Sparks explores real world with
In1996, Nicholas Sparks introduced the world to Allie and Noah in his best-selling novel The Notebook. Their story became an overnight sensation.
Two decades later, Sparks continues to prove he’s an expert in exploring real world challenges in a believable romantic genre. His 20th work, Two by Two, extends his impressive collection of literary tales.
Russell Green is living a dream life. His young daughter, London, is adorable; his career is taking him places; and his wife, Vivian, is the total package. From the outside looking in, the Greens appear to be the perfect family, but that’s not necessarily the case behind closed doors. He can’t help noticing that his wife is distancing herself, but nothing can prepare him for the day when Vivian decides to leave the family and move to another state to start a high-end job.
In a matter of days, he must learnhowtonavigate theworldas a single father raising a 6-yearold. He tackles washing dance outfits, driving to art classes, making nutritious meals and assuaging the anxiety of his little girl.
Through every new experience, he depends on his parents, sister and friendly art-class moms to help steer him in the right direction. As the weeks pass, he accepts his new reality and even begins to own his role as London’s chauffeur, chef, nurse, playmate and bedtime storyteller.
Two by Two is a tumultuous story wrapped in a world of broken relationships. Sparks invites readers to take a journey that stares risks and rewards directly in the face. Whether it’s tenderness between a husband and wife or affection between a father and his daughter, Sparks has definitely mastered the art of love.