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IN THE SHADOW OF JEZEBEL
Genre: Inspirational, Historical Romance
Andrews proves herself once again as her latest plot educates readers on the transformation that occurs in the life of a believer. Readers will be stunned at how eloquently her characters fulfill their roles in the Old Testament. Women become a significant part of the male-dominated culture depicted in this novel. It’s worth downloading the accompanying study questions and finding out more about those who choose to follow God.
Princess Jehosheba stands in the shadows of Queen Athaliah, whose mother, Queen Jezebel, has made sure that her daughter has fully trained Jehosheba to serve as priestess at the temple of Baal. Then a letter to the royals arrives that predicts doom for the family. Athaliah and Jezebel scheme to find a way for the princess to marry Yahweh’s high priest and gain Yahweh’s favor to restore the royal family’s safety. Will Jehosheba learn the truth about her family and seek her new husband’s beliefs? She must also overcome her fears about saving her family and her nation, but is it possible for the granddaughter of Jezebel to follow the will of God? (REVELL, Mar., 416 pp., $14.99)
Reviewed By: Lindy J. Swanson
Published: March 2014