Today’s book review features Jewel of the Nile by Tessa Afshar.
Welcome to First Line Friday! Today I’m featuring Jewel of the Nile by Tessa Afshar.
Have you heard of Priscilla and Aquila? If you’ve read the Book of Acts in the Bible, you’ll recognize their names since they’re a couple who worked with the Apostle Paul. Something notable about these two is that Priscilla is not only listed alongside… Continue Reading “Reading Wednesday | Daughter of Rome”
The End of the Magi, by Patrick W. Carr, mixes Biblical Fiction with an epic quest like those found in the Fantasy genre.
Angela Hunt’s latest novel, King’s Shadow, is based on the years of King Herod’s reign before the calendar turns to the Common Era. It follows two women, one fictional, one historical, as they seek to survive amid treachery, rumors, and conspiracy.
Shelter of the Most High, by Connilyn Cossette, is a captivating tale set in 1388 BC. Sofea is a young woman taken from her home on the Island of Sicily. She is eventually brought to Kedesh, a City of Refuge among the Hebrews. Eitan… Continue Reading “Reading Wednesday | Shelter of the Most High”
I don’t usually read Biblical fiction, but when I had the option to choose a book about a woman thief living in the first century AD, I was intrigued. The Thief of Corinth was written by Tessa Afshar, a seminarian from Yale who grew up… Continue Reading “Reading Wednesday | Thief of Corinth”