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Song of Redemption Audiobook

Song of Redemption

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Publisher's Summary

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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    "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.


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

    4 of 4 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

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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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    Sher 03-25-17
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    I so enjoy these books through Audible. Love the fact that I can listen to the book, and crochet or do other things with my hands at the same time. The stories are wonderful I love learning about the Old Testament. This five book series is so complete thank you.

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    Henwhisperer NW Vermont 03-17-17
    Henwhisperer NW Vermont 03-17-17 Member Since 2016

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    "Just fabulous!"

    Love the story line, love the narrator, can't wait to get the third in the series.

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    xfshsyshdj s yqhohpjplgams 03-14-17 Member Since 2016
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    PTL! An amazingly written story. This second book was not a disappointment. It holds your attention captive the narrator does wonderful job of pulling you into the story.

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    Catherine Lainys Simpson 02-07-17 Member Since 2016
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    "best historical Biblical story ever "

    the story, the characters and oh my the reader l fabulous. wow intense and so real

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    "Worthy Read"

    I so appreciated how the story includes lots of scripture and how it was added at key points in the story.
    This book brings the history of Israel & Judah to life & brings out pertinent life lessons for believers, such as "no compromise ".

    My husband & I highly recommend it for readers 12 and up.

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    corey 09-15-16
    corey 09-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "A wonderful work of art!"

    I am amazed at how this author mixes faith with history and faith in God to make such a beautiful and living story.

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