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It’s been fourteen years since Grayson left, clasping a sparrow pendant around Amelia's neck as a symbol of protection.

It didn’t work.

Since then, she’s moved across the country, buried her father, fallen in love with a dangerous man, lived in fear, and endured immeasurable pain.

Even still, that golden sparrow never left her neck. It was her talisman, her anchor, her light.
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Kindle Edition, 152 pages
Published August 30th 2018
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Dri ✰
Aug 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
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★ 3.5 STARS ★

“A sparrow. They symbolize vigilance and hard work. It can guide you to a happy and full life. It’s a symbol of protection. Even if we never see each other again, I’ll always be there…” he reaches down to touch the necklace, “over your heart.”


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Esse livro foi uma leitura bem rápida e gostosa.
Fiquei presa desde o prólogo, onde conhecemos Mills e Gray (Amelia e Grayson) ainda jovens... Eu gostei bastante de ambos os personagens e digo que não foi fácil
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DJ Sakata
My Rating:
4.5

Favorite Quotes:

“A sparrow. They symbolize vigilance and hard work. It can guide you to a happy and full life. It’s a symbol of protection. Even if we never see each other again, I’ll always be there…” he reaches down to touch the necklace, “over your heart.”

“A dark secret, huh?” She laughs. “I hate chocolate.” “Excuse me? That’s downright blasphemous… I need to speak with your boss. I can’t have a nurse who doesn’t like chocolate. You’re clearly unhinged and not trustworthy,” I s
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Karen Hrdlicka
Jul 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This debut book by Emma Nichole grabbed me from page one. I'm a sucker for young love torn apart by circumstances, and second chances for that love to reignite. Ms. Nichole's characters are likable and realistic, her pacing for the story is spot on, and her banter is sexy and seductive. Add in a nasty ex and a darling four year old and you have the makings of an amazing story.
Amelia and Gray were separated by fate as teens, but their love set the bar extremely high for any one else who tried to
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Amazeballs Book Addicts
Aug 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The prologue had me hooked. I got a little emotional reading the prologue and knew I was in for an emotional roller coaster of a read. Amelia (Mills) moved away when she was sixteen and Grayson joined the military. Even though they were apart they still thought of each. I kind of excepted them to reunited sooner in the story but they go through so much stuff first. They have ups and down in life. I was so routing for them to be happy. I was so hooked on this one and was really upset that at 88% ...more
Angie McGuire
Aug 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
Such a great book! I love second chances, but this one is slightly different due to the fact no volatile break occurred... It was destined to happen due to circumstances and age, but what they always say..."if it's meant to be it will be". Which is exactly the case with Gray and Amelia.

They lived their lives, many years pass... With love lost on both ends, and new lives becoming the norm. They see each other again by chance, and it was like they never missed a beat. I voluntarily reviewed this
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Suzi (Obsessive Reading Disorder)
This book is part of the Meet Me in Savannah series. It is also the debut work by this author. It's a short read but turns into an epic tale of true love. Amelia and Gray part ways as teens, very much in love but very aware of their circumstances. Time goes on for both of them.

The author takes us on the journey of each of their lives, apart and unaware of each other except for memories and the sparrow necklace Amelia wears.

When Savannah finally calls both of them home, their happened meeting s
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Casey Thornton
Aug 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! Fell in love with Mills and Gray and couldn’t put the book down!
Ryan
Oct 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I am currently in a book hang over. I loved everything about the book. Grayson and Mills totally rock as a couple. I love Cadence she is an adorable bubbly little girl. Jaxson who is Mills ex husband is a bit psychotic. Nora is an amazing best friend as is Case. Will there be an HEA ? You must definitely read to find out. Not only was this a second chance romance but a suspenseful one at that. I hope Nora and Case get a book.
Jacquie
Aug 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
5 You've GOTTA Read This Stars!!!

I simply CANNOT believe Sparrow is Emma Nichole's debut!!! It truly is a REMARKABLE read, full of ALLLLL the things I love about a second chance romance with a few twists and turns that made me love it even more!!! This beautiful, captivating love story is the perfect blend of angst, sexy banter and even though it's a novella, the story is so well written, it FEELS like a novel!

