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The Writing Desk

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Publisher's Summary

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Wedding Dress comes a new captivating novel of secrets, romance, and two women bound together across time by a shared dream.

Tenley Roth's first book was a runaway best seller. Now that her second book is due, she's locked in fear. Can she repeat her earlier success, or is she a fraud who has run out of inspiration?

With pressure mounting from her publisher, Tenley is weighted with writer's block. But when her estranged mother calls asking Tenley to help her through chemotherapy, she packs up for Florida where she meets handsome furniture designer Jonas Sullivan and discovers the story her heart's been missing.

A century earlier, another woman wrote at the same desk with hopes and fears of her own. Born during the Gilded Age, Birdie Shehorn is the daughter of the old-money Knickerbockers. Under the strict control of her mother, her every move is decided ahead of time, even whom she'll marry. But Birdie has dreams she doesn't know how to realize. She wants to tell stories, write novels, make an impact on the world. When she discovers her mother has taken extreme measures to manipulate her future, she must choose between submission and security or forging a brand-new way all on her own.

Tenley and Birdie are from two very different worlds, but fate has bound them together in a way time cannot erase.

©2017 Rachel Hauck (P)2017 Zondervan

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    peggy 07-25-17
    peggy 07-25-17
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    "Hovering Between Time Travel and Historical/Contemporary"

    Love the characters, plot and writing. Rachel Hauck is one of my very favorite authors. The bridge between the historical and present day created by Rachel Hauck is superior to any other book that hovers between time travel and historical. Her realistic time-tie-ins are inspired. Add to that her humor and true-to-life Christian characters makes her books wonderful. This makes up for the narrator who only has one voice . It is a nice voice but makes listening more difficult . Being an author who has had ideas stolen, I bonded with Birdie right away. Loved Coco Beach, the character.

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    Michelle 07-22-17
    Michelle 07-22-17 Member Since 2017
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    "She did it again!"

    Rachel Hauck when is your next masterpiece? This is a good for the soul book. Excellent from beginning to end.

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    Mark Pollard Duncanville, Texas United States 07-17-17
    Mark Pollard Duncanville, Texas United States 07-17-17 Member Since 2015
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    "great historical book"

    Loved the book. Hard to stop listening. Great historical fiction combined with modern day fiction.

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