The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck audiobook

The Writing Desk

By Rachel Hauck
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11.65 Hours 07/11/2017 Unabridged
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Tenley Roth's first book was a literary and commercial success. Now that her second book is due, she’s locked in fear. Can she repeat her earlier success or is she a fraud who merely found a bit of luck? 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. Born during the Gilded Age, Birdie Shehorn is the daughter of the old money Knickerbockers. Yet her life is not her own. Under the strict control of her mother, her every move is decided ahead of time, even whom she'll marry. But Birdie has dreams of her own. She wants to tell stories, write novels, make an impact on the world. When she discovers her mother has literally destroyed her dreams, 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. Yet when Tenley discovers Birdie's manuscript, their lives intersect. Birdie's words help Tenley find a way home. Tenley brings Birdie's writing to the world. Can two women separated by time help fulfill each other's destiny?

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Summary

Summary

Tenley Roth's first book was a literary and commercial success. Now that her second book is due, she’s locked in fear. Can she repeat her earlier success or is she a fraud who merely found a bit of luck?

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.

Born during the Gilded Age, Birdie Shehorn is the daughter of the old money Knickerbockers. Yet her life is not her own. Under the strict control of her mother, her every move is decided ahead of time, even whom she'll marry. But Birdie has dreams of her own. She wants to tell stories, write novels, make an impact on the world. When she discovers her mother has literally destroyed her dreams, 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. Yet when Tenley discovers Birdie's manuscript, their lives intersect. Birdie's words help Tenley find a way home. Tenley brings Birdie's writing to the world.

Can two women separated by time help fulfill each other's destiny?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Hauck weaves an intricately beautiful story. Taken at face value, the tale is superlative, but considering the spiritual message…this novel is incredible.” RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!) on The Wedding Dress

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Author Bio: Rachel Hauck

Author Bio: Rachel Hauck

Rachel Hauck, a Rita Award finalist and Carol Award winner, graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in journalism. She has written dozens of novels, including the acclaimed Songbird novels with multiplatinum country singer Sara Evans, and serves on the Executive Board for American Christian Fiction Writers. She lives in central Florida with her husband and writes from her ivory tower. (Her office really is in a tower, and it’s painted ivory.)

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 11.65
Audience: Adult
Language: English