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  • The Paris Architect

  • By: Charles Belfoure
  • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,757
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,620
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,622

Like most gentiles in Nazi-occupied Paris, architect Lucien Bernard has little empathy for the Jews. So when a wealthy industrialist offers him a large sum of money to devise secret hiding places for Jews, Lucien struggles with the choice of risking his life for a cause he doesn't really believe in. Ultimately he can't resist the challenge and begins designing expertly concealed hiding spaces - behind a painting, within a column, or inside a drainpipe - detecting possibilities invisible to the average eye. But when one of his clever hiding spaces fails and the immense suffering of Jews becomes incredibly personal, he can no longer deny reality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting

  • By C. B. Schindel on 08-23-15

The Paris Architect

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-15-18

I have read all the books in the Holocaust Ican get my hands on but this story have me a whole new perspective on the intricate way self giving people could lend their talents to save lives! I was intrigued by the characters varried roles presented by the author ,switching enemies and friend for the common good ! Mark Bramhall did a fine job in bringing the story to life with his gifted narations.

  • The Light Behind the Window

  • By: Lucinda Riley
  • Narrated by: Gerri Halligan
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,452
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,329
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,323

THE PRESENT - After her mother’s death, Emilie de la Martiniéres finds herself the sole inheritor of a chateau in the south of France. There she discovers an old notebook which leads her along a journey to unravel the tragic love story of the mysterious Sophia. THE PAST (1943). Constance Carruthers, arrives in occupied Paris at the height of conflict. There she stumbles into the heart of a wealthy family and is drawn into a web of deception, the repercussions of which will affect generations to come.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic historical story... loved it!

  • By Maria on 07-13-15

The Light Behind The Window

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-15-18

I have never read any works by this author before but I can assure you that I am hooked!!! I have just downloaded several of her other books and can't wait to delve into these new worlds! The Narattor Gerri Halligan was surpurb but I can only assume that the author would only choose other narratives equally as talented to represent her work !!!

  • The Hourglass

  • By: Tracy Rees
  • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens, Imogen Church
  • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 358
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 335

It's 2014. Sensible Nora has always taken success for granted until suddenly her life begins to fall apart. Troubled by anxiety and nightmares, she finds herself drawn to the sweeping beaches of Tenby, a place she's been only once before. Together with a local girl, she rents a beautiful townhouse and slowly begins to settle in to her new life. But Tenby hides a secret, and Nora will soon discover that this little town by the sea has the power to heal even the most painful memories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Buy it!!!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-12-17

The Hourglass

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-27-18

Not unexpected, once again Trace Rees has beautifully transported me into other worlds generations apart connecting them ,the past and future as only she can. Charlotte Strevens and Imogene Church perfected the voices of characters as they became real in this amazing story!! Just loved it!!

  • The Way of Abundance

  • By: Ann Voskamp
  • Narrated by: Ann Voskamp
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

What do you do when you wake up and feel like you're not enough for your life? Or when you look out the kitchen window as dusk falls and wonder how do you live when life keeps breaking your heart? As Ann Voskamp writes, "great grief isn't meant to fit inside your body. It's why your heart breaks." And each of us holds enough brokenness to overflow - to be given as the greatest story of our lives. In 60 vulnerably soulful stories, The Way of Abundance moves from self-weary brokenness to Christ-focused givenness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The way of Abundance

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-23-18

The way of Abundance

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-23-18

Ann Voskamp has provided me with spiritual food to begin each morning .Thoughts to ponder all throughout my day. I am grateful for her spirit led insite that has helped me to know God better .You can't help but become a stronger better person if you use this wisdom to improve your life.

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  • Wildflower Hill

  • By: Kimberley Freeman
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,289
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,152
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,150

In 1920s Glasgow, Beattie Blaxland falls pregnant to her married lover Henry just before her nineteenth birthday. Abandoned by her family, Beattie and Henry set sail for a new life in Australia. In 2009, London, prima ballerina Lydia Blaxland-Hunter is also discovering that life can also have its ups and downs. Unable to dance again after a fall, Lydia returns home to Australia to recuperate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Enchanted!

