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The Didymus Contingency Audiobook

The Didymus Contingency

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Publisher's Summary

If you could go back in time...and witness any event...where would you go?

When Dr. Tom Greenbaum faces that question after successfully discovering the secret to time travel, he knows the time, place, and event he will witness: the death and failed resurrection of Jesus Christ. Dr. David Goodman, Tom's colleague and closest friend follows Tom into the past, attempting to avert a time-space catastrophe, but forces beyond their control toss them into a dangerous end game where they are tempted by evil characters, betrayed by friends, pursued by an assassin from the future, and haunted by a demon that cannot be killed.

About the author: Jeremy Robinson is the author of 11 novels including Pulse, Instinct, and Threshold, the first three books in his exciting Jack Sigler thriller series. His novels have been translated into nine languages. He is the director of New Hampshire AuthorFest, a non-profit organization promoting literacy in New Hampshire, where he lives with his wife and three children.

©2011 Jeremy Robinson (P)2012 Jeremy Robinson

What the Critics Say

"What surprised me, with [Robinson's] take on the possibility of two 21st century men meeting Jesus, was the utter lack of predictability.... He offers a new perspective on ripping apart the time-space continuum I am shocked no one has ever considered before now." (Round Table Reviews)

"[A] thrilling and fast-paced 'what if?' scenario." (MidWest Book Review)

"[A] rollicking adventure.... The story opens explosively and is laced with suspense and humor. Robinson writes quite well and is an up-and-coming author to watch...we'll hear, read, and see a great deal more from him in the future." (Christian Book Previews)

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    Chris hemet, CA, United States 04-15-13
    Chris hemet, CA, United States 04-15-13 Member Since 2013
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    "This book is a must !"
    If you could sum up The Didymus Contingency in three words, what would they be?

    Jesus knows all!


    What other book might you compare The Didymus Contingency to and why?

    Nothing! It's that good! Makes you think!


    Have you listened to any of R. C. Bray’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yea most any book I find that he's telling I download .


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I actually did believe it or not and I have re listened to it 3 more times science and every time I find something's new I missed and this is one book that had me crying every read.


    7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Kristi Winder, GA, United States 09-04-14
    Kristi Winder, GA, United States 09-04-14 Member Since 2016
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    "Tiresome Christian Apology"

    So, this is basically the story of Jesus from the last three years of his ministry to just after the crucifixion. It throws in time travel as a twist on that story, but that's not enough to save it. If you want that story, get it from the Bible, where it's told a whole lot better. This story is predictable, the characters are flat, and the token atheist a very poor example of the breed thrown up as a straw man to be shot down without the trouble of any real thought or examination of the issues.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    MN_Grumpy 05-16-14
    MN_Grumpy 05-16-14
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    "Fascinating tour of Jesus ministry"

    As a born and practicing Christian I have long felt that the Biblical images of Jesus and his followers was unrealistic. We are told "Jesus wept"; we are never told that Jesus laughed. The essence of Christ is the human/divine conjunction; yet we are not given that perspective from the establishment religions.
    The author provided me an exercise in that realm for which I am deeply thankful. At times I felt the narrator was annoying - which is why I held back one star. That should not preclude anyone from enjoying this tale - I tend to be rather - - - with a couple of favored readers. This was my first journey with this one.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 05-14-14 Member Since 2012
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    "The end ruined book"
    Any additional comments?

    The title says it all. It was an ok listen until the end. I would have preferred the ending to be inconclusive, not a religious stand. Very preachy at the end.

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Ariane J Durham 08-08-16
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    love this story. and the narration is amazing. I have listened to this audio book at least 100 times.thank you

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    Alfred L. Bristol, TN United States 05-20-16
    Alfred L. Bristol, TN United States 05-20-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great story."

    One of my favorite stories of all time. Time travel mixed with the greatest story ever told.

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    Spelusmc 02-05-16
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    "I didn't want it to end"

    This book is a "page turner" from beginning to end. The narrator varies his voice just enough to bring the characters to life without distracting from the story. The author's perspective on time travel and Jesus Christ came through clearly with enough detail to place me in the scenes with the characters. Love this book.

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    Allan Huntsville, AL, United States 06-20-15
    Allan Huntsville, AL, United States 06-20-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Wonderful story! Couldn't put it down!"

    This is the best piece of Christian Sci Fi I have ever read! I enjoyed every minute.

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    Irene 06-11-15
    Irene 06-11-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Excellent read!"

    One of the best from the Origins series. Jeremy Robinson never disappoints. R.C Bray delivers an excellent performance.

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    Kevin J. Hayes 06-03-15
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    "Best by far"

    I haven't read a lot of Mr. Robinson's books, but I consider the his best work - by a long shot. The story is tightly woven, the science (fiction) believable and apparently free from many of the usual paradox errors, the grammar is excellent and the characters developed to an understandable and empathetic level. The narrator of the audio version is also one of the best I've heard: clear even tones, great cadence, and convincingly pulls off portraying a multiple personality that sounds so real it makes chills run up the spine. Mr. Robinson brings religion into all the books I've read so far, sometimes almost seeming to stretch to get it into the story and provide some preaching. But this story doesn't do any of that and, frankly, doesn't need to as it all fits naturally into the tale. Not everyone will necessarily
    Like the idea, but the story telling is first rate - and kudos to the narrator.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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