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  • The Mummy Case

  • An Amelia Peabody Mystery
  • By: Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by: Susan O’Malley
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 287
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 156
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160

The irascible husband of Victorian Egyptologist Amelia Peabody demonstrates again why he has been nicknamed "Father of Curses." Denied permission to dig at the pyramids of Dahshoor, Emerson is awarded instead the "pyramids" of Mazghunah: countless mounds of rubble in the midst of nowhere. Nothing in this barren spot seems worthy of interest - until an antiquities dealer is murdered in his Cairo shop.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Okay so the accent is missing....

  • By G. Plude on 09-13-07

Dated and with odd narration gaps

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-25-18

I find the author’s POV to be rather dated and narrow minded. Also, there are very odd gaps in the narration where another woman’s voice pops up mid sentence. It’s jarring to listen to.

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  • Lincoln's Battle with God

  • A President's Struggle with Faith and What It Meant for America
  • By: Stephen Mansfield
  • Narrated by: Stephen Mansfield
  • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

Finding God can be difficult even in times of joy. But consider the times - and profound sorrows - of Abraham Lincoln. His beloved mother died a painful death before Abe’s tenth birthday. His father was abusive when the man wasn’t absent entirely. Abraham was so beset by depression that he neared suicide on numerous occasions. He lost one son when the boy was the tender age of three. A second was eleven when he died, and this was less than a year after Lincoln assumed the presidency of a fractured nation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Revealing Lincoln's Soul

  • By Kevin S Lucas on 06-21-16

Great read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-16

As an audio book I found it hard to follow at times but it is historically and theologically fascinating nonetheless.