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    • Gods and Kings

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 990
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 841
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 839

    Shortly after the death of King Solomon in 931 B.C., the Promised Land is divided into two separate nations: Israel in the north, and Judah in the south. Hezekiah is the second son of King Ahaz of Judah. As he comes to power, he must navigate a troubled path to reunite his wayward people with Yahweh.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engrossing Book, Not Just for Female Readers

    • By Wolfpacker on 08-25-08

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Fly Away

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Jacki Kleinheksel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Wilhelmina Brewster has been a college music professor for 41 years, devoting her life to her career and never marrying. Widower Mike Dolan is a pilot and World War II veteran who has always lived life to the fullest. When medical tests confirm that his cancer has returned, he makes plans to take a final flight in his airplane rather than become a burden to his family. Wilhelmina accidentally learns of Mike’s final plans, and when she discovers that he isn’t a believer, she knows it’s her Christian duty to talk with him about her faith. But she feels totally inadequate for the task.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Return to Me

    • The Restoration Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 840
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 758
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 762

    After years of watching his children and grandchildren wander from their faith, Iddo's prayers are answered: King Cyrus is allowing God's chosen people to return to Jerusalem. Jubilant, he joyfully prepares for their departure, only to learn that his family, grown comfortable in the pagan culture of Babylon, wants to remain. Zechariah, Iddo's oldest grandson, feels torn between his grandfather's ancient beliefs and the comfort and success his father enjoys in Babylon. But he soon begins to hear the voice of God, encouraging him to return to the land given to his forefathers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love it! My kids love it too!

    • By M. Holmes on 01-17-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Wonderland Creek

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 570
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519

    Six-time Christy Award winner Lynn Austin has won a loyal following for her inspiring historical fiction. In Wonderland Creek, young Chicago-area librarian Alice Grace Ripley is left heartbroken when her fiancé breaks up with her just as the Great Depression forces her out of a job. To escape the local gossip, Alice volunteers to deliver donated books to a library in rural Kentucky. There she discovers that God still has a plan for her after all.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Depression Era Kentucky as a Librarian

    • By Sara on 06-26-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Waves of Mercy

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Rachel Dulude, Margaret Strom
    • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 285
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282

    Geesje de Jonge crossed the ocean at age 17 with her parents and a small group of immigrants from the Netherlands to settle in the Michigan wilderness. Fifty years later, in 1897, she's asked to write a memoir of her early experiences as the town celebrates its anniversary. Reluctant at first, she soon uncovers memories and emotions hidden all these years, including the story of her one true love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lynn Austin is amazing! Narration stinks

    • By M. Holmes on 01-14-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Song of Redemption

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 749
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 640
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 644

    The second book in her Chronicles of the Kings series, Song of Redemption, is a retelling of the life of Hezekiah, King of Judah from 716 to 687 BC. After years of idolatry, Judah's temple has been cleansed and Hezekiah has brought God's law back to his people. But when he incurs the wrath of the barbaric Assyrians, he will need help from a surprising source.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The temple is rebuilt.

    • By Lois on 04-02-13

    Regular price: $29.37

    • A Light to My Path

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 581
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 455
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 455

    Raised on a South Carolina plantation as the house pet of her white master's daughter, Kitty never made a decision for herself. Now, as a young adult, she must preserve her faith while making the biggest decision ever: stay with her master and go south to avoid the Yankees or run away tonight to the North with Grady, the field slave she has come to love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intense

    • By Karen on 06-24-07

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Until We Reach Home

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 420
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 343
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344

    In this sweeping saga, three Swedish sisters endure an 1890s Atlantic crossing, an Ellis Island detention, and various other trials as they struggle to find love, faith, and home. First came their mother's death. Then their father's suicide. For orphans Elin, Kirsten, and Sofia, life stretches on like an endless winter. When circumstances become unbearable, they write their Chicago relatives, desperate for a safe haven.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great One

    • By BookAddict on 03-19-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Hidden Places

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 632
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499

    Fragrant blossoms herald spring, but the orchard is also a place of secrets and heartache. After the death of her husband Frank, Eliza is left with three young children and mounting debts. When a gentle stranger enters her orchard, she experiences a peculiar sensation of familiarity with the man. But will his unknown past jeopardize all that she has fought for?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Austin is Wonderful

    • By Karen on 06-24-07

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Strength of His Hand

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 656
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 550
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 555

    God has blessed Hezekiah; his kingdom is flourishing. The people are prospering and the city of Jerusalem is safe from invaders. But the king worries that his beloved wife may be barren. After all his hard work in preserving the faith and protecting the faithful, the thought that one of his pagan-worshiping nephews will become ruler is upsetting. But he suffers greater anguish when he stumbles upon the secrets of his queen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • STRENGHT

    • By ruth on 12-17-07

    Regular price: $32.87

    • A Proper Pursuit

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 685
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 588
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 590

    Fresh from finishing school, Violet receives a double shock. Her dad announces his upcoming wedding and then confesses an old lie - her mom didn't really leave for a sanitarium 11 years ago. But why then did she leave? Under cover of visiting the World's Fair, Violet travels to the stately Chicago home of her saintly grandmother and three eccentric great aunts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just simply entertaining and FUNNY!

