Star of Persia: Esther's Story

Star of Persia: Esther's StoryIn an effort to complete a war his father had planned to win, King Xerxes calls every governor, satrap, and official in his vast kingdom to his palace in Susa to strategize and feast When they finally leave, he decides on one week of frivolity, which ends in the banishment of his favorite

Daughter of Rome

Daughter of RomeA woman with a devastating secret A man bent on proving his worth A chance encounter that catapults them into the heart of history.When the daughter of a prominent Roman general meets a disinherited Jewish immigrant, neither one can dream of God s plan to transform them into the most influential

Like Flames in the Night (Cities of Refuge, #4)

Like Flames in the Night (Cities of Refuge, #4)Strong willed Tirzah wants to join her people in driving the enemy from the land of Israel and undergoes training for a secret mission inside the stronghold of Shechem But soon after she has infiltrated the ruthless Aramean commander s kitchen, she makes a reckless decision that puts her and her

Shelter of the Most High (Cities of Refuge, #2)

Shelter of the Most High (Cities of Refuge, #2)The daughter of a pagan high priest, Sofea finds solace from her troubles in the freedom of the ocean But when marauders attack her village on the island of Sicily, she and her cousin are taken across the sea to the shores of Canaan Eitan has lived in Kedesh, a city of refuge, for the last eleven

A Light on the Hill (Cities of Refuge, #1)

A Light on the Hill (Cities of Refuge, #1)Though Israel has found relative peace, Moriyah has yet to find her own Atttempting to avoid the scorn of her community, she s spent the last seven years hiding behind the veil she wears Underneath her covering, her face is branded with the mark of the Canaanite gods, a shameful reminder of her

The Secret Chord

The Secret ChordPeeling away the myth to bring the Old Testament s King David to life in Second Iron Age Israel, Brooks traces the arc of his journey from obscurity to fame, from shepherd to soldier, from hero to traitor, from beloved king to murderous despot and into his remorseful and diminished dotage.The Secret

Daughter of Rome

Daughter of RomeA woman with a devastating secret A man bent on proving his worth A chance encounter that catapults them into the heart of history.When the daughter of a prominent Roman general meets a disinherited Jewish immigrant, neither one can dream of God s plan to transform them into the most influential

Wings of the Wind (Out From Egypt, #3)

Wings of the Wind (Out From Egypt, #3)Motherless and raised alongside her brothers, Alanah, a Canaanite, is no stranger to fighting When her father and brothers are killed in battle with the Hebrews, she disguises herself and sneaks onto the battlefield to avenge her family The one thing she never counted on was surviving Tobiah, a

Counted with the Stars (Out From Egypt, #1)

Counted with the Stars (Out From Egypt, #1)Sold into slavery by her father and forsaken by the man she was supposed to marry, young Egyptian Kiya must serve a mistress who takes pleasure in her humiliation When terrifying plagues strike Egypt, Kiya is in the middle of it all Choosing to flee with the Hebrews, Kiya finds herself reliant on

The Book of Longings

The Book of LongingsI am Ana I was the wife of Jesus So begins the new novel from the number one New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings, an extraordinary story set in the first century about a woman who finds her voice and her destiny in a time of great despair and

Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees (The Silent Years #2)

Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees (The Silent Years #2)Seeking peace and safety after a hard childhood, Leah marries Judah, a strong and gentle man, and for the first time in her life Leah believes she can rest easily But the land is ruled by Antiochus IV, descended from one of Alexander the Great s generals, and when he issues a decree that all Jews

Shadow of the Storm (Out From Egypt, #2)

Shadow of the Storm (Out From Egypt, #2)In the darkness of the storm s shadow, only truth can light her way Having escaped Egypt with the other Hebrews during the Exodus, Shira is now living in freedom at the foot of Mount Sinai When the people rebel by worshipping a golden idol, the ensuing chaos gives Shira an unexpected opportunity

Isaiah's Daughter (Prophets and Kings, #1)

Isaiah's Daughter (Prophets and Kings, #1)In this epic Biblical narrative, ideal for fans of The Bible miniseries, a young woman taken into the prophet Isaiah s household rises to capture the heart of the future king Isaiah adopts Ishma, giving her a new name Zibah, delight of the Lord thereby ensuring her royal pedigree Ishma came to

Providence: Hannah's Journey

Providence: Hannah's JourneyAs the sole daughter of the chief priest, Hannah is publicly shamed when the prophet of Israel refuses to heal her Determined to restore her familys honor, she escapes Jerusalem in hopes of finding the prophet and convincing him to restore her deformities Gilead, a young Hebrew guard sympathetic