  • By Michael/Victoria on 05-23-13

Wildflower Hill

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-21-18

When you laugh if they laugh ,cry when they cry hold your breath in anticipation of what comes next,these make for a well written story!! Another masterpiece by Kimberley Freeman!!! I hated to see it end !!well done and hats off to Caroline Lee for giving voice to each character as only she can do!!!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Ember Island

  • By: Kimberley Freeman
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Vuletic
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

A compelling tale of two women separated by a century who discover long-buried secrets in an Australian manor house. In 1891, Tilly Kirkland is reeling with shock and guilt after her tempestuous marriage ends in horrific circumstances. Fleeing to the farthest place she knows, Tilly takes a job on Ember Island in Moreton Bay, Australia, where she becomes the governess to the prison superintendent's precocious young daughter, Nell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable read

  • By Jan Clewett on 04-20-18

Ember Island

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-18-18

Once again Kimberley Freeman has lived up to my expectations ! I love the " I didn't see that coming moments! " Kimberley has a flare for intertwining the past and the present in a way no one else can match. Added to the pleasure of this book is the expert narration of Jennifer Vuletic .They are in a class all their own !!

  • Duet

  • By: Kimberley Freeman
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 772
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 606
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 603

From the London pop scene, to the opera stages of Europe; from a tiny Greek island, to a stifling manor house full of secrets and deceptions; from the sun-drenched Queensland coast, to the silent outback; Angela and Ellie are two women both looking for something. One in search of her identity and her memory; the other in search of the love that she had and lost; theirs is a duet whose last note will not be sung until the heart-stopping climax, when a shadow from the past returns to claim them both.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gosh that was a great story!

  • By Anonymous User on 06-10-09

Duet

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-15-18

Wish they could make her books into tv miniseries!!!! Another exceptional work of art by Kimberley Freeman and narrator Caroline Lee. Can't say enough about the interwoven story line that holds my attention from beginning to end. Just absolutely marvelous !!!!!what a gift they are to us advid readers always giving us something new!

  • Lighthouse Bay

  • By: Kimberley Freeman
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 16 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 497
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 495

This breathtaking novel travels more than a century between two love stories set in the Australian seaside town of Lighthouse Bay. In 1901, a ship sinks off the coast of Lighthouse Bay in Australia. The only survivor is Isabella Winterbourne - escaping her loveless marriage and the devastating loss of her son - who clutches a priceless gift meant for the Australian Parliament. Suddenly, this gift could be her ticket to a new life, free from the bonds of her husband and his overbearing family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story!

  • By Kate B. on 11-30-17

Lighthouse Bay

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-11-18

Kimberley Freeman is an exceptional author . A truly gifted writer. She weaves and connects her characters effortlessly throughout generations of history .She had me mesmerized with her pockets of mystery all throughout the book ,many times I found myself holding my breath in anticipation of what comes next!! As an avid reader I can say hands down she is a cut above all the rest ,way above!!!

  • Stars Across the Ocean

  • By: Kimberley Freeman
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Vuletic
  • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194

An enthralling story about love, motherhood and choosing who you belong to in the world by best-selling author Kimberley Freeman. 1874: only days before she is to leave the foundling home where she grew up, Agnes Resolute discovers that, as a baby, she had been abandoned with a small token of her mother: a unicorn button. Agnes always believed her mother had been too poor to keep her, but after working as a laundress in the home she recognises the button as belonging the daughter of a local noble.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What an adventure!!

  • By Jay B on 02-20-18

Stars Across the Ocean

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-06-18

If the ratings went up to a 10 this book would warrant it hands down!! It was perfectly written with just the right amount of mystery ,exceptional characters and three stories woven into one. Jennifer Vuletics narration was exceptional!!!!!! I will eagerly search for other books by then both!!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Florence Grace

  • By: Tracy Rees
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,385
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,289
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,281

Florrie Buckley is an orphan living on the wind-blasted moors of Cornwall. It's a hard existence, but Florrie is content; she runs wild in the mysterious landscape. She thinks her destiny is set in stone. But when Florrie is 14, she inherits a never-imagined secret. She is related to a wealthy and notorious London family: the Graces.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Utterly brilliant!!!

  • By Maria on 07-04-16

Florence Grace

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-31-18

This story is in a class by itself. I love being taken to the other end of the world with such well created characters .I long for more of such well written beautifully narrated books. This author Tracy Rees never disappoints.