The Chronicles of Queen Jezebel
by Ginger Garrett;
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Biblical retelling of Queen Jezebel, King Ahab and the prophet Elijah, a fascinating tale of romance, intrigue and power
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This is your long awaited doorway into one of the least told stories of the Bible that has surprising and godly truth to reveal. On the surface it’s an age old story that still resonates in our era where arranged marriages are still in the headlines, and a woman must prove strong and independent to claim her own destiny.
In Jezebel, we find a young woman is given to a man not of her choosing with nothing in common - neither nation, nor station nor worship. Can any good come of such a union?
It is hard for any but followers of biblical retellings and scripture based romantic fiction to view this story for what it is without prior biblical misconceptions. But Ginger Garrett takes you through the familiar biblical scenes of the priests of Jezebel, her struggles with Ahab and the constant pleadings of the prophet and God of Israel, the great Elijah.
Jezebel had given everything for a throne - and with Ahab a weak ruler, Jezebel takes on his role as ruler and has strength to follow her convictions in the face of opposition, as proven in the scandal of Naboth’s vineyard. Sparking a battle between her strangely powerless gods and the God of her palace administrator, Obadiah, she will fight, though victory may cost her everything.
This fascinating insight on one of the Bible’s most overlooked and misunderstood women mixes romance, intrigue and power struggles with everything at stake and has much to teach about the Bible and the way women are still treated – even in our own society, today.
Reign by Ginger Garrett was published by David C Cook in January 2013 and is our 22239th best seller. The ISBN for Reign is 9781434765963.
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From the moment her marriage to prince Ahab thrusts her into the intrigues of palace life, Jezebelís exotic beauty opens doors and her will breaks down walls. Torn from her homeland and wed to power in a strange country, Jezebel vows to create a legacy and power all her own. Some might call her a manipulative schemer, bent on having her way. But they donít know the whole story, and she was much, much worse.
As she moves through the halls of power, her heart struggles between devotion to the gods she worships, the prince who loves her, and her thirst for revenge. She sparks a battle between her strangely powerless gods and the God of palace administrator Obadiah-a God who confronts her with surprising might. She will fight, though victory may cost her everything.
“Ginger Garrett has written a refreshingly beautiful, descriptive, and haunting story of Queen Jezebel. If you don’t know the biblical story of Jezebel, you can read it in the Bible in 1 Kings 16 through 1 Kings 22, and in 2 Kings 9 and 2 Kings 10. Her writing is obviously fictional, though thoroughly researched. It seems as if she’s taken great pains to make sure her story is as accurate as can be with as little detail that is known about Jezebel and her reign over Israel.”
About the Author
Ginger Garrett is the critically acclaimed author of Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther, which was recognized as one of the top five novels of 2006 by the ECPA, and Dark Hour. An expert in ancient women's history, Ginger creates novels and nonfiction resources that explore the lives of historical women. A frequent media guest and television host, Ginger has been interviewed by The New York Times, NPR, Billy Graham's The Hour of Decision," The Harvest Show, Fox News, and many other outlets. In 2007, Ginger was nominated for the Georgia Author of the Year Award for her novel Dark Hour. A graduate of Southern Methodist University with a degree in theater, she is passionate about creating art from history.
Details for Reign
|Page last updated||28th March 2015|
|Author / Artist||Ginger Garrett|
|Publisher||David C Cook (January 2013)|
|Number of Pages||304|