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[This quote is taken from the back cover of the book.] "Follow a disillusioned young priest, a terrified graduate student, and a spiritually fascinating man--from the shores of Normandy to the hills of Ireland, from the alleyways of Paris, Rome, and Jerusalem, to the halls of time itself--in a suspenseful thriller that combines the supernatural with unrelenting action, aching loss, and one life story that will sweep you to the very foot of Golgotha."
This sequel to Hadassah parallels the lives of Hadassah and Queen Esther in modern-day Israel and the Persian kingdom. Each woman must remain strong as she fights for her people. The historically based saga of Mordecai and Esther is woven together with a contemporary thriller- From the bestselling writing team of Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen.
Back Cover: A gripping action-adventure story, full of political intrigue and suspense, with a brand-new perspective on a historical figure you may think you already know! BOTH A PALACE THRILLER AND A JEWISH WOMAN'S MEMOIR, Hadassah brings the age-old story of Esther to life. This historically accurate novel layered with fresh insights provides a fascinating twist on a pivotal time in religious history, and readers will find it bursting with page-turning drama. TOMMY TENNEY At the core of his in-depth research into the life of Esther and its setting in ancient Persia-contemporary Iraq and Iran-Tenney discovered a compelling heart-stopping tale. His storytelling gifts capture the power and beauty of the peasant girl who became queen.
John Bevere and Mark Andrew Olsen created a story about a fictitious, evangelical-Christian pastor, who, through his heart-retching adventures, learns what it means to become an authentic man of God. The story is an "EDGE-OF-YOUR-SEAT-SUSPENSE . . . AND SOMETHING MORE. . . .! a FATHER trapped in a terrible underwater accident. . . a SON desperate to do--anything--to save him. . . a DIGITAL READOUT ticking down toward certain death--and a fate more horrible still. . . For Alan Rockaway, his teenage son, Jeff, and Alan's new bride, Jenny, it's been a little more than a fascinating tourist submarine excursion, a leisurely end to a weekend church-couples' cruise. And then the horrifying crash and the plunge toward the unknown. . . . Everything Alan has assumed about himself, about what awaits him in the future, is flipped upside down. . . In the ultimate rescue operation, life or death is just the beginning!" The authors created this, Christian suspense thriller hoping to make an eternal impact on their readers. The writers tell this story with pathos and compassion so as to explore God's revelations with stark realism, heroism, tragedy, and triumph. The authors hope that their readers will learn that it is not too late for them to become rescued.
Back Cover: What happens when fate links the destiny of a woman with Mennonite heritage to that of a Las Vegas cocktail waitress? Will these two from different backgrounds and generations, connected only by life's circumstances and losses, find healing for their wounds on THE ROAD HOME? For Naomi Kauffman Yoder, memories of a Pennsylvania Dutch childhood, abandoned roots, lost connections, and shattered dreams have left her with nothing but loneliness and regret. Now wracked with grief, she comes to a momentous decision. For Ruth Escalante Yoder, daughter-in-law and friend to Naomi, she concludes that leaving Las Vegas is the only option left to her. So begins their odyssey-a cross-country quest in Naomi's creaky old Impala as she returns to her family farm in Lancaster County, to the values of a life once spurned. Although never having seen the East before, Ruth too is looking for a place to call home. Will she find it among the slow, quiet rhythms of Pennsylvania farm country? Far more than a simple road trip, their drive home becomes a journey of the soul.
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