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Happy Berries

Nothing beats wind in your face, mud on your shoes, real life research. Why visiting a cranberry bog made me a better writer. read more... http://rachelallord.com/2014/10/09/happy-berries/See More
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Mother of My Son - Behind the Story

"Mother of My Son, sounds like a really heart, tears, type of read.  I think this is a book i would enjoy. Blessings. Norma"
Oct 4, 2013
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So What if Oprah Hasn't Read My Book

http://rachelallord.com  Last night I partook in my first book club discussion in which the book club discussed my novel. They provided fresh squeezed lemonade (if you’ve read Mother of My Son you’ll know why) and thought-provoking discussion. For a debut, newbie, novelist like me it was one of those moments of gratitude, an oh yes… this is why I started writing in the first place. This connection. For those who’ve asked, tongue in cheek,…See More
Aug 30, 2013
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Mother of My Son - book trailer

"Thanks Dawn! I hope you enjoy the story!"
Jun 6, 2013
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Mother of My Son - book trailer

"This book looks and sounds so good.  I can't imagine what happens throughout the book.  As people always say, "It's a small world."  I can't wait to get this book and read it!  Thank you for the trailer!"
Jun 6, 2013
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Jun 5, 2013
Rachel Allord replied to Martha Artyomenko's discussion Book clubs....
"This is such a relevant question: Why don't some people (and sometimes that includes me) like Christian Fiction? I stopped reading Christian fiction for a while because often I couldn't identify with the characters. They just didn't…"
Jun 4, 2013

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Mother of My Son

College student Amber Swansen gives birth alone. In desperation, she abandons the newborn, buries her secret, and attempts to get on with her life. No matter how far she runs, she can’t escape the guilt. Years later and still haunted by her past, Amber meets Beth Dilinger. Friendship blossoms between the two women, but Beth’s son is a constant, painful reminder to Amber of the child she abandoned. When heartache hits, causing Amber to grapple with the answers to life’s deeper questions, Beth stands by her side. Yet just when peace seems to be within Amber’s grasp, the truth of her past and the parentage of Beth’s son comes to light and threatens to shatter not only their worlds, but the life of the teenager they both love.

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About the author:

Rachel Allord grew up as a pastor’s kid, vowed never to marry a pastor, and has been contentedly married to her husband, a worship pastor, for seventeen years. She holds a B.A. in English education and is privileged to be both a biological and adoptive mother. Her stories and articles have appeared in MomSense, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and various other publications. Mother of My Son, her debut novel, will release in May 2013 through Harbourlight Books. She resides in Wisconsin where she avidly consumes coffee, sushi, and novels– preferably at the same time. rachelallord.com

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Happy Berries

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Nothing beats wind in your face, mud on your shoes, real life research. Why visiting a cranberry bog made me a better writer. read more... http://rachelallord.com/2014/10/09/happy-berries/…

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So What if Oprah Hasn't Read My Book

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 7:55pm 0 Comments

http://rachelallord.com  Last night I partook in my first book club discussion in which the book club discussed my novel. They provided fresh squeezed lemonade (if you’ve read Mother of My Son you’ll know why) and thought-provoking discussion. For a debut, newbie, novelist like me it was one of those moments of gratitude, an oh yes… this is why I started writing in the first place. This connection. For those who’ve asked, tongue in cheek,…

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