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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,487 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Charles Martin Narrator: Tom Stechschulte, Ed Sala Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2008 ISBN:
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Best-selling inspirational author Charles Martin's debut work was optioned for a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie.

In this southern gothic story, Tucker is a world famous photographer with a half-brother named Mutt living in a mental hospital. When Mutt escapes, Tucker must return home to rural Alabama where he is forced to confront the ghosts of his past.

Wrapped in Rain features a compelling reading from narrators Tom Stechschulte and Ed Sala. 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 Jennifer | 2/14/2014

    " Love Charles Martin. He tells a great story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kristy | 2/9/2014

    " Excellent book, not to girly. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Robin Patchen | 2/5/2014

    " A fascinating look at the long term repercussions of child abuse and neglect including a peek inside the mind of a man struggling with his sanity. Another great book by Charles Martin "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessica | 2/2/2014

    " Wow! One of my favorite books of all time. Excellent, excellent, excellent! Beyond five stars...nothing I read after this, this year will live up to this amazing book! Charles Martin never fails to delight me. He's a one-of-a-kind. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Debbie | 1/20/2014

    " this is a fantastic author......i have read two of his books and they are both are full of great relationships ,kindnesses,christian thinking. i would reccommend them to all. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Angela | 1/10/2014

    " Emotionally exhausting, sometimes over the top analogies, but I still loved it! Maybe 4 1/2 stars! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cindy Dyer | 1/7/2014

    " This is my favorite Charles Martin book!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shannon | 12/24/2013

    " Definitely a tear jerker. I loved it. This made me wish I had a woman like Ms. Rain in my life. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kelly | 12/14/2013

    " I really liked this writing. The story deals with hard things happening to children and the effect it has on their lives. The characters are well-developed and easy to imagine. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hope | 12/13/2013

    " Love this author! Great story about letting go of the past and love. Especially touching part at the end about the Savior that made me cry. "

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

    " A beautiful story beautifully told. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carrie | 11/26/2013

    " Ah, one of the best books I have ever read! Well-written, insightful, very meaty. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rebecca | 10/3/2013

    " I thought this was a good picture of how people deal with pain from their past. But I also thought that the author wrapped it up in a nice happy conclusion a little too quickly... but otherwise it was an enjoyable book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Janelle | 9/20/2013

    " I wish everyone had a little bit of "Mama Ella" in our heads! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lee Anne | 6/28/2013

    " Message of book: Forgiveness is liberating and essential. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cynthia | 6/17/2013

    " I read this book as our next book club selection. It was a real easy read, but I found the depth of characters refreshing. It made me think a lot about love and what that means in a variety of relationships. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sharon | 1/16/2013

    " I have really enjoyed all of his books so far. This one did not disappoint. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michelle Dumler | 12/15/2012

    " Great book but not one of his best, very slow start but can't put it down once you're about halfway through. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karen Klasi Wentlandt | 12/6/2012

    " LOVED this book. Stayed up all last night to finish it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Patti Danforth woodcock | 11/5/2012

    " You can come home. But it will always be different and some things not as they seem. Good read "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Brenda | 9/20/2012

    " Great story,but the author drags things out. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Wendy Hall | 8/14/2012

    " Took a while for the plot to develop and then it was just done and over. It was a thought-provoking book and had some good lessons in it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lee Ann | 6/2/2012

    " Another must read if you are from the south. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angie Laabs | 2/1/2012

    " Great book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Wanda | 12/19/2011

    " I loved this book! I have to say it is my favorite book so far this year. It really stayed with me for a long time after reading it, and I couldn't put it down! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 cathepsut | 11/1/2011

    " Putting this on the backburner. Started off nice enough, but I'm not a fan of coming of age stories. And it drags. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 JoAnne | 9/28/2011

    " I just love this book. Not a book of extreme suspense yet so compelling. Such a sweet story to get lost in. I love the way Charles Martin develops his characters. Highly recommend. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kim | 5/10/2011

    " This book was good, but not great. I found parts of it to be kinda drawn out and hard to keep my attention on. Other parts seemed to rushed and wrapped up without enough details. Not one of his better books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karis | 3/20/2011

    " I really liked this book. A story of forgiveness, overcoming "issues" to love again & come back from mental illness. I am enjoying Charles Martin's stories. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Linda | 3/11/2011

    " Charles Martin books are amazing. You know how some stories take their time to engage your mind and eventually capture all of your attention? This one embraces you from the very beginning and just gets better and better and will take your heart captive as well. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Stephen | 3/10/2011

    " Not my favorite CM book, but still kept my interest once it got going. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Rebecca | 3/3/2011

    " I really wanted to love this book. I so enjoyed the first half - but it was all downhill from there. It became formulaic and extremely preachy. Disappointed. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Janelle | 2/7/2011

    " I wish everyone had a little bit of "Mama Ella" in our heads! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kelly | 1/31/2011

    " I really liked this writing. The story deals with hard things happening to children and the effect it has on their lives. The characters are well-developed and easy to imagine. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mary | 1/20/2011

    " Though fiction, a great story about the power of love and prayer - and the affect our prayers may have even after we are gone. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Donella | 1/2/2011

    " I haven't ever read a book quite like it / planning on reading more by this author. Interesting and thought provoking characters ... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hope | 12/31/2010

    " Love this author! Great story about letting go of the past and love. Especially touching part at the end about the Savior that made me cry. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 12/29/2010

    " what a powerful story of forgiveness! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cindy | 11/19/2010

    " Not as good as his last book I read but I did enjoy it! "

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About the Author
Author Charles MartinCHARLES MARTIN is the author of six novels. He and his family live in Jacksonville, Florida.