Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Review of Moses Chronicles: Bondage by Heather Moore, Incredible Historical Novel & Giveaway

 Today I'm sharing a new book by one of my favorite authors, Heather Moore or H.B. Moore.

Heather writes historical fiction as well as novels and I love her writing style! In this rendition of the Moses story found in the Bible, Heather has brought the early era of Moses to life in a story that you won't want to miss. The story focuses on his sister Miriam and the watchful eye she has kept on the baby brother she sent down the river eighteen years before. We see how the Hebrew slaves lived and what a miracle it was that Moses grew up right under the pharaoh's nose.
Heather's knowledge of Biblical times enlightens the reader by showing how the setting in which Moses lived was such a dichotomy to his Hebrew heritage. Reading this made me think so much deeper about the story of Moses found in Exodus. For Moses to eventually turn his back on a life of royal luxury shows his depth of character and I can't wait to read more in the second volume of the Moses Chronicles next year.
I highly recommend this book because it is an engaging story with suspense, romance, and truth from its biblical roots conveyed in a way that made me feel a connection to a story that is thousands of years old.

Here's the book blurb:

Moses Chronicles: Bondage
By Heather Moore

Moses has always felt like an outsider in his powerful Egyptian family, even though his close relationship with Ramses, the prince of Egypt, and their cousin Pentu keeps him entwined in the dealings of royalty. But when their youthful antics get them in trouble, the Pharaoh decides it’s time for all three of them to grow up and own their respective responsibilities. Now betrothed to a woman he cares nothing for, Moses wonders where his life is headed. 
Miriam, a Hebrew slave, lives with a secret she cannot share with anyone. And though it has been eighteen years since she saved her baby brother, she is constantly getting in trouble for spying on him. In a desperate attempt to control Miriam, her older brother, Aaron, and her father look to find her a husband, something Miriam has never been interested in—until Caleb, a young, handsome man, confesses his feelings for her and asks her father for her hand in marriage.   
When Libya advances on Egypt, Moses and Miriam are suddenly thrown together as the Egyptian royals and soldiers flee. Hebrew slaves are forced to defend the kingdom, and Miriam and Caleb are enlisted under Moses’s direction. Moses quickly sees there is more to this downtrodden people than what he’s been taught. When he witnesses the atrocities enacted against the slaves, he realizes he must leave—he must find out who he really is.  
A gripping account of the events that led to Moses’s flight into the wilderness, The Moses Chronicles: Bondage will take you back back to a rich period of history replete with scandal, strife, love, and hope as God prepares a prophet to lead His chosen people.  

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