Harvest of Rubies

Harvest of Rubies

Large Print - 2013
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Center Point Large Print Books
The prophet Nehemiah has a cousin who can speak several languages, keep complex accounts, write on rolls of parchment and tablets of clay, and solve mysteries. This cousin is catapulted into the center of the Persian court — working long hours, rubbing elbows with royalty, and completing high-level tasks as a scribe for the queen. Not bad, for a woman living in a man’s world.

Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2013
Edition: Center Point Large Print edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781611739008
1611739004
Branch Call Number: PS3601.F47 H37 2013b
PS3601.F47 H37 2013b
Characteristics: 446 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

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marissaburt
Jun 11, 2016

I have just discovered Tessa Afshar's books, and I am so thrilled with them! I love how she weaves together historical details and spiritual truth. This story is set in the time of Nehemiah with a likeable heroine who goes from driven and finding her worth in what she does to free in the Lord and connected to those around her.

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DreDre
Jun 27, 2015

Deeply engrossing from beginning to end.

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lucyreviews
Jun 22, 2015

A wonderful story by an incredibly talented author. I concur with the reviewer who, speaking of Sarah, wrote, "Her faith journey strengthened mine and will inspire yours."

Harvest of Gold continues the story.

topepeters Feb 10, 2014

excellent reading, I love how she brings that time period to life and how faith in God is woven in.

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GC07
Oct 08, 2013

Not to be missed!

galbraithsfam Jun 20, 2013

Fantastic book. Engaging plot. It did tend to be a bit on the preachy side if one is not accustomed to that, they might not love it, but I thought it was well done

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pink_blossom17
Dec 20, 2012

Although I don't like the time period very much the author wrote this book so well I loved every page. Espesily how she wove in Biblical truths so well into the story. A must read!

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motherof3
Dec 10, 2012

Amazing! The story keeps infolding with every page!

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