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Harvest of Gold

Harvest of Gold

(Book 2)
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A hidden message, treachery, opposition, and a God-given success will lead to an unlikely bounty.

In Harvest of Gold (Book 2), the scribe Sarah married Darius, and at times she feels as if she has married the Persian aristocracy, too. There is another point she did not count on in her marriage—Sarah has grown to love her husband. Sarah has wealth, property, honor, and power, but her husband’s love still seems unattainable.

Although his mother was an Israelite, Darius remains skeptical that his Jewish wife is the right choice for him, particularly when she conspires with her cousin Nehemiah to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. Ordered to assist in the effort, the couple begins a journey to the homeland of his mother’s people. Will the road filled with danger, conflict, and surprising memories, help Darius to see the hand of God at work in his life—and even in his marriage?

ISBN: 978-0-8024-0559-3
Publish date: June, 2013
Page Count: 368
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5
Format: Paperback
Weight: .86 LBS
Case Quantity: 40
About Tessa Afshar
TESSA AFSHAR was voted ?New Author of the Year? by the Family Fiction sponsored Reader?s Choice Award 2011 for her novel Pearl in the Sand. She was born in Iran, lived there for the first fourteen years of her life, and attended an English boarding school for girls before moving to the United States permanently. Her conversion to Christianity in her twenties changed the course of her life forever. Tessa holds an MDiv from Yale University where she served as cochair of the Evangelical Fellowship at the Divinity School. She has spent the last twelve years in full- and part-time Christian work.

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Tessa Afshar has done much research to present the reader with an accurate portrayal of life during the days of Nehemiah. She paints in detail the cost of betrayal, the value of forgiveness and the necessity of faithfulness. I found the historical highlights regarding life in the king’s court and life in Jerusalem fascinating. I would definitely consider reading another book by this author. http://www.bookbazinga.blogspot.com/
by bookbazinga on 7/29/2013
Tessa Afshar has taken my breath away with the beauty and depth of her latest novel. This is a gripping story of loss, love, and forgiveness with many an arresting moment that caused me to think deeply about my own marriage as well as my devotion to God. I recommend it not only for the beautiful storytelling but also for the incisive lessons to be learned. Tessa has cemented her place as one of my most favourite authors. http://relzreviewz.com/harvest-of-rubies-by-tessa-afshar-with-giveaway-2/
by Relz Reviewz on 7/19/2013
As a pastor at my church, she does wonderful and thought provoking sermons. Now with this second book in print, Tessa Afshar has blessed me even more in the way of presenting God's truths in a different way!
by Joel on 5/6/2013
It exceeded my expectations. I tried to savor each page so I would not finish it so quickly but I just couldn't put it down until I completed it! Tessa Afshar has the ability to write Biblical fiction that not only has suspense, romance and an engaging plot. Thanks Tessa for writing novels that not only entertain us but touch/ speak to our hearts through God's Spirit. I loved this book! I can't wait for Tessa Afshar next novel! http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/595528965
by Elise on 4/22/2013
I don’t like biblical fiction. But I believe my heart is turning on this matter, and Ms. Afshar is playing a HUGE part in it! The characters were very well developed and written. Their chemistry with each other was realistic and persuasive…and charming. I believe Ms. Afshar writes with the Holy Spirit’s guidance—and I don’t say that lightly. I highly recommend this book. It’s just beautiful to savor. http://readingbetweenthecovers.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/review-harvest-of-gold-by-tessa-afshar/
by Reading Between the Covers on 4/18/2013
Ms. Afshar uses Biblical anecdotes and actual Biblical quotations strategically placed throughout the story. The characters are well developed and together with the plot create an endearing story which is uplifting and enlightening. She has a simple yet attention grabbing writing style. Harvest of Gold has a wonderful ending thus leading to great anticipation of the next installment of Ms.Afshar's work. http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/571000129
by Mal’s Reviews on 4/16/2013

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