Dear John the letter read. And with those two words, a heart was broken and two lives changed forever...
When Savannah Lynn Curtis comes into his life, John Tyree knows he is ready to turn over a new leaf. An angry rebel, he had enlisted in the army after high school, not knowing what else to do. Then, during furlough, he meets the girl of his dreams. Savannah Lynn Curtis is attending college in North Carolina, working for Habitat for Humanity, and totally unprepared for the passionate attraction she feels for John Tyree.
The attraction is mutual and quickly grows into the kind of love that leaves Savannah vowing to wait for John while he finishes his tour of duty, and John realizing that he is ready to settle down with the young woman who has captured his heart.
Neither can foresee that 9/11 is about to change the world and will force John to risk every hope and dream that he's ever had.
Like so many proud men and women, John must choose between love and country. And like all those left behind, Savannah must decide to wait or move on. How do we choose wisely. How can we face loss - without giving up on love: Now, when he finally returns to North Carolina, John will discover that loving Savannah will force him to make the hardest decision of his life.
An extraordinary, moving story. Dear John explores the complexities of love - how it survives time and heartbreak, and how it transforms us forever.
Now a huge box office success, with the film starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried.
NICHOLAS SPARKS is one of the world's most beloved storytellers, an author with six #1 New York Time bestsellers and over 50 million copies of his books in print worldwide. All his books, including Three Weeks with My Brother, the memoir he wrote with his brother, Micah, have been New York Times and international bestsellers and were translated into more than forty languages. Three of Nicholas Sparks's novels - Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember, and The Notebook were also adapted into major motion pictures. He lives in North Carolina with his wife and family. You can visit him at www.nicholassparks.com and sign up for the Nicholas Sparks Newsletter at www.HachetteBooksgroupUSA.com.
HOLTER GRAHAM has recorded numerous audiobooks, and is a stage, television, and screen actor. Some film credits include Fly Away Home, Overdrive, and Hairspray. On television, he has appeared on Law & Order and New York Undercover. He read The Serial Killers Club and Detour for Hachette Audio.