The Wedding Dress  -     By: Rachel Hauck
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The Wedding Dress

Thomas Nelson / 2012 / Paperback

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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.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 320
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1595549633
ISBN-13: 9781595549631
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Publisher's Description

Four brides. One Dress.

A tale of faith, redemption, and timeless love.

Charlotte owns a chic Birmingham bridal boutique. Dressing brides for their big day is her gift . . . and her passion. But with her own wedding day approaching, why can’t she find the perfect dress…or feel certain she should marry Tim?

Then Charlotte discovers a vintage dress in a battered trunk at an estate sale. It looks brand-new—shimmering with pearls and satin, hand-stitched and  timeless in its design. But where did it come from? Who wore it? Who welded the lock shut and tucked the dog tags in that little sachet? Who left it in the basement for a ten-year-old girl? And what about the mysterious man in the purple vest who insists the dress had been “redeemed.”

Charlotte’s search for the gown’s history—and its new bride—begins as a distraction from her sputtering love life. But it takes on a life of its own as she comes to know the women who have worn the dress. Emily from 1912. Mary Grace from 1939. Hillary from 1968. Each with her own story of promise, pain, and destiny. And each with something unique to share. For woven within the threads of the beautiful hundred-year-old gown is the truth about Charlotte’s heritage, the power of courage and faith, and the timeless beauty of finding true love.

“The story of four loveable women, miraculously bound by one gown, whose lives span a century . . . will take your breath away.” —Beth Webb Hart, bestselling author of Love, Charleston

Author Bio

RITA-finalist Rachel Hauck lives in Florida with her husband, Tony. She is the author of Dining with Joy; Sweet Caroline; Love Starts with Elle; and The Sweet By and By, co-authored with Sara Evans. Visit RachelHauck.com and SouthernBelleView.com.

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Hauck weaves an intricately beautiful story centering around a wedding dress passed down through the years. Taken at face value, the tale is superlative, but considering the spiritual message both on the surface and between the lines, this novel is incredible. Readers will laugh, cry and treasure this book. - 4 1/2 stars Romantic Times

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  1. Inyokern, CA
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    2 Stars Out Of 5
    NOT TIM!
    October 22, 2014
    kicki
    Inyokern, CA
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 3
    Value: 2
    Meets Expectations: 1
    Friend Tim and Fiance' Tim is NOT Forever Tim. Very disappointing that even though Tim did somewhat 'get his act together', this is NOT the type of roller-coaster 'man' I'd ever advise any woman to align herself with in marriage - if she's expecting him to be a 'forever' kind of spouse. Very surprised at the take on this plot. I kept waiting for one of the owners of that gorgeous dress to have a 'solid, available man' tucked away, just waiting and right for Charlotte. Tim played with Kim after her return and even admitted it. Tim played with Charlotte and even admitted it. Where there's a history of this immaturity, you can be sure it'll surface again. OUCH
  2. Franklin, NC
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    An Inspiring Read
    December 17, 2013
    Wilani
    Franklin, NC
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Just finished reading this awesome book. I loved reading about the four brides who wore the same dress and the way at the end of the book you see how the four brides were all connected. The twists and turns of the plot were all perfectly woven together. This is the first book that I have read by this author and I will definitely want to read more of her books and I am sure I will want to read this book again.
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    Turning a historical fan into a contemporary fan!
    November 12, 2013
    Jamie
    This review was written for The Wedding Dress - eBook.
    This book is fabulous. I mean fabulous, fabulous, fabulous! I love, love, loved it! (Apparently I'm into groups of three today).

    Rachel Hauck is so sneaky, getting us historical fiction fans to love the contemporary stuff. Well, with The Wedding Dress, it worked! Although this does have a bit of back-in-time storyline, the main storyline is the here and now.

    This is one book you're drawn into immediately. You know, one of those stories where all you think about is the next time you'll be able to get back to reading. The Wedding Dress was most definitely a read I couldn't put down.

    This also meant I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. I loved how Hauck weaved all the stories together - in ways I didn't see coming. Each story behind the wedding dress was a great one in it's own right. Each beautiful and moving. I don't remember the last time I teared up as much in a book, but I did internet. I did.

    "Faith, girl, faith. At the end of the day, that's all we have."

    All that to say, if you haven't read any of Rachel's book, this is a fantastic one to start with! Have you read this one? I'd love to know what you think!
  4. Prattsburgh, NY
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    July 19, 2013
    NaomiG
    Prattsburgh, NY
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for The Wedding Dress - eBook.
    I absolutely loved this book! I haven't had the time,or made the time to read in a long time. This e book brought me back to the enjoyment reading brings. What a great reminder that miraculous things do happen :)
  5. TX
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Enjoyed this tale of the wedding dress
    June 26, 2013
    Jglov
    TX
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 3
    Meets Expectations: 3
    This review was written for The Wedding Dress - eBook.
    This was a good read, dealt with issues of race and women's rights. I enjoyed it.
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