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    • Girl with a Pearl Earring

    • By: Tracy Chevalier
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 810
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 512
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 515

    After earning a graduate degree in creative writing from the University of East Anglia, Tracy Chevalier was immediately recognized for her literary talent. In Girl with a Pearl Earring, she recreates the 17th-century world of Johannes Vermeer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Masterpiece

    • By Elizabeth on 11-05-06

    Regular price: $18.70

    • The Atonement Child

    • By: Francine Rivers
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 637
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 528
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 531

    The Atonement Child explores the devastating consequences of rape and resulting pregnancy on innocent victims, their families, and their faith.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another awesome read from Francine

    • By Meaghan Bynum on 06-02-09

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Odd Girl Out

    • By: Rachel Simmons
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    When boys act out, get into fights, or become physically aggressive, we can't avoid noticing their bad behavior. But it is easy to miss the subtle signs of aggression in girls: the dirty looks, the taunting notes, or the exclusion from the group, that send girls home crying.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling and informative

    • By Cynthia on 10-17-04

    Regular price: $20.95

    • Love Comes Softly

    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 256
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264

    When it was first published in 1979, this novel introduced inspirational fiction to people hungry for well-told stories based on Christian values. Since then, over a million copies have been sold, and it has been made into a popular Hallmark movie. Janette Oke has won the Christy Award, the Gold Medallion, and scores of other awards.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good, gentle audiobook

    • By W on 12-12-05

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Love's Enduring Promise

    • Love Comes Softly, Book 2
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    One of the original founders of the Christian fiction genre, Janette Oke has authored more than 75 books and has recieved such accolades as the Christy and Gold Medallion Awards. This story of a frontier family begins where Love Comes Softly left off, telling the heart-warming tale of a marriage that began in tragedy but has flourished due to Marty and Clark's devotion to one another and to God.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Pleasurable Listen

    • By Elizabeth on 04-15-07

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Ellen Foster

    • By: Kaye Gibbons
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    "When I was little I would think of ways to kill my daddy. I would figure out this or that way and run it down through my head until it got easy." So begins the tale of Ellen Foster, the brave and engaging heroine of Kaye Gibbons's first novel, which won the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Wise, funny, affectionate and true, Ellen Foster is, as Walker Percy called it, "The real thing. Which is to say, a lovely, sometimes heart/wrenching novel...."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great!!

    • By Jo on 04-06-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Murder on a Girl's Night Out

    • By: Anne George
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 304
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 275

    Novelist Anne George injects murder, mayhem, and laughs into her popular mysteries. Nominated for an Agatha Award, this hilarious tale of two “60 something” sisters reveals the deadly consequences of a hasty real estate purchase. Retired Alabama school teacher Patricia Anne thinks her older sister, flamboyant Mary Alice, has lost her cotton-pickin’ mind. On a whim, Mary Alice bought the Skoot ’n’ Boot, the local country western night spot where she and her boyfriend hang out. Mary Alice insists it will be easy to run the club - until the previous owner is found executed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I adore this whole series.

    • By Frances G on 02-10-14

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Clairvoyant Countess

    • By: Dorothy Gilman
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139

    From the best-selling author of the famous Mrs. Pollifax series comes another delightfully eccentric and sage female sleuth - the exotic Madame Karitska. Although she is a genuine countess, Marina Elena Provovnitchek Gaylord Von Domm Karitska is foremost a psychic. When one of her clients turns up dead, Madame Karitska makes the acquaintance of Detective-Lieutenant Pruden, and an uncanny partnership is born. Madame Karitska forms images with the psychic vibrations she picks up from personal objects.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very very Cozy

    • By MerylB on 05-29-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Hidden Places

    • By: Lynn Austin
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 699
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 563
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 563

    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

    • And the Shofar Blew

    • By: Francine Rivers
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 22 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 563
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 439
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 441

    Energetic young pastor Paul Hudson rejuvenates a dying church and boosts attendance so high that a new building must be constructed. But in his eagerness to please the new devotees, Paul loses touch with what truly matters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book, definitely worth the listen.

