The Guardian : O'Malley

  • by Dee Henderson
  • Narrated by Tom Stechschulte
  • Series: O'Malley
  • 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Dee Henderson is one of today's most popular inspirational novelists. She fills each work with tightly woven suspense and touching struggles of faith. Henderson has received many awards, including the RITA, National Reader's Choice Award, and Bookseller's Best Award. The Guardian is a Christy Award winner. Just before he is nominated for a seat on the Supreme Court, a controversial judge is murdered. His speechwriter, Shari Hanford, surprises the assassin in the act and sees his face before he flees. Now U.S. Marshal Marcus O'Malley is assigned to protect Shari while police conduct a widespread manhunt. As O'Malley draws close to the beautiful young woman, both know she is the target of someone who will stop at nothing to eliminate her. This challenge demands all O'Malley's resources, and it will also force him to examine his faith and his heart. Narrator Tom Stechschulte provides a moving performance, highlighting each spiritual conflict and conviction.

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What the Critics Say

"An entertaining thriller-cum-romance-cum-conversion story is what readers get in this fast-paced novel....Christian readers will relish this intriguing tale." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Sorry, too mushy.

So I thought I would give Christian fiction a try and I must say that I was disappointed. The story sounded exciting enough, but I feel there was far too much of the mushy love story development and therefore the it moved very slowly. The basis for the story is great; after listening to it there is absolutely no doubt that the love element of the story took precedence over the murder story in the author's mind. Sorry, maybe I'm just being a guy; I had even turned it off for a few days and then finally broke down and gave it another chance.

Maybe someone who normally prefers love stories will like this one, others beware...
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- Brandon Verbrugge

Excellent story and narration.

I love all of Dee Henderson's books. Tom Stechschulte is a great narrator. I love the storyline of the O'Malley family. This book is full of suspense, mystery, sadness, happiness, and love. Thank you Dee Henderson for keeping your books free from profanity and sex.
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- Deborah "cleanheart"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-11-2005
  • Publisher: Recorded Books