The Fifth Avenue Story
Society by Rachel Hauck
is a most delightful Christian contemporary novel that will warm your heart and
Five invitations, five people in need of
friendship, all with God-shaped holes that need filling. Monday nights became
the highlight of the week as they each grasped hope. “Hope was a powerful
Each person needed to let go of the past in
order to move into the future. They each need love and encouragement to face
the truth of their pasts. The truth will set each one free from the prison of
their past. Only when we open ourselves up being truthful and making ourselves
vulnerable will the healing process begin.
The characters are all wonderfully drawn.
Rachel Hauck has produced realistic, flawed characters who are easy to identify
with. At times emotions dictate actions. We need to surrender our emotions to
God and rest in His love. We all need God. It is beautiful to witness the birth
of a new Christian, to see “the power of her new faith, of her prayers.”
Prayer is our lifeline to God. I love this
description of it. “From your lips to God’s ears.”
The Champion Of The Dress
The Wedding Dress
Christmas by Rachel
Hauck is the most delightful Christian contemporary novel about the power of
love. It follows on from The Wedding Dress and it is charming to hear the
continuation of the story of the hundred year old dress.
Perfect love conquers all fear. She was “not open to love because fear still clung to
every part of her.” God does not want us to live our life in the grip of fear,
He wants us to live abundantly free. We need to “replace all your fears with love.”
We need to know we are loved and just Who it is who loves us.
During life’s troubles there is One who never
leaves us. He walks alongside us, lifting us up in times of need. We need to
open our hearts, eyes and lives to Him.
Twin Souls Sixty Years Apart
The Memory House by Rachel Hauck is the most delightful dual
timeline novel set in 1953 and present day. Rachel Hauck has done it again –
and created a wonderful novel that will ignite the reader’s heart and soul.
The characters are warm and
welcoming and realistic with their fears and failures. They are easy to
Prayer is important. “He suspected Mom’s prayers had a
hand in this.” Prayer is powerful and how wonderful to think that our prayers
can influence lives for the better.
Sometimes we have a day that defines us. There
is a ‘then’ and a ‘now’. This is the case for the two lead females. Their
stories run parallel but sixty years apart. Their crucial decisions are similar
Memories are at the heart of the novel.
Memories make us who we are. They may keep us warm at night or they may fill us
with terror. Memories may trap us in the past but we need to face them and move
Come, Follow Me
The Love Letter by Rachel Hauck is the most delightful Christian contemporary and historical novel that enthrals from the start. This is a book that is just crying out to be read. You do not want to miss it.
The reader is in for a real treat as the action alternates between 1780 and present day. There are pairs of star crossed lovers who fight their own personal battles against the backdrop of the War For Independence. We are all in a spiritual battle as the devil fights to distract us from God. However “Love had already won.” God fights for us even when we do not know Him. God desires us. “God was pursuing her. Her choices led her straight to Him.” This is the love story over us all – that God pursues us. He desires a relationship with you and with me.