Showing posts from April, 2019

Book Recommendation - The Heart of a King

My most recent read in the biblical historical fiction genre, was "The Heart of a King", which chronicles the life of Solomon and four of the women he loved.

King Solomon was wealthy and wise beyond measure. He could--and did--have anything he wanted, including many women from many lands. But for all his wisdom, did he or the women in his life ever find what they searched for all of their lives?

In this engrossing novel, you'll find yourself whisked away to ancient Israel, where you'll meet Solomon and four of the women he loved: Naamah the desert princess, Abishag the shepherdess, Siti the daughter of a pharaoh, and Nicaula the queen of Sheba. As you experience the world of Solomon through his eyes and the eyes of these women, you'll ask yourself the ultimate question: Did Solomon's wisdom ultimately benefit him and those he loved . . . or did it betray them?

It was interesting to see the differences in the women, as well as to see things from Solomon's vi…

Book Recommendation - The Edge of Mercy

Fans of heavily emotional story-lines, Heidi Chiavaroli is a name you should be on the lookout for! Her latest novel, The Edge of Mercy releases April 9, 2019. It's one I highly recommend!

This story was first born in the author's mind when a hiking trail for her son's Tiger Cub Scout troop ended at Abram's Rock. Legend had it that Abram was a poor native American who had left his tribe and came to live peacefully at this place, between the world of the Natives and the White men, taking shelter in the cave beside the rock. He was eventually found and captured, and was given the choice of death, or leaping from the top of the rock 3 times. He took the chance and though he survived the first 2 jumps, the 3rd jump killed him. While this tale is simply legend, a story was formed in Ms. Chiavaroli's mind. Here's a photo of Abram's Rock, for reference. Though this is the author's third published book, it was the first one she penned. For that reason, fans of …