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The Masterpiece

Narrated by: Susan Bennett
Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
5 out of 5 stars (40 ratings)

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Best-selling author Francine Rivers returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story.  

A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want - money, women, fame. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he truly has. The demons of Roman's past seem to echo through the halls of his empty mansion and out across his breathtaking Topanga Canyon view. But Grace doesn't know how her boss secretly wrestles with those demons: by tagging buildings as the Bird, a notorious but unidentified graffiti artist - an alter ego that could destroy his career and land him in prison. 

Like Roman, Grace is wrestling with ghosts and secrets of her own. After a disastrous marriage threw her life completely off course, she vowed never to let love steal her dreams again. But as she gets to know the enigmatic man behind the reputation, it's as if the jagged pieces of both of their pasts slowly begin to fit together...until something so unexpected happens that it changes the course of their relationship - and both their lives - forever.  

©2018 Francine Rivers (P)2018 Recorded Books, Inc.

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Excellent!

Francine Rivers is an amazing writer. What an amazing book this was. The narrator sounded mechanical at times, but her voice was still soothing! A great listen.

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Heartwarming

Francine Rivers outdid herself in the lines of this novel.

I enjoyed getting to know Grace and Roman in their life battles and to know God is always there whenever we need Him
between the covers of this book lies the story of love, hate, forgiveness and most of all God.
Thank you Father for your love

Susan Bennett you are a wonderful narrator

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Great book

Excellent book with valuable Christian life lessons. Would definitely recommend it to friends and family.

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Long drives

Couldn't wait to take a long drive to listen to the story
Captivating and inspired

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-16-19

A true Masterpiece!

This work is aptly titled. Lovely.
The heart-wrenching and heart-warming story vividly comes to life through delightful writing and performance.

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  • Julie S.
  • 08-31-19

A touching story

Another great Francine Rivers book about the power of redemption and love. I really enjoyed it.

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  • Simone
  • 08-18-19

Stunning!!

Loved the narration. What a beautiful story of amazing grace, God's unfailing love. We live in an evil world but God works it for His good

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-04-19

super good

It is a very very good and inspiring book.
Will definitely recommend it to everyone!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-20-19

awesome searching story, and amazing narrator

a deep soul searching story which is haooeninf the world over and shows how God saves if we only have eyes to see and receptive hearts. Narrator did an excellent job, conveying character emotion and full story perfectly. Completely absorbing and amazing.

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  • C. Seward
  • 02-14-19

Another real masterpiece by Francine Rivers

Wonderful story by my favourite Christian author, beautifully narrated by Susan Bennett. This is my first experience of audiobooks and I was soon lost in the story which is faithful to truth & life. Francine has such a gift of character observation and knowledge of the wonderful redeeming love of God and a gift of being able to share it. This a ‘must read’ book for anyone, believer or not that brings hope to most of us who at times may feel they have ‘ lost the plot’ in the pain of life. Thank you Francine Rivers.

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  • Trishk
  • 01-01-19

The Masterpiece

A brilliant read showing how God can work in a number of damaged lives and bring them to the people He designed them to be. A thoroughly good story with twists. Could t put it down.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-19-18

good read

a good read but I prefer her historical ones. lineage of grace is very good

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  • Lulu
  • 11-09-18

A Reflective, Inspiring Piece of Work

Wow, there are so many aspects of the story that can bring meaning or are relevant to any reader’s life. Real life issues as well as issues of faith are brought to the fore in such a wonderful tale of pain and overriding love. We’re reminded that no one is too broken or too far gone for God to work through with His love and hope.

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  • Penzy
  • 10-07-18

Excellent

I'm a avid Francine Rivers reader. The Masterpiece didn't disappoint. The story captures your thoughts as you listen/read, the message in the story will unforld the more you delve into the chapter. Sorry it had to finish, you will feel connected to the characters in the book.

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  • Carol
  • 09-23-19

Wonderful & Contempory

I really enjoyed this story - Francine Rivers does not disappoint.
The story is contemporary & applicable in today's world, a wonderful example of faith in action in the story line.
It also left me wondering about a few little things that will not be answered but just gives that little bit of extra interest.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-03-19

A great book. Story kept me interested.

Story kept me interested. Love how the author keeps readers engaged. Definitely recommend to others.

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  • Juanita Helg
  • 04-20-19

Another Great Story

Francine is my favourite author and she pleases again with a wonderful and Holy Spirit led romantic novel.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-04-19

Great read. Would recommend it to anyone

Love it. Could not put it down. Would read and enjoy it again one day.

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  • Julie
  • 11-16-18

Lovely

I enjoyed this book. So very glad I bought it. Great to hear it narrated.

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  • Mareesa Cunneen
  • 09-13-18

Wonderful book!

Loved this book! Narration was great, wonderful story of redemption and following God’s plan for your life even over your own desires.

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  • Jacqueline Benz
  • 08-27-18

Good read

Just a little predictable could have done with some twists or surprises.
A good portrayal of Gods work though


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  • Aimee
  • 08-21-18

You'll enjoy it if you are religious.

The story was ok, I felt like I was attending a religious sermon - it was a bit over the top in the end. I am a non-believer though.