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  • The Shadow Women

  • By: Angela Elwell Hunt
  • Narrated by: various
  • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82

Best-selling author Angela Elwell Hunt traces the life of Moses as seen through the eyes of three women: his adoptive mother, his sister, and his wife. This is a stunning recreation of a Biblical era and a faithful servant of God.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Shadow Women

  • By Sandi on 12-01-07

a deep reflection Within my own heart.

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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: 06-21-18

I would encourage Every Woman to read this book or listen to it and reflect on what God is showing to her. it reflected how a spirit of bitterness had become rooted within my own heart. and yet what a spirit of joy when that is repented of in a renewed relationship with God.

  • 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 320
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 294
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293

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

Storyteller

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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: 06-07-18

No way can any of us who are followers of Jesus can retell His stories. I think as He told them all who were listening and not trying to find fault with the Christ had do many truths locked in their hearts and were so amazed as those truths unlocked and were revealed.
I did enjoy this very much and it is shown many times throughout the author's writing as to the amount of research which went into so many many chapters. Thank you.

  • Bread of Angels

  • By: Tessa Afshar
  • Narrated by: Rendah Heywood
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 231

Purple. The foundation of an influential trade in a Roman world dominated by men. One woman rises up to take the reins of success in an incredible journey of courage, grit, and friendship. And along the way, she changes the world. But before she was Lydia, the seller of purple, she was simply a merchant's daughter who loved three things: her father, her ancestral home, and making dye. Then unbearable betrayal robs her of nearly everything.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Refreshing

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-25-17

LYDIA SELLER OF PURPLE

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Reviewed: 05-28-18

I know this was fictional but feel that so much time was spent by the author is researching what Biblical records it made the reading of this account very plausible. Thank you for this well written and well researched book! The Bible has so many treasures.

  • A Light on the Hill

  • By: Connilyn Cossette
  • Narrated by: Rachel Botchan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 85

After being branded during the battle of Jericho, Moriyah has had no prospects for marriage - until now. She hopes to please the man, but things go horribly wrong and she is forced to flee for her life. Seeking safety at one of the Levitical cities of refuge, she is unprepared for the dangers she faces, and the enemies - and allies - she encounters on her way. Seven years ago, Moriyah was taken captive in Jericho and branded with the mark of the Canaanite gods. Now the Israelites are experiencing peace in their new land, but Moriyah has yet to find her own peace. Because of the shameful mark on her face, she hides behind her veil at all times.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great story!

  • By Mrs. K. Reed on 02-11-18

END?

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Reviewed: 05-07-18

Was not ready for this book to end! Really want sequels to this book! Great Book!

  • Wings of the Wind

  • Out from Egypt, Book 3
  • By: Connilyn Cossette
  • Narrated by: Sarah Mollo-Christensen, Tim Campbell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 95

Motherless and raised alongside her brothers, Alanah, a Canaanite, is no stranger to fighting. When her father and brothers are killed in battle with the Hebrews, she disguises herself and sneaks onto the battlefield to avenge her family. The one thing she never counted on was surviving. Tobiah, a Hebrew warrior, is shocked to find an unconscious woman among the casualties. Compelled to bring her to a healer back at the Hebrew camp, he's unprepared for the consequences of what he intended as an act of compassion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • CAPTIVATING

  • By Betty W on 06-13-18

Amazing Grace!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-06-18

Each book I have listened to about the Jewish people is more amazing than those preceding. it is clearly evident by the author(s) that so many hours of research have been well spent doing research in The Bible and into the laws, customs and habits during these periods of time.

  • Judah's Wife

  • A Novel of the Maccabees
  • By: Angela Hunt
  • Narrated by: Rachel Botchan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

Seeking peace and safety after a hard childhood, Leah marries Judah, a strong and gentle man, and for the first time in her life Leah believes she can rest easily. But the land is ruled by Antiochus IV, descended from one of Alexander the Great's generals, and when he issues a decree that all Jews are to conform to Syrian laws upon pain of death, devout Jews risk everything to follow the law of Moses. Judah's father resists the decree, igniting a war that will cost him his life. But before dying, he commands his son to pick up his sword and continue the fight - or bear responsibility for the obliteration of the land of Judah. Leah, who wants nothing but peace, struggles with her husband's decision - what kind of God would destroy the peace she has sought for so long?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love It<br />

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-03-18

wow!

