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After bouncing around in foster homes for most of her childhood, seventeen-year-old Tessa Jacobs doesn't believe she deserves love - not from her adoptive parents, and certainly not from anyone at school.But everything changes when she has a chance encounter with Skylar, a senior from a neighboring town who's a true romantic. Their budding relationship quickly leads to the kind of passion you only see in the movies. As her heart begins to open, Tessa starts to believe she might be deserving of love after all.When tragedy strikes, Tessa wakes up alone in a hospital room with no memory of how she got there. And then she learns the horrifying news: Skylar is dead. As Tessa searches for answers, Skylar's spirit reaches out to her from the other side. Desperate to see him one last time, Tessa must race against the clock to uncover the shocking truth of their relationship - a truth that might just lead to the afterlife itself.



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Marc Klein

Marc Klein is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and author, whose tales of love and loss have charmed audiences the world over.Klein was born in New York City, but spent his formative years in Margate, New Jersey, a seaside community minutes from the Atlantic City Boardwalk.As a student at Atlantic City High School, Klein won numerous creative writing awards, and ultimately received a college scholarship from the National Foundation for the Advancement of Arts.Klein attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied filmmaking and screenwriting. After graduating with honors, Klein relocated to Los Angeles and began his professional career as a screenwriter.In 1997, Klein sold his first screenplay, Love, Jenny, a supernatural love story, to Universal Studios as a vehicle for Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett. While the film was never produced, the sale helped Klein quit his day job as an assistant and allowed him to focus on screenwriting full-time.In 2000, Klein wrote the original screenplay Serendipity, which caused a bidding war among Hollywood's top studios. Ultimately produced by Miramax Films, and starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale, the tale of star-crossed lovers was declared "an instant romantic comedy classic" and was a smash hit at the box office, grossing nearly $100 million in the United States alone. In his review of the film, legendary movie critic Gene Shalit wrote: "I've been reviewing movies for 35 years and Serendipity joins my personal list of matchless romantic comedies. Thrilling, most wonderful and beyond compare!" In the years since its release, Serendipity is often listed among the best romantic comedies of all time.In 2005, Klein was chosen by Ridley Scott to adapt the Peter Mayle bestseller, A Good Year, the tale of a morally-compromised investment banker (played by Oscar winner Russell Crowe) who inherits a vineyard in Provence. Working closely with Scott in Los Angeles, London, and then Provence - A Good Year was considered a more personal film for the tentpole-minded Scott. Since it's release in 2006 by 20th Century Fox, A Good Year has developed a cult following, and many of its fans trek to Provence to take guided tours of the beautiful locations where the film was shot.That same year, Klein adapted the best-selling novel, A Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, by Melissa Bank. Considered the first modern "chick lit" book, Klein eventually decided to direct his own screenplay. He cast Alec Baldwin to play the legendary book editor Archie Knox, and Sarah Michelle Gellar to play his young girlfriend. Retitled Suburban Girl, the bittersweet, May-December romance premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival in 2007. Over the next several years, Klein continued working as a highly-sought after script doctor, with a special emphasis on romantic stories. Among the many films he worked on were the Nicholas Sparks' films, Dear, John, star



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