The Guardian

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Grand Central Publishing, Apr 1, 2005 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Julie Barenson's young husband left her two unexpected gifts before he died - a Great Dane puppy named Singer and the promise that he would always be watching over her. Now four years have passed. Still living in the small town of Swansboro, North Carolina, twenty-nine-year-old Julie is emotionally ready to make a commitment to someone again. But who? Should it be Richard Franklin, the handsome, sophisticated engineer who treats her like a queen? Or Mike Harris, the down-to-earth nice guy who was her husband's best friend? Choosing one of them should bring her more happiness than she's had in years. Instead, Julie is soon fighting for her life in a nightmare spawned by a chilling deception and jealousy so poisonous that it has become a murderous desire...

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You expect a love story with a sad ending. - Goodreads
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I love Nicholas Sparks books because the plot always leads to an amazing climax and unexpected ending. Read full review

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This book pleasantly surprised me. There are some things you come to expect out of a Nicholas Sparks book. You expect a love story with a sad ending. This book was the first time there was some real ... Read full review

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With over 100 million copies of his books sold, Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved storytellers. His novels include 12 #1 New York Times bestsellers. All his books have been New York Times and international bestsellers, and were translated into more than 50 languages. Ten Sparks novels have been adapted into major motion pictures, with The Choice coming in February 2016.

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