Thursday, April 5, 2012

Book Review - The Wedding Dress

One dress. Four women. An amazing destiny.

Charlotte Malone is getting married. Yet all is not settled in the heart of Birmingham's chic bridal boutique owner. Charlotte can dress any bride to perfection-except herself. When she discovers a vintage mint-condition wedding gown in a battered old trunk, Charlotte embarks on a passionate journey to discover the women who wore the gown before her.

Emily in 1912. Mary in 1939. And Hillary in 1968. Each woman teaches Charlotte something about love in her own unique way. Woven within the threads of the beautiful hundred-year-old gown is the truth about Charlotte's heritage, the power of faith, and the beauty of finding true love.
About the Author: 

Rachel Hauck is the bestselling author of Carol Award winner Sweet Caroline, and RITA Finalist Love Starts With Elle, and of the critically acclaimed fiction collaboration with multi-platinum country artist Sara Evans, The Songbird Novels.

She lives in sunny, though sometimes hurricane plagued, central Florida with her husband and their ornery pets.

Visit to read about Rachel and her books.

Rachel earned a degree in Journalism form Ohio State University and is a huge Buckeyes football fan. She is the past President of American Christian Fiction Writers and now sits on the board as an Advisor. Visit her web site at to reader her blog, and to follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

You can buy the book HERE

My Review:
I really enjoyed this book! The amazing thing to me was how the story was woven around this wedding dress in a way that kept you guessing.  I was constantly picking the book up, when I should have been doing other things, to see what happened next.  :)  The book was not a mystery yet the story had a mysterious thread about it that held your attention and made you want to keep reading. 

I also loved the story of faith, hope, true love that was interwoven througout the stories of all four women.  There were also some characters that you loved to hate because of their misguided ways but they made the story intriguing. 

This was a beautiful story that I really loved.  I really liked that in the end, true love won out, including the true love God has for us.  I highly recommend you reading this book.  It's a keeper!

This book was provided to me for my honest review by LitFuse Publicity

What is "true" beauty? Join the conversation at Rachel's Author
Chat Party Event Page
. On the eventing of 4/19 we'll gather to talk about inner
and outer beauty and share moments of beauty in our lives.

In the meantime, celebrate with Rachel by entering her True Beauty

One "beautiful" winner will receive:

  • A $200 Visa Cash Card (Treat yourself to a spa day or weekend
  • The Wedding Dress (by Rachel Hauck)
Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends
4/18/12. Winner will be announced at Rachel's "True Beuaty" Author Chat Facebook Party on
. Rachel will be hosting an evening of beauty (inner/outer) chat, fun trivia,
laughter, and encouragement - bring your friends! She'll also be giving away some
GREAT prizes:
gift certificates, books, and a Book Club Prize Pack! (Ten copies of
the book for your small group or book club and a live chat with Rachel
via Skype.)

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