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Monday, October 13, 2008

Rachel Hauck’s, Love Starts With Elle!


Love Starts With Elle! By Rachel Hauck

First the fun news! You can win a copy of Rachel's new book by posting a comment here:
http://www.rachelhauck.com/2008/10/love-starts-with-elle-blog-tour.html


I'm reading this second book in Rachel's series right now and LOVING IT! I thoroughly enjoyed her first book, Sweet Caroline, but I think this one is going to top it. Here's some info about the story line and the balance of the book tour, as well as a picture of Rachel.

About Rachel: Rachel Hauck is the author of ten, going on eleven novels, and has recently become an "acclaimed" author. (Yeah, funny how that happened. Some dude found her lottery stub stuck to the bottom of his shoe and tried to "acclaim" her. But her husband refused to pay out.)

Since then, she's gone on to become a best selling author of Sweet Caroline.

Living in central Florida with her husband of sixteen and a half years, one sweet little dog and one ornery cat, Rachel is a graduate of Ohio State University and a huge Buckeye football fan. One day she hopes to stand on the sidelines next to Coach Tressel as a famed, acclaimed best selling OSU alumni, beloved for her work in literature and letters. (She's written at least a couple hundred letters in her life time.)

Her current release, Love Starts With Elle (July 2008, Thomas Nelson) is set in the South Carolina lowcountry, and earned 4.5 Stars and Top Pick from Romantic Times Book Club.

Look for her next release next spring, The Sweet By and By, the first book in the Born To Fly series with award winning country artist, Sara Evans.

Of the writing journey, Rachel says, "I'm humbled by the amazing things God is doing in my life. I love what I do, and am so privileged to work with Thomas Nelson fiction and am excited to see what God has in store for all of His authors and writers. Just keep praying and writing!"

Visit her blog and website at http://www.rachelhauck.com

About the book:

Elle's living the dream-but is it her dream or his?

Elle loves life in Beaufort, South Carolina-lazy summer days on the sand bar, coastal bonfires, and dinners with friends sharing a lifetime of memories. And she's found her niche as the owner of a successful art gallery too. Life is good.

Then the dynamic pastor of her small town church sweeps her off her feet. She's never known a man like Jeremiah-one who breathes in confidence and exhales all doubt. When he proposes in the setting sunlight, Elle hands him her heart on a silver platter.

But Jeremiah's just accepted a large pastorate in a different state. If she's serious about their relationship, Elle will take "the call," too, leaving behind the people and place she loves so dearly. Elle's friendship with her new tenant, widower Heath McCord, and his young daughter make things even more complicated.

Is love transferrable across the miles? And can you take it with you when you go?

Buy the book Link: http://www.amazon.com/Love-Starts-Elle-Rachel-Hauck/dp/1595543384?&camp=212361&creative=383841&linkCode=wss&tag=sprightly-20

Blog Tour Post and Schedule link: http://www.rachelhauck.com/2008/10/love-starts-with-elle-blog-tour.html (Please include this link on your post, so that your readers can follow the tour!)

10/10

Martha at Our Family's Adventures

http://www.homeschoolblogger.com/Martha/

Robin at Writing Between Sundays

http://wwwwritingbetweensundays.blogspot.com

Trish at Books for Moms

http://www.booksformoms.blogspot.com/

Sunny at Life in the Estrogen Ocean

http://estrogen-ocean.blogspot.com/

10/11

Deborah at A Cup of Joy

http://acupofjoy.wordpress.com/

Amy at Amy’s Random Thoughts

http://www.amychristopher.blogspot.com

Amy at The 160 Acre Woods

http://the160acrewoods.wordpress.com/

Mindy at Ponderings of the Heart

http://philippians4verse8.blogspot.com:80/

10/13

Melody at Kids, Cakes, Dishes, Laundry…In That Order

http://www.kidscakesdisheslaundry.blogspot.com

Pam at Without Fear

http://withoutfear08.blogspot.com/

Tasra at Real Women Scrap

http://realwomenscrap.blogspot.com

Margaret at The Cappuccino Life

http://www.homeschoolblogger.com/cappuccinosmom/profile/

10/14

Sarah at Real Life

http://www.reallifeblog.net

Jamie at Surviving the Chaos

http://www.survivingthechaos.blogspot.com

Miralee at Coming Home

http://www.miraleesdesk.blogspot.com

DeeDee at Fiddle DeeDee

http://fiddledeedee.net

10/15

Tricia at It's Real Life

http://triciagoyer.blogspot.com

Christina at …And Everything Else

http://christina-everythingelse.blogspot.com/

Jill at Christian Work At Home Moms

http://blog.cwahm.com

Laura at LightHouse Academy

http://lighthouse-academy.blogspot.com/

10/16

Michelle at Edgy Inspirational Author

http://www.edgyinspirationalauthor.blogspot.com

Melissa at Breath of Life

http://breathoflifeministries.blogspot.com/

Amy at Sprightly

http://sprightly-amyanne.blogspot.com

Kate at A Simple Walk

http://asimplewalk.blogspot.com/

10/17

Joy at Five J's

http://fivejs.wordpress.com

Kathie at Strolling

http://takingastroll.blogspot.com

Julie at Booking Mama

http://bookingmama.blogspot.com/

Karen at Sky High View

http://www.sky-highview.blogspot.com

10/18

Karla at Looking Towards Heaven

http://karlascrazylife.blogspot.com

Patty at Fresh Brewed Writer

http://freshbrewedwriter.blogspot.com/

Teresa at Joy in the Journey

http://www.teresaslack.blogspot.com

Virginia at Book Reviews

http://www.virginiasmith.typepad.com/bookreviews/

10/20

Revka at Our Family Porch

http://ourfamilyporch.blogspot.com

Lauren at Baseballs and Bows

http://baseballsandbows.blogspot.com/

Camy at Camy's Loft

http://camys-loft.blogspot.com/

Beth at The Witing Road

http://thewritingroad.blogspot.com/

10/21

Kristy at Southeast Country Wife

http://southeastcountrywife.blogspot.com/

Susan at Scribbles

http://susanmaywarren.typepad.com/scribbles/

Patty at Girlfriends in God

http://patty-girlfriendsingod.blogspot.com



4 comments:

Jo said...

I would love the opportunity to win Rachel's books. Have read a few of them and have really enjoyed them.

Blessings,
Jo
ladijo40(at)aol(dot)com

bigguysmama said...

Hi Miralee! Please enter me to win Rachel's book. My girls love her novels. I haven't been able to read on yet! :( It's no fair when these girls get to book before me, especially mine. :) hahahaha

Blessings,
Mimi B

mnjesusfreak at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Please put me down for a chance to win this book.

I love to read series books. Although I didn't read the first one, I will be sure to get it and read it.

Thanks for opportunity to win.

Sarah
SarahAckerman@aol@com

Debra Ullrick said...

Add my name to the drawing. Love Starts With Elle, sounds fabulous!

Thanks.
Debra Ullrick, author of
The Bride Wore Coveralls
Déjà Vu Bride
Dixie Hearts

christianromancewriter@gmail.com
www.DebraUllrick.com

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