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Through the Brown Mountain Lights Audiobook

Through the Brown Mountain Lights: Brown Mountain Lights, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

In August 1969, medical student Lizzie Baker sets off on a trip to Woodstock with her boyfriend and two other couples. When their van breaks down outside of Morganton, North Carolina, the group decides to hike up nearby Brown Mountain while they wait for the repairs to be finished.

Lizzie's interest in nature prompts her to go on a walk by herself, hoping to get a glimpse of the legendary Brown Mountain Lights. When she unexpectedly encounters one, she naively reaches out to touch it and is thrown back in time to a place and lifestyle she comes to hate - the Antebellum South.

Lizzie is taken in by three sisters who are healers. With them, she is able to put her knowledge as a medical student to good use. She finds a trusted friend in Abbie, the youngest sister, and through a budding romance with the son of a plantation owner is drawn into the dangerous world of the Underground Railroad.

With a bloody and violent war looming on the horizon, at a time when women are looked upon as less than equal, Lizzie struggles to accept the differences that surround her every day in this new and challenging world. Wanting nothing more than to return home, she and Abbie continually search for the light Lizzie travelled through, hoping it will take her back to her time.

But if she finds it, will she decide to stay or go?

©2016 CC Tillery, Christy Tillery French, Cyndi Tillery Hodges (P)2017 CC Tillery, Christy Tillery French, Cyndi Tillery Hodges

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    This is a good story, but hard to listen, the reading is not good, accent and inflection is very bad!

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    This book is truly entertaining . Look for the series. The narrator did a wonderful job. She told the story has if it was happening to her.And each character, was unique in their own way.

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    "Clever Story - Descriptive - Exceptional Acting"
    Would you listen to Through the Brown Mountain Lights again? Why?

    The story is so well written with great details and the narration is incredibly engaging. The multiple variations in the characters voices is phenomenal, I knew instantly who's speaking. The combination of the writing and the voice acting caused me to imagine everything so vividly. When you listen to this, pay attention to the chapter titles, there's a theme that's very clever that I didn't pick up until a few chapters in. Loved listening to every second of this book, can't wait for the next!


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    Marcine Vienna, Ga United States 05-05-17
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    Would you listen to Through the Brown Mountain Lights again? Why?

    Yes. I like time-travel books and this was one of the best.


    If you could take any character from Through the Brown Mountain Lights out to dinner, who would it be and why?

    Lizzie, of course


    Any additional comments?

    It's 1969. Instead of the planned trip to Woodstock, Lizzie takes a trip of a lifetime. She finds herself in a world of slavery, bigotry but also hope. She uses her skills learned at medical school to help wherever she can. Falling in love was not in her plans. Will she go, or will she stay? I enjoyed her journey, and I look forward to the next volume. This book was narrated by Reagan Boggs who did a wonderful job. (I'm a Southerner, so I appreciate her efforts.)

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