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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 527 pages
  • Publisher: Thorndike Press; large type edition edition (April 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0786282134
  • ISBN-13: 978-0786282135
  • Product Dimensions: 22.1 x 14.7 x 2.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 635 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,876,993 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Helen Mason on Jan. 8 2013
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This is the 5th book in a series of 9 and you will have to read all of the books starting with the first one. Truly wonderful reading.
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By Elizabeth Jenner on Jan. 12 2012
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This continuing story of the Baxter Family is exciting and emotional. It show what it is like to be in the limelight,
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By MaryReimer on Dec 18 2011
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Was not impressed! I got a LARGE PRINT and nowhere did it say it was going to be a large print.
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
Oh so pleased!!! Oct. 1 2005
By Denika L. Penn Bootle - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Karen Kingsbury is an excellent writer. I have read her entire Redemption series, and passed each book onto friends. We all highly anticipated every issue and were always pleased with each one. I am sooooo happy she didn't stop with the Redemption series but allowed her readers to continue enjoying the lives of these characters with the firstborn series. I will continue to purchase whatever she writes.
11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
Fame (Firstborn) Oct. 25 2005
By Kimberly A. Irvin - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Another AWESOME book from my favorite author, Karen Kingsbury. She never ceases to amaze me and she captures my attention from page 1. When I read her stories, I get so involved in them, it's like I know the characters personally!!! Strongly recommend...but you would do yourself justice to start with her Redemption series. Although, you don't need to read the previous ones in order to follow this book and fall in love with it!
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
ROMANCE LISTENERS WILL THOROUGHLY ENJOY June 14 2005
By Gail Cooke - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
Building on the characters she created in her popular Redemption series, author Kingsbury introduces a new progression in the Baxter family drama, Firstborn.

As in her other stories, the latest clips along at a fast pace ably abetted by a fine reading by Sandra Burr. Although she first stepped on a stage as a child, it was in college that Burr discovered her liking for a microphone. Since then she has done numerous voice rolls from commercials to audio books. She's especially adept at romantic stories, and shines in the latest by Kingsbury.

With the initial offering in the Firstborn series, Fame, we meet Hollywood's No. 1 box office draw, Dayne Matthews. We never quite learn what his attraction is for the town of Bloomington, Indiana, but there he is and that's where he first sees Katy Hart, pretty young director of the local children's theatre.

Katy once had other aspirations - she wanted to be a famous actress, but she's found fulfillment and happiness in her work with the children's theatre. Then, she receives a surprising offer that could change her life forever, and perhaps make her old dreams come true.

The chance to star opposite Dayne in his next Hollywood film sounds too good to be true, but stardom with its attendant pitfalls may be more than the two of them have bargained for.

Romance listeners will throughly enjoy.

- Gail Cooke
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Avid Reader who like's suspense and thriller's with deep lesson's Sept. 23 2005
By Mary Lydon - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Thank you!!!! Another book from Karen Kingsbury, who left us with "The Redemption Series" wondering what do we do now? Here it is. More answer's and then more question's added to this continuing "Baxter family" who we all cried with, lived with, and grieved with. I can't seem to get them read fast enough, for the rest of my family who are waiting in the wing's. The weave of morality through this book, is done in only the way Karen Kingsbury can do this. No hold's barred, she tell's it like it is, and you live though these people's live's with them. When you think you have it figured out, you don't. Waiting for the next one!!!!!!!
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Fame Sept. 13 2005
By Yvette Labiuk - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Karen has done it again! Another wonderful read. I have not ever read through one of her books without crying, laughing, and thinking about my life choices. Once you pick up this book it is nearly impossible to put it down. The only downside is that you have to wait for the next book in the series to become available!

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