    • By Candace on 04-30-09

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Three Day Road

    • By: Joseph Boyden
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 280
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284

    Cree Indians and best-friends Xavier and Elijah enlist in the Canadian Army in 1915, eager to become heroes. Seasoned hunters, the men become expert snipers, but their horrifying experiences serving in World War I will leave devastating impressions on each man’s life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a book

    • By Kevin on 08-19-10

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Love's Long Journey

    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 115

    Newlyweds Missie and Willie share a dream. However, it means that Missie must leave her parents, family and friends behind to join a wagon train and claim land in the West with her new husband. Overcoming incredible hardships on the journey, she grows into a mature wife and mother. Her faith in God and love for her husband give Missie the strength to make a new life and home in an unknown territory.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Pleasurable Listen

    • By Elizabeth on 04-15-07

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Tightrope Walker

    • By: Dorothy Gilman
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    “They’re going to kill me soon,” begins the note Amelia discovers in an antique hurdy-gurdy. From that moment on, the shy young woman finds herself doing all kinds of things she never thought possible. Between newfound intimacies and a risky journey into the past, Amelia comes to see herself in a whole new light. The scrawled note drives Amelia to find out what happened to the person who wrote it, identified only as “Hannah.” Who was Hannah? Was she really murdered? Amelia’s investigation leads her to dizzying new heights of romance and danger. Like a tightrope walker, she must not look down—especially when she finds herself in situations uncannily similar to those Hannah faced just before her murder. Like the Mrs. Pollifax mysteries for which Dorothy Gilman is famous, The Tightrope Walker features a spirited and unpretentious heroine and an intriguing mystery, enhanced by colorful settings and characters. Ruth Ann Phimister’s skillful narration adds a personal dimension, making you care about Amelia and the fascinating and dangerous people she meets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A+ Mystery with Engaging Characters and Plot

    • By ButterflyRose on 06-23-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Murder Makes Waves

    • By: Anne George
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    Sixty-something sisters Mary Alice and Patricia Anne head to Florida to relax at a beachfront condo. But when a body washes up on the waves, the sisters find themselves awash in a sea of dirty real estate dealings and evidence of murders.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love the entire series!! Paperback & Audio!!!!

    • By Sweet Pea on 10-19-12

    Regular price: $20.26

    • 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 478
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 393
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 394

    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

    • Murder Runs in the Family

    • By: Anne George
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147

    Anne George’s novels offer a delightful mix of gentle comedy and compelling mystery. Murder Runs in the Family finds two feisty 60-something sisters doing a little amateur sleuthing into the death of a visiting genealogist. Mary Alice has spared no expense for her daughter’s wedding. Two days after the glittering affair, Mary Alice and Patricia Anne are spending a fascinating lunch listening to the groom’s cousin explain the ’dog-eat-dog" world of professional genealogy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great. As usual

    • By Judith on 12-01-15

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Murder Gets a Life

    • By: Anne George
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    In Murder Gets a Life, middle-aged sisters Mary Alice and Patricia Ann are sleuthing their way through a mystery that is hotter than Alabama in August. Mary Alice’s son has married Sunshine, a petite blond who is cute as a button. Her family, however, lives in a junk-filled trailer compound dotted with rusty engines and pit bulls. When Mary Alice and Patricia Ann pay a call on the family, the sisters hardly have time to meet Sunshine’s spirit-channeling grandmother before they stumble over a large corpse on her floor. The local sheriff just can’t seem to get moving in the summer heat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Old southern Belles meet trailer trash rich

    • By Sonya on 11-19-17

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Murder Carries a Torch

    • By: Anne George
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    The Southern sisters have just returned from a trip to Europe, but they barely have time to get over jet lag before they are involved in another mystery. An anguished cousin has lost his wife to a snake-handling preacher, and when the sisters travel to a remote mountain settlement to find her, they discover a corpse instead. An award-winning novelist and poet, Anne George has entertained millions of fans with her Agatha Award-winning mysteries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hope someone picks up her torch!

    • By Nature Girl on 06-02-15

    Regular price: $20.26

    • It's Never Too Late

    • Leading Adolescents to Lifelong Literacy
    • By: Janet Allen
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Janet Allen provides an inside look at some of the problems faced by teenagers in the classroom from the viewpoint of a teacher. This practical "how-to" audiobook will appeal to teachers, parents, and anyone else concerned about indifferent or hostile students. The author enters the teaching profession with plans for sharing her love of literature with her high school English class. The first day shatters her dreams. Instead of having a roomful of students eager to learn, she is faced with teenagers who not only never read Shakespeare, they never read anything.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Comanche Moon

    • By: Catherine Anderson
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 20 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    New York Times best-selling author Catherine Anderson pens riveting historical romances. Loretta Simpson lost her parents to a daring Comanche raid seven years ago - and now she lives as a mute with her extended family. Meanwhile, Comanche Hunter of the Wolf sees her as the embodiment of an ancient prophesy and chooses her for marriage. Still fearful of his tribe, Loretta soon finds her will bending, even as conflict between their two peoples intensifies.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't Finish It

    • By Jennifer on 01-21-10

    Regular price: $38.49

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