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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (174 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lisa Samson Narrator: Cynthia Darlow Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2017 ISBN: 9781490623672
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When her mother abandons her, 11-year-old Charmaine feels like she's not even a real person anymore. Her situation improves when a loving Sunday school teacher welcomes Charmaine into her family and shows her what it means to be loved. When she falls in love with a devout travelling preacher, Charmaine finally knows that God is smiling at her. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ccobb | 10/12/2013

    " A good read...the story is about a young girl's tragic life after her mother abandons her, the people God brings into her life during fostercare stays and how the God-given singing talent she has heals her emotional wounds. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Valerie Teeling | 9/22/2013

    " Wonderful! Lisa Samson's writing never disappoints!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rachel | 9/12/2013

    " It was interesting; a sad soulful story of a little girl growing up in the South with mental illness in the family. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jan Ackerson | 6/8/2013

    " I love Samson's writing! She's got great skills with dialog and characterization, and a wonderful way of combining wit with drama. This was the first of hers that I read, and still one of my favorites. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shellys♥ Journal | 2/24/2013

    " I love Lisa Samson's writing. This character was also in a couple of her other books, so I knew some of the outcome based upon that. This is a story of hope and the love of Jesus for everyone. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marty Bridges | 2/6/2013

    " This book was well written as all of hers are and insightful. I gained some wisdom from this book and highly recommend it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michelle | 1/10/2013

    " This story was awesome and quirky and made me think of the movie Beaches. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sharon_S | 1/29/2012

    " I liked this book. I thought the author created the setting well and I really related to the time period in which it takes place. I would (and did) recommend this to a friend. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Colette | 11/6/2011

    " It's a nice story of a woman with a sad childhood but keeps her faith in God while going through life. The main character annoyed me at times. For those that like Christian books you will enjoy it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kim Faires | 7/2/2011

    " Good book. Really easy read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Anne | 5/12/2011

    " Lisa Samson is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors right now. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rick | 12/5/2010

    " better than I expected. kept me fully engaged. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shelly | 10/23/2010

    " I love Lisa Samson's writing. This character was also in a couple of her other books, so I knew some of the outcome based upon that. This is a story of hope and the love of Jesus for everyone. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rick | 7/31/2008

    " better than I expected. kept me fully engaged. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jan | 3/31/2008

    " I love Samson's writing! She's got great skills with dialog and characterization, and a wonderful way of combining wit with drama. This was the first of hers that I read, and still one of my favorites. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michelle | 9/30/2007

    " This story was awesome and quirky and made me think of the movie Beaches. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ccobb | 9/7/2007

    " A good read...the story is about a young girl's tragic life after her mother abandons her, the people God brings into her life during fostercare stays and how the God-given singing talent she has heals her emotional wounds. "

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About the Author
Author Lisa SamsonLisa Samson is the author of over twenty-five books, including the Christy award-winning novel Songbird. Her novel, Quaker Summer was Christianity Today's novel of 2008. She is coauthor with her husband, Will, of Justice in the Burbs.
About the Narrator

Cynthia Darlow’s unusual voice makes her devotion to the spoken arts a natural fit. As a narrator and veteran of Broadway, off-Broadway, regional theater, film, and television, her characterizations and facility with dialects are unforgettable. Her audiobook narrations have earned her seven AudioFile Earphones Awards. She is a member of The Actors Company Theatre (TACT), whose mission it is to present concert performances of long-neglected, language-driven plays.