Firstborn
Books in series5
ABRIDGED
(4.7 based on 661 ratings)
  • 1
    Fame: Firstborn Series #1 | Karen Kingsbury

    Fame: Firstborn Series #1

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
    Overall
    (154)
    Performance
    (129)
    Story
    (131)

    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.

    Disappointing

    Really need to read the unabridged version. This version leaves out important parts of the story.

    Reviewed on May 24 2017 by Tracey Caudle (Wake Village, TX, US)
  • 2
    Forgiven: Firstborn Series #2 | Karen Kingsbury

    Forgiven: Firstborn Series #2

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
    Overall
    (134)
    Performance
    (113)
    Story
    (116)

    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.

    Disappointing

    You need to read the unabridged version. This version leaves out important information.

    Reviewed on May 24 2017 by Tracey Caudle (Wake Village, TX, US)
  • 3
    Found: Firstborn Series #3 | Karen Kingsbury

    Found: Firstborn Series #3

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
    Overall
    (123)
    Performance
    (107)
    Story
    (108)

    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?

    Good book but. . . .
    Reviewed on March 17 2016 by perhapstoday (Florida)
  • 4
    Family: Firstborn Series #4 | Karen Kingsbury

    Family: Firstborn Series #4

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
    Overall
    (124)
    Performance
    (105)
    Story
    (105)

    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.

    Review of Family

    Warning, this is an abridged edition! There is so very much missing. Not even hitting the best parts of the book. I love the Baxter series! When will ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 01 2017 by Rita Walden (GREENWOOD, SC, US)
  • 5
    Forever: Firstborn Series #5 | Karen Kingsbury

    Forever: Firstborn Series #5

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Karen Kingsbury
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
    Overall
    (126)
    Performance
    (107)
    Story
    (108)

    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.

    Good book too short

    I like following the story of Dayne and Katie it reflects the surprises and struggles of life but with God in its midst. It makes you think of how l..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 04 2016 by Maria Romero ()