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Deborah

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North Pole, AK, United States | Member Since 2011

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  • 27 reviews
  • 59 ratings
  • 181 titles in library
  • 6 purchased in 2015
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  • Gone to Ground: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Brandilyn Collins
    • Narrated By Rebecca Gallagher
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    Amaryllis, Mississippi, is a scrappy little town of strong backbone and Southern hospitality. A brick-paved Main Street, a park, and a legendary ghost in the local cemetery are all part of its heritage. Everybody knows everybody in Amaryllis, and gossip wafts on the breeze. Its people are friendly, its families tight. On the surface, Amaryllis seems much like the flower for which it’s named - bright and fragrant. But the Amaryllis flower is poison. In the past three years, five unsolved murders have occurred in the town.

    Deborah says: "Very different story"
    "Very different story"
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    Had to get used to characters telling their own story but turned out to be good.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Bittersweet

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Cathy Marie Hake
    • Narrated By Stina Nielsen
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    (60)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (32)

    Although Laney's been sweet on Galen for a while, he's always considered her his best friend's tag-along sister. But when Galen finally sees Laney as the wife of his dreams, a vile lie shatters his hopes and a leveled shotgun repays his kindness - on the very day he plans to pop the question.

    Stella says: "Bittersweet by Cathy Marie Hake"
    "Wonderful book!"
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    This was another great story by Cathy Hake. So many twists and turns in this story. I just knew everything was not going to come out the way I wanted it to but everything came together wonderfully. Narrator did a great job.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Letter Perfect

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Cathy Marie Hake
    • Narrated By Stina Nielsen
    Overall
    (61)
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    (34)
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    When good-natured but accident-prone Ruth Caldwell moves from the East to California, she finds adventure, love, and God's protection from peril.

    Cathy Marie Hake is author of over 30 Christian romances and has won many honors, including the Inspirational Readers Choice award.

    Deborah says: "Wonderful story!"
    "Wonderful story!"
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    Another great story by Cathy Marie Hake. This story had suspense, drama, romance and humor which always makes for a good story. Narrator this great job.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • That Certain Spark

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Cathy Marie Hake
    • Narrated By Johanna Parker
    Overall
    (73)
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    (36)
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    Inspirational Readers Choice winner Cathy Marie Hake whisks listeners away to 1890s Texas where the townsfolk of Gooding are shocked their new doctor is a woman. The men vow to boycott the lady doctor and send her packing. But when her medical skill saves a blacksmith’s life, he feels obliged to shield her from threats to her person and practice. And despite their initial clashes, the determined doctor and her outspoken guardian soon forge a surprising bond.

    susan says: "my fave author"
    "Fantastic story!"
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    This was a great story with lots of characters and so entertaining. The narrator did a great job with using a different voice for the characters. A good narrator is so important to any audio book and it brings the story alive. Was interesting having characters from the first two books included.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Whirlwind

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Cathy Marie Hake
    • Narrated By Barbara Caruso
    Overall
    (71)
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    (33)
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    Seeking a brighter future, Millie books passage to New York aboard the Opportunity. When a widower scours the ship for a suitable nanny, he selects Millie from the crowds in steerage. He is standoffish at first, but soon Millie's tireless devotion to his motherless toddler begins to win him over.

    Deborah says: "Wonderful!"
    "Wonderful!"
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    Another great book by Cathy Hake. I loved this story. It was interesting from beginning to the end and the narrator is one of the best ever. Her voice changes all the time and she is so expressive. Great author.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Courtship: Singing River Series, Volume 4

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Gilbert Morris
    • Narrated By Judith West
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (15)
    Performance
    (7)
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    It is Autumn of 1936…With most of their Louisiana plantation sold off to survive The Great Depression, 18-year-old Lanie Freeman and her sister Maeva struggle to reunite their family. Fourth book of the Singing River Series.

