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By Patrick W. Carr -
In Babylon in 537 BC, the prophet Daniel learns his people, the Hebrews, are finally being freed to return to their homeland in Israel. ...Read Review
By Sue Monk Kidd -
Kidd has taken a concept which could have been seriously strained – imagining the life of the woman who married Jesus in 1st-century Judea – ...Read Review
By ANGELA HUNT -
[Note: The Salome in this book is not the dancing Salome of the “head of John the Baptist” and seven veils fame. This ...Read Review
By Connilyn Cossette -
“If brothers dwell together, and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the dead man shall not be married ...Read Review
By Mesu Andrews -
In a small village in Judah, a young girl, Shulle, lives a happy yet simple life with her gentle and sometimes strange father, ...Read Review
By Jill Eileen Smith -
Bestselling biblical fiction author Jill Eileen Smith breathes new life into the story of Queen Esther, the titular Star of Persia, by steeping ...Read Review
By Cindy Williams -
This is Australian writer Cindy Williams’ second novel. Her first, The Pounamu Prophecy, was set in her birth country of New Zealand and ...Read Review
By Tessa Afshar -
Afshar explores the lives of Aquila and Priscilla from the Bible, a married couple who were extremely influential in the early Christian movement. ...Read Review
By Richard Zimler -
Bestselling author Richard Zimler crafts a distinctly Jewish view of the mission and execution of Jesus of Nazareth (here termed Yeshua, of Natzeret) ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Cook -
This complex novel is written in three main sections. In the first, we read of how the Ark of the Covenant was captured ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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