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  • A Light on the Hill

  • By: Connilyn Cossette
  • Narrated by: Rachel Botchan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

After being branded during the battle of Jericho, Moriyah has had no prospects for marriage - until now. She hopes to please the man, but things go horribly wrong and she is forced to flee for her life. Seeking safety at one of the Levitical cities of refuge, she is unprepared for the dangers she faces, and the enemies - and allies - she encounters on her way. Seven years ago, Moriyah was taken captive in Jericho and branded with the mark of the Canaanite gods. Now the Israelites are experiencing peace in their new land, but Moriyah has yet to find her own peace. Because of the shameful mark on her face, she hides behind her veil at all times.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful

  • By Karolina on 24-11-18

Beautiful

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-11-18

An amazing story. Well worth a listen. The character of Moriyah is very inspiring and the plot engaging.

  • Shadow of the Storm

  • Out from Egypt Series, Book 2
  • By: Connilyn Cossette
  • Narrated by: Sarah Mollo-Christensen
  • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

Having escaped Egypt with the other Hebrews during the Exodus, Shira is now living in freedom at the foot of Mount Sinai. When the people rebel by worshipping a golden idol, the ensuing chaos gives Shira an unexpected opportunity to assist a midwife. When the experience awakens a new desire in her, she defies her mother's wish for her to continue in the family weaving trade and pursues her heart's calling as an apprentice midwife.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic, so good I cried when it ended!

  • By Karolina on 01-11-18

Fantastic, so good I cried when it ended!

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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: 01-11-18

An absolutely amazing story. I loved it!! The drama was a bit too heart-wrenching for me at times but it was very engaging. I highly recommend it. If you don't like the narrator listen to it at 1.05 speed. Makes it much easier to listen to and follow.

  • Counted with the Stars

  • Out from Egypt, Book 1
  • By: Connilyn Cossette
  • Narrated by: Sarah Mollo-Christensen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Sold into slavery by her father and forsaken by the man she was supposed to marry, young Egyptian Kiya must serve a mistress who takes pleasure in her humiliation. When terrifying plagues strike Egypt, Kiya is in the middle of it all. Choosing to flee with the Hebrews, Kiya finds herself reliant on a strange God and drawn to a man who despises her people. With everything she's ever known swept away, and now facing the trials of the desert, will she turn back toward Egypt or surrender her life and her future to Yahweh?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't put it down

  • By Suzduz on 22-06-18

A nice retelling

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-10-18

A pleasant and interesting retelling. I've listened till the end. Got more engaging towards the end. Much better if it's played at 1.05 or even 1.10 speed.

  • A Passionate Hope

  • Hannah's Story
  • By: Jill Eileen Smith
  • Narrated by: Stina Nielsen
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Hannah and her husband, Elkanah, share a deep and abiding love, for each other, for their God, and for his tabernacle at Shiloh. Greatly disturbed by the corruption of the priests, they long for restoration and pray for a deliverer. But nothing changes as the years pass. Years that also reveal Hannah to be barren. Pressured by his family to take another wife, Elkanah marries Peninnah, who quickly begins to bear children. Disgraced and taunted by her husband's new wife, Hannah turns again to prayers that seem doomed to go unanswered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A beautiful story

  • By Karolina on 03-09-18

A beautiful story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-09-18

I loved the background J.E. Smith imagined for the story of Hannah. It truly brings the characters of Elkanah and Peninah to life as well as helps you to understand the culture better. Very interesting and inspiring. The narrator also did a great job.

  • The Hidden Flame

  • By: Janette Oke, Davis Bunn
  • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

In first-century Judea, the followers of the Way have burgeoned into a vibrant, growing community that cannot be ignored. Jerusalem is in turmoil as its religious leaders on one side, and its Roman rulers on the other, conspire to stamp out the fledgling Church. And Abigail, who thought she had finally found home and safety, is caught between the opposing forces. Two suitors desire the lovely Abigail's hand in marriage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely beautiful

  • By Karolina on 03-07-18

Absolutely beautiful

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-07-18

A great, inspiring story. It's benefited my faith a lot. The characters are beautiful and the storyline touching. I would recommend it to others . Also a very good narrator.

  • The Centurion's Wife

  • Acts of Faith
  • By: Janette Oke, Davis Bunn
  • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Caught up in the maelstrom following the death of an obscure rabbi in the Roman backwater of first-century Palestine, Leah finds herself also engulfed in her own turmoil - facing the prospect of an arranged marriage to a Roman soldier, Alban, who seems to care for nothing but his own ambitions. Head of the garrison near Galilee, he has been assigned by Palestine's governor to ferret out the truth behind the rumors of a political execution gone awry.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great novel

  • By Karolina on 26-06-18

A great novel

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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: 26-06-18

I really enjoyed listening to this book. The storyline is interesting, characters of Leah and Alban inspiring and the narrator did a great job. I would recommend it to others.