By Ted Dekker
A sweeping epic set within the harsh deserts of Arabia and historic Palestine.
A struggle that rages among kingdoms on this planet and within the heart.
The harrowing trip of the lady on the heart of it all.
Step again in time to the yr of our Lord...A.D. 30.
The outcast daughter of 1 of the main strong Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is termed directly to defend the very those that rejected her. whilst their enemies release a surprising assault with devastating outcomes, 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 may learn the celebrities. Their trip may be fraught with negative chance. in the event that they can live on the titanic forbidding sands of a desolate tract that's lethal to so much, they'll succeed in a brutal international subjugated through kings and emperors. There Maviah needs to safe an not going alliance with King Herod of the Jews.
But Maviah's direction leads her without warning to a different guy. An enigmatic instructor who speaks of a manner during this lifestyles which bargains larger strength than any state. His identify is Yeshua, and his phrases flip every little thing recognized on its head. although following him might current even higher hazard, his could be the merely approach for Maviah to save lots of her people--and herself.
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A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker