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  • Three Day Road | Joseph Boyden

    Three Day Road

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Joseph Boyden
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
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    Cree Indians and best-friends Xavier and Elijah enlist in the Canadian Army in 1915, eager to become heroes. Seasoned hunters, the men become expert snipers, but their horrifying experiences serving in World War I will leave devastating impressions on each man’s life.

    Charlie says: "Not Bad"
  • The Atonement Child | Francine Rivers

    The Atonement Child

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Francine Rivers
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    Overall
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    The Atonement Child explores the devastating consequences of rape and resulting pregnancy on innocent victims, their families, and their faith.

    Candace says: "Almost perfect"
  • Murder on a Girl's Night Out | Anne George

    Murder on a Girl's Night Out

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Anne George
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Performance
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    Story
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    Novelist Anne George injects murder, mayhem, and laughs into her popular mysteries. Nominated for an Agatha Award, this hilarious tale of two “60 something” sisters reveals the deadly consequences of a hasty real estate purchase. Retired Alabama school teacher Patricia Anne thinks her older sister, flamboyant Mary Alice, has lost her cotton-pickin’ mind. On a whim, Mary Alice bought the Skoot ’n’ Boot, the local country western night spot where she and her boyfriend hang out. Mary Alice insists it will be easy to run the club - until the previous owner is found executed.

    betsy says: "Darker than Expected"
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring | Tracy Chevalier

    Girl with a Pearl Earring

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Tracy Chevalier
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    (332)

    After earning a graduate degree in creative writing from the University of East Anglia, Tracy Chevalier was immediately recognized for her literary talent. In Girl with a Pearl Earring, she recreates the 17th-century world of Johannes Vermeer.

    Elizabeth says: "A Masterpiece"
  • Hidden Places | Lynn Austin

    Hidden Places

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Lynn Austin
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Fragrant blossoms herald spring, but the orchard is also a place of secrets and heartache. After the death of her husband Frank, Eliza is left with three young children and mounting debts. When a gentle stranger enters her orchard, she experiences a peculiar sensation of familiarity with the man. But will his unknown past jeopardize all that she has fought for?

    Karen says: "Austin is Wonderful"
  • Black and Blue | Anna Quindlen

    Black and Blue

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (146)
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    (105)
    Story
    (105)

    When 19-year-old Fran married Bobby Benedetto, she never dreamed that she would find herself in an abusive relationship. Every time her New York City policeman husband hit her, she would think of convincing reasons to stay. Now, with her 10-year-old son in tow, she is running for her life.

    Carol T. Carr says: "Another Quindlen Jewel"
  • Until We Reach Home | Lynn Austin

    Until We Reach Home

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Lynn Austin
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    Overall
    (260)
    Performance
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    In this sweeping saga, three Swedish sisters endure an 1890s Atlantic crossing, an Ellis Island detention, and various other trials as they struggle to find love, faith, and home. First came their mother's death. Then their father's suicide. For orphans Elin, Kirsten, and Sofia, life stretches on like an endless winter. When circumstances become unbearable, they write their Chicago relatives, desperate for a safe haven.

    Lynette says: "very enjoyable, hard to put down"
  • Love Comes Softly | Janette Oke

    Love Comes Softly

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Janette Oke
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    Overall
    (251)
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    (159)

    When it was first published in 1979, this novel introduced inspirational fiction to people hungry for well-told stories based on Christian values. Since then, over a million copies have been sold, and it has been made into a popular Hallmark movie. Janette Oke has won the Christy Award, the Gold Medallion, and scores of other awards.

    W says: "Good, gentle audiobook"
  • And the Shofar Blew | Francine Rivers

    And the Shofar Blew

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Francine Rivers
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (357)
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    (256)
    Story
    (259)

    Energetic young pastor Paul Hudson rejuvenates a dying church and boosts attendance so high that a new building must be constructed. But in his eagerness to please the new devotees, Paul loses touch with what truly matters.

    Candace says: "Great Book, definitely worth the listen."
  • Murder on a Bad Hair Day: A Southern Sisters Mystery, Book 2 | Anne George

    Murder on a Bad Hair Day: A Southern Sisters Mystery, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Anne George
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (219)
    Performance
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    Story
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    Patricia Anne and Mary Alice are “60-something” twin sisters who, after years of sibling rivalry, have discovered a mutual interest in folk art. However, Patricia Anne never dreamed that attending a gallery opening would land them in the middle of a murder investigation. Patricia Anne, a retired school teacher, is pleasantly surprised to see that Claire, a former student, is in charge of the show.

    JOANN MENZER says: "I so wish Anne George was still alive and writing"
  • Odd Girl Out | Rachel Simmons

    Odd Girl Out

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Rachel Simmons
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    Overall
    (88)
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    (37)
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    When boys act out, get into fights, or become physically aggressive, we can't avoid noticing their bad behavior. But it is easy to miss the subtle signs of aggression in girls: the dirty looks, the taunting notes, or the exclusion from the group, that send girls home crying.

    Cynthia says: "Compelling and informative"
  • Love's Enduring Promise: Love Comes Softly, Book 2 | Janette Oke

    Love's Enduring Promise: Love Comes Softly, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Janette Oke
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    Overall
    (151)
    Performance
    (93)
    Story
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    One of the original founders of the Christian fiction genre, Janette Oke has authored more than 75 books and has recieved such accolades as the Christy and Gold Medallion Awards. This story of a frontier family begins where Love Comes Softly left off, telling the heart-warming tale of a marriage that began in tragedy but has flourished due to Marty and Clark's devotion to one another and to God.

    Elizabeth says: "A Pleasurable Listen"
  • Murder Makes Waves | Anne George

    Murder Makes Waves

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Anne George
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (133)
    Performance
    (114)
    Story
    (117)

    Sixty-something sisters Mary Alice and Patricia Anne head to Florida to relax at a beachfront condo. But when a body washes up on the waves, the sisters find themselves awash in a sea of dirty real estate dealings and evidence of murders.

    Judith says: "Another winner"
  • The Tightrope Walker | Dorothy Gilman

    The Tightrope Walker

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Dorothy Gilman
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (59)
    Performance
    (53)
    Story
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    “They’re going to kill me soon,” begins the note Amelia discovers in an antique hurdy-gurdy. From that moment on, the shy young woman finds herself doing all kinds of things she never thought possible. Between newfound intimacies and a risky journey into the past, Amelia comes to see herself in a whole new light. The scrawled note drives Amelia to find out what happened to the person who wrote it, identified only as “Hannah.” Who was Hannah? Was she really murdered? Amelia’s investigation leads her to dizzying new heights of romance and danger. Like a tightrope walker, she must not look down—especially when she finds herself in situations uncannily similar to those Hannah faced just before her murder. Like the Mrs. Pollifax mysteries for which Dorothy Gilman is famous, The Tightrope Walker features a spirited and unpretentious heroine and an intriguing mystery, enhanced by colorful settings and characters. Ruth Ann Phimister’s skillful narration adds a personal dimension, making you care about Amelia and the fascinating and dangerous people she meets.

    ButterflyRose says: "A+ Mystery with Engaging Characters and Plot"
  • Love's Long Journey | Janette Oke

    Love's Long Journey

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Janette Oke
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    Overall
    (116)
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    Story
    (81)

    Newlyweds Missie and Willie share a dream. However, it means that Missie must leave her parents, family and friends behind to join a wagon train and claim land in the West with her new husband. Overcoming incredible hardships on the journey, she grows into a mature wife and mother. Her faith in God and love for her husband give Missie the strength to make a new life and home in an unknown territory.

    Elizabeth says: "A Pleasurable Listen"
  • Murder Shoots the Bull | Anne George

    Murder Shoots the Bull

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Anne George
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (126)
    Performance
    (105)
    Story
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    Retired school teacher Patricia Anne has a knack for landing right in the middle of murder investigations, but this time she is fighting to clear the accused. Patricia Anne has been good friends with her neighbor Mitzi for 40 years. She’s surprised when she sees Mitzi’s husband Arthur having lunch at the Hunan Hut with an attractive woman. She’s positively shocked when that same woman drops dead moments later. Then Arthur is accused of murder, their home catches fire, and he gets shot in the butt.

    Judith says: "Not as strong as the others, but still good"
  • The Clairvoyant Countess | Dorothy Gilman

    The Clairvoyant Countess

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Dorothy Gilman
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    Overall
    (102)
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    (93)
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    From the best-selling author of the famous Mrs. Pollifax series comes another delightfully eccentric and sage female sleuth - the exotic Madame Karitska. Although she is a genuine countess, Marina Elena Provovnitchek Gaylord Von Domm Karitska is foremost a psychic. When one of her clients turns up dead, Madame Karitska makes the acquaintance of Detective-Lieutenant Pruden, and an uncanny partnership is born. Madame Karitska forms images with the psychic vibrations she picks up from personal objects.

    John S. says: "Sorry the sequel's not available"
  • Murder Gets a Life | Anne George

    Murder Gets a Life

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Anne George
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (120)
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    (101)
    Story
    (97)

    In Murder Gets a Life, middle-aged sisters Mary Alice and Patricia Ann are sleuthing their way through a mystery that is hotter than Alabama in August. Mary Alice’s son has married Sunshine, a petite blond who is cute as a button. Her family, however, lives in a junk-filled trailer compound dotted with rusty engines and pit bulls. When Mary Alice and Patricia Ann pay a call on the family, the sisters hardly have time to meet Sunshine’s spirit-channeling grandmother before they stumble over a large corpse on her floor. The local sheriff just can’t seem to get moving in the summer heat.

    Judith says: "Absolutely hilarious."
  • Comanche Heart | Catherine Anderson

    Comanche Heart

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Catherine Anderson
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (94)
    Performance
    (58)
    Story
    (56)

    New York Times best-selling author Catherine Anderson tells the gripping tale of a woman running from violence and toward a quiet future. Years have passed since Amy Masters escaped the brutal Texas plains to become a schoolteacher in Oregon. But now that Comanche warrior Swift Antelope has galloped back into her life, she'll have to explore her heart for the courage to trust again.

    Megan Marske says: "A romance with a plausible story"
  • Duplicate Keys | Jane Smiley

    Duplicate Keys

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Jane Smiley
    • Narrated By Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (38)
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    (12)
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    Everyone has keys to Susan's New York apartment: all her friends, and friends of friends. So one afternoon, when Alice unlocks Susan's door to water the plants, she isn't surprised to find two men sitting in the living room. That they are both dead is a shock, however.

    Lisa says: "Beautifully written"
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