    • By Christine on 12-25-10

    Regular price: $39.87

    • Where We Belong

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Mary Beth Light
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Sisters Rebecca and Flora Hawes are not typical Victorian ladies. Their love of adventure and their desire to use their God-given talents has brought them to the Sinai Desert, on a quest to find an important biblical manuscript. As the journey becomes more dangerous and uncertain, they sift through memories of their past, recalling the events that shaped them and the circumstances that brought them to this time and place.

    Regular price: $25.08

    • Keepers of the Covenant

    • The Restoration Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 634
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 577
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 578

    In one life-changing moment, the lives of the Jewish exiles in Babylon are thrown into confusion and despair when a decree arrives from the king's palace in Susa. It calls for the annihilation of every Jewish man, woman, and child throughout the empire on the 13th day of Adar, in less than one year. Ezra, a quiet Jewish scholar and teacher, is suddenly called upon to lead the community as they seek God for a reason for this catastrophe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book of Faith and redemption

    • By J. Isome on 01-06-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Candle in the Darkness

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 857
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 672
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 673

    Winner of the 2001 Christy Award, Lynn Austin captures the turmoil of the Civil War in this stirring novel. From vast plantations to the cramped closets of the Underground Railroad, it follows one young woman's inspiring journey of risk and sacrifice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Candle In the Darkness

    • By Rachel on 07-19-05

    Regular price: $31.49

    • A Woman's Place

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 371
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369

    While their men fight, America's women produce what's necessary for victory. In a Michigan shipyard, four female co-workers forge a strong bond of friendship that, combined with faith, helps them to overcome oppression, despair, and tragedy - and find love in unlikely places.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Complex insights on personal perspective.

    • By Sara on 09-17-13

    Regular price: $39.87

    • Faith of My Fathers

    • Chronicles of the Kings
    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 626
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 479
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 482

    The king's sudden death leaves his son Manasseh as the new ruler. Overcome with sorrow, Manasseh is angry toward God and begins a reign of terror that shocks the kingdom. His own insecurity prompts the death of his closest advisors, dividing the faithful in two. Barely escaping the carnage, his best friend Joshua suffers the excruciating loss of his family and plans revenge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enchanting

    • By taratooley on 07-23-07

    Regular price: $55.83

    • While We’re Far Apart

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305

    Five-time Christy Award winner Lynn Austin is acclaimed as “one of the genre’s best historical fiction novelists” ( Library Journal). Set in Brooklyn, New York, during World War II, While We’re Far Apart is a brilliant blend of captivating characters, heart-tugging emotions, and vivid spiritual truths. While a motherless girl longs for her daddy and a young lady hopes for a second chance at love, this poignant tale explores the uncertainty that stalks the homefront as the “War to End All Wars” rages in Europe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love, forgiveness and growth

    • By Sara on 09-17-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • All Things New

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 456
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 410

    Fans of inspirational fiction eagerly devour historical novels from Christy Award winner Lynn Austin. In All Things New, the acclaimed author weaves a tale set in the aftermath of the Civil War. Josephine Weatherly and her mother, Eugenia, return to their Virginia plantation, but their once-grand home has lost its lustre. Jo’s father and brother are dead, and the war has left her remaining brother broken and embittered. Bonding with Lizzie, one of the few remaining servants, Jo struggles to rebuild her life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another gem

    • By Holly on 02-19-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Fire by Night

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 582
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 446

    Two-time Christy Award winner Lynn Austin is hailed for her inspiring historical novels. As in Candle in the Darkness Austin transports us back to the turbulence of the Civil War.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great story

    • By Holly on 07-31-12

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Among the Gods

    • Chronicles of the Kings, Book 5
    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 531
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 424
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 423

    While leading the exiled faithful into Egypt, Joshua's thirst for vengeance against the tyrannical King Manasseh threatens to consume his soul. Ultimately he must learn to forgive, placing his complete trust in God's will.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Salye on 01-09-08

    Regular price: $34.97

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