Newton and Polly by Jody Hedlund audiobook

Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing Grace

By Jody Hedlund
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Blackstone Publishing 9781601427649
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“Amazing grace! How sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, but now am found…” Now remembered as the author of the world’s most famous hymn, in the mid-eighteenth century as England and France stand on the brink of war, John Newton is a young sailor wandering aimlessly through life. His only duty is to report to his ship and avoid disgracing his father—until the night he hears Polly Catlett’s enchanting voice, caroling. He’s immediately smitten and determined to win her affection. An intense connection quickly forms between the two, but John’s reckless spirit and disregard for the Christian life are concerns for the responsible, devout Polly. When an ill-fated stop at a tavern leaves John imprisoned and bound, Polly must choose to either stand by his side or walk out of his life forever. Will she forfeit her future for the man she loves? Step back through the pages of history to uncover the true love story behind a song that continues to stir the hearts and ignite the faith of millions around the globe.

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Summary

Summary

A Library Journal Audio-in-Advance Pick for September 2016 

“Amazing grace! How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me.
I once was lost, but now am found…”

Now remembered as the author of the world’s most famous hymn, in the mid-eighteenth century as England and France stand on the brink of war, John Newton is a young sailor wandering aimlessly through life. His only duty is to report to his ship and avoid disgracing his father—until the night he hears Polly Catlett’s enchanting voice, caroling. He’s immediately smitten and determined to win her affection.

An intense connection quickly forms between the two, but John’s reckless spirit and disregard for the Christian life are concerns for the responsible, devout Polly. When an ill-fated stop at a tavern leaves John imprisoned and bound, Polly must choose to either stand by his side or walk out of his life forever. Will she forfeit her future for the man she loves?

Step back through the pages of history to uncover the true love story behind a song that continues to stir the hearts and ignite the faith of millions around the globe.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Newton and Polly is one of the most powerful love stories I have ever read, wrenching the heart and waking the soul. If you read one book this year, this should be it.” Julie Lessman, author of The Daughters of Boston
“A powerfully moving account of one man’s epic journey from doubt and despair into a world of radiant faith. Newton and Polly is impeccably researched and punctuated with glints of genuine humor.” Elizabeth Camden, author of Toward the Sunrise
“A sweeping tale rife with adventure, love, and God’s relentless pursuit of his own. With her signature depth and detail, Jody Hedlund plunges her readers into a fascinating and powerful story that has gone untold—until now. Set sail with Newton and Polly and become anchored in amazing grace.” Jocelyn Green, award-winning author of the Heroines Behind the Lines Civil War series
“Beautifully written…This story has a fast-paced plot with historical facts woven throughout the book which will delight fans of historical fiction. Jody Hedlund has done a marvelous job creating a novel with one of the most-beloved songs of all time at the center.” RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

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Author

Author Bio: Jody Hedlund

Author Bio: Jody Hedlund

Jody Hedlund is the author of The Doctor’s Lady and The Preacher’s Bride. She won the 2011 Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award, the 2011 Award of Excellence from the Colorado Romance Writers, and was a finalist for Best Debut Novel in the 2011 ACFW Carol Awards. She lives in Michigan with her husband and five children.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Religious
Runtime: 10.83
Audience: Adult
Language: English