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Split-Second Lifetime Audiobook

Split-Second Lifetime

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On a business trip from the US to Paris, Jebby meets Dodi on a flight. Jebby is an ethnomusicologist, and Dodi is an international photographer. They are immediately attracted to each other, but from the very first moment Dodi triggers what seems like past life memories for Jebby of a poignant and passionate time they shared together. As Jebby tries to figure out if she is "losing it" or if past lives really do exist, they embark on a path of adventure and romance where lifetimes and cultures interweave in modern day Paris, Uzbekistan, and in the old Southwest. Jebby and Dodi live their unusually diverse and rich adventure and romance, surrounded by an international cast and superb musicians. At the same time Jebby discovers where the Hopi originated from, that death is not a finality, love transcends lifetimes, and music is eternal.

©2013 Denise Kahn (P)2017 Denise Kahn

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    Zoe 05-15-17
    Zoe 05-15-17
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    "Split second lifetime"
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    The story develops around music, which is the center of the novel. Kahn’s writing is lyrical and magical. Her main character Jebby is a music ethnomusicologist, and she takes the reader on a journey of discovery of the music in Central Asia. Jebby and her team are producing a series of CDs on native music from around the world. She meets Dodi on the plane before she embarks on her journey Very entertaining book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Julie Garrett Gallipolis Ohio 07-27-17
    Julie Garrett Gallipolis Ohio 07-27-17

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    I suggest you listen to this when you can really sit and listen. Some of it at the beginning can get confusing but it does all come together nicely. I really enjoyed learning so much about music. The author did a really good job developing the characters. The narrator did a great job. The story was very enjoyable. I highly recommend this book

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Karen M. 06-07-17
    Karen M. 06-07-17
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    "Love Is Eternal"
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    When Jebby meets Dodi, she begins to have what she first believes to be visions or hallucinations. Though they are strangers, they both feel an instant connection as if they have always known one another. As they travel the world together, Jebbi wonders if her visions are really memories of a past life with Dodi.

    Split-Second Lifetime was a beautifully written story but I will admit that I was a little confused in the beginning. Once I realized that the two stories were past life and present, I quickly became more engaged. Ali, their guide in Uzbekistan, was a truly wonderful character. I also loved the "guano" story at the beginning and liked the bits of humor throughout. Music played a central role in the story and it was interesting to learn about instruments of different cultures. The narration was well done considering that the characters had so many different accents and the pacing was very good. This was a very entertaining story and I would recommend Split-Second Lifetime.

    I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator. This review is my honest opinion.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Catrina P 05-29-17
    Catrina P 05-29-17
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    It's amazing how sometimes things just feel like they're meant to be. That's how it was when Jebby and Dodi met on the airplane. It was as if they'd known each other forever... and just maybe they had.

    As they embarked on their adventures, Jebby began having glimpses of the ancient past, and another couples adventures, but what did it all mean?

    I was mesmerized by how the author led us on the journey of discovery. She also did a fantastic job narrating the book.

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    Amazon CustomerBeliever 05-15-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Confused the heck out of me"

    I got this book via audiobook boom. This story was so confusing. first I was in one person's story then in another then back to the first. I am not sure if this was supposed to be a book of individual dreamscapes or what. The narrator was very good but the story did not resonate with me. Perhaps I listened to it when I was tired and therefore did not understand the concept. I just did not get the stories or story.

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    ShanCol19 09-15-17
    ShanCol19 09-15-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Lovely Story"
    Where does Split-Second Lifetime rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I've listened to some really great ones, so this one isn't at the top, but it's decent.


    Did Denise Kahn do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    Yes, she did. There's also a male narrator that does the male voices, or at least I think there is. If Denise does the male voice too, I'd be shocked!


    If you could rename Split-Second Lifetime, what would you call it?

    Journey for Love


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    This a really interesting story, that isn't the usual type of thing I read, but I really enjoyed the story! This book deals with love through time, and the characters are on a wonderful journey through Uzbekistan, where they meet some interesting people in their quest to discover some unique music. This story has a lot of heart, and I found the story wonderful. The only that hit weird with me was some things in the end that I felt took me too much out of the story, but overall, I enjoyed this book. I listened to the audio version of this book, and the recording isn't the best, but as the story progresses I enjoyed the listening experience. The narrators do other accents, which I think they both did a great job with, so in the end, I liked the listening experience.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Joyce K. Retherford Gulf Breeze, FL 08-31-17
    Joyce K. Retherford Gulf Breeze, FL 08-31-17

    I am a working woman in a man's world but it's ok because I really love being around men !! I've been happily married for 48 years!

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    "Time Travel Full of Mystery"

    When one listens to this book one must not be distracted. This is an intricate story about a couple who meet randomly but soon discover they knew each other in past lives. Wonderfully narrated by the author herself, Denise has a pleasant way of telling her story. I'm not usually a fan of this type of book but this one was so intense I had to keep on listening. I'm glad I did. Thanks to the author for gifting me this audiobook in exchange for a review.

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    Christy D 08-04-17
    Christy D 08-04-17
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    This is by no means a fast paced story. It is very detail oriented and well told and written. But I had a hard time getting in to the story. The story is told mostly in foreign countries and all I can picture is sand, camels, crazy vehicles with strange things hanging from rearview mirrors, sweaty people and a low budget film. I still give the book a good rating because it was written well, and we don't all like the same things.

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    Zara Quintana 07-20-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Very Unique - Not for everyone"
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    I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review. This is an audiobook and story that is very unique written with music as the centerpiece, but is told from 1st person POV and then all of a sudden you will be drawn into a 3rd person POV story-line. It gets very confusing unless you are really into the stories and pay close attention. It's not a bad story or poor narrator performance, but if you're not into unique writing and story-telling you may not like it, so be prepared.

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    Kitty ranma 06-21-17
    Kitty ranma 06-21-17

    Listens to classics to erotica to young adult. Love romance, paranormal, futuristic, fantasy, funny mysteries and spanking.

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    "Warning really listen, don't just partially listen"

    Warning really listen, don't listen with just part of your mind I can't say it enough.
    This was so confusing that after about an hour I had to restart and really pay attention.
    The narrator has a good voice. But I feel that if there were 2 narrators perhaps a female and male it would have been a lot better and less confusing.
    Well since it's already done, just pay attention and you'll really enjoy this story.
    This audiobook was given to me for free at my request from the publisher or author and I provided this voluntary review.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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