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Yours for Eternity

A Love Story on Death Row
Narrated by: Damien Echols, Lorri Davis
Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
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Summary

New York Times best-selling author Damien Echols and his wife Lorri Davis reveal their intimate and affecting letters, written while Echols was wrongfully imprisoned on death row. An explosive best seller, Life After Death turned a national spotlight on Damien Echols, who was just 18 when he was wrongly condemned to death. But one of the most remarkable parts of his story still remained untold. 

After seeing a documentary about the “West Memphis Three,” Lorri Davis - a New York-based landscape architect - wrote him a letter, beginning a 13-year correspondence that witnessed their marriage while Echols was still on death row and culminated in Echols’ release in 2011. Sharing their private letters, Yours for Eternity is a must-listen for the legions who followed the case as well as anyone who appreciates an extraordinary love story.

©2014 Damien Echols and Lorri Davis (P)2014 Penguin Audio

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True Love Conquers All

If you are a hopeless romantic, you will enjoy this, although it will definitely make your heart hurt! I loved Damien's first book, but I especially loved hearing Lorri's side of things too. They truely deserve all the happiness in the world for what they've been through together.

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A gift.

Truly breathtakingly wonderful. Full of smiles, love and agonising heart ache.
Confusion and certainty.
Loneliness and the surrounding warmth of eternal companionship.
My heart bleeds and is at once protected.
A gift of strenght and power.

Lorri and Damien, Blessed Be.💗💗💗

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  • Julia
  • 13-11-16

What A Bunch Of Drivel That Was!

This book left me speechless! I have NEVER given a one star review and I DID listen to every single word in one sitting as I followed the case and still, to this day believe in Damien Echol's innocence. I kept hanging 'in there' waiting for it to improve but it never happened.

In short this is about eight hours of 'I love you', 'I love you too' ' You are beautiful' followed by me saying 'I feel nauseous!

I really would love to hear their story but this does not do their story justice.

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  • Kelly
  • 05-01-15

Beautiful Story

Putting some of the love letters together as a book was a lovely idea. The book overall was great. I would have like to heard more letters from the "rough times" that these two were able to get through in their relationship. I would also have like to heard more about their first days as a free couple. Not the "sex stuff"- but just the general adjustments the two of them had to make once he was free. I am extremely happy for them!

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  • amanda hall
  • 29-12-18

Their love inspires

I loved their voices, hearing all the intimate details of their love. I loved their humanness, their magick, the devotion they shared, and the power that infused their hearts and souls. I would recommend this book to any human looking for love, suffering in love, really anyone who wants to know about love on a deeper level.

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  • Dana
  • 30-08-14

A great end to such a tragic story

What did you like best about this story?

That they built there relationship on truly getting to know each other.

What about Damien Echols and Lorri Davis ’s performance did you like?

They both did such an amazing job. They both have great voices and gave emphasis when needed. Bravo!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It makes you feel many emotions for both of them. Sadness, happiness, love, etc. It was so cool that they shared such intimate details about their love.

Any additional comments?

If you have followed this tragic story then this is a must read.

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  • jaclyn
  • 04-07-14

Love in hateful circumstances shines bright!

Would you consider the audio edition of Yours for Eternity to be better than the print version?

I do. To hear these letters in the voices of their authors is amazing. I met Damien and Lori at their book signing in Chicago, and I felt like I knew them because I was already so familiar with their voices. It's like sitting by a bon fire chatting with them about their Love!

Who was your favorite character and why?

This is a non fiction love story. A chronical of love letters from death row. I don't believe you can separate these two people. They are essentially one entity of undying love. That's what I imagine is true from what I read.

Which character – as performed by Damien Echols and Lorri Davis – was your favorite?

As the years went by and they got closer they used the same language. You can not separate them as two people or "characters". They are one together. They both did a fantastic job of reading their own words. you could literally feel the LOVE, frustration, jealousy, passion, lust, and longing. I'm so glad they read it themselves.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

the personal nature of these letters moved me to tears. But, I got to say when Lori was talking about sneaking fruit into Damien. fruit swinging between her knees attached to her panties. I laughed out loud when I heard that. And when she talked about wearing 4 inch heels and it was very girly. she gave Damien all the credit. all these things hit very close to home for me. This book meant more to me than I can ever articulate.

Any additional comments?

This book is a true love story. a REAL love story with all the ups and downs couples go through. It is a true "stand by your man" story. A story about the strength a women can possess when she truly believes in a man and what she wants. I can not say enough good things about it. Especially the fact that they READ IT THEMSELVES! authors don't normally do that. Damien has now done it twice! There is something so very magickal about listening to an author read his/her own words. This LOVE story was pure magik read by the people in love. Thank you so much Damien and Lori. It is extreamly difficult to be in love with a man in prison. These letters are so personal and it was truly selfless of you to share it in your own voices.

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  • Allison McKinney
  • 05-03-19

Amazing

This book is the definition of what TRUE Unconditional LOVE is about! If you have ever loved someone who has been in prison you can totally relate to a lot of it!! I have been a fan of Damien and the West Memphis 3 since the initial story surfaced so to hear Damien and Lorris love story in their own words is amazing!!!!

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  • Sadie
  • 16-01-19

heartwarming, guaranteed

This is I think the most romantic read I have had in a long time. Feel the love and feel the magick<3

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  • ambre
  • 21-11-18

A true love story

I was very surprised at how emotional this book made me while listening. I laughed, I cried, and I was filled with anger at points.

I have followed Damien’s story since Paradise Lost. This book was the last thing I’ve listened to/watched/read. I am so glad I waited and listened to this last. It is the only good thing to come of this case. They’re love and devotion is truly inspiring.

Wishing you both a long and happy life filled with magic ❤️

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  • Annah
  • 02-11-18

Wow!!!

I'm having trouble finishing it. I put my head phones on to listen, and as soon as I sit down , their voices(especially Lorri's) lulls me to sleep. The content is beautiful. It leaves the listener with a bit of sadness, knowing how long it took before they were able to actually be together. Lorri is so unique, kind hearted and loyal, which comes through in her letters. I'm going to try to listen to the last 3 hours without being put into a trance by their soft beautiful voices. Maybe, I can not reach the end, because part of me does not want it to really end.
Yours for Eternity is a true love story, and allows us an insight into the beginning of 20+ year relationship. If 10 stars were an option, that's what it should be rated.

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  • Cassie Sek
  • 19-04-18

stunning

heartfelt wonderful and deep I absolutely enjoyed it I hope one day he truly is free