Unwritten by Charles Martin
A Novel

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If you’ve never read any of Charles Martin’s books, Unwritten is a great place to start. But make space on your book shelves and in your budget; once you start reading his books, you will want them all.
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Synopsis

An actress running from her past finds escape with a man hiding from his future.
When someone wants to be lost, a home tucked among the Ten Thousand Islands off the Florida coast is a good place to live. A couple decent boats, and a deep knowledge of fishing and a man can get by without ever having to talk to another soul. It's a nice enough existence, until the one person who ties him to the world of the living, the reason he's still among them even if only on the fringes, asks him for help.
Father Steady Capri knows quite a bit about helping others. But he is afraid Katie Quinn's problems may be beyond his abilities. Katie is a world-famous actress with an all too familiar story. Fame seems to have driven her to self-destruct. Steady knows the true cause of her desire to end her life is buried too deeply for him to reach. But there is one person who still may be able to save her from herself.
He will show her an alternate escape, a way to write a new life. But Katie still must confront her past before she can find peace. Ultimately, he will need to leave his secluded home and sacrifice the serenity he's found to help her. From the Florida coast, they will travel to the French countryside where they will discover the unwritten story of both their pasts and their future.
 

About Charles Martin

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New York Times bestselling author Charles Martin has written eight novels, including The Mountain Between Us. His work has been translated into seventeen languages. When not writing, his hobbies include bow hunting, working out (a blend of old school stuff and martial arts, called Fight Fit), and Tae Kwon Do, in which he currently has a blue belt, though he notes he is "the least flexible person you've ever met." He lives with his wife, Christy, and their three sons in Jacksonville, Florida.
 
Published May 7, 2013 by Center Street. 331 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Kirkus

Excellent
on Jun 03 2013

...Martin’s story charges headlong into the sentimental territory—and best-seller terrain—of The Notebook, which doubtless will mean major studio screen treatment.

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Examiner

Excellent
on Apr 18 2013

If you’ve never read any of Charles Martin’s books, Unwritten is a great place to start. But make space on your book shelves and in your budget; once you start reading his books, you will want them all.

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Good
Reviewed by Sally M. Tibbetts on May 17 2013

Katie, Sunday and Father Steady Capri will stay with you long after the last wonderful page.

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Good

Every word Martin writes seems to be purposefully chosen and adds to the beautiful picture he paints with prose.

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