Nicholas Sparks - American novelist and screenwriter - has 17 published novels, 8 have been adapted to films. He resides in North Carolina and has donated a track to New Bern High School and contributes to local and national charities.
Nicholas Sparks's latest tearjerker, The Longest Ride, tells the tale of two vastly different couples whose lives will intersect in a way they never expected. One is an elderly man who reminisces about his late wife and their love story after a serious accident threatens his own life. The other is a young cowboy with a secret who meets a college student at a bull-riding event.