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Prophet, Priest and King: A Novel of King Solomon
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
It's not easy to write a Biblical story and still make it seem relevant to the present times but clearly John Howard Reid knows his subject matter well. This fully-engaging novel presents an aged and not-so-wise King Solomon who is forced to make certain choices. He has to pit his wits against the temple priests when an unknown killer is on the prowl, and the common people are close to rebellion.
In All His Glory: A Novel of Ancient Egypt
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
Lifted from the pages of The Book of Kings, the story of Jeroboam in Ancient Egypt is brought to life. With splendid detail, the reader is transported back to the days of the Pharaohs and submerged into the ordeals of a hostile desert land, as Jeroboam, an outcast from his own country, struggles to survive among Egyptian royalty. Reid has obviously done his homework. Details are full and vibrant.
A Ranger Named Rowdy - A Texas Ranger Tim Bannon Story - The Blizzard
By James J. Griffin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by High Noon Press. Category: Fiction
Tim Bannon and a young Ranger, Tate Slocum, are sent to Sierra Blanca just before Christmas to stop a budding range war before it starts. Before their assignment is completed, they will find out a range war is the least of their problems. On their way home, their train is stranded by a ferocious blizzard. On board the train is a doctor bringing badly needed smallpox vaccine to the town of Toyah.
American Sons: The Untold Story of the Falcon and the Snowman
By Vince Font
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,550. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
In 1977, Christopher Boyce and Andrew Daulton Lee were convicted of espionage and sentenced to decades in prison. The story of their crime, as told in the 1985 movie The Falcon and the Snowman, was only the beginning. American Sons tells the full story of their ordeal behind bars - and how a young, idealistic paralegal named Cait Mills helped them become free men.