This enchanting story of love over adversity is the young adult debut romance from a new and highly promising young author of faith based romantic fiction. Described by Publisher's Weekly Review as: 'One to watch,' and winner of the 'Mom's Choice Silver Award 2012', Rachel Coker's 'Interrupted' introduces Allie Everly - a young women whose life, world and future seem irreparably torn apart. Now the man she blames for her interrupted life seems to be the only one who can get her back on course - if she can set aside the past and accept and forgive Sam, that is.
Can love really heal all things? If Sam Carroll hadnt shown up, she might have been able to get to her mother in time. Instead, Allie Everly finds herself at a funeral, mourning the loss of her beloved mother. She is dealt another blow when, a few hours later, she is sent from Tennessee to Maine to become the daughter of Miss Beatrice Lovell, a prim woman with a faith Allie cannot accept. Poetry and letters written to her mother become the only things keeping Allies heart from hardening completely.
But then Sam arrives for the summer, and with him comes many confusing emotions, both toward him and the people around her. As World War II looms, Allie will be forced to decide whether hanging on to the past is worth losing her chance to be loved.
In fifteen-year-old author Rachel Cokers young adult debut novel, young Allie Everlys life is changed forever by the illness and death of her beloved mother and subsequent adoption by an older woman in Maine. Bitter and feeling unloved, Allie rejects her new mother and her new mothers faith and throws herself into her poetry, until Sam Carroll, her best friend from the past, arrives. With Sam comes a host of confusing emotions, and Allie finds she must overcome her past in order to find forgiveness.
About the Author:
Rachel is a sixteen-year-old home school student and award-winning author who resides in Virginia with her parents and two sisters. Her gift for writing became apparent at the age of eleven through a simple fiction writing assignment in school. She signed with Zondervan in 2010 for her first young adult fiction novel, 'Interrupted', released in March 2012; her second novel, 'Chasing Jupiter', releases in December 2012.
Interrupted by Rachel Coker was published by Zondervan in January 2013 and is our 54524th best seller. The ISBN for Interrupted is 9780310728108.