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The Chance Audiobook

The Chance: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

From number-one New York Times best-selling author Karen Kingsbury comes a heartwarming story about childhood friends, broken lives, and a long ago promise that just might offer the hope of love for today.

Dubbed the "Queen of Christian Fiction" by Time magazine, number-one New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Karen Kingsbury is arguably America's favorite inspirational novelist with a dozen best sellers to her credit. In The Chance, she delves deeply into a theme that resonates with us all: It's never too late for those willing to take a chance.

Years ago, the day before Ellie moved from Georgia to California, she and her best friend, Nolan, sat beneath the Spanish moss of an ancient oak tree where they wrote letters to each other, and sealed them in a rusty old metal box. The plan was to return 11 years later and read them. But now, as that date arrives, much has changed. Ellie, bereft of the faith she grew up with, is a single mom living in a tired apartment trying to make ends meet. Sometimes she watches television to catch a glimpse of her old friend - Nolan, now an NBA star, whose terrible personal tragedies fueled his faith and athletic drive in equal measure. But Nolan also suffers from a transcendent loneliness that nothing has ever eased.

In their separate lives, as Ellie and Nolan move toward the possibility of a reunion at the oak tree, Kingsbury weaves a tale of heart-wrenching loss, the power of faith, and the wounds that only love can heal.

©2013 Karen Kingsbury (P)2013 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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    My 9 year old daughter and I couldn't stop listening. We loved it!! Can't wait to read more by Karen.

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    best book ever. narrative was fantastic . message of God's love clear and heartwarming. will recommend to others

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    Such a great novel that shows how God gives second chances and always has a plan!

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    "Another great book!"

    Wow, I wish this book would have continued in to a series. Karen Kingsbury is so talented and a gifted writer.

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    I loved it, It tug at my heart the author did an amazing job writing this book her books are awesome and the narrator did a wonderful job narrating the story and bringing it to life.

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    I loved this audible book! The story is amazing and really shows you God's Grace and restoration! I would recommend to all my friends and anyone reading this review!

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    Ellen Beck 09-24-16
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    "Karen Kingsbury never disappoints"

    I love this story. I enjoy listening to the narration of January LaVoy. Redemptive tales of loss and recovery never fail to warm the heart.

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    Loved this story it kept me riveting! Enjoyed this whole story. Real love does last when God is your center - all things are possible.

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