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  • Shadow of Faith

  • Book 7 of the Shadow Series
  • By: Barbara Goss
  • Narrated by: Leon Nixon
  • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Zoe and Alf make each other promises before parting for separate colleges. Can they keep those promises? Zoe is forced into a world she doesn’t understand, and a college far from home and her beloved family. Alf meets Sarah at school, but is forced to honor his promise to Zoe and keeps Sarah at bay, even though he’s attracted to her. Lucas Wright, the perfect gentleman, paves the way for Zoe at college, and while she feels something for Lucas, she holds the space in her heart for Alf.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Follow your heart

  • By Shrtip on 03-26-18

I loved it

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

Reviewed: 09-14-18

Loved it!
I’m glad that Barbara took the subject of, Interracial marriage and the treatment of “colored” people, on! She sheds some powerful light on the topic! My favorite quote from this book: “...Skin color is just like the color of someone’s eyes to me.” Sarah said. “Brown or blue, the person is the same.”
I enjoyed the narration as well. He added a lot to the story even if he sounded a bit too modern at times.

  • Wanted: Horse Breeder

  • Silverpines, Book 2
  • By: Barbara Goss
  • Narrated by: Courtney Holly
  • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 20

A silver-mine cave-in and lumber-camp mudslide caused a shortage of young men in town. Women were saddled with running businesses and ranches alone. Laura Bennett, owner of White Oaks ranch, sends for a mail-order husband. Max Winters lost the love of his life, Catherine, to another man, so he decides to answer Laura's ad. He travels to Silverpines and is met with a beautiful bride and her adorable daughter, but also many trials and setbacks. Will they overcome the tribulations and truly fall in love even after Catherine shows up as a widow?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful performance!

  • By Sandra Sewell White on 09-10-18

Great voice for this genre!

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

Reviewed: 09-09-18

What a fun scenario / book premise! I wish Max had a bit more self esteem, but otherwise an interesting and entertaining book!

The audiobook was great! I had a hard time distinguishing characters by voice in two short scenes. But other wise very well done.
I love this author and will be sure to look for more books by this narrator as well! Even better if they’re together again! The narrator’s voice was a wonderful pick for this genre!

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  • Hearts of Resistance

  • By: Soraya M. Lane
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 231

When Hazel is given the chance to parachute into Nazi-occupied France, she seizes the opportunity to do more for the British war effort than file paperwork. Alongside her childhood friend, French-born Rose, she quickly rises up the ranks of the freedom fighters. For Rose, the Resistance is a link to her late husband, and a way to move forward without him. What starts out as helping downed airmen becomes a bigger cause when they meet Sophia, a German escapee and fierce critic of Hitler who is wanted by the Gestapo.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Star One Click Must

  • By Dana Dunphy on 01-18-18

Riveting!!

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

This was an incredible story about brave men and women who risked their lives working as part of the resistance during WWII! The narrator was outstanding and the story superbly riveting! I highly recommend this audiobook!!

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  • Texas Weddings: Books 1-2

  • By: Janice Thompson
  • Narrated by: Misty of Echoing Praise
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

When Laura Chapman's husband of over 20 years passes away, she finds herself the sole provider for two teenagers; lonely, frightened, and determined to return to college to obtain a degree. She lands in the same history class with her daughter and finds herself offending the toughest professor on campus. Professor Andrew Dougherty, 47, has sworn off women. His heart was broken years earlier. Just when Laura feels she must drop out of school, Andrew realizes it is time for the battle to cease between them.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unique and entertaining

  • By Cindy Nipper on 04-11-18

Unique and entertaining

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

Reviewed: 04-11-18

Texas weddings book 1
A Class of her own

I wasn’t particularly delighted with the narrator, but I liked the book and laughed out loud a couple times! Their awkwardness was especially endearing!

Book 2
A Chorus of one
I enjoyed the audiobook version of this book! The narrator kept saying Eye-talian instead of Ee-talian or Eh-talian and she didn’t differentiate between the women characters very common well, but she did and outstanding job with sound effects like a voice on the phone, in a memory or behind a closed door!
The story was quite enjoyable and unique! I wish there would have been more information about the different operas and added more lyrics to the songs because I know very little about either, but maybe I’m the only one. Overall a good experience with this new to me author and narrator. I’ll definitely check out further books by both!

  • Love Letters from Cowboy

  • By: Lacy Williams
  • Narrated by: Em Eldridge
  • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 18

When the love of his life is injured in combat, Ryan Michaels promises himself he won't let any more time go by without ensuring she knows that he loves her. His problem? Ashley still sees him as the goofy high school kid that followed her everywhere. Ashley Reynolds returns home to Redbud Trails, Oklahoma, a wounded veteran, with her Military Working Dog at her side. She's concerned about her aging parents and doesn't have time for a relationship - especially not one with a college dropout like Ryan.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Traditional Romance With A Personal Hook

  • By Me & My Girls on 07-14-14

Cute story

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

Reviewed: 03-25-18

Cute story! I enjoyed the audiobook version! He’s always loved her, but she’s never really known him. 10 years later can the start again!

  • Jacob's Christmas Dream

  • Christmas Mail Order Angels
  • By: Darlene Franklin
  • Narrated by: Barbara Nevins Taylor
  • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Becky Patterson escapes the stifling life at her father's parsonage for an exciting life as a mail-order bride...only to learn her potential groom is part-time preacher Jake Underwood. Her dreams of working alongside Jake in his store stall when an itinerant preacher wants to ordain Jake as pastor of the growing church. Will Becky accept God's calling on her life - or will she reject Jake's love and the future God has planned for them?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I listened to the audiobook version

  • By Cindy Nipper on 03-23-18

I listened to the audiobook version

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

Reviewed: 03-23-18

I listened to the audiobook version.
I’m not particularly fond of the narration. Several sentences seemed to pause during the sentence like she thought it was complete, and then she’d finish. Also she chose almost yelling voices for a few characters.
I enjoyed the story though. The main issue the couple worked to conquer didn’t seem as big of a deal as the author made it out to be in my opinion but I still enjoyed it.

  • The Butterfly Bride

  • Lone Star Brides, Book 3
  • By: Lacy Williams
  • Narrated by: Lara Asmundson
  • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

The prodigal son is back. Ever since the terrible mistake he made in high school - a mistake that cost his best friend his life - bullfighter Luke Starr has stayed far away from Pecan, Texas, and his family. But with his twin brothers gone on their respective honeymoons, Luke is forced to come back to town to watch over Gramma and the family ranch. And he can't wait to leave again. Because being home hurts more than being stomped on by a bull - and it's only a matter of time until he messes up all over again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An extremely talented duo!

  • By Cindy Nipper on 03-21-18

An extremely talented duo!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-18

This was a delightful book about self worth and redemption! I’m extremely fond of Lacy’s short audiobooks and the consistency of her narrator Lara! An extremely talented duo!! Keep up the great work both of you!!

  • The First Greenburg Bride

  • A Western Frontier Christian Romance
  • By: Ainsley Scott
  • Narrated by: Jamie Hershberger
  • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

Myrtle Greenburg has waited a long time to find love in the small western town her family founded. Despite her mother pressuring her to marry, Myrtle holds out for true love. But is the man she falls for the person he claims to be? Find out in book one of this western frontier romance series.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Audiobook review

  • By Cindy Nipper on 03-20-18

Audiobook review

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-20-18

I listened to the audiobook version. This is a new author for me. I may read more in this series, but if it’s the same narrator, I probably won’t listen to the books. The voices were good but at the end of every sentence was was a sound that made it seem like a question. The speaking speed seemed off as well. I think the book was pretty good though.

  • Always Kiss Me Goodbye

  • A National Park Romance Novella, Book 3
  • By: Renee Riva
  • Narrated by: Alice Parsloe
  • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

In 1948, 21-year-old Shannon Lyons immigrated to America, and was hired as a waitress at The Crater Lake National Park Lodge in Oregon. That same summer, an Italian bus boy, Johnny Marino, is returning for his third summer. It takes some time for Johnny to work up the nerve to ask the beautiful new waitress out on a date. A few dates, hikes, and picnics later, the two are celebrating Shannon's birthday and take a sunset drive to see Phantom Ship Island. Everyone has one summer in their life that stands out above the rest. For Johnny and Shannon, the summer of 1948 was one of those summers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • pretty good

  • By wendy ballard on 05-05-18

Cute and sweet short story!

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

Reviewed: 03-18-18

Cute and sweet short story! I enjoyed the audiobook version! This book takes place at the Crater Lake Park in Oregon, just after WWII. I’ve been to Crater Lake several times myself and the descriptions made me miss it!

  • Taming the Wind

  • Land of the Lone Star, Book 3
  • By: Tracie Peterson
  • Narrated by: Renee Raudman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146

Though grateful for the blessing of her daughter, Carissa Lowe has accepted that widowhood is her lot in life. Bound by fear and mistrust, she feels incapable of opening her heart again. Tyler Atherton has never forgotten Carissa. When he discovers she’s living with her sister on a nearby ranch, his life becomes intertwined with the lovely widow’s. And Carissa’s daughter, Gloria, seems determined to wrap herself around his little finger. But while Tyler longs to provide a home and future for Carissa, he is haunted....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Series

  • By Aurelia on 07-21-13

Such a phenomenal book!!

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

Reviewed: 03-16-18

A beautiful Christian Romance set with both difficult circumstances and greater faith in God to see them through their lives! I am delighted with the narration and all the voices of this large cast! I’m awfully sad to have finished this incredible series!!