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Song of Redemption Audiobook

Song of Redemption

The second book in her Chronicles of the Kings series, Song of Redemption, is a retelling of the life of Hezekiah, King of Judah from 716 to 687 BC. After years of idolatry, Judah's temple has been cleansed and Hezekiah has brought God's law back to his people. But when he incurs the wrath of the barbaric Assyrians, he will need help from a surprising source.
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Lynne Austin has won three Christy Awards for her inspiring historical novels, which include Candle in the Darkness.

The second book in her Chronicles of the Kings series, Song of Redemption, is a retelling of the life of Hezekiah, King of Judah from 716 to 687 BC. After years of idolatry, Judah's temple has been cleansed and Hezekiah has brought God's law back to his people. But when he incurs the wrath of the barbaric Assyrians, he will need help from a surprising source.

©2005 Lynn Austin; (P)2005 Recorded Books

What the Critics Say

"Austin tells a compelling, multilayered story with richly drawn, believable characters who will engage readers' sympathies." (Library Journal)

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    Lois 04-02-13
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    "The temple is rebuilt."
    What did you love best about Song of Redemption?

    How King Hezzikiah grew to be such a man of God. I loved the push and pull between Shebnah and Eliakim. The stories of the women showed such strength and the willingness to serve others.


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    I would have preferred a male voice or maybe a male and female for the different characters but it was good.


    Any additional comments?

    Read all 5 books on this topic for a great overview of this time period.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Wolfpacker Fort Mill, SC 10-14-08
    Wolfpacker Fort Mill, SC 10-14-08 Member Since 2014

    Curtis

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    "If You Liked Gods and Kings, Keep Going With This"

    As I said in my review of Gods and Kings, this book is also a good read for guys as well as for the ladies. I have read the first 3 books in this series, and I have found all three to be well written and very engaging. You won't get bored by these books; that is for sure!

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Ruth United States 03-09-13
    Ruth United States 03-09-13 Member Since 2014

    I love clean books of all sorts. Love mysteries, fantasies epic to kids stories, fairy tales, romances, humor, and historical fiction

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    "Fascinating and Inspirational"

    I won't write a long review since I wrote a long one on the whole series for the first book. This covers Hezekiah's Tunnel and I found it fascinating. Especially to think that something so ancient is still in use today. Amazing. I really enjoyed this book and the ones before and after it. I did find them uplifting and inspirational. I have liked books, two this one, and book three in this series best. Don't think you can go wrong if you are looking for something inspirational to read when you choose this book. I have to admit I'm going to have to go back and read Kings and Chronicles again. I particularly like the bits with the prophet Isaiah in them.

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    Louie Yelm, WA, USA 06-03-09
    Louie Yelm, WA, USA 06-03-09
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    "Another Excellent Book by Lynn Austin"

    Once again I truly enjoyed this book. Once I started it, I could not put it down. It really makes the Bible come alive for you. Mrs. Austin did a fantastic job on the development of the story from Biblical and historical facts.

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    A. K. Tucson, AZ 12-11-15
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    "Love this series!"

    Great historical fiction that brings biblical figures to life! Great narrator! Love the different voices used by Suzanne Toren.

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    Skipped a lot was initially confusing but came to enjoy characters. Helps to cement OT history

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    Suzan Huntsville, UT, USA 11-10-15
    Suzan Huntsville, UT, USA 11-10-15 Member Since 2015
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    I loved everything about this book. This series is a historical masterpiece. The narrator is superb.

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    wiscmom 07-24-15
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    "Brings the Bible story to life!"

    Fills in and brings to life the Bible account. Gives good understanding of the culture of the time. Inspires the heart with a gracious picture of God. Very much enjoyed the story and performance!

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    Angie Mission Viejo, CA, United States 07-17-15
    Angie Mission Viejo, CA, United States 07-17-15 Member Since 2008
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    "Captivating!"

    Excellent story and spectacular character development that brings Bible history to life! This story makes you feel like you are living the story with the characters.

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    Marva Gaithersburg, MD, United States 06-28-15
    Marva Gaithersburg, MD, United States 06-28-15 Member Since 2013

    Words spoken in season is like a fresh rain.

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    "Song of Redemption"
    What did you love best about Song of Redemption?

    Jerusha and her powerful persistence in the face of adversity.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The love and faith of Jerusha's father to never give up.


    Which character – as performed by Suzanne Toren – was your favorite?

    Jerusha


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It was quite emotional. I really had a serious bout with hatred for Adena.


    Any additional comments?

    Excellent Book. Wow.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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