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The Return The heart-wrenching new novel from the bestselling author of The Notebook

by Nicholas Sparks

Relationship Stories Books of the Month Crime and Mystery Feel-Good Fiction

LoveReading Expert Review of The Return The heart-wrenching new novel from the bestselling author of The Notebook

Find secrets, explore sorrow, and solve a mystery as you weave your way through this relationship tale from one of the great storytellers.

Full of captivating charm this is a novel where secrets shelter, friendships form, grief is exposed, and romance hovers in the background. Injured army doctor Trevor Benson returns from Afghanistan to an inherited cabin in North Carolina, he is immediately attracted to deputy sheriff Natalie Masterson and intrigued by teenager Callie who was friends with his grandfather. It’s been 24 years since his wonderful debut The Notebook was published, and The Return is Nicholas Sparks 22nd novel. His books have been translated into 55 languages, all have been international bestsellers, 11 have been adapted into major films and you can see why. The prologue took me to 2019 and sent a hint of mystery thrumming through the pages before returning to five years earlier. The Return blossomed into a vividly painted picture in my mind, which in turn set in motion a moving story. It is slow to build, to reveal itself, yet is full of interest and gave access to knowledge which enabled me fill in the jigsaw pieces. I occasionally felt a little uncomfortable with Trevor’s unwavering pursuit of Natalie, but don’t forget this is very much written from his perspective and for a while the full picture hovers just out of sight. When the ending neared and understanding came, I settled in and waited with interest to return to Trevor in 2019. The Return is a thoroughly enjoyable and effortlessly readable romantic mystery, oh, and you get to meet some bees too! 

 

Liz Robinson

The Return The heart-wrenching new novel from the bestselling author of The Notebook Synopsis

It's never too late for first love. #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks is back with his best novel yet. Trevor Benson never intended to return to North Carolina. But here he is, back where it all began. Trevor found himself unable to resist the call home when he inherited a tumbledown cabin from his grandfather. He's come back to live the simple life but nothing here is simple. There's Callie, the sullen local teenager who seems to know more than she should about Trevor's grandfather's death. And there's Natalie, the deputy sheriff intent on making a point and lingering in Trevor's mind long after she's left his porch. In a bid to unravel Natalie and Callie's secrets and to find out what really happened to his grandfather, Trevor is about to learn more than he's bargained for - that sometimes, in order to move forward, we have to return to the place where it all began. Praise for Nicholas Sparks: 'A fiercely romantic and touching tale' Heat 'An A-grade romantic read' OK! 'Pulls at the heartstrings' Sunday Times 'An absorbing page-turner' Daily Mail 'This one won't leave a dry eye' Daily Mirror

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780751567823
Publication date: 2nd September 2021
Author: Nicholas Sparks
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Collections: 50 Books for Every Dad this Father's Day,
Primary Genre Relationship Stories
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Nicholas Sparks Press Reviews

When it comes to tales about love, Nicholas Sparks is one of the undisputed kings

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Sparks is more than just a bestselling author of romantic fiction though, he's a pop culture phenomenon - Irish Independent

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Publication date: 29/09/2020
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About Nicholas Sparks

With over 105 million copies of his books sold, Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved storytellers. His novels include thirteen number one New York Times bestsellers. All Nicholas Sparks' books have been international bestsellers and have been translated into more than fifty languages. Eleven of his novels have been adapted into major films - The Longest Ride, The Best of Me, Safe Haven, The Lucky One, The Last Song, Dear John, Nights in Rodanthe, Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember, The Notebook and The Choice.

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