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Gods & Kings (Chronicles of the Kings, Book 1) by Lynn Austin

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By Lynn Austin

Gods and Kings is the tale of King Hezekiah, inheritor to the throne of King David. whilst his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah's mom, Abijah, searches frantically for how to avoid wasting him. yet purely males will help her, and neither of them turns out reliable. In a time and position engulfed by way of violence, treachery, and infidelity to Yahweh, Abijah and her son needs to become aware of the only precise resource of power in the event that they are to avoid wasting themselves and their nation. publication 1 of Chronicles of the Kings.

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I saw the books in Gretchen’s library, on their own shelf, with dustcovers still well intact though aged. Her mother had inscribed each one to her—“To my darling daughter”—with what I calculated to be the year Gretchen would have finished the equivalent of high school. Next to them were braille versions, which Gretchen had commissioned. The covers showed a woman with short blond hair and an exaggerated expression apparently romping through comic adventures with her social set, who, the plot summaries informed