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Reviewed: 03-11-18

This b[k brought to life so much of the history of the Jewish people who loved and sought to do the will of God and all the struggles with this desire.

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  • Egypt's Sister

  • A Novel of Cleopatra
  • By: Angela Hunt
  • Narrated by: Rachel Botchan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

Five decades before the birth of Christ, Chava, daughter of the royal tutor, grows up with Urbi, a princess in Alexandria's royal palace. When Urbi becomes Queen Cleopatra, Chava vows to be a faithful friend no matter what - but after she and Cleopatra have an argument, she finds herself imprisoned and sold into slavery. Torn from her family, her community, and her elevated place in Alexandrian society, Chava finds herself cast off and alone in Rome.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great story with God woven in beautifully

  • By Ingrid Manz, CRNA on 01-25-18

very good listening and informative

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 02-16-18

Exceptional and informative reading of the Bibical History as well as the history of Greece, Rome, Egypt and the struggles of those sold into slavery in other countries during this time period.

  • The Pharaoh's Daughter CA

  • A Treasures of the Nile Novel
  • By: Mesu Andrews
  • Narrated by: Robin Miles
  • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97

"You will be called Anippe, daughter of the Nile. Do you like it?" Without waiting for a reply, she pulls me into her squishy, round tummy for a hug. I’m trying not to cry. Pharaoh's daughters don't cry. When we make our way down the tiled hall, I try to stop at ummi Kiya's chamber. I know her spirit has flown, yet I long for one more moment. Amenia pushes me past so I keep walking and don't look back. Like the waters of the Nile, I will flow.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Christian fiction I have listened to

  • By Martin A. Burkle on 09-26-15

Author's Various Means of Verifying Dates & Events

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Reviewed: 12-18-17

This was a very enjoyable book. really enjoyed the author's description as to all the ways she checked Biblical History along with Egyptian History and the various Jewish History.

  • A Season for Tending

  • By: Cindy Woodsmall
  • Narrated by: Stina Nielsen
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97

Old Order Amish Rhoda Byler’s unusual gift and her remarkable abilities to grow herbs and berries have caused many to think her odd. As rumors mount that Rhoda’s "gift" is a detriment to the community, she chooses isolation, spending her time in her fruit garden and on her thriving canning business. Miles away in Harvest Mills, Samuel King struggles to keep his family’s apple orchard profitable. As the eldest son, Samuel, farms with his brothers, the irrepressible Jacob and brash Eli, while his longtime girlfriend, Catherine, remains hopeful that Samuel will marry her when he feels financially stable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Season for Tending Review

  • By linda bement on 02-20-17

A Season for Tending Review

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-20-17

Story very well written. so refreshing to listen to and know that I would not be hearing a description of love making or any type of sexual activity. God is an important part of Amish and Mennonite life as well as so many other people. We are not weird but sold out to GOD and yes face difficult decisions and capable of making a wrong decision. Thank you do much for this breath of fresh air.

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  • The Hidden Flame

  • Acts of Faith
  • By: T. Davis Bunn, Janette Oke
  • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230

Three-time Christy Award winner Davis Bunn collaborates with the beloved Janette Oke to evoke the spirit of the original followers of the Way. In a first century Jerusalem seething with turmoil, religious and political leaders eye the burgeoning Christian community with suspicion. While a Hebrew merchant and a Roman soldier vie for the hand of a lovely follower of Christ, she finds her heart drawn to another whose tireless care and unflinching faith shine daily.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • PROOF OF CHRIST'S RESURRECTION

  • By ruth on 04-14-12

wonderful Biblical historic fiction

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-21-16

you can tell the author did a lot of research on this not only in the Bible but another historical books that are available during the Bible days. It brought so much to light and life in this period of time. nowhere does the bible say that Steven was married but that's the historical part of it and that's what makes the read even more wonderful. it's not a sexually explicit book thank heavens it is a beautiful beautifully done story of the early church.

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