Below are the list of my novels and novel series. The books are listed from latest to earliest top to bottom. Each book tells the story of a woman in the Old Testament of the Bible. I hope you will enjoy their stories as I imagined them to be. Thank you for reading!
Star of Persia, Esther’s Story
Stand Alone Novel
In an effort to complete a war his father had planned to win, King Xerxes calls every governor, satrap, and official in his vast kingdom to his palace in Susa to strategize and feast. When they finally leave, he decides on one more week of frivolity, which ends in the banishment of his favorite wife, something he never intended to do. But when he discovers Esther, Xerxes is sure he has a second chance at happiness.
In her wildest dreams, Esther could never have imagined that she would end up as queen of Persia. Yet she knows better than to become complacent. Another of Xerxes's wives is vying for position, and his closest advisor has a deep and dangerous grudge against Esther's adoptive father. Caught in the middle of palace politics, Esther will find herself in an impossible position: risk her life or consign her people to annihilation.
The Heart of a King (stand-alone)
King Solomon was wealthy and wise beyond measure. He could--and did--have anything he wanted, including many women from many lands. But for all his wisdom, did he or the women in his life ever find what they searched for all of their lives?
In this engrossing novel, you'll find yourself whisked away to ancient Israel, where you'll meet Solomon and four of the women he loved: Naamah the desert princess, Abishag the shepherdess, Siti the daughter of a pharaoh, and Nicaula the queen of Sheba. As you experience the world of Solomon through his eyes and the eyes of these women, you'll ask yourself the ultimate question: Did Solomon's wisdom ultimately benefit him and those he loved . . . or did it betray them?
Loves of King Solomon (ebooks)
Book 1: The Desert Princess / Book 2: The shepherdess / Book 3: Daughter of the nile / Book 4: The Queen of Sheba
Four royal women. One king. Each has a story uniquely their own and each must face a life they did not expect. What events set them on their course? What love will they choose in the end? (Each short story will be available in e-book only. The final compilation will be paperback and e-book, bringing all the stories together.)T
Daughters of the Promised Land
Book 1: The crimson cord / Book 2: the prophetess / Book 3: redeeming grace / Book 4: A Passionate Hope
Daughters of the Promised Land is a biblical fiction series set during the times of the conquest of Canaan under Joshua and the times of the Judges. Four women. Four unique stories. Rahab, a Canaanite prostitute. Deborah, a Hebrew judge and prophetess. Ruth, a Moabite widow, and Hannah, a barren Hebrew wife. Faced with daunting odds against them, each one must make a choice–take a risk for change–or live with the status quo. But which one will cost them more? Sometimes chances are worth taking.
The Wives of the Patriarchs
The Wives of the Patriarchs is a three-book biblical fiction series set in ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Egypt, and ancient Canaan. Each story is a fictional rendering of the biblical account, focusing on one or more of Israel’s four matriarchs.
Enter a world where love isn’t always what it seems, and sincere longings can lead to devastating choices. Meet Sarai, Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah, all amidst a backdrop of deceit and control and a struggle to make a united family. Sometimes we must be careful what we wish for, as many of these matriarchs discovered much too well.
The Wives of King David
The Wives of King David is a biblical fiction series set in ancient Israel during the reigns of King Saul and King David. Each story is a fictional rendering of the biblical account of three of David’s most well-known wives.
Enter a world filled with love and longing amidst political upheaval and palace intrigue. Read the real-life accounts of David and his wives in 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 Chronicles, and many of David’s Psalms. Get to know the man whom God called “a man after my own heart,” and then with the truth of Scripture in hand, imagine what it was like for the women who loved him.