The Prayer, A Love Story was just named Gold Medal Winner in the 2014 IBPA Ben Franklin Awards, one of the nation's most esteemed publishing awards. The Prayer, A Love Story took home the Gold in the Inspirational category. "We could not be more excited," stated Christopher Varn from Johann Press. He continued, "Jackie (Von Zwehl) has certainly proved herself to be one of the nation's top literary authors out of the gate. We look forward to her next three books she is scheduled to write over the next couple of years."
The Prayer, A Love Story was also just named as the top Non-Fiction Narrative in the 2014 International Book Awards, another crowning achievement. "I knew that I had to reach the hearts of people, whose life journey was like mine, yet make the reading as entertaining and easy as possible, while relating to the inner soul," said author, speaker, relationship expert and life coach Jacqueline von Zwehl. She added, "As entertaining as the book is, it has a strong spiritual, Christian message that if you let God control your life, you need not worry about anything."
The Prayer's Advanced Review Copy (ARC) was also a Silver Finalist in the "Christian Inspirational" category for the 2013 U.S.A. Best Book Awards.
After completing a 20-city national TV tour, Jackie is taking a couple of months off to have her third child. This Fall, her TV and radio appearances will pick-up once again. Jackie's award-winning book can be found wherever books are sold or go to www.greatbooksite.com. You can follow Jackie's weekly and monthly inspirational postings including her famed column "Gifts For The Soul (available free for publishing) at www.jackievonzwehl.com.
Jacqueline von Zwehl received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University and her Master's from Pennsylvania State University. She enjoyed an eleven-year management career at IBM where she worked in Marketing, Operations, and Sales. During her corporate career, Jacqueline began a journey of self-discovery and transformation, which took her around the globe visiting the most holy and spiritual sites.
Jacqueline is currently a motivational speaker and certified life coach.
Perfect Paperback: 216 pages
Publisher: Johann Press; First edition (October 28, 2013)