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Of fire and lions : a novel / Mesu Andrews.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Vanderhoof Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Vanderhoof Public Library PB GEN AND (Text) 35193000350894 Adult Paperback Volume hold Checked out 2019-06-06

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735291867
  • ISBN: 0735291861
  • Physical Description: xi, 388 pages : map ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: [Colorado Springs, Colorado] : Waterbrook, 2019.

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General Note:
Includes a reading group guide.
Summary, etc.:
The Old Testament book of Daniel comes to life in this novel for readers of Lynn Austin's Chronicles of the Kings series or Francine Rivers' Mark of the Lion series. Survival. A Hebrew girl first tasted it when she escaped death nearly seventy years ago as the Babylonians ransacked Jerusalem and took their finest as captives. She thought she'd perfected in the many years amongst the Magoi and the idol worshippers, pretending with all the others in King Nebuchadnezzar's court. Now, as Daniel's wife and a septuagenarian matriarch, Belili thinks she's safe and she can live out her days in Babylon without fear--until the night Daniel is escorted to Belshazzar's palace to interpret mysterious handwriting on a wall. The Persian Army invades, and Bellili's tightly-wound secrets unfurl with the arrival of the conquering army. What will the reign of Darius mean for Daniel, a man who prays to Yahweh alone? Ultimately, Yahweh's sovereign hand guides Jerusalem's captives, and the frightened Hebrew girl is transformed into a confident woman, who realizes her need of the God who conquers both fire and lions.
Subject: Daniel (Biblical figure) > Fiction.
Jews > Fiction.
Good and evil > Fiction.
Genre: Religious fiction.
Bible fiction.

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