November 2, 2015

The Wedding Chapel

The Wedding Chapel is the latest novel by Rachel Hauck.  Initially, you are introduced to Jimmy Westbrook as he is viewing a photo of his best friend's cousin, Collette Greer.  He cannot keep his eyes off her face!  Fast forward to current day where you meet Taylor Branson.  She is an up and coming photographer, who is struggling with her recent marriage to Jack Forester, a successful advertising executive.  You will not believe it when you find out how intertwined these four lives are!

Their lives are slowly brought together when Jimmy suddenly decides to put his wedding chapel up for sale.  He built this beautiful chapel years ago for his high school love, Collette, in hopes that she would return someday.  She never did!  When Taylor returns to her hometown to photograph the site, she is overwhelmed by the beauty of the chapel.  She instantly senses that Jimmy is making a mistake thinking of selling.  You soon learn that Collette is a famous actress, who has been playing a soap opera character for years and that she is also a sister to Taylor's grandmother!  These sisters had not spoken in years.  While Taylor is in town, she plans to help her sister sort through their late grandmother's belongings.  She soon learns that there is a secret hidden amongst her things, waiting to be revealed!

What will Taylor do when Jack shows up in town, further complicating the situation? When hurts and secrets from their past lives come to light, will it draw them together or push them apart?  It is interesting to see how all the details come together to reveal the truth in the end!

I received this book from Zondervan in exchange for my unbiased review