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The Long Journey to Jake Palmer

By: James L. Rubart
Narrated by: James L. Rubart
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What if there was a place where everything wrong in your life could be fixed?

Corporate trainer Jake Palmer coaches people to see deeper into themselves - yet he barely knows himself anymore. Recently divorced and weary of the business life, Jake reluctantly agrees to a lake-house vacation with friends, hoping to escape for 10 days.

When he arrives, Jake hears the legend of Willow Lake - about a lost corridor that leads to a place where one's deepest longings will be fulfilled.

Jake scoffs at the idea, but can't shake a sliver of hope that the corridor is real. And when he meets a man who mutters cryptic speculations about the corridor, Jake is determined to find the path, find himself, and fix his crumbling life.

But the journey will become more treacherous with each step Jake takes.

©2016 James L. Rubart (P)2016 Thomas Nelson Publishers

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Excellent Journey

If you are suffering any physical or emotional once this book might be the one for you.

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Insightful

Now that I have finished this novel, which I bought from the author at a writing conference, I realize what a God thing this book ended up being for me. As I read the book and watched Jake Palmer discover what he wanted most and find healing, so did I.

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made me see my self

I at first that this book was going to be slow but no way its grate .

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awesome story about escaping your bottle and finding inspiration in yourself

there are a lot of trips to this job that are very heavy-handed it but when you look past them you feel really strong story about a man who buys it within himself to accept who he is.

my biggest negatives are the portrayal of the women in this book their superficial they're mean and and they don't feel like real even the romantic interest comes off as a character.

the book starts off great it has a fairly plotting middle and the end is very very formulaic it almost ruined it for me. the minute you start adding religion into your inspirational speeches you turn off people who really just want to be inspired and I felt like that's what the book ended up doing in the end, solstice I I think that non-religious people will enjoy most of the journey and definitely find some inspiration in this person's story

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May it be so.

For all of us, may the journey and the healing be so.
Rubart kept uncovering the layers of self I wear for protection and/or show, until here I am, nagging God to keep up the work of healing He has begun.

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Below Rubart’s Standard

The plot was nice but lacked depth. Rubart missed the mark on execution. This was ironic given the story is portrayed as being about transparency, depth, and insight into oneself. ...

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I couldn't take it

I'm a James Rubart fan, but I couldn't take his narration. Had to return the book.

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Another Good Read

I have read all your books and everyone gets me thinking...in a good way. Thanks again.

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The Long Journey to (insert your name here)

A much needed story. A hard journey to freedom. Will you take it? #discovery #healing

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Hope Overcomes Pain

Jim did a great job in his narration. Though this isn't my normal chosen genre, I enjoyed the story. There were a couple of lag points in the story but also a few great twists. Overall, an enjoyable audible for our long drive.

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