Bread of Angels

  • by Tessa Afshar
  • Narrated by Rendah Heywood
  • 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Purple. The foundation of an influential trade in a Roman world dominated by men. One woman rises up to take the reins of success in an incredible journey of courage, grit, and friendship. And along the way, she changes the world. But before she was Lydia, the seller of purple, she was simply a merchant's daughter who loved three things: her father, her ancestral home, and making dye. Then unbearable betrayal robs her of nearly everything. With only her father's secret formulas left, Lydia flees to Philippi and struggles to establish her business on her own. Determination and serendipitous acquaintances - along with her father's precious dye - help her become one of the city's preeminent merchants. But fear lingers in every shadow until Lydia meets the Apostle Paul and hears his message of hope, becoming his first European convert. Still, Lydia can't outrun her secrets forever, and when past and present collide, she must either stand firm and trust in her fledgling faith or succumb to the fear that has ruled her life.

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Twists and Turns

This book is worth it. I thought it would cross the line towards cringeworthy but Tessa knows how to toe the line without crossing it. Over the course of 20 years you are thrown into the world of Lydia. This book does an amazing job following the story of Lydia in the book of Acts. It renews your faith in God. Great read!!!!!!!!!
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- Ohemaap

Bread of Angels

Loved the book, loved the narrator - awesome read. Kept me totally engaged. Felt like I had a VIP seating at the largest grand auditorium of the world.
Cheers to Ms. Afshar...great writer and storyteller. 🔥
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- Marva

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-14-2017
  • Publisher: Recorded Books