Can their epic search for true love survive a father’s fury?

The daughter of King Saul, Michal lives a life of privilege–but one that is haunted by her father’s unpredictable moods and competition from her beautiful older sister. As a girl, Michal quickly falls for the handsome young harpist David. But soon after their romance begins, David must flee for his life, leaving Michal at her father’s mercy in the prison that is King Saul’s palace.

Will Michal ever be reunited with David? Or is she doomed to remain separated from him forever?


About the book

 Against the backdrop of opulent palace life, raging war, and daring desert escapes, Jill Eileen Smith takes you on an emotional journey as Michal deals with love, loss, and personal transformation as the first wife of King David.

Awards & Acclaim

  • 2010 ECPA Christian Book Award Finalist

  • 2010 Carol Award Finalist

  • 2010 Nominated Retailer’s Choice Award General: Fiction Category

  • 2009 ECPA Bestseller!

  • 4-star Review Romantic Times Magazine

Available also in:

  • Dutch

  • Large Print

  • German

  • Afrikaans

  • Romanian

  • Norwegian