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Gail Holmes

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  • The Secret Garden

  • By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Narrated by: Susie Berneis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94

Mary, a lonely orphaned girl sent to a Yorkshire mansion at the edge of a vast, lonely moor. At first she is frightened by this gloomy place until she meets a local boy, Dickon, who's earned the trust of the moor's wild animals; the invalid Colin, an unhappy boy terrified of life; and a mysterious, abandoned garden....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent performance to listen to!

  • By Diane-in-Colorado on 11-28-16

An absolutely wonderful book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-28-16

I recommend this lovely book to people of all ages. It belongs to the age of innocence. It will appeal to the child in all of us and give insight into adults and children's behavior. Whatever thoughts we dwell on, good or bad, have a profound influence on our lives.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Take This Cup

  • The Jerusalem Chronicles, Book 2
  • By: Brock Thoene, Bodie Thoene
  • Narrated by: Tom O'Malley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 315
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 289
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 288

Nehemiah, the young son of a Jewish woman, a weaver from Jerusalem, is born and raised among the Jews who didn't return to Jerusalem from the Exile. Educated by Rabbi Kagba, one of the magi present at Jesus' birth thirty years earlier, Nehemiah grows up with the expectation of a soon-coming Messiah. Could the Yeshua of Nazareth, who is walking the earth, reportedly doing miracles, be that Messiah? When young Nehemiah must travel the long caravan road to Jerusalem, he is charged with an unusual mission...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Inspiration

  • By Gail Holmes on 06-22-15

An Inspiration

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-22-15

A beautiful story of the heart leading one to a greater love of God. The bravery of the young boy Nehemiah and his journey, inspires the listener to read God's word with true reverence and to seek to know Him and draw closer to Him in the sure knowledge that He loves us more than anyone else.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful