Just before he is nominated for a seat on the Supreme Court, a controversial judge is murdered. His speechwriter, Shari Hanford, surprises the assassin in the act and sees his face before he flees. Now U.S. Marshal Marcus O'Malley is assigned to protect Shari while police conduct a widespread manhunt.
As O'Malley draws close to the beautiful young woman, both know she is the target of someone who will stop at nothing to eliminate her. This challenge demands all O'Malley's resources, and it will also force him to examine his faith and his heart. Narrator Tom Stechschulte provides a moving performance, highlighting each spiritual conflict and conviction.
©2001 Dee Henderson; (P)2004 Recorded Books, LLC
"An entertaining thriller-cum-romance-cum-conversion story is what readers get in this fast-paced novel....Christian readers will relish this intriguing tale." (Publishers Weekly)
Once again a little bit of everything in this story. You get drama, action, romance all in a Christ like environment. These will make you laugh and make you cry.
I enjoy the O'Malley series by Dee Henderson, but this narrator is certainly not one of the better ones. I think he is so boring and monotone! To each his own.
I have read this book several times, I love the O'Malley series. However, I wasn't crazy about the performance. The voice was not how I imagined Marcus sounding....more like how I think Quinn would sound, so it did detract a bit from the overall audio experience for me
Struggled to finish. book was 15% mystery 85% preaching. BORING. Would not recommend to anyone.
I love series books and can't wait for the next one. Why can't they make movies out of good books like these instead of some of the trash that is out there.
love to read
Wonderful story- can't wait for the next installment! I feel like I'm part of the family. So strong and loving and each are the others best friends!!!
I enjoyed that Marcus was such a great guy to Sherri. Rare these days
The reader made Dave sound odd. Dave's voice began normal in the other books, but had a foreign accent or something in this reading. I don't much care for this reader, and the change for Dave made the experience worse.
I've loved the O'Malleys since I read the books some years ago. I have been put off, from time to time, with the lack of really well-written Christian fiction; at times I've felt that authors were published in the Christian market simply because they mentioned God and avoided vulgarity rather than for the excellence of their writing. Not so with Dee Henderson--her stories are well-thought out, and her characters multidimensional. The protagonists exhibit flaws and redemption in a realistic way and there are twists and turns to keep mystery enthusiasts engrossed as well as romantic moments for those who are looking for a love story.
This is the first of the series that I've listened to so far. The one complaint I've had is that the narrator tends to use a nasal tone to indicate a female speaking. I am sure there are great challenges in making a deep voice, such as this narrator has, sound feminine, but I am a little put off by the whiny vibe I get. That being said, I find the story to flow quite well and the narrator maintains excellent pacing. I will listen to the entire series, I'm certain.
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