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Publisher's Summary

At the age of 31, Betty Eadie died after routine surgery. The events that followed can only be described as the most profound and extensive near-death experience ever recorded. During the time she was clinically dead, Betty was given knowledge of the afterlife that would make even the greatest skeptic think twice.

As she traveled through the spiritual realm, she learned more about the laws and history of the universe than perhaps anyone before her. She explains with uncanny detail the reasons why we have chosen to be on this earth at this time in history, and how all out actions are growing experiences for our immortal spirits.

In those few minutes that stretched into eternity, Betty's life was changed forever. In this special unabridged recording of Embraced by the Light, she shares the vision of a world she never imagined existed, and gives new meaning to the question, "Why are we here?"

©1993 Betty J. Eadie (P)1993 Simon & Schuster

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I enjoyed the book

However... a large portion of the book between Chapter 5 and Chapter 6 had been deleted.

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Mono tone Narration by the author put me to sleep.

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

No emotion while reading her story. Sounded more like fiction than non fiction just by the way she narrated the story! I would have hired a professional to read the book with emotion.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Not sure

Would you be willing to try another one of Betty J. Eadie’s performances?

Unfortunately no.

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A Peek Into The Fullness Of Our Lives

Although a different narrator could have warmed the tone a bit, some stories and accounts can only be told by the author. This is one of those stories. Thanks for sharing.

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Amazing!

I recommend this book to anyone and everyone. Everything she says makes sense. Inspirational and comforting.

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the lady and the truth

Where does Embraced by the Light rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I have read many books on what happens when we leave this world and this may be the only one written by an honest woman who tells the truth. Well worth the read this will change your life.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Embraced by the Light?

Who the LIGHT really was.

What does Betty J. Eadie bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She is honest

What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?

No more fear of death

Any additional comments?

Bravo

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loved it!

Would you consider the audio edition of Embraced by the Light to be better than the print version?

I never read the print version.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Betty plays herself.

Have you listened to any of Betty J. Eadie’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No I have not. This was the first one.

If you could give Embraced by the Light a new subtitle, what would it be?

Amazing Adventures of Life, and Possibly the Beauty of What Lies Ahead.

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GREAT BOOK

Would you consider the audio edition of Embraced by the Light to be better than the print version?

I Think both are the same.

What does Betty J. Eadie bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Her own emotions you can hear in her voice.

If you could give Embraced by the Light a new subtitle, what would it be?

Another life on the other side.

Any additional comments?

I highly recommend this book to everyone.

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fascinating book

Where does Embraced by the Light rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

on a scale of 1/10, I would give it a 6

What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

Her story of life after death and Heaven

Which character – as performed by Betty J. Eadie – was your favorite?

the author

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

no

Any additional comments?

I had read it a few years ago, and wanted to read it again..I enjoyed this book

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A Must Read!

This book will change your life. I don't see death as scary and longer. In fact, I am looking forward to dying!!

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Amazing book very easy to listen too.

Betty's voice is a beautiful sounding, like an angel. I would recommend this book to everyone who has a thirst for what is possible after we leave this existence.