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Safe Haven

by Nicholas Sparks

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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.

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...twisting and tightening in her chest. “Maybe they want to talk about it but they know there’s nothing you can do to help,” she whispered. “There’s always something I can do.” In the moonlight shining through the kitchen window, Jo’s skin glowed a luminous white, and Katie had the sense that she never went out in the sun. The wine made the room move, the walls buckle. Katie could feel tears beginning to form in her eyes and it was all she could do to blink them back. Her mouth was dry. “Not always,” Katie whispered. She turned to face the window. Beyond the glass, the moon hung low over the trees. Katie swallowed, suddenly feeling as if she were observing herself from across the room. She could see herself sitting at the table with Jo, and when she began to speak, her voice didn’t seem to be her own. “I had a friend once. She was in a terrible marriage and she couldn’t talk to anyone. He used to hit her, and in the beginning, she told him that if it ever...

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All comments: 3

HP Fan!

27 Mar 2011 23:39:06

Katies story is sad. It unimaginable that there are actual people in the world like her husband. The ending is a real surprise!

bookworm

09 Jan 2011 18:33:45

i love nicholas sparks' books!

AR

04 Jan 2011 08:07:35

must start reading immediaely

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Little girls. They could melt the toughest hearts.

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nikita

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Katiecan you take another table?

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I think those guys are checking you out

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every couple needs to argue now and then. Just to prove that the relationship is strong enough to survive it.

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