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  • Chasing Francis

  • A Pilgrim's Tale
  • By: Ian Morgan Cron
  • Narrated by: Ian Morgan Cron
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Chase Falson has lost his faith – and he did it right in front of the congregation at this mega church. Now the elders want him to take some time away: far away. So Chase crosses the Atlantic to visit his uncle, a Franciscan priest, where he encounters the life and teachings of Francis of Assisi and rediscovers his ancient faith. Follow Chase’s spiritual journey in the footsteps of Francis, and then begin one of your own through the pilgrim’s guide included in this audio book.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Contemporary wisdom literature at its very best

  • By Miles on 12-04-13

a must for any tertiary Franciscan!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-15

This book is essential reading for a third order Franciscan. It highlights what being a Franciscan means in today world but it also reminds us of the need for simplicity in our lives as Francis taught..By reading this book it's a very good way of of encouraging us to reflect on our lives as teriaries and consider how close we live to the Franciscan ideal.

  • Loyalty

  • By: Matthew Lewis
  • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
  • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96

Artist Hans Holbein is summoned to the house of Sir Thomas More to receive the commission of a lifetime. He will leave with a secret that could cost him his life. He will learn the truth about the life of King Richard III, the man that the Tudor dynasty has been at great pains to villify. From his return from exile with his brother, King Edward IV, to his rise to become the king's most loyal, most trusted, and most powerful subject. From his flourishing personal life to his seizure of the throne from his nephew.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loyalty by Matthew a Lewis

  • By Mrs C J Wilson on 21-02-15

Rehabilitates Richard the Third

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-04-15

Well researched story line which somewhat rehabilitates Richard the Third. A good account well narrated

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Casual Vacancy

  • By: J.K. Rowling
  • Narrated by: Tom Hollander
  • Length: 17 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,938
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,319
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,321

When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early 40s, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty facade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils.... Pagford is not what it first seems. And the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Stick with it

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-10-12

a neat circular story. well drawn characters. A g

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-04-15

a neat circular story. Well drawn characters. A good summary of how small town local politics can operate.