Safe Haven

Safe Haven

Audiobook CD - 2010
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This certainly isn't a traditional sappy love story that Sparks usually writes. Sure it has the love story and it's set in North Carolina, but he puts in an element of danger. I have read all of his books and I love them all, however I am definitely tired of the "I love you" on the first date that practically occurs in all of his novels. The rest of this novel makes up for that quick love. It truly is impossible to put down. I made the mistake of starting it before bed, figuring I would read a few chapters and go to sleep - Well, I stayed up all night and finished it. They way it's written is strategic and effective in keeping the reader wanting more (which is why I had to finish it in one night). Sparks has said that this is the next movie adaptation and I'm sure it will work well. There is something for everyone: love story, family life, internal conflicts, danger, and a twist at the end. Well worth the money (the physical book is more $ than the Kindle version - so I don't know what everyone is complaining about; he's a best-seller, it came out yesterday - of course it's not going to be $5!) Overall, I loved it and I don't regret my purchase at all.
Publisher: New York : Hachette Audio, p2010.
Edition: Abridged.
ISBN: 9781607886174
9781609413927
Characteristics: 6 compact discs (ca. 7 hrs.) :,digital ;,12 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lowman, Rebecca

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Oct 01, 2020

This is lovely
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nastyaloots
Mar 21, 2018

Safe Haven was one of the best books I've ever read! Definately recommend it!

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brenstuhr
Sep 01, 2015

Love his characters and stories

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Alison_Kelly
Aug 24, 2015

this book is so good. It shows us all that we can over come so much is our lives. It gives me strength to move forward in my life.

Maria_mcdo Apr 30, 2015

Prompted me to visit the place. Feel in love with the place southport :)

A patron review from the Adult Summer Game: "This book is essentially set in Southport North Carolina and follows the life of a woman named Erin. It is here that she begins a new life for herself after escaping an abusive relationship at the hands of her husband. She endeavors to maintain anonymity and privacy using a new identity and calls herself Katie. Despite her efforts she meets and befriends a neighbor named Jo and a widower named Alex to whom she becomes romantically and intimately connected. Their future, safety, and happiness are at risk because Katie's husband Kevin (to whom she is still legally married) is obsessed with trying to find her ... [edited for spoilers] ... There is a good resolution to the story and an enjoyable outcome for readers.

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red_dog_3762
Jun 12, 2014

I really enjoyed reading this book! It was very good and it keeps you wanting to read more.

HappyPaige Jun 12, 2014

Enjoyable evening read!!

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bethany333
Jun 11, 2014

I really enjoyed this book much more then I did the movie. I love how Sparks truly develops his characters and fleshes them out a lot more than other authors.

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jolynnz
Jun 03, 2014

good book!

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mariednguyen Sep 23, 2013

Other: Release date February 14, 2013 (USA)

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albeart
Jun 10, 2013

Frightening or Intense Scenes: There is a very intense section of this book at the end in which there is arson, guns, and drunkenness.

nathalienp Aug 30, 2011

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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