Archive for the ‘Biblical Fiction’ Category

Tightwad Tuesday — Free or Affordable eBooks — Biblical Fiction

I really enjoy biblical fiction, especially about the Jewish bible. I think the stories are great, interesting  and, I hear, even teach a lesson or two. Most of the biblical fiction books I read were pretty good, some took many liberties, others didn’t but I have to say I enjoyed most of them (it is unfortunate […]

Thoughts on: Queenmaker: A Novel of King David’s Queen by India Edghill

Article first published as Book Review: Queenmaker: A Novel of King David’s Queen by India Edghill on Blogcritics. About: Queenmaker: A Novel of King David’s Queen by India Edghill is considered to be biblical fiction. I have studied the bible (both Jewish and Christian) and do enjoy biblical fiction very much. 384 pages Publisher: Picador; First […]

Thoughts on: Melachim Gimmel (Kings III) by Yochi Brandes

About: “Melachim Gimmel” (Kings III) by Yochi Brandes is a biblical fiction book which, presumptuously enough, is a continuation of the biblical books of Kings I and Kings II. While not her first novel, this is the first “biblical” novel the former ultra-orthodox author wrote. My rating for Melachim Gimmel – 4 Thoughts: “Melachim Gimmel” […]

Book Review: The Gilded Chamber: A Novel of Queen Esther by Rebecca Kohn

I borrowed this book from the local library. My rating for The Gilded Chamber– 4 About: “The Gilded Chamber: A Novel of Queen Esther” by Rebecca Kohn is a familiar story, Hadassah, a Jewish orphan, is being brought to the court of King Xerxes as a possible queen. Hiding her Jewish origins she changes her […]

Book Review and Giveaway: Pearl in the Sand by Tessa Afshar

I got this eBook for free. Giveaway: Moody Publishers has kindly made books available to three (3) lucky winners who will be randomly chosen on Monday, September 20, 2010. Entry form below. View Book Trailer “Pearl in the Sand” by Tessa Afshar, a biblical fiction novel, is the story of Rahab, one of the most […]

Book Review: Delilah by India Edghill

I borrowed this book from the local public library. This attempt at biblical fiction not a re-telling of the story of Samson, but a complete overhaul of the familiar story – a re-imagining if you will. The bible doesn’t tell us much about Samson’s wife, or even Delilah (except that she was beautiful, Samson’s love, […]