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Bathsheba

I received this book for free in exchange for my review. Thank you so much Bethany House Publishers. 

A Vivid and Moving Portrait of a Reluctant Queen

After sending his army to besiege another king's capital, King David forces himself on Bathsheba, a loyal soldier's wife. When her resulting pregnancy forces the king to murder her husband and add her to his harem, Bathsheba struggles to protect her son while dealing with the effects of a dark prophecy and deadly curse on the king's household.

Combining historical facts with detailed fiction, Angela Hunt paints a realistic portrait of the beautiful woman who struggled to survive the dire results of divine judgment on a king with a divided heart.

Angela Hunt is a brilliant story-teller because she has taken a woman that we didn't know too much about and shown us life through her eyes. What it must have been like to be married to King David? I can't even begin to put myself in Bathsheba's shoes. To have that much faith…