The Naive Wife (Rachel’s Choice)

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On the day of her sister's marriage introduction, radio show host, Rachel Eden, meets Ejike and Doug; two friends that could not be more different. She finds herself instantly attracted to Ejike, but there's something about Doug and the way he's determined to win her heart. Neither men are who they appear to be, however, making Rachel's choice harder. Her producer and friend, Dongjap, also makes his intentions known, but could he be a little too late?

Rachel's Choice is a story of many singles, seeking to know the will of God for their relationships and who need, beyond wisdom, grace to make the right choice for their lives. It is the first volume of a three-book fictional series about love and marriage - The Naive Wife.


42 thoughts on “The Naive Wife (Rachel’s Choice)”

  1. The Naive Wife is a lovely story masterfully told for anyone and everyone who loves Love. Rachel is your One in a Million girl who any guy would dream to have. She’s beautiful, intelligent, generous, passionate about adding value to others through the work she does on radio which she considers a ministry, and above it all, she’s a Christian seeking to please God. Talk about so many qualities rolled into one. Ejike, Doug and Dongjap all try to win her hand in marriage, and amidst fears of wanting the best, coupled with pressures from family, she has to make a choice. It’s a relatable story with vital lessons for every Single individual who hopes to get married.

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  2. Deborah Odediran

    The Naive Wife is really a great book to read. I was practically glued to it from start to the end. The fact that the book was quite unpredictable was really intriguing. I love the twist – a Christian Radio presenter, relationship and love talks, wealth, choices. Its a good book, well done Ufuomaee!!

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  3. Olayinka Oyeneyin

    The Naive Wife is a very simple, relatable book. Choosing the right person could be a challenging task for the unmarried especially when it seems there are many options to choose from. Rachel did the right thing when she prayed to God and sought counsel. Did she really hear from God or was she led by appearances? Did she receive the right counsel? Did she establish truth from witnesses? Did she let societal expectations as to when to marry dictate her choice? As a counselor and radio host on love and relationship matters, did she apply the same counsel she gave others to herself? These and other questions are what readers should watch out for in this enjoyable read and yet another masterpiece from Ufuomaee.

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  4. ‘Perfect love casts out fear’, one of my favourite scriptures. Great read and quite unpredictable, the story didn’t turn out how I thought it would. As usual, I love that Ufuomae’s characters are not perfect and are multifaceted, the characters are so relatable and realistic. As I read this book, I couldn’t help but relate it to my own life, how we can sometimes put God in a box and are better advicers to others than ourselves. From this story I can see why that quote, ‘to thyself be true’ is relevant. I think if Rachel was ‘true’ to herself she might not have made a ‘naive’ choice. However as the story continues, I know the Author is a proponent of redemption. So, who knows.. the story might turn around.

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  5. A narrative well structured on a plot striking balance between Christian, sociocultural, and personal beliefs on relationships, as well as informative, rather educative, all the way, which will keep you reading from the first chapter to the last as quick as you can…

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  6. I enjoyed reading Rachel’s Choice (finished it in one sitting). It was a relatable story and yet different. It was so refreshing to see Rachel work through some of the same fears and questions most of us do. Especially when it comes to knowing God’s will for our relationships/marriage. At the crux of this story is knowing the difference between doing the right thing and the God thing. Thank you so much, Ufuomaee, looking forward to part 2

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  7. Ok. This book has got me hooked. I was scared as I could relate so well to the main character Rachel … a lot…down to her age and that scared me. At some point, I looked up and asked God if He wanted me to read this book as I met the Author by chance & I was drawn to the book as soon as I read the summary at the back.

    I absolutely love the narrative style, creating the scenes in my head was so easy that I would give certain outbursts or roll my eyes when I read some certain parts *let me not give any spoilers*, I would giggle at some point or give myself a facepalm when I couldn’t stand a certain character. This is a book that has got me entertained I must say and it also made me also become more aware of how often we misunderstand God as we tend to forget that His ways are not ours, neither are His thoughts like ours.

    I am grateful that God allowed our paths to cross Ufuomaee, I’ll be waiting patiently for the next part of this realistic story!

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  8. Marian Okitavwota

    After reading the book, The Naive Wife, l discovered that there are some beliefs and customs we have to do away with in our society about the female children. Our daughters, when they have reached a certain age, they find out that their parents, their relations, their loved ones will be talking about marriage, but it’s like they don’t care about who you are going to marry, whether he is the person who will take care of his responsibility till eternity, they don’t care so far you are married. This is not good.
    Another thing l learnt is the need for patience and to be prayerfully and to commit a new relationship to our heavenly Father. And also to ask for his great wisdom and his holy spirit to guide and to protect them. As they do these, they want to have a waiting attitude to look on to God for an answer, so that their works and that of their parents, and their loved ones will not be in vain.
    Besides reading this book, my advice to parents is to get the book and read it and encourage our of age children, and daughters especially, to read this book and get the real sense of what this book is talking about. Read Volume 1 and watch out for Volumes 2 &3, and enjoy your reading.

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  9. Tracy Okitavwota

    The Naive Wife is a book that taught me alot of things, Am inspired by the book not to make FEAR rule over me. Rachel lived in fear, wanting perfection of a God fearing man as a husband. It’s good to have standards about our future husband but checking the necessity of the person we are getting married to is also important. We need to give room to people in our life, not limiting some over other (at the end of the day real friends stays in our life) Rachel was emphasizing on the fact that she want to hear from God about her boyfriend, if she had taken fear out of the picture she would have realized so many things about him before her marriage. Seriously do a thorough background search about intended husband to avoid stories that touch. Like I said I learnt alot I can’t wait for volume 2 to be out??

