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To Love A Prince by Rachel Hauck

God With Us

To Love A Prince by Rachel Hauck is a most charming contemporary Christian novel and the first book in the True Blue Royal series. I cannot wait for the rest of the books.

I am a huge Rachel Hauck fan and was delighted to have cameo appearances from characters in her previous books.

To Love A Prince is a wonderful love story. It is also the love story of God for His people. We are all sons and daughters of the King. His Presence in the novel is calming and soothing. He knows just what we need and when. Jesus also has a sense of humour. He is fully God and fully man.

Secrets have a way of surfacing when we least expect it. Events should not be buried but brought out in to the light, the truth faced and then we can move much freer into the future.

Sometimes hurts in our lives mean we barricade our heart. We think we are protecting ourselves but we are actually imprisoning ourselves. We must break the walls down and take a risk on love.

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The Fifth Avenue Story Society by Rachel Hauck

Hope Restored

The Fifth Avenue Story Society by Rachel Hauck is a most delightful Christian contemporary novel that will warm your heart and soul.

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 salve.”

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.”

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The Wedding Dress Christmas by Rachel Hauck

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.

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The Memory House by Rachel Hauck

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 identify with.

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 but different.

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 forwards.

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