Alan and Denise Jackson's life seemed like a fairy tale: high school sweethearts marry young and leave small-town Georgia to pursue big dreams in Music City. They pay their dues, work hard, weather deep disappointments. Then their dreams come true.
In fairy tales, the Jacksons' material success―plus their "perfect" marriage, their three beautiful daughters, and their supportive families―would have signaled a happily-ever-after ending.
But real life is different from fairy tales.
At the pinnacle of their success, the Jacksons separated. For Alan, musical renown fame, and wealth still did not make up for the marital problems the Jacksons had struggled with for years. And for Denise, building her life around Alan and riding the tide of his success had somehow left her hollow, unsure of just who she really was.
You don't have to be rich and famous to go through struggles like these. Sooner or later, we all come to the point when we relize that real joy and peace isn't just around the corner of the next achievement, the next relationship, the next new thing.
That's why Alan and Denise Jackson's story isn't just a great read and a dramatic, intimate look at the golden world of celebrity. It's a story of the greatest love of all, the love that will never let you go . . . and how to find it, no matter who you are, where you live, or what you've done.
"Denise's story is an inside perspective on the results of the ups and downs of fame. Her personal struggles with life's ordinary and extraordinary consequences, her passion to have a stronger marriage, and her desire to have a closer walk with God make for a truly inspiring life." ―Carrie Underwood, 2005 American Idol Winner, ACM & CMA Female Vocalist of the Year
|Contributor(s)||Denise Jackson, Ellen Vaughn (With)|
|About the Contributor(s)|| Denise Jackson
A former flight attendant and elementary school teacher, Denise Jackson currently devotes most of her time to her husband, country music superstar, Alan Jackson, and their three daughters, ages seventeen, fourteen, and ten. Apart from spending time with her family, Denise enjoys playing tennis and is an avid student of the Bible.
Ellen Vaughn (With)
Ellen Vaughn is an award-winning author whose works include The Strand and Gideon's Torch, co-authored with Charles Colson. Former vice president of executive communications for Prison Fellowship, Vaughn has also served as a speech writer and fund-raising consultant. She and her husband, Lee, live in Virginia with their three children.
|Release Date||Jul 31, 2007|