Book review: The Prophetess, by Jill Eileen Smith

The Prophetess…by the title, anyone who is biblically literate can guess that this book is about Deborah, the Old Testament prohet — a prophet given to Israel as a judgement against their sin. The book is well-done, dramatic, action-packed and illuminating. The author has fleshed out Deborah’s life, added dimension with well-defined and imaginative characters. […]

Susan Karsten’s latest Book Review: In the Shadow of Jezebel, by Mesu Andrews

Enter into the dark world of a Baal priestess! Jehosheba is her name, and pleasing Queen Athalia is her game. When Jehosheba goes undercover in a surprising place, fear and love clash in a mighty way. I will  not reveal any more plot twists, but can say that if you love Biblical fiction, this is […]

Book Review: Rachel, a novel, by Jill Eileen Smith

Setting the inevitable debate about Biblical fiction aside for a moment: This book is SO well-written. How does this creative author come up with such fascinating ideas to flesh out the fascinating tale of Rachel, Leah, and Jacob??   Wow! From the blurb:  Rachel wants nothing more than for her older half sister Leah to […]