The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress

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Thomas Nelson, Inc.

The New York Times bestseller from award-winning author Rachel Hauck!

“A tender tale that spans generations of women, each a product of her time and ahead of her time. A beautiful story laced together with love, faith, mystery, and one amazing dress. Rachel Hauck has another winner in The Wedding Dress!” —Lisa Wingate, bestselling author of Before We Were Yours

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 purchases 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?

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 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 beauty of finding true love.

The Wedding Dress is a seamless tale of enduring love that weaves the past and present in an intricate, wedding dress mystery. Hauck again manages to mesmerize for well over 300 pages with quirky characters, a compelling plot, and a satisfying happily-ever-after. Highly recommended!” —Denise Hunter, bestselling author of the Blue Ridge Romance Novels

The Wedding Dress will capture you from page one with a story only Rachel Hauck could weave.” —Jenny B. Jones, award-winning author of There You’ll Find Me

“Rachel Hauck enchants us again! Tenley and Birdie are bound together by the understanding that creativity is a guiding force and that their stories must be told. A tale both bittersweet and redemptive, The Writing Desk is your must-read.” —Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author



Thomas Nelson
From New York Times bestselling author comes The Wedding Dress. Four brides. One Dress. A tale of faith, redemption, and timeless love.

From New York Times bestselling author comes The Wedding Dress.

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 purchases 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?

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 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 beauty of finding true love.



Baker & Taylor
"One dress. Four women. An amazing destiny. Charlotte Malone is getting married. Yet all is not settled in the heart of Birmingham's chic bridal boutique owner. 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"--

Baker
& Taylor

When Charlotte purchases a vintage wedding dress that looks brand-new, she searches to answer the many questions it brings, including its mysterious history and the lives of the previous women who have worn it.

Publisher: Nashville : Thomas Nelson, c2012
ISBN: 9781595549631
Branch Call Number: FIC HAU
Characteristics: 343 p. ;,22 cm.

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CatherineG_1 Jul 24, 2016

Christian author Rachel Hauk wrote a lovely story about a hundred year old dress and the four brides who were married in this designer dress. Each lady adds something different to the tale. Definitely a light read but well done.

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ritalatabooks
Apr 11, 2015

I was really looking forward to reading this book; the idea of a wedding dress, and the stories behind the brides who wore it. I was very disappointed. This book did not even rate 1 star for me, I gave one for the idea. I felt I had been dropped into a 1950's soap opera, or a really BAD romance from that era. Badly written pulp fiction with a christian twist that did not carry the story.

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occy
Oct 18, 2014

It had a great story line and I enjoyed it until I reached the 3/4 mark and then it just took a turn which resulted in it becoming a typical chick-lit read with a predictable ending.

JCLBobbiB Aug 02, 2014

Engaging story! Touches on some of the history of the South in the early 1900's. One dress, 4 brides and 4 love stories - easy to follow. Hard to put down!

LiltStar Nov 06, 2013

Much better than Once Upon A Prince.
It was a slow start but gradually gained momentum. Lots of tears, but the ending wasn't too cheesy.

summer18 Jun 09, 2013

This book was amazing... wish it was in a series!

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pink_blossom17
Apr 01, 2013

Beautifuly written book could not put it down I would highly recommend it.

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