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Abide with Me - A Novel

E. Lynn Harris

Dare to dream-- Since the publication of E. Lynn Harris's stunning debut novel, Invisible Life, millions of readers have laughed, cried, and anguished along with his unforgettable cast of characters. Now, his growing legions of fans will finally find out what happens in this delicious conclusion to the "Invisible Life" trilogy. In Abide with Me, Harris returns with the utmost finesse to his signature themes of love, friendship, and family, and craftily guides his irresistible characters through new challenges and heartbreaks, and ultimately to redemption through love. At the end of Just As I Am, Raymond Tyler, Jr., was beginning a relationship with Trent, a fraternity brother from his college days, while Nicole had found love with Jared, Raymond's buddy from Atlanta. As Abide with Me opens, Raymond and Trent are settled in Seattle, where Trent's career as an architect has blossomed and Raymond's law practice is booming. All seems well. Then, late one night, Raymond gets a call from a United States Senator that threatens everything he's built. Raymond, facing a crisis of faith, travels to New York hoping for the support of his best friend, Jared, who's moved North after five years in Atlanta. His wife, Nicole, is performing in a revival of Dreamgirls, her lifelong fantasy at last coming true. Nicole is thrilled to return to the stage, but when things start to go wrong, her young and beautiful understudy, Yancey Harrington Braxton, steps into the spotlight a little too smoothly. And Nicole, far from achieving her dream, is suddenly forced to reevaluate her life and her marriage. Back, too, are the other beloved inhabitants of Harris's world: Raymond's family; the sexy and dangerous gray-eyed sportscaster and ex-football player, John Basil Henderson; and Peaches, the spirited owner of the Harlem shop Cuts 'n' Cobblers and the mother of Raymond's late friend Kyle. In Abide with Me, Harris once again encourages his readers to live, love, and dream. His masterful storytelling, wit, and sensitivity permeate this e

Dare to dream-- Since the publication of E. Lynn Harris's stunning debut novel, Invisible Life, millions of readers have laughed, cried, and anguished along with his unforgettable cast of characters. Now, his growing legions of fans will finally find out what happens in this delicious conclusion to the "Invisible Life" trilogy. In Abide with Me, Harris returns with the utmost finesse to his signature themes of love, friendship, and family, and craftily guides his irresistible characters through new challenges and heartbreaks, and ultimately to redemption through love. At the end of Just As I Am, Raymond Tyler, Jr., was beginning a relationship with Trent, a fraternity brother from his college days, while Nicole had found love with Jared, Raymond's buddy from Atlanta. As Abide with Me opens, Raymond and Trent are settled in Seattle, where Trent's career as an architect has blossomed and Raymond's law practice is booming. All seems well. Then, late one night, Raymond gets a call from a United States Senator that threatens everything he's built. Raymond, facing a crisis of faith, travels to New York hoping for the support of his best friend, Jared, who's moved North after five years in Atlanta. His wife, Nicole, is performing in a revival of Dreamgirls, her lifelong fantasy at last coming true. Nicole is thrilled to return to the stage, but when things start to go wrong, her young and beautiful understudy, Yancey Harrington Braxton, steps into the spotlight a little too smoothly. And Nicole, far from achieving her dream, is suddenly forced to reevaluate her life and her marriage. Back, too, are the other beloved inhabitants of Harris's world: Raymond's family; the sexy and dangerous gray-eyed sportscaster and ex-football player, John Basil Henderson; and Peaches, the spirited owner of the Harlem shop Cuts 'n' Cobblers and the mother of Raymond's late friend Kyle. In Abide with Me, Harris once again encourages his readers to live, love, and dream. His masterful storytelling, wit, and sensitivity permeate this e
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Dare to dream-- Since the publication of E. Lynn Harris's stunning debut novel, Invisible Life, millions of readers have laughed, cried, and anguished along with his unforgettable cast of characters. Now, his growing legions of fans will finally find out what happens in this delicious conclusion to the "Invisible Life" trilogy. In Abide with Me, Harris returns with the utmost finesse to his signature themes of love, friendship, and family, and craftily guides his irresistible characters through new challenges and heartbreaks, and ultimately to redemption through love. At the end of Just As I Am, Raymond Tyler, Jr., was beginning a relationship with Trent, a fraternity brother from his college days, while Nicole had found love with Jared, Raymond's buddy from Atlanta. As Abide with Me opens, Raymond and Trent are settled in Seattle, where Trent's career as an architect has blossomed and Raymond's law practice is booming. All seems well. Then, late one night, Raymond gets a call from a United States Senator that threatens everything he's built. Raymond, facing a crisis of faith, travels to New York hoping for the support of his best friend, Jared, who's moved North after five years in Atlanta. His wife, Nicole, is performing in a revival of Dreamgirls, her lifelong fantasy at last coming true. Nicole is thrilled to return to the stage, but when things start to go wrong, her young and beautiful understudy, Yancey Harrington Braxton, steps into the spotlight a little too smoothly. And Nicole, far from achieving her dream, is suddenly forced to reevaluate her life and her marriage. Back, too, are the other beloved inhabitants of Harris's world: Raymond's family; the sexy and dangerous gray-eyed sportscaster and ex-football player, John Basil Henderson; and Peaches, the spirited owner of the Harlem shop Cuts 'n' Cobblers and the mother of Raymond's late friend Kyle. In Abide with Me, Harris once again encourages his readers to live, love, and dream. His masterful storytelling, wit, and sensitivity permeate this e

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mirron Willis

Length:

9h 36m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:15


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:36


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:27


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:34


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:47


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:00


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:41


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:31


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:49


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:28


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:29


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:04


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:36


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:23


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:32


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:19


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:51


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:56


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:32


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

09:10


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:15


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:31


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:57


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:30


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:20


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:18


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:58


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:26


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:52


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:35


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:57


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:52


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:52


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

09:13


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:40


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:31


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:02


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:55


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:30


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:52


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:29


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:17


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:35


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:55


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:40


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:20


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:42


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:14


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:45


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:20


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:24


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:53


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:10


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:46


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:19


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:09


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:34


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:02


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:16


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:38


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:47


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:40


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:07


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:00


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:36


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:02


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

08:04


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

08:50


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

08:41


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

08:28


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:26


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:17


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:02


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

05:07


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

09:42


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:08


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:03


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

05:45


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:58


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:40


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

07:47


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:01


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:01


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

07:35


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:54


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:57


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:50


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

06:29


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:29


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:12


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

00:27