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Gods and Kings Audiobook

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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (3,065 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lynn Austin Narrator: Suzanne Toren Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Chronicles of the Kings Series Release Date:
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In Gods and Kings, Christy Award winner and bestselling author Lynn Austin pens a fascinating historical novel based on actual Biblical events.

Shortly after the death of King Solomon in 931 BC, the promised land is divided into two separate nations: Israel in the north and Judah in the south. Hezekiah is the second son of King Ahaz of Judah and heir to the throne. When his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah’s mother, Abijah, searches frantically for a way to save him. But only two men can help her, and neither of them seems trustworthy. In a time and place engulfed by violence, treachery, and infidelity to Yahweh, Abijah and her son must discover the one true source of strength if they are to save themselves and their country.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by Rebecca Schwob | 2/20/2014

    " This book really brings the stories in the Bible to life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by Sheila | 2/19/2014

    " I love this series of 5 historical fiction reads dealing with King Hezekiah and his son Manassah. Lynn Austin weaves a great epic story from the Biblical scriptures making it personal. The first book was a little bit slow to get into, but oh my, once you grasp on to the story, you will not want to quit till you finish the whole set from one thru five books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by My | 2/15/2014

    " brings the story to life by giving the people substance and personality,beautifully written. I do not know if it is correctly told since i do not have enough knowledge about the story... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Kreiderlaura | 2/8/2014

    " This book gives so much life to the Bible story. "

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About the Author
Author Lynn Austin

Lynn Austin is an award-winning author of historical fiction novels. Five of her books, Hidden Places, Candle in the Darkness, Fire by Night, and Until We Reach Home, received Christy Awards for Excellence in Christian Fiction. Her novel Hidden Places was also made into a movie for the Hallmark channel, receiving an Emmy Award nomination in 2006. She received her BA from Southern Connecticut State University and studied biblical backgrounds and Archeology at Southwestern Theological Seminary. A former teacher who now writes and speaks full time, she currently lives outside of Chicago.

About the Narrator

Suzanne Toren has recorded over nine hundred audiobooks. She has performed on Broadway and in regional theaters in works penned by Shakespeare, Molière, and Arthur Miller. She has also appeared on Law & Order and in various soap operas. She was awarded the Narrator of the Year Award for her audiobook recordings for the Library of Congress and has earned more than two dozen Earphones Awards from AudioFile magazine.