the side of the victim but also from the abuser. Which made me almost feel compassionate towards the abuser, almost. Overall a very well written, catching story that I was unable to put down. ( )
  IrenevanOs | Aug 6, 2016 |
this is a classic Nicholas sparks novel. i enjoy all of his books but they are all the same. they have the same predictable plot each time. beside that his books are always a good easy read and very entertaining and captivating. this book definitely kept me interested until the end and i was able to finish it in 2 days. i would recommend it to someone who is looking for a quick easy read for fun. it doesn't really make you think but it is still good. the plot is fast moving and drama filled.
  maggiesimonetti | Jun 8, 2016 |
52 Weeks 52 Books 2013.2

Perfect beach read. ( )
  yvonne.sevignykaiser | Apr 2, 2016 |
Light beach reading. ( )
  GeneHunter | Mar 13, 2016 |
This is such a sweet, easy, and fun read! It also has some very interesting characters and plot lines for a Sparks novel. I really enjoyed it. ( )
  ChelseaClaudett | Mar 8, 2016 |
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In loving memory of Paul and Adrienne Cote. My wonderful family. I miss you both already.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 044654759X, Hardcover)

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.

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"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"--from author's web site.… (more)

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