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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,795 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Richard Paul Evans Narrator: Barrett Whitener Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Locket Trilogy Release Date:
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When I started to write The Looking Glass, I intended to create a story about the healing power of hope and love. But as this story developed, a message began to emerge that I had not foreseen, a message about the distorted mirror in which we view ourselves, binding ourselves with shackles of self-doubt and fear.

The Looking Glass is aptly named, for it is about seeing the reality of ourselves: to see a true reflection of who we are.

It is the story of Hunter Bell, a Presbyterian minister turned gambler, and the founder of a gold camp named Bethel. (Which you may remember was Esther's hometown in The Locket.) He is running from the bitter memories of his past, his ministry, and ultimately, from his God.

Venturing into a blizzard to chase away wolves drawn close to his cabin by hunger, Hunter finds a beautiful young woman in the snow, wounded by the wolves and half dead with the cold. Her name is Quaye McGandley, and she is an Irish woman sold into marital slavery to a brutal husband who then brought her to America against her will. As Hunter nurses her back to health, he finds that his tender ministrations to Quaye have opened his heart to his greatest fear -- that he might love again.

It is my hope that you, and those with whom you share my audiobook, might through its message better see the divinity within yourself and the reality of who you are worthy of love, gentleness, and grace. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “This ‘story of redemption’ will undoubtedly find its audience.” 

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Evans whips up the sort of dramatic intensity he has perfected, and which his legions of fans seem to love.” 


  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

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

    " This gentlman has a way of making you feell you are making the journey with him as he discovers how the human heart keeps pace. I enjoy this characters and sometimes the reality of the situations is hard to read but is important if you are to reach his points and feel the story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Thebarrys10 | 2/15/2014

    " This booki seemed familiar the whole time I was reading it. It's about a preacher who loses his wife and who turns against God. He goes to Utah and strikesw it rich in the gold mines. Meets another woman who melts his hardened heart, but she belongs to someone else... You'll have to read it to see what happens. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Janice | 2/12/2014

    " I really liked this book. It was a fast easy read and I love the way Richard Paul Evans writes. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kasey | 1/30/2014

    " Read it after the other two in the series, I didn't realize it was part to the Locket trilogy. A bit darker than some of his other books. But it was good. "

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