When Crickets Cry

  • by Charles Martin
  • Narrated by Adam Verner
  • 11 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A man with a painful past. A child with a doubtful future. And a shared journey toward healing for both their hearts....
It begins on the shaded town square in a sleepy Southern town. A spirited seven-year-old has a brisk business at her lemonade stand. But the little girl’s pretty yellow dress can’t quite hide the ugly scar on her chest. The stranger understands more about it than he wants to admit. And the beat-up bread truck careening around the corner with its radio blaring is about to change the trajectory of both their lives. Before it’s over, they’ll both know there are painful reasons why crickets cry... and that miracles lurk around unexpected corners.

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Customer Reviews

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Absolutely Wonderful!

Where does When Crickets Cry rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This book ranks pretty close to the top. I loved the story!


What did you like best about this story?

I liked the twists & turns. Just when I thought I knew what was going to happen, most of the time I was wrong!


What does Adam Verner bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I loved his voice. He brought a calmness that made me want to just sit back & keep listening.


Who was the most memorable character of When Crickets Cry and why?

Hard to say. I think each of the main characters were equally strong. I think I liked Charlie. He was a true friend.


Any additional comments?

Listen all the way to the end. Don't stop because you "just knows what happens". Great book!

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- Nancy

What a Surprise!

If you could sum up When Crickets Cry in three words, what would they be?

Grabs and holds!


Any additional comments?

I could not put it down. Its one of those books that I will go back and read again.

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- Kindle Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-15-2012
  • Publisher: Oasis Audio