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  10. Maria Victoria Secretario

    I never been read a story as exciting as the first few pages of the Naive Wife. Highly recommended! Thank you Ufoume for sharing your story.? You’re a great author! Wish for more to read!

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  11. The Naive Wife, this book is really great! It taught me a lot of lessons. Right from the first chapter to the last chapter, I am relating it to my personal life and have really ordered my steps. Seriously, this book is not only for singles but for all. And for the author, you have never disappointed us with your mind-blowing books. You are indeed a blessing to this generation. Out of you shall continually flow rivers of living water. cheers!

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  12. Wow!!! Rachel’s Choice (The Naive Wife) has undeniably earned a coveted spot on my top bookshelf of Christian love stories. I’m not even going to attempt to review it because I doubt that I could do it justice. You have to experience it to understand all that every single reviewer has experienced.

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  13. The Naive Wife -Rachel Choice
    By –Ufuomaee

    Blurb ?
    How do you know when it’s love ?

    A beautiful sad ….
    It’s the absence of fear….. its freedom

    The Bible says that perfect love cast out all fear

    ?️It’s a Best guiding Novel for the Reader in this Valentine week.?
    It’s the first volume of the three book fiction fictional series about love marriage the Navy wife.

    ?️Title and Book cover like the whole series suits the storyline preety well .
    BOOK Title ” The Naive Wife-Rachel choice”you all readers had got a loop hole about the book .

    ?️Rachel’s Choice is a singles story of many singles seeking took no the will of God for their relationships and who need on wisdom Grace to make the right choice for their lives

    ?️The plot revolves around relationships decisions and choices for partner in life weather the person fits in his or her life.

    ?️First volume Book starts on the day of her sister marriage marriage introduction radio show host , Rachel Eden ,meets Ejike and Doug:two friends that could not be more different ?

    ?️Why did author said could not be more different weather it means of relation choice between Ejike and Doug to know more about with whom the author married or choosed relationship partner Still at the age of 31 years old was right option or mistake?

    ?Do read the Novel and see what was going to happen next, and what Rachel’s going to do now ?

    ?️The entire series helped me learn various things and put me on a tour with different Characters . In adoration , the author takes out the different feeling of individual the pit of emotions and respect

    ?Overall , it’s been a n incredible read. Any book in the series is a stand -alone novel , but best read in order. I’d Certainly recommend the entire The Naive Wife series to anyone out there. A must read for all of you.

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  14. I was so so engrossed to this books…really educating and inspiring but pls is that the end of the story. In Book 2 Rachel’s Dairy…pls dont tell me the story ended like dat…

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  15. My favourite thing about Rachel’s Choice is how engaging it is. I could not put it down or focus on much else until I was done with it. It’s also very relatable and I like that it’s a book centred around faith in a way that is not sanctimonious or overly done.

    Rachel’s character is very well rounded and the dilemma she’s presented with is one that a lot of women who strive to obey God can relate to. The book is also very well paced; there are no boring portions that seem to drag on for too long and it’s so well written that you can actually visualize the scenes being described.

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  16. Rachel’s Choice!!
    This book!
    I couldn’t put it down.

    As I read, it took me back to pre-marriage when I was really really concerned about not making a mistake with my choice of a spouse.
    I knew just how important this decision was. I could feel (like really feel) Rachel’s dilemma and confusion.

    Wow! Thank you Ufuoma for writing this book. I couldn’t stop reading, I had to find out what the final choice would be.

    You wrote this drawing the reader into Rachel’s life. It feels like there exists a real ‘Rachel’….. I guess there are many ‘Rachels’ out there.

    I will keep mum on Rachel’s Choice until you read it and tell me what you think – Doug Vs Ejike Vs Dongjap

    One thing I’d say though is that this choice thing, you need God and wise counsel!

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  17. Iyanuoluwa Olorode

    Frank Sinatra said love is more than just a game for two.

    Someone remind me that if love is more than just a game, selecting a life partner is so much more.

    Oh yeah, Ufuomaee did in Rachel’s Choice.

    Ufuomaee painted a realistic and true picture with Rachel’s situation with two suitors. Picking a life partner can be much more complex than how Hallmark paints it.

    Ufuomaee showed us that in Rachel’s Choice.

    The book was simple and straight to the point. The pacing was excellent and the language easy. Not too much serenren. The characters are charming and there’s more than meets the eyes with them.

    I honestly can’t wait to read the other two books in the series.

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  18. Loved reading the naive wife’s series. Loved the dialogue, feel in love with the characters; beautiful story telling.
    I couldn’t put them down.
    Though I am married, I learnt a lot of lessons about marriage and about the gospel.
    Rachel failed many times, but His love was enduring. Doug had so any chances to repent and even at the end, his life was spared. Etc etc..
    Thanks Ufuomaee for teaching the gospel through this series.

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  19. Modupe Oyelade

    Hi Ufuomaee, I enjoyed reading the trilogy The Naive Wife. It was so real and relatable. However, I would love for you to downplay the emphasis of emotions that was brewing between Rachel and Ejike in the 3rd book at Rachel’s child’s birthday. I think it would set the mind reeling in a lot of thoughts.

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