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    • Eve's Daughters

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Kitty Hendrix
    • Length: 17 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 236

    Is there a secret terrible enough that it should never be revealed, not even if it was tearing a family apart? For more than five decades, Emma Bauer has kept one - carefully guarding it with all her strength, and for more than five decades, that choice has haunted her life and also the lives of her daughters and granddaughter. Is it too late for wrongs to be righted? Does Emma even have the strength to let the healing power of truth work in her family?   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this! Glad it was finally put to Audible!

    • By Stella on 01-30-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Gods and Kings

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 975
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 972

    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

    • 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 969
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 875
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 879

    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

    • Wings of Refuge

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    Nothing in Abigail MacLeod's life as a wife, a mother, and a teacher has prepared her for what she will experience during her summer in Israel. At 42, her life is in chaos, even before she leaves home - her marriage is dissolving before her very eyes, and her faith is in shambles. This pilgrimage to Israel was supposed to be a new beginning for her. But by the end of the first day, she is forced to board an Israeli jetliner in spite of a bomb threat and watches helplessly as a kind, fatherly gentleman she befriended on the plane dies in her arms.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent read!

    • By Jan on 10-03-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Proper Pursuit

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
    • Length: 16 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 773
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 671
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 672

    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

    • Legacy of Mercy

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Rachel Botchan, Stina Nielsen, Suzanne Toren, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 192

    Having returned to Chicago, young socialite Anna Nicholson can't seem to focus on her upcoming marriage. The new information she's learned about her birth mother continues to pull at her, and she hires Pinkerton detectives to help her find the truth. But as she meets people who once knew her mother and hears stories about the past, Anna soon discovers that some secrets are better left hidden.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Character doesn't have a backbone

    • By Schrenk Family on 03-17-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Among the Gods

    • Chronicles of the Kings, Book 5
    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 621
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 506
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 504

    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

    • Until We Reach Home

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 509
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 420

    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

    • 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 449
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 405
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399

    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

    • Faith of My Fathers

    • Chronicles of the Kings
    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 722
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 568
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 571

    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 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 359
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362

    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

    • 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 974
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 774
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 777

    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

    • Hidden Places

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 752
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 613
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 613

    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

    • 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 731
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 670
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 671

    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

    • All She Ever Wanted

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Linda Stephens
    • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216

    A three-time Christy Award winner, Lynn Austin crafts rousing tales of hope and redemption. All She Ever Wanted stars Kathleen Seymour, a woman who seems to have it all, though she hides a dark family secret. To her horror, everything comes crashing down when she loses her job and her daughter is caught shoplifting. Desperate to regain control over her life, Kathleen returns to her estranged family to mend her severely broken relationships before it is too late.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure Enjoyment

    • By Carla on 03-26-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Where We Belong

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Mary Beth Light
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Totally enjoyable!

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $25.08

    • Wonderland Creek

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 665
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 607
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 607

    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

    • Strength of His Hand

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 770
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 654
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 658

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An exceptional book!

    • By Jeff Riedesel on 05-24-16

    Regular price: $32.87

    • Fly Away

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Jacki Kleinheksel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely loved it!!!!

    • By Anonymous User on 07-06-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Woman's Place

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 436
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434

    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

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