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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (4,329 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Karen Kingsbury Narrator: Sandra Burr Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2008 ISBN:
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A dream come true....

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.

A public struggle....

Now Katy and the Baxters must travel to Los Angeles and sort through their options. While paparazzi open fire on the Baxter family, Luke Baxter helps field requests from the media. At the same time, he must wrestle with feelings that have troubled him for nearly a year.

A family's indying love....

Ultimately, the Baxter family must pull together one last time in an act of service, a labor of love to help Katy and Dayne find what they've always longed for - a chance at forever. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angie | 2/12/2014

    " I liked this book because Dayne and Katy really struggled with their relationship--like REAL people. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Alyssa | 2/8/2014

    " Karen Kingsbury books make me cry. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marsha | 1/27/2014

    " last in Firstborn series - Dayne hurt in car wreck and Luke has a hard time accepting Dayne into the family "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 1/24/2014

    " Karen Kingsbury writes very well with powerful plots,wonderful characters,and interesting crises about faith and family relationships. She's quite good at drawing characters that readers respond to emotionally,and her plots are entertaining as well as deeply Christian. I really have loved following the Baxter family story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 1/16/2014

    " I liked this series much better than I liked the first one. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kendra | 1/10/2014

    " I had to finish the series "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jennifer Deutsch | 12/28/2013

    " Very good book!!! I am moving on to the next series and debating whether I read backwards into the first! Enjoy the ease and happiness of the stories! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tami Coons | 12/9/2013

    " I read the Baxter series in a matter of a few short weeks...couldn't wait to see what would happen next! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kendra Haneline | 12/2/2013

    " Oh my goodness!!!! I could give this series a 10 star rating. This one definitely captured my heart and was even better than the first Redemption series of books. Wow! I can't wait to finish up the Baxter family books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Juliegiarla | 10/15/2013

    " Karen is a christian author. I love this series. The triumphs and struggles of this family always makes me smile and cry. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mandy | 7/7/2013

    " as always I'm left wanting more... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Brenda | 7/1/2013

    " A little too "sweet" for my taste, but I cared about the characters and the story was cute. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kelsey | 5/17/2013

    " Predictable Karen Kingsbury. I think I will take a break for a while. A bit cheesy. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ashley | 3/9/2013

    " Favorite and a great way to bring both series full-circle in the end! :) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jan Slocum | 2/15/2013

    " A good way to close a series. After everything is said and done, you have become so involved in these fictional characters you find yourself wondering what a Baxter would do in any given situation. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Peggy | 2/16/2012

    " Another cheesy book with a happy ending...yet I love this series and will continue on with her next series so I can continue to follow all the characters. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carrie | 11/4/2011

    " This one was my favorite!! I cried by eyes out. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jessica | 10/16/2011

    " Loved the last book and how family stood strong to the very end of this book...even in one part where the brother didn't seem so strong he ended up showing his true side!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessica Jones | 10/6/2011

    " Amazing God centered gooks! Would recommend to anybody!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lisa | 9/4/2011

    " Another amazing book winding up another series of the Baxter family. Looking forward to others in my library. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diane Perkins | 3/26/2011

    " a great way to end this series....I cannot wait to get started on the next series she has written for this family "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lola4 | 1/19/2011

    " Meh, mediocre at best, but not as awful as the previous one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Angie | 1/15/2011

    " Another wonderful Karen Kingsbury book! I am looking forward to her next one in this series, Sunrise. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mandy | 1/13/2011

    " This series is great. A little hokey at times and somewhat idealistic, but I really get wrapped up in the lives of the characters. And as always, the books are uplifting and spiritually based. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diane | 1/3/2011

    " a great way to end this series....I cannot wait to get started on the next series she has written for this family
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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jessica | 9/21/2010

    " Loved the last book and how family stood strong to the very end of this book...even in one part where the brother didn't seem so strong he ended up showing his true side!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Katherine | 6/11/2010

    " The last of a series, but not very satisfying. Leads into another series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Juliegiarla | 11/13/2009

    " Karen is a christian author. I love this series. The triumphs and struggles of this family always makes me smile and cry. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kendra | 11/1/2009

    " I had to finish the series "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Julie | 6/11/2009

    " So good. i cried through parts of it, and was so bummed when the book was done. I am so glad there is another series involving these characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joan | 3/30/2009

    " Christian novel about the struggles of a family and their abilities to move beyond their trials "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tami | 3/28/2009

    " I read the Baxter series in a matter of a few short weeks...couldn't wait to see what would happen next! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 2/1/2009

    " I liked this series much better than I liked the first one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Vasilka | 1/7/2009

    " Another great Kingsbury book! "

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About the Author
Author Karen Kingsbury

Karen Kingsbury is a #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than fifty inspirational novels. She has written many successful series and standalone books, including the 9/11 series, Oceans Apart, Between Sundays, the Women of Faith series, and a number of children’s books. Her book Like Dandelion Dust was made into an award-winning movie in 2009, receiving awards from the Las Vegas International Film Festival, the San Diego Film Festival, New York VisionFest, and others. Dubbed by Time magazine as the “Queen of Christian Fiction,” Kingsbury has been a featured guest on the Today show and appeared in many publications, including USA Today. Aside from being an author, Kingsbury is also a songwriter; in 2009, she cowrote the song “Walls” with Richie McDonald and has written a song for Marie Osmond called “Tell Me to Breathe.”

About the Narrator

Sandra Burr is an AudioFile Earphones Award–wining narrator. She has read more than one hundred books in her career, including the New York Times bestselling Cedar Cove romance series by Debbie Macomber.