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The Color of Heaven Audiobook

The Color of Heaven

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Publisher's Summary

A deeply emotional tale about Sophie Duncan, a successful columnist whose world falls apart after her daughter's unexpected illness and her husband's shocking affair. When it seems nothing else could possibly go wrong, her car skids off an icy road and plunges into a frozen lake. There, in the cold, dark depths of the water a profound and extraordinary experience unlocks the surprising secrets from Sophie's past, and teaches her what it means to truly live...and love.

Full of surprising twists and turns and a near-death experience that will leave you breathless, this story is not to be missed.

©2011 Julianne MacLean (P)2013 Julianne MacLean

What the Critics Say

"A gripping, emotional tale you'll want to read in one sitting." (New York Times best-selling author, Julia London)

What Members Say

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    Zena 03-15-17
    Zena 03-15-17
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    "Amazing story"

    Sometimes one hears or reads something that makes the hairs on the back of one's neck stand up. Well, this is the reaction I had to this story.
    The more I think about it, the more I wonder if the story is in fact is a true one. You know, something that the author, Julianne MacLean has experienced herself. This in my opinion is how it comes across.
    She couldn't have started this series with a more powerful book! The concept is brilliant, the telling of it is as if she is speaking to you personally and I have also just listened to the audiobook version and am totally blown away. The narrator, Jennifer O'Donnell has done an amazing job with her narration. Kudu's to both very tallented artistes.
    A copy of the audiobook was provided by the author at no cost and this is my unbiased review.

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    terry NH 02-18-17
    terry NH 02-18-17
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    "The color of heaven"

    Amazing wonderful loving caring sad heartwarming faith for those that need God. Its a most read

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    Amazon Customer 02-17-17
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    "Captivating"

    I was hooked from the very beginning! Narration was well done and the story pulls you in.

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    Sandra 01-25-17
    Sandra 01-25-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Tremendous Read"

    I must say I love this author. But this series is so rich n rewarding. You get love n happiness, sickness sadness, heart felt emotions, dismal future n why then a burst of joy and hope. Learnt much n will never give up hope because I am Heaven bound. On to next story. Enjoy!

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    Annetta M. Curtis 01-18-17
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    "ENJOYED IT!!!"

    The author kept my attention continually. The narrator did excellent. The story was so fluent. It touched me to the point that I could relate to the characters. And made it seem so real. For me personally, it has rekindled my interest in creative writing. It was sooo well done

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    cool 10-14-16
    cool 10-14-16
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    "Not interested."

    I listened to half of the book – and turned it off.. No interest. Got tired of it.

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    MargyM 10-01-16
    MargyM 10-01-16 Member Since 2006
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    "Too full of angst.."

    I'm not sure why I picked this book as it is not in a genre that I prefer. I found it very predictable. There was one tragedy after another, described in painful lengthy detail each time. The narrator's groaning voice was irritating. Couldn't finish it.

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    n.myrick 09-24-16
    n.myrick 09-24-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Disappointing"

    Just boring really. No depth of character or conflict worth sinking your teeth into. But it was free...

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    OkieDoke56 08-11-16
    OkieDoke56 08-11-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Read this Book (But don't listen to it)"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I would recommend the ebook, but not the audio. The narration was really not well done. I didn't enjoy the book until I stopped listening to it and began reading it.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Color of Heaven?

    To answer that would be giving away too much of the story. Parts of the storyline are predictable and parts of it are surprising.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Jennifer O'Donnell’s performances?

    No, no...just no.


    Did The Color of Heaven inspire you to do anything?

    It reminded me that after grief comes recovery. I look forward to that part in my own future.


    Any additional comments?

    Some books, especially fiction, are enhanced by narration. The narrator can bring the characters to life and actually make the experience so much more than it would have been without that part of it. However, my experience with this audio version was so bad that I almost gave up on the book. However, thankfully I'd purchased the digital book at the same time as the Audible version. I very much enjoyed the book once I began actually reading it instead of listening to it.

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    pg 02-04-16
    pg 02-04-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Predictable and slow"
    What would have made The Color of Heaven better?


    Any additional comments?

    The dialogue was not what you would call cleaver or intriguing. It's more of a woman in a thought process that every 20 something goes through when debating which man to fall in love with. I am struggling getting to the end.

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