The Walk

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 2,339 ratings

The Walk Publisher's Summary

What would you do if you lost everything - your job, your home, and the love of your life - all at the same time? When it happens to Seattle ad executive Alan Christoffersen, he's tempted by his darkest thoughts. A bottle of pills in his hand and nothing left to live for, he plans to end his misery. Instead, he decides to take a walk. But not any ordinary walk. Taking with him only the barest of essentials, Al leaves behind all that he's known and heads for the farthest point on his map: Key West, Florida. The people he encounters along the way, and the lessons they share with him, will save his life and inspire yours.

Richard Paul Evans' extraordinary New York Times best sellers have made him one of the worlds most beloved storytellers. A life-changing journey, both physical and spiritual, The Walk is the first of an unforgettable series of books about one man's search for hope.

©2010 Richard Paul Evans (P)2010 Simon & Schuster
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  • Book 1

    • The Walk

    • By: Richard Paul Evans
    • Narrated by: Richard Paul Evans
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 875
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 766
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 764

    What would you do if you lost everything - your job, your home, and the love of your life - all at the same time? When it happens to Seattle ad executive Alan Christoffersen, he's tempted by his darkest thoughts. A bottle of pills in his hand and nothing left to live for, he plans to end his misery. Instead, he decides to take a walk. But not any ordinary walk. Taking with him only the barest of essentials, Al leaves behind all that he's known and heads for the farthest point on his map.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen but why is it so SHORT?

    • By Kathy on 02-18-15

    Regular price: $23.93

  • Book 2

    • Miles to Go

    • The Second Journal of The Walk Series
    • By: Richard Paul Evans
    • Narrated by: Richard Paul Evans
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370

    Alan Christoffersen, a once-successful advertising executive, wakes one morning to find himself injured, alone, and confined to a hospital bed in Spokane, Washington. Sixteen days earlier, reeling from the sudden loss of his wife, his home, and his business, Alan left everything he knew behind and set off on an extraordinary cross-country journey. Carrying only a backpack, he planned to walk to Key West, the farthest destination on his map. But a vicious roadside stabbing has interrupted Alan's trek....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Series is picking up steam

    • By Andy on 02-16-15

    Regular price: $20.99

  • Book 3

    • The Road to Grace

    • The Third Journal in the Walk Series: A Novel
    • By: Richard Paul Evans
    • Narrated by: Richard Paul Evans
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 326

    Reeling from the sudden loss of his wife, his home, and his business, Alan Christoffersen, a once successful advertising executive, has left everything he knew behind and set off on an extraordinary cross-country journey. Carrying only a backpack, he plans to walk to Key West, the farthest destination on his map.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just as captivating

    • By Tuesday Lobert on 05-17-18

    Regular price: $20.99

  • Book 4

    • Step of Faith

    • By: Richard Paul Evans
    • Narrated by: Richard Paul Evans
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260

    After the death of his beloved wife, after the loss of his advertising business to his once-trusted partner, after bankruptcy forced him from his home, Alan Christoffersen is a broken man. Leaving everything he knows, he sets out on an extraordinary cross-country journey; with only the pack on his back, he is walking from Seattle to Key West - the end of the map. Along the way, Alan begins to heal, meeting people who teach him lessons about love, sacrifice, and forgiveness. But in St. Louis, Alan faces another life-changing crisis, and now the journey is in jeopardy.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • filler is the otherwise good series

    • By PDN coach on 12-01-17

    Regular price: $20.99

  • Book 5

    • Walking on Water

    • By: Richard Paul Evans
    • Narrated by: Richard Paul Evans
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 326

    A year earlier, Seattle advertising executive Alan Christoffersen lost everything he held dear - his beloved wife was killed in a terrible accident; his partner stole his business from him; and the bank foreclosed on his home when he couldn’t pay the mortgage. With seemingly nothing left to live for, Alan set out to walk from Seattle to the farthest point on the map, Key West. And now, after walking more than two thousand miles on a journey filled with surprises, dangers, and revelations, he approaches his destination - and the most important decision of his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book Five--

    • By Trish on 07-02-14

    Regular price: $17.00