Author Penelope Gladwell’s New Audiobook ‘Christina’s Gift’ is a Stirring Tale of a Group of Friends Who Find Meaning in Christ Following the Death of a Local Pastor

Recent audiobook release 'Christina's Gift' from Audiobook Network author Penelope Gladwell follows the ways in which the death of Christina Martin Andrews, a minister in Pittsburgh, affects the people she loved in life. Through her death, her loved ones discover a new, strengthened faith in Christ and discover truths about themselves they never realized.

HEDGESVILLE, W. Va. - September 9, 2022 - (

Penelope Gladwell, an ordained United Methodist pastor who holds degrees from Chatham University, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and Wesley Seminary in Washington, D.C., has completed her new audiobook "Christina's Gift": a thought-provoking story of the ways in which a minister's death changes the lives of all she knew.

"Set in Pittsburgh in the 1980s, 'Christina's Gift' begins with the death of Christina Martin Andrews, a minister serving an established congregation in the city," writes Gladwell. "As her friends and family try to make sense of how her life ended, they realize that her friendship was an invitation to become friends with Jesus and, in doing so, to discover their true selves, their true purpose."

Published by Audiobook Network, author Penelope Gladwell's new audiobook is a powerful example of the ways in which people are all connected, and how even in death one can positively impact others. Listeners will find a beautifully written and character-driven tale that will renew their faith and remain with them long after its finale.

Listeners can purchase the audiobook edition of "Christina's Gift" by Penelope Gladwell through Audible, the Apple iTunes store, or Amazon. 

Audiobooks are the fastest-growing segment in the digital publishing industry. According to The Infinite Dial 2019, 50% of Americans age 12 and older have listened to an audiobook. This huge growth can be partly attributed to increased listening in cars, which surpassed the home as the #1 audiobook listening location in the 2019 survey. Smart speaker proliferation also bodes well for future listening growth and more mainstream listening. 

Audiobook Network, Inc. (ABN) is a full-service audiobook publishing company that transforms authors' books or eBooks to life through audio narration. ABN handles narration, production, audio editing, digital formatting, distribution, promotion, and royalty collections all under one roof. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Audiobook Network at 866-296-7774.


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