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The Rescue - Nicholas Sparks

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Published: August 2001
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When confronted by raging fires or deadly accidents, volunteer fireman Taylor McAden feels compelled to take terrifying risks to save lives. But there is one leap of faith Taylor can't bring himself to make: he can't fall in love. For all his adult years, Taylor has sought out women who need to be rescued, women he leaves as soon as their crisis is over and the relationship starts to become truly intimate. When a raging storm hits his small Southern town, single mother Denise Holton's car skids off the road. The young mom is with her four-year-old son, Kyle, a boy with severe learning disabilities and for whom she has sacrificed everything. Taylor McAden finds her unconscious and bleeding, but does not find Kyle. When Denise wakes, the chilling truth becomes clear to both of them: Kyle is gone. During the search for Kyle, the connection between Taylor and Denise takes root. Taylor doesn't know that this rescue will be different from all the others, demanding far more than raw physical courage. It will lead him to the possibility of his own rescue from a life lived without love and will require him to open doors to his past that were slammed shut by pain. This rescue will dare him to live life to the fullest by daring to love.

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5.0

Great read

By Tanya

from Qld

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Pros

  • Engaging Characters
  • Page Turner
  • Well Written

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    Wonderful service and a great book

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    5.0

    Amazing. The best book I've read

    By ally

    from Sydney, AU

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    • Engaging Characters
    • Page Turner
    • Suspenseful
    • Well Written

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      • Gift
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      Comments about The Rescue:

      This book is amazing from start to finish.
      I was sucked into the book from the first chapter.
      Romantic, funny, tear jerker, and everything in between.
      Could not put thid book down.
      Highly recommended.

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      Nicholas Sparks

      With over seventy-seven million copies of his books sold, Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved storytellers. His novels include eleven No. 1 New York Times bestsellers. All Nicholas Sparks' books have been international bestsellers and have been translated into more than forty languages.

      Seven of his novels have been adapted into major films: The Lucky One, The Last Song, Dear John, Nights in Rodanthe, Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember and The Notebook. Nicholas Sparks lives in North Carolina with his wife and family.

      Visit Nicholas Sparks's Booktopia Author Page


      ISBN: 9780446610391
      ISBN-10: 0446610399
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 432
      Published: August 2001
      Publisher: Time Warner Trade Publishing
      Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 10.8  x 3.8
      Weight (kg): 0.2