By Ted Dekker
A sweeping epic set within the harsh deserts of Arabia and historical Palestine.
A battle that rages among kingdoms on this planet and within the heart.
The harrowing trip of the girl on the middle of it all.
Step again in time to the yr of our Lord...A.D. 30.
The outcast daughter of 1 of the main robust Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is named directly to shield the very those that rejected her. whilst their enemies release a surprising assault with devastating results, Maviah escapes with the aid of of her father's warriors--Saba who speaks extra with is sword than his voice and Judah, a Jew who comes from a tribe that could learn the celebs. Their trip may be fraught with negative risk. in the event that they can live to tell the tale the big forbidding sands of a barren region that's lethal to so much, they are going to succeed in a brutal global subjugated by means of kings and emperors. There Maviah needs to safe an not likely alliance with King Herod of the Jews.
But Maviah's course leads her suddenly to a different guy. An enigmatic instructor who speaks of a manner during this lifestyles which bargains larger strength than any country. His identify is Yeshua, and his phrases flip every thing identified on its head. even though following him may perhaps current even higher probability, his could be the simply manner for Maviah to avoid wasting her people--and herself.
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A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker