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The Masterpiece

Narrated by: Susan Bennett
Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling author Francine Rivers returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story.  

A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want - money, women, fame. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he truly has. The demons of Roman's past seem to echo through the halls of his empty mansion and out across his breathtaking Topanga Canyon view. But Grace doesn't know how her boss secretly wrestles with those demons: by tagging buildings as the Bird, a notorious but unidentified graffiti artist - an alter ego that could destroy his career and land him in prison. 

Like Roman, Grace is wrestling with ghosts and secrets of her own. After a disastrous marriage threw her life completely off course, she vowed never to let love steal her dreams again. But as she gets to know the enigmatic man behind the reputation, it's as if the jagged pieces of both of their pasts slowly begin to fit together...until something so unexpected happens that it changes the course of their relationship - and both their lives - forever.  

©2018 Francine Rivers (P)2018 Recorded Books, Inc.

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The Masterpiece

I am enjoying this book so much. I have lost count of the number of ‘Francine Rivers’ books I have read. Each book equally as good as her other.

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What a captivating work by Francine Rivers

This book had me captivated from the first chapter and I could not put it down . A brilliant story of redemption and the work of God in peoples lives . This book is one of my favourites loved it .

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Really enjoyable

This was fantastic. So nice to hear a strong uplifting and encouraging story couldn’t put it down really enjoyable 🙏🏽👏🏽

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must read

loved every word of the book. Well done and as usual a great read. look forward to next one

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Wonderful & Contempory

I really enjoyed this story - Francine Rivers does not disappoint.
The story is contemporary & applicable in today's world, a wonderful example of faith in action in the story line.
It also left me wondering about a few little things that will not be answered but just gives that little bit of extra interest.

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A great book. Story kept me interested.

Story kept me interested. Love how the author keeps readers engaged. Definitely recommend to others.

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Another Great Story

Francine is my favourite author and she pleases again with a wonderful and Holy Spirit led romantic novel.

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Great read. Would recommend it to anyone

Love it. Could not put it down. Would read and enjoy it again one day.

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Lovely

I enjoyed this book. So very glad I bought it. Great to hear it narrated.

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Wonderful book!

Loved this book! Narration was great, wonderful story of redemption and following God’s plan for your life even over your own desires.

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  • cherise
  • 17-08-2018

Excellent!

Francine Rivers is an amazing writer. What an amazing book this was. The narrator sounded mechanical at times, but her voice was still soothing! A great listen.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 31-10-2019

Amacing

Loved it. it was an amazing story. loved listening to it. Christian based story. Great

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  • Petro van Vuuren
  • 19-07-2019

Heartwarming

Francine Rivers outdid herself in the lines of this novel.

I enjoyed getting to know Grace and Roman in their life battles and to know God is always there whenever we need Him
between the covers of this book lies the story of love, hate, forgiveness and most of all God.
Thank you Father for your love

Susan Bennett you are a wonderful narrator

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-05-2019

Great book

Excellent book with valuable Christian life lessons. Would definitely recommend it to friends and family.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 30-03-2019

Long drives

Couldn't wait to take a long drive to listen to the story
Captivating and inspired

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  • K. L. Way & M Way
  • 13-04-2020

Hope for lives traumatised by violence and the care system

The Masterpiece portrays the journey from trauma and violence to
Hope. The reality of fear and shame, chains that shape a life and the reality of the power of love strong enough to break those chains offering a life of Hope and Peace. A well written book from the heart to the heart, this book talks honestly about pain, justice and restoration. It often reduced me to tears. I loved it.

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  • El.
  • 25-07-2020

A story of Redemption and sanctification

The style of writing is flowing.
Full of wisdom
How to see beyond the brokenness
A very enjoyable book and inspiring story lines

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  • helenahiggy
  • 12-05-2020

A treat from a master storyteller

I was captivated by the story and thoroughly enjoyed it. Francine Rivers is a gifted storyteller, I can't get enough of her books.

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  • Kathryn
  • 08-05-2020

love

such a complex subject - Love. This beautiful in the love for two individuals and Gods live for each of them. Uplifting story which I couldn't put down or should I say pause!

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  • S. Mensah
  • 05-01-2020

Great masterpiece

Another great story about Gods redemption plan and how he uses the past to create a new future. Beauty from ashes. In everything his work is at hand.
The only point and spoiler alert I have to make, is at the end there are still open questions and one of them is, the confirmation of who the father of Samuel. If this question was revealed clearly that that would have completed everything, instead it’s an open question 😌

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-11-2019

Love love

I love this book and learnt a lot from it and I could see myself relate to it.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 16-09-2019

A true Masterpiece!

This work is aptly titled. Lovely.
The heart-wrenching and heart-warming story vividly comes to life through delightful writing and performance.

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  • Julie S.
  • 31-08-2019

A touching story

Another great Francine Rivers book about the power of redemption and love. I really enjoyed it.

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  • Simone
  • 18-08-2019

Stunning!!

Loved the narration. What a beautiful story of amazing grace, God's unfailing love. We live in an evil world but God works it for His good

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-06-2019

super good

It is a very very good and inspiring book.
Will definitely recommend it to everyone!