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The Rescue Audiobook

The Rescue

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Publisher's Summary

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.

Then, one day, a raging, record-breaking storm hits his small Southern town. Denise Holton, a young single mother, is driving through it when her car skids off the road. With her is her four-year-old son, Kyle. Unconscious and bleeding, she - not Kyle - is found. And when she wakes, the chilling truth becomes clear to both of them: Kyle is gone.

During the search for Kyle, the connection, the lifeline, between Taylor and Denise takes root. Taylor doesn't know that this rescue will lead him to the possibility of his own rescue from a life lived without love. That it will dare him to live life to the fullest by daring to love.

©2000 by Nicholas Sparks; ©2000 Time Warner AudioBooks (Packaging Elements Only), A Division of Time Warner Trade Publishing

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    Emily Vermont, USA 06-02-15
    Emily Vermont, USA 06-02-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Good"

    It was good. It wasn't my favorite. I thought I was going to like it more but I didn't.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    amanda 04-17-15
    amanda 04-17-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Wonderful"

    Another great read by Nicolas Sparks! Always enjoy his books! Can't wait to read another one! Wonderful!!!!!!!!! Amazing, talented writer!

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    Anynamewilldo 06-13-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Boring story & annoying narration"

    I have nothing good to say about this book. As soon as it started I was PRAYING that the man reading the acknowledgements was NOT going to being reading the whole book. His voice was beyond annoying. But alas, he was the narrator. I decided to forge ahead anyway. It is boring. Not once was I ever concerned with what would happen. The main character was whiny. The kids dialect aggravating. I made it about halfway through and then asked for a refund.

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    wordsfromhome 05-26-16
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    "I hate One Book!"

    I cannot listen to this Sparks novel because One Book has over ridden it and will not let me proceed. I would not use such a busted app if you paid me to! Please remove it and let me listen to my downloaded books in peace!

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    febe 04-26-16
    febe 04-26-16
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    "Sensible "

    Un argumento lleno de sensibilidad, toca muchos sentimientos y emociones del ser humano en la búsqueda de la felicidad. Excelente narrador, un gran trabajo, felicidades. Me encantó

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    Nicol 04-03-16
    Nicol 04-03-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Enthralling and Refreshing"

    Loved the characters and the story was beautiful. Super sad when a dear character has to go. Yet another winner by Sparks!!

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    Sandy Orlando, FL 03-21-16
    Sandy Orlando, FL 03-21-16 Member Since 2012
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    "This is a Good One!"

    This isn't Nicolas Sparks best, but I haven't listened to one I didn't like from him.
    The narrator did a fantastic job with this book, especially with the interpretation of the little boy, which is so important to a book being a success.
    I like the story and it was an easy listen and it ended up with a lot of emotion. Of course I was hoping it would end well. Sparks always has a clincher and he did it again.
    I liked this book and would recommend it to any Nicholas Sparks fan.

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    robin weiss 02-29-16
    robin weiss 02-29-16
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    "Another hit from Nicholas Sparks"

    I would really have enjoyed this audiobook, except for the narrator. I found myself really wanting to hear what came next in the story but was reluctant to play it due to the whiny, "smiley " voice of the narrator. if I hadn't already purchased it, I would have ditched it and headed for Barnes and Noble. But Nicholas Sparks never disappoints.

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    Noelle 02-23-16
    Noelle 02-23-16 Member Since 2016
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    "liked it"

    though the beginning was very slow it did pick up and catch my attention. I enjoyed the very alot. could do with better younger narraters though.

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    Theresa 02-09-16
    Theresa 02-09-16 Member Since 2015
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    "One of Nicholas Sparks best!"
    What did you love best about The Rescue?

    This book had my attention from the first charter to the end


    What about Johnny Heller’s performance did you like?

    Johnny Heller's performance was great. Very smooth.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This book made me laugh at loud and cry. I can't remember reading any other book that made me laugh and cry.


    Any additional comments?

    I brought extra credits to get this book and glad I did. This was one of the best books I have listen to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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