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Faith of My Fathers Audiobook

Faith of My Fathers: Chronicles of the Kings

The king's sudden death leaves his son Manasseh as the new ruler. Overcome with sorrow, Manasseh is angry toward God and begins a reign of terror that shocks the kingdom. His own insecurity prompts the death of his closest advisors, dividing the faithful in two. Barely escaping the carnage, his best friend Joshua suffers the excruciating loss of his family and plans revenge.
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Publisher's Summary

The king's sudden death leaves his son Manasseh as the new ruler. Overcome with sorrow, Manasseh is angry toward God and begins a reign of terror that shocks the kingdom. His own insecurity prompts the death of his closest advisors, dividing the faithful in two. Barely escaping the carnage, his best friend Joshua suffers the excruciating loss of his family and plans revenge.

Acclaimed author Lynn Austin has won three Christy Awards for her historical fiction.

©2006 Lynn Austin; (P)2006 Recorded Books LLC

What the Critics Say

"Austin capably weaves her intertwined threads and creates believable characters in conflict with themselves and with each other." (Historical Novels Review)

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    "Loved it..."

    One of my fav book. I love this story and Lynn Austin is my fav writer.

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    C. Evans 09-02-15
    C. Evans 09-02-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Amazing"

    If time had allowed I would have listened to this entire book in one sitting. The performance is breathtaking. I was on the edge of seat and in many moments, yearning to worship God.

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    Valarie Sullivan Tx, Usa 06-22-15
    Valarie Sullivan Tx, Usa 06-22-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Excellent!"

    Excellent storyline, stays true to biblical narrative. Narrator very talented! Made me feel like I was hearing several different people!

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    Rose Evernden-Andrade 06-18-15
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    "Another amazing book"

    This series is so powerful! I can't wait for book 5. I have not been able to stop listening it is so compelling!

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    Marva Gaithersburg, MD, United States 06-13-15
    Marva Gaithersburg, MD, United States 06-13-15 Member Since 2013

    Words spoken in season is like a fresh rain.

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    Where does Faith of My Fathers rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Too broad of a question. Are you speaking of the Chronicles Series or the many books I've read? This was a very good book. Not as good as the first three of the series but it was still good.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    No real favorite.


    What about Suzanne Toren’s performance did you like?

    She's excellent. Loved her performance!


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The struggle moved me.


    Any additional comments?

    This was a good book or should I say it was necessary to bring in Book 5.

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    Noreen R. Battle Bowie, MD United States 05-28-15
    Noreen R. Battle Bowie, MD United States 05-28-15 Member Since 2014
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    It was an awesome read from a biblical point and at times it was so intriguing that you could sense that you were in fact traveling back in time and participating.

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    tracy Conyers, GA, United States 05-05-15
    tracy Conyers, GA, United States 05-05-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Great read"

    Wonderful mix of Scripture and fiction. The stories really bring the Old Testament world to life. The stories have me digging through Scripture to read the story line as told in the Bible. Any story that entertains and provokes me to search out a deeper understanding of God's Word is a great read!

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    Lauri 04-24-15
    Lauri 04-24-15
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    "Wonderfully written and powerfully delivered"
    What made the experience of listening to Faith of My Fathers the most enjoyable?

    This book took the story of Manasseh which doesn't say too much in the Bible and wove a story that certainly explains HOW it COULD have been true. I have often wondered at some of the things I have read. Like... how could Manesseh be so bad after his father was good? This weaves a story that certainly answers how a heart could be turned to stone in one lifetime.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Faith of My Fathers?

    I loved how the family was united with Dinah and Hadab, Joshua and Miriam at the end of the book.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When Hadab saw Miriam from afar with the Funeral Cart carrying the body of Joshua.


    Who was the most memorable character of Faith of My Fathers and why?

    I really like Hadab. Hope he is continued in the next book.


    Any additional comments?

    This author is now my favorite. Wow.... what a story teller with so much research.

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    Rodney C 02-27-15
    Rodney C 02-27-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Great story but left some questions"

    I love the actual story but I kept having to remind myself that it is fiction. That being said, it has made me read the Bible more and research more!

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    jan Orem, UT, US 02-24-15
    jan Orem, UT, US 02-24-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Historically riveting, spiritually edifying"

    The author wove historical events together with teachings from the scriptures in a way that made them both meaningful. The character and plot development added suspense and kept me engaged. I highly recommend this book.

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