    Deborah says: "Couldn't Stand for Story to end."
    "Couldn't Stand for Story to end."
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    This has to be one of the very best series I have ever listened to. I wish Gilbert Morris would just keep on following each Freeman family member forever. I wanted to cry when it ended. The story was great but listening to it on cd was wonderful. I have listened to hundreds of Audio Books but I have to say that Judith West was the best narrator I have ever heard. She made the book come alive and she had a different voice for each character. I listen to audio books only while traveling back and forth in my car and I hated to turn it off every day when I pulled into the garage. So so good.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Dream: The Singing River Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Gilbert Morris
    • Narrated By Judith West
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (18)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (7)

    Lanie Freeman's life changed swiftly and irrevocably with the death of her mother and the imprisonment of her father. She struggles to hold together her family, pursue her dreams, and follow her heart. Then the new preacher arrives and Lanies world is turned upside down! Book Two in the Singing River series.

    Susan says: "i just love gilbert morris"
    "Wonderful book."
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    I loved Book 2 in the Singing River Series. I like it when the books in a series follow the same people. All the characters are wonderful and the narrator brings everyone of them to life with her voice. She has a different voice for each character and it is so good. Can't wait to start Book #3. Gilbert Morris is a great author.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Homeplace: Singing River, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Gilbert Morris
    • Narrated By Judith West
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (32)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (15)

    As the year 1928 begins, 14-year-old Lanie Belle Freeman of Fairhope, Arkansas, has bright hopes for the future. Her father has launched a new business, and her mother is expecting her fifth baby. Lanie has dreams of going to college and being a writer. Then tragedy strikes.

    Amazon Customer says: "Enjoyed very much. "
    "Fantastic story!"
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    At the beginning of this story I really thought it was going to be to depressing to listen to. So much tragedy. But I am so glad I stayed with it. Wonderful story and I loved the language used. Fantastic narrator. I am now enjoying the second book in this series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Courting Miss Amsel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Kim Vogel Sawyer
    • Narrated By Laurie Birmingham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (21)
    Performance
    (20)
    Story
    (20)

    In this enthralling tale, schoolmarm Edythe Amsel arrives in 1882 Nebraska with lofty goals. Soon her teaching methods—and her views on women’s rights—ruffle feathers. Only Joel Townsend speaks in support of the teacher who’s won the affection of his nephews. But when Miss Amsel reveals her deepest beliefs, he can no longer defend her—even if she’s stolen his heart.

    Deborah says: "Wonderful book."
    "Wonderful book."
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    Courting Miss Amsel was a delightful story and the narrator was fantastic. She had a different voice for each character and I love it when a narrator does this. I could picture each character in my mind just by the way the narrator changed her voice. Looking for more audio books with Laurie Birmingham as narrator.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Stuck Together: Trouble in Texas, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs)
    • By Mary Connealy
    • Narrated By Barbara McCulloh
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (20)
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    (17)
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    Tina Cahill, newly arrived from the East, is determined to get the saloon in Broken Wheel, Texas, closed for good. To that end, she pickets outside the place every afternoon. Unfortunately, so far no one has paid any attention.

    Deborah says: "Don't Miss Trouble in Texas"
    "Don't Miss Trouble in Texas"
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    I love this series. I like series that keep the same people in each book and just add to it. This book had everything you would want in a book. Good story line, romance, mystery and lots of humor. Narrator is wonderful.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • To Win Her Heart

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Karen Witemeyer
    • Narrated By Therese Plummer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (300)
    Performance
    (261)
    Story
    (261)

    RITA Award nominee Karen Witemeyer is acclaimed for her winning blend of history, humor, and romance. In this heartstirring tale, repentant exconvict Levi Grant comes to Spencer, Texas, in 1887 - hoping to put his past behind him and start out fresh as the town’s new blacksmith. To promote civility, Eden Spencer runs her own lending library, where she discovers Levi’s love of literature. But just as romance begins to bloom, Eden learns of Levi’s prodigal past.

    Amazon Customer says: "Impossible to part from! Heartwarming! :)"
    "Great story, best narrator ever!"
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    I normally don't listen to stories that have a western theme, but I am so glad I listened to this one. The story was so very, very good. The narrator was one of the best I have ever heard. Her expression and change of voices for each character brought the story to life as if I could see it all. Stories with an underdog always tear at my heartstrings. The only thing I did not like was the word Whore, repeated many times. Even though the word fit, I felt like it was crude for a Christian book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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