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FATHER GILBERT MYSTERIES, VOLUME 2 Healing / Secrets

by | Read by Adrian Plass, June Whitfield, Bernard Cribbins, and a Full Cast

Mystery & Suspense • 2.5 hrs. • Audio Program • ©

A former cop turned Anglican priest, Father Gilbert solves various mysteries, both sacred and profane, two of which are dramatized here. In “Healing,” he exposes a phony angel and champions a real mystic healer. The cast indifferently delivers the humorless and stuffy script in an overproduced production recorded in London. On the other hand, “Secrets,” in which an angry and immature young woman kidnaps one of the Gilberts’ chums, is far more satisfying. It benefits from a brighter tone, better acting, and an interesting antagonist. The most admirable aspect of both these productions—indeed the entire Father Gilbert series—is the lack of preachiness. Gilbert teaches mostly by example as he applies piety, compassion, honesty, and courage to the saving of souls and the solving of crimes. Y.R. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 08]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Focus on the Family/ Tyndale Audio • 2007

CD ISBN 978-1-58997-504-0 $22.99 • Two CDs

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