13 August 2013 9:08 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

His cheap to make weepies have been box-office sleeper hits, so it was only a matter of time before author Nicholas Sparks' works came to the small screen.

Lifetime is reportedly moving forward with "Deliverance Creek," a two-hour backdoor pilot from "The Notebook" and "Safe Haven" author.

Set at the end of the Civil War, the story follows a woman named Belle Barlowe who attempts to defend her family’s land by any means necessary.

When the corrupt bank that runs their town pushes her into becoming an outlaw, the stakes become personal and set off a chain of events.

Sparks, Theresa Park and Melissa Carter ("Jane by Design") will write and executive produce the drama which Warner Horizon Television and Sparks' production company will produce.

Sparks had previously setup numerous projects at other networks, but none of them have moved forward so far.

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