The Wedding Chapel
About the Book (from rachelhauck.com):
For sixty years, a wedding chapel sat silent, waiting for love. But times have changed and the hour has come when it just might be too late.
Retired hall-of-fame football coach Jimmy “Coach” Westbrook never imagined anything would come of his labor of love—the wedding chapel he built for Collette Greer, the woman he fell for back in ‘49. But now an offer has come to turn the chapel into what it was meant to be—a place for love—and Jimmy sees no reason to hang onto his dream any longer.
Photographer Taylor Branson is trying to make a life for herself in New York. Leaving her hometown of Heart’s Bend, Tennessee, she put a lot of things behind her, including her family’s abysmal marriage rate. But love surprises her when she falls head-over-heels for Jack Forester, a top ad man. Their whirlwind romance results in an elopement, and a mountain of doubt. Jack, while genuine in his love for Taylor, can never seem to overcome his own demons to find the words of his heart.
When Taylor takes an assignment in Heart’s Bend, the job does more than send her back to her hometown, but into a world of family secrets buried beneath the sands of time.
When Taylor’s journey intersects with Coach’s, they rediscover the heartbeat of their dreams and that the love they long to hold is right in front of them. And worth every waiting moment.
The Wedding Chapel is another great book by Rachel Hauck. The book follows two stories, one in the 1940’s and one in present time. The two stories are both beautifully told and intertwined in a way that engages the reader. The emotions of the characters are raw and relatable and add a richness to the story, drawing readers in and making them a part of the story. The way the wedding chapel itself is described allowed me to create a vivid picture of it in my head and made me wish that it really existed so I could visit. This is another must read for fans of Rachel Hauck.
I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for this review. All thoughts are my own and I was not required to write a positive review.