Elvis Takes a Back Seat
By Leanna Ellis
(B&H Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780805446968, 314pp.)
Publication Date: January 2008
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Elvis Takes a Back Seatby award-winning novelist Leanna Ellis is the endearing story of Claudia, a young widow determined to fulfill her husband’s last request by hauling a three-foot bust of Elvis Presley in the backseat of a vintage Cadillac from Dallas to Memphis to return it to its rightful owner. The road triptaken with an eccentric aunt who actually knew the King of Rock ’n’ Roll,” and a temperamental teen with a suspicious mind of her ownhits some royal roadblocks and detours as these women uncover pieces of their past along with the bust’s mysterious history. What they find along the way changes their lives forever, inspiring readers to also step out in faith.
Brilliant! Charming! I absolutely adored it! With memorable characters, Elvis Takes a Back Seat is an emotional journey well worth taking. I laughed, I cried, I sighed in contentment. Leanna Ellis is a gifted writer and a must-read. - Lorraine Heath
"Leanna Ellis takes a back seat to no one, so put on your blue suede shoes and come along for a most entertaining ride to Memphisand to the healing place closest to the heart." Debbie Macomber, New York Times #1 bestselling author