Firstborn

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 887 ratings

Fame Publisher's Summary

Karen Kingsbury brings listeners a new series that picks up where the Redemption series left off. The Firstborn series focuses on the surprise new member of the Baxter family: Dayne Matthews.

As Dayne Matthews returns to Hollywood after his shocking discovery in Karen Kingsbury's best-selling novel Reunion, he faces the dangerous world of fame and paparazzi. Meanwhile, Katy Hart receives the offer of a lifetime - starring opposite Dayne in a Hollywood film. Dayne and Katy's choices will change their hearts and lives forever.

©2005 Karen Kingsbury (P)2005 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Fame

    • Firstborn Series #1
    • By: Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    As Dayne Matthews returns to Hollywood after his shocking discovery in Karen Kingsbury's best-selling novel Reunion, he faces the dangerous world of fame and paparazzi. Meanwhile, Katy Hart receives the offer of a lifetime - starring opposite Dayne in a Hollywood film. Dayne and Katy's choices will change their hearts and lives forever.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Tracey Caudle on 05-24-17
    • Firstborn Series #1
    • By: Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 10-22-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 206 ratings

    Regular price: $13.96

  • Book 2

    • Forgiven

    • Firstborn Series #2
    • By: Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 157

    A-list Hollywood actor Dayne Matthews wrestles with the shocking information he learned about his past in Karen Kingsbury's best-selling novel Reunion. Now Dayne must come to terms with the reality of his situation and find both forgiveness and family along the way.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • skipped chapters

    • By hortensia on 03-06-18

    Regular price: $13.96

  • Book 3

    • Found

    • Firstborn Series #3
    • By: Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 149

    Driven by his wife's dying wish - to find their firstborn son - John Baxter sets about the search. His prayer? That Elizabeth's wish would be fulfilled before the upcoming Baxter family reunion. One strange turn follows another, but John confides in a new friend and continues to look for his son. When the answers finally come, they shake John to his core. Will he agree to walk away and keep the secret of a lifetime, or will he decide it's time to let the truth come to light - no matter the cost?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but. . . .

    • By perhapstoday on 03-17-16

    Regular price: $13.96

  • Book 4

    • Family

    • Firstborn Series #4
    • By: Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 142

    Katy Hart travels to Los Angeles to testify against the knife-wielding fan who tried to kill her. She is hunted by paparazzi who figure out that she is the mystery woman photographed with Hollywood movie star Dayne Matthews. Tension and pressure build to a dangerous level as Katy and Dayne seek private moments amidst the frenzy. In the end, Dayne's celebrity life makes Katy certain that a future with him is all but impossible.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Review of Family

    • By Rita Walden on 09-01-17

    Regular price: $13.96

  • Book 5

    • Forever

    • Firstborn Series #5
    • By: Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 139

    Katy Hart is thrilled about her future with Hollywood's Dayne Matthews. But as she plans a wedding and looks for a house on the shores of Lake Monroe, she receives tragic news. Now everything about the future they planned together is hanging in the brink. Only a miracle can help them find their way through. Now Katy and the Baxters must travel to Los Angeles and sort through their options.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book too short

    • By Maria Romero on 05-04-16

    Regular price: $13.96