The day we’ve all been waiting for is here! Nicholas Sparks’ new book Every Breath set in our very own Sunset Beach, NC is now available in the Islands Art & Books Store. We know you can’t wait to get your hands on a copy and devour it!
Sparks, famous for setting his novels in North Carolina Beach and Coastal Towns, has made a name for other towns in his novels including Rodanthe, Southport, Beaufort, Edenton, New Bern, and Wilmington.
We can certainly see why Sparks chose the charming town of Sunset Beach as his inspiration for his latest novel, with its quaint shops and beautiful beaches it’s the perfect locale for a love story. We hope you’re as excited as we are!
In the romantic tradition of The Notebook and Nights in Rodanthe, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with a story about a chance encounter that becomes a touchstone for two vastly different individuals—transcending decades, continents and the bittersweet workings of fate.
Hope Anderson is at a crossroads. At 36, she’s been dating her boyfriend, an orthopedic surgeon, for six years. With no wedding plans in sight, and her father recently diagnosed with ALS, she decides to use a week at her family’s cottage in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, to ready the house for sale and mull over some difficult decisions about her future.
Tru Walls has never visited North Carolina, but is summoned to Sunset Beach by a letter from a man claiming to be his father. A safari guide, born and raised in Zimbabwe, Tru hopes to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding his mother’s early life and recapture memories lost with her death. When the two strangers cross paths, their connection is as electric as it is unfathomable . . . but in the immersive days that follow, their feelings for each other will give way to choices that pit family duty and personal happiness against each other in devastating ways.
Illuminating life’s heartbreaking regrets and enduring hope, Every Breath explores the many facets of love that lay claim to our deepest loyalties—and asks the question, How long can a dream survive?