Harvest of Rubies

Harvest of Rubies

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"The prophet Nehemiah's cousin has been catapulted into the center of the Persian court--working long hours, rubbing elbows with royalty, and becoming the queen's favorite scribe. Not bad, for a woman living in a man's world. But a devastating past has left Sarah believing that God doesn't love her and her achievements are the measure of her worth--a measure she can never quite live up to. Darius Pasargadae is accustomed to having his way. A wealthy and admired aristocrat, the last thing he expects is an arranged marriage to the queen's scribe, an intelligent woman who scorns him. Can two such different people help one another overcome the idols that bind them."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: Chicago : Moody Publishers, [2012]
ISBN: 9780802405586
0802405584
Branch Call Number: Fiction Afshar
Characteristics: 372 p. ; 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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