Reading Wednesday | The End of the Magi

The End of the Magi, by Patrick W. Carr, mixes Biblical Fiction with an epic quest like those found in the Fantasy genre. It follows a young magi, Myrad, as he simultaneously flees for his life and follows the star pointing to the new Messiah. He meets friends, foes, danger, and success throughout the journey. … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | The End of the Magi

Reading Wednesday | Harvest of Rubies

This past summer, I had the privilege of attending the Northwestern Christian Writers Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While I was there, I had the opportunity to meet Tessa Afshar, author of several novels. I had read her book Thief of Corinth and told her how much I enjoyed it, especially since Biblical fiction is not … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Harvest of Rubies

Reading Wednesday | King’s Shadow

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. King Herod's sister Salome loves her brother and lives to protect him from every … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | King’s Shadow

Reading Wednesday | Shelter of the Most High

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 is a young man who wishes to leave Kedesh, but cannot … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Shelter of the Most High

Reading Wednesday | Thief of Corinth

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.Β The Thief of Corinth was written by Tessa Afshar, a seminarian from Yale who grew up in the middle east. I believe this background truly brings the … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Thief of Corinth