I am soooooo looking forward to the next offering from this author who is SURE to be o
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Sparrow is one of those reads that’s a random buy and you don’t realise at how good it actually is.

It’s a story about second chances but with a sweet and hot sexy storyline that the main characters Amelia and Grayson were so easy to adore. Each page flick, I needed to know about their past and what their future brings it with drama and crazies but it doesn’t disappoint.
Laura Reading
Aug 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
A second chance novel that almost doesn't get a chance to happen.
Amelia and Grayson meet as young lovers, before their future paths diverge.
It is more than a decade before they will meet again.

Grayson joined the military and was the victim of an IED. He was the soul survivor, along with the scars and guilt. When he hooks up with one of his physical therapists, life seem to be going better. Their happily ever after is not to be.

Amelia starts by following her dreams after high school. She goes on
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A little birdie told me...
Aug 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
Sweet story of a second chance on love with a bit of angst and mess to keep it interesting. It's a quick, easy, perfect little end-of-summer read.
A Book Obsessed Brit
Sparrow is a beautiful second chance romance by Emma Nichole and a great debut novel. The first few chapters are spaced out over several years; but give you enough detail and emotional connectivity that you are immediately sucked into the worlds of Grayson (Gray) and Amelia (Mills).

The story introduces us to Gray and Mills as high school sweethearts on the day they are letting each other go - Amelia is moving across the country and Grayson is joining the Marines. The next few chapters show us s
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Kasey McCarthy
Aug 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Amelia and Grayson were two young people in love. Everything changed with Amelia had to move and Grayson joined the Marines. What will happen? Can they ever find their way back to each other? Will they be the same if they meet again? A second chance romance you won’t want to put down.
Rachel H
Sep 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Blew me a way

This book was phenomenal. It is a quick read, but every word has you hooked ! I hope to see more from these characters in the future.
Karlyn Weldon
Aug 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely fell in love with Gray and Mills just by reading the prologue. The chemistry between them sucked me in from the very first page. They fell in love as teenagers but life forced them onto different paths in different directions. During their time apart, both of their lives changed drastically. Years later, their paths cross again. They both realize instantly that the feelings that they once had for each other never changed. They have obstacles that must overcome on their way to happil ...more
Becca Whaley
Oct 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Gray and Mills were perfection... I love the deep down “southern roots” in this book. I love the connection between them and how even after all their years apart they still longed for each other, no matter what they went through . And boy did they both go through crap to get to where they wanted to be . It was full of southern charm, love, and so much more ....
Lynn
Aug 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a wonderful debut book by Emma Nichole. Sparrow is a second chance romance that keeps readers turning the pages.
Amelia and Grayson have a past when they are teenagers. He goes into the army- she’s off to college. They lead separate lives for 10 years before they reconnect. Amelia in the process of getting a divorce, Grayson is raising his daughter. When they finally reconnect- it s real. The pain from both their pasts are affecting them now.
There is romance, banter, passion, caring, angst,
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Chasing The Words  Book Blog
Aug 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Oh my aching heart....

Emma Nichole, girl you sure know how to pull a girls heart in a million different directions. I 100% fell in love with Gray and Mills (a.k.a. Grayson and Amelia). Sparrow is a quick read but leaves you wanting for nothing. The story is about love, strength and the obstacles that one sometimes has to go through to get back to where they truly belong. A true love story about second chances.

Where to even start...Grayson and Amelia parted ways when both were young. Neither wan
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Cranky - The Book Curmudgeon
Aug 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 Cranky Stars


Amelia and Grayson were high school sweethearts. Then life ripped them away from one another. Over the years, we see the twists, turns, and drama that they go through.


What I really enjoyed about this story is the alternate points of views. Grayson and Amelia’s lives were shown over the years, and how they each grew and changed. The author tackled several hot topic issues in this story. I felt as a reader that these subjects were glossed over. PTSD is not something you escape from
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Natasha
4.5 STARS...

What an amazing book for this debut author. Truly heartache and healing as these two find each other again after years apart. Greyson years ago left Amelia for the military as she moves to another state with hopes to see each other again. Each one goes through extreme heartache over the years.
Amelia finally has the courage to leave and move back to Savannah to find herself, but she finds more. She finds the love of her life, Grey. Grey has been dealt some hard blow, but now he sees A
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Heather Navarre
Aug 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another amazing new author. Sparrow is amazing. I could not put it down. It was a novel that spans time and begins will Mills (Amelia) and Gray saying goodbye as Gray goes off into the Military and Mills moves to California.

After many years Gray has been through many tours and meets Laura. Together they have Cadence. Mills meets Jaxon and unfortunately has a bad marriage.

Amelia manages to get away from Jaxon and with a little fate Gray and Mills meet again.

It is instant heat again. There are of
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Kathy Wideman
Aug 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is Emma’s debut book. I loved it. This book is a second chance romance however it is slightly different from other ones. In this one there is no horrible thing that tears them away from each other. Just life. He goes off to the marines and she moves with her father. This book takes places over about ten years. They both remember the one that got away but they live their lives. They both have other relationships with other people but find their way back to each other. Amelia’s life in partic ...more
Leslee
Aug 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Amelia and Grayson were so in love once upon a time. Too bad Fate stepped in and separated them for fourteen years. Now she is back in Savannah to start over and Grayson shows up on her doorstep to install her security system. Now that they have this chance, neither of them want to waste a moment. Happiness is within their grasp and then Fate steps in again. Will they finally get their happily ever after?

I didn't want to give too many details as I just want everyone to get this book and devour i
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Brooke Prihoda
Sep 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. It was told from my favorite POV and I love a good 2nd chance at romance. I loved the significance of what "sparrow" is and what it means. I had quite the roller coaster of emotions while reading. I laughed and cried and everything in between. I liked the struggles Mills and Grayson went through to grow as individuals even though they weren't easy. I was surprised it took them that long to get back together, but I was happy to see their "young love" never went away. E ...more
Cee Cee Houston
Aug 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Sparrow by Emma Nichole is part of the Meet Me In Savannah collection, it’s another second chance at love for Amelia and Gray who were madly in love as teenagers but were forced apart.
Gray joined the army, leaving his girl with a sparrow necklace.
Fourteen years later, life hasn’t always been kind to either of them, and now they’re both back in Savannah and one fated meeting is all it takes to bring back memories and the feelings that went hand in hand with them. I enjoyed this story, it had just
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Catlou
Aug 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
He gifts her with a sparrow necklace and tells her, “Even if we never see each other again, I’ll always be there … over your heart.” Though separated, Grayson and Amelia have always been the strength each other needed to get through the hardest times of their lives. When Amelia’s circumstances drive her back to her former home, she and Gray reconnect to discover that they are only truly whole together, and their love and happiness is worth fighting for, even if it means risking it all.

From begin
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Angela
Sep 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
True love never dies

Wow, just wow, this is such an amazing heartwarming, heartbreaking, heartfelt story . Grayson & Amelia spend 14 years apart . They have happy times in their lives , but there is always a piece of themselves missing .
When they finally meet up again after so many years they know they have found their forever . However someone is not far away , & that person is not afraid to kill to get their way .
Such a brilliant read , had me at the edge of my seat , loved it
Karina Giblin
Sep 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Amelia and Grayson are definitely a match made in heaven. Sizzling chemistry and an undying love, simply put... beautiful.
I really enjoyed reading the dual point of view, even the parts where they weren't actually together. It made their coming back together a far more emotional experience.
The promise of them reconnecting kept me intrigued and turning the pages to see how it would play out.
Jaxon.... the PERFECT bad guy, the stuff nightmares are made of.
Awww, but such a sweet ending! Heartwarming
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Teri
Aug 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
Love this second chance story. After leaving each other as kids they find each other again after life has thrown them major curve balls. The sparrow was their link to each other that connected their love. Sweet and steamy with some intrigue thrown in. The story is emotional for both of them and the things they dealt with once they were away from each other. Choices that brought them to where they are now. Love the intrigue and the romance.

Great story with characters that touch your heart and tou
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After years of living vicariously through so many characters and stories created by others, Emma Nichole has taken the plunge herself.

A southern girl born, raised, and still residing in Tennessee, she holds the quirks of this area of the world close to her heart, and showcases it in her writing.

She's a wife, a mother of two, an avid college football fan (Go Vols), a best friend, a sister, a love
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