Rachel Valencourt is a wife, mother, and an unapologetic lover of books. As a native Californian, she honed her writing skills at California State University San Bernardino, before embarking on an exciting career in travel.
From the cobbled streets of London to the vibrant markets of Bangkok, Rachel's passion for travel has led her on journeys that have left a unique imprint on her storytelling.
Following years of international living, she and her husband now joyfully reside in their coastal abode in sunny San Diego County.
When Rachel is not writing, you'll find her exploring the great outdoors, chasing sunsets with her British hubby and teenage daughters, proving that her love for adventure extends far beyond the pages of her books.
Every Night Has A Dawn
The heartwarming saga of a family embarking on an unforgettable journey through the untamed wilderness of Washington State during the Great Depression, forging their destinies in the process.
When Dawn Jensen’s family is forced to leave their cherished cabin and thrust into the life of traveling farm workers, their quest for a new home eventually leads them to the captivating Makah reservation in Neah Bay.
Amidst a landscape rich in ancient traditions and rugged beauty, Dawn’s journey takes an unexpected turn when she crosses paths with a charismatic man from Oklahoma, sparking newfound hope and the promise of a fresh start.
Told through the unique eyes of young Dawn Jensen, Rachel Valencourt’s debut novel unfolds as an inspirational tale of survival, love, well-guarded secrets, and the unbreakable bonds of family.
Coming of age during the looming shadow of WWII, Dawn emerges as a resilient young woman, her spirit shaped by the era’s challenges. Her resolve is put to the test when a chance encounter compels her to protect a family secret that could threaten the stability of her adult life.
Every Night Has A Dawn is a poignant journey that transports readers from the wild woods of Washington State to the sprawling ranches of Oklahoma and finally the sun-kissed shores of California, weaving a transformative story.
Will Dawn and her family find the strength to weather the storms that could shatter their world?
Discover the answers in Every Night Has A Dawn, the first installment in the epic Winds of Change trilogy.