Candle in the Darkness : Refiner's Fire

  • by Lynn Austin
  • Narrated by Christina Moore
  • Series: Refiner's Fire
  • 15 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Winner of the 2001 Christy Award, Lynn Austin captures the turmoil of the Civil War in this stirring novel. From vast plantations to the cramped closets of the Underground Railroad, it follows one young woman's inspiring journey of risk and sacrifice.Caroline Fletcher, the daughter of a wealthy family in Richmond, has never questioned her father's right to own slaves. But after a lengthy visit to her uncle's home in Boston, she learns of the abolitionist movement. Now, knowing that slavery is against God's will, she must risk betraying the people she loves to obey her convictions.
Compelling characters and the searing conflicts between North and South create a vivid canvas for Caroline's struggle to make the right decisions. Through Christina Moore's hearfelt narration, Candle in the Darkness burns even brighter.

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What the Critics Say

"A thoroughly engrossing and exciting tale that will appeal to fans of...historical romances." (Library Journal)

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Customer Reviews

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Candle In the Darkness

I really enjoyed listening to this book. I really felt I got to know the main character, Caroline, and was very concerned with the outcome of the book and her fate. I particularly enjoyed the beginning of the book that discussed her childhood.
A lot of issues were brought up that are not always addressed in a Civil War novel. This book also caused much introspection, and gave me a lot to think about.
I would recomend this book. The narrator is effective and mostly very pleasant to listen to.
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- Rachel

A Must Listen to series.

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, this is a series that everyone will enjoy.


Who was your favorite character and why?

Each and every person plays a role in the book.


Have you listened to any of Christina Moore’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

She is great no matter which book she is reading.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The entire book keeps you interested.


Any additional comments?

This series is called Refiners Fire. Listen to the books in order.
1 - Candle in the Darkness
2 - Fire by Night
3 - A Light to my Path

This is a series that you will feel badly when they are over.

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- betty

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-10-2005
  • Publisher: Recorded Books