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  • The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
  • By: Daniel James Brown
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 723
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    4 out of 5 stars 655
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 654

In this gripping narrative, New York Times best-selling author Daniel James Brown sheds new light on one of the most infamous events in American history. Following every painful footstep of Sarah's journey with the Donner Party, Brown produces a tale both spellbinding and richly informative.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful story but...

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-24-14

A well researched and inspirational book

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 09-15-18

I enjoyed the book very much and it’s wonderful research and detail. Surprisingly, I especially enjoyed the very end, the authors heart and insight

  • A Refuge at Highland Hall

  • Edwardian Brides, Book 3
  • By: Carrie Turansky
  • Narrated by: Veida Dehmlow
  • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126

In this third and final book in the Edwardian Brides series, listeners are swept away to England and France in 1915. At this time the Ramsey family, their staff, and their friends face the dramatic challenges and losses of World War One, yet they also experience the hope and triumph that comes as they put their trust in God to carry them through. Penny Ramsey helps the family welcome a group of orphaned children to Highland Hall, but she soon discovers that caring for them is more difficult than she'd expected.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable and Inspiring

  • By Marta on 03-16-18

Edifying!

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Reviewed: 11-15-17

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. This is my favorite of the series (although I’ve love all 3). Very well thought through characters, story and biblical solutions. Wonderfully edifying!

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  • The Tutor's Daughter

  • By: Julie Klassen
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Jasicki
  • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 531
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 482
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487

RITA finalist and Christy Award winner Julie Klassen draws high marks from fans for her meticulous attention to detail in her inspirational historical romances. With The Tutor’s Daughter, Klassen sweeps listeners away to the blustery Cornwall coast, where Emma Smallwood and her widowed father take up residence with a baronet and his four sons. As Emma begins teaching the two youngest boys, she becomes plagued by mysterious events.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous narration for Jane Austenesque story

  • By Carrie Fancett Pagels on 04-22-13

Riveting story!

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Reviewed: 07-07-17

I enjoyed the very interesting story and developed characters. Also, the author's love for God comes through. Well worth recommending!

  • An Heiress at Heart

  • By: Jennifer Delamere
  • Narrated by: Jill Tanner
  • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 29

With An Heiress at Heart, Jennifer Delamere delivers the first in a historical romance series sure to set hearts aflame. After five years in exile for a youthful indiscretion, Lizzie Poole is given a second chance to join London society when her best friend, Ria, takes to her death bed and asks Lizzie to assume her identity. Ria wants Lizzie to carry out her final wishes, but neither knows that Lord Somerville has designs on Ria - and that maintaining the ruse will put Lizzie’s heart at risk.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Made My Summer Recommendations List!

  • By Carrie Fancett Pagels on 06-05-13

Wonderfully enjoyable!

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Reviewed: 05-01-17

I love listening to this book and couldn't put it down. Great story and storytelling!

  • The Boys in the Boat

  • Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
  • By: Daniel James Brown
  • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
  • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 26,451
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24,046
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 23,990

Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Do you believe in miracles??

  • By Janice on 07-12-13

Inspirational!

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Reviewed: 09-26-16

inspirational and very well written. Against so many odds, so wonderful to see so many victories prevailing from overcoming.