Time and Again : History Mystery

  • by Deborah Heal
  • Narrated by Michelle Babb
  • Series: History Mystery
  • 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

An old house + A new computer program = The travel opportunity of a lifetime...to another century.
Abby Thomas is spending the summer in a run-down old house with a bratty pre-teen named Merrideth she is supposed to tutor. Not a dream job. But it does come with perks.
There's John Roberts, a devastatingly attractive neighbor who is almost too wonderful to be real.
And there's the new computer program Beautiful Houses--also too amazing to be real. No one knows how it works, but with it she can rewind and fast-forward the lives of all the people who ever lived in the house, including Charlotte Miles.
In 1858, the house is a train stop on the Alton & Chicago Line. And Charlotte is stuck there serving meals to the passengers, wondering if she'll ever get to have any fun. And then she meets two travelers who change her life forever.
There's James McGuire with whom she falls in love. And there's his boss, a young Springfield lawyer named Abraham Lincoln. His debate with political opponent Stephen Douglas catapults him onto the national stage. And it inspires Charlotte to take up the cause of abolition.
The House
A stop on the Alton & Chicago Line. A stop on the Underground Railroad.
Watching the house's history unfold, Abby and Merrideth gain a new perspective on their own lives as time and again they see God's loving hand in the lives of its inhabitants.

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Unique Story with Dual Time Lines

Really interesting story with great historical references to the house where the family is living . . . took me a while to adjust to the narration, which could have been better . . . I love that the tutor that the mother hired for her daughter is a Christian and takes the time to share her faith. This is a fun listen, as well as educational. Technology, history and faith make for a unique combination and I can't wait for the next book in the series.
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- Debbie "Retired CFO, Army wife, Mom of five, Grandma of six, two sons who served in combat, love to read books that reflect my values and faith, love mysteries, historical, military stories, and books that don't waste my time . . . if it doesn't have an ending that was worth the wait, I'm not a happy camper."

loved it!

Would you listen to Time and Again again? Why?

Maybe, has interesting historical information.


What other book might you compare Time and Again to and why?

Totally different than any book I've listened to before.


Which scene was your favorite?

Image of people departing train at their home to have lunch.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No


Any additional comments?

Michelle Babb did a great job narrating this book. Waiting to read her next narration!!

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- Michelle C. Horst "pedirn"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-17-2014
  • Publisher: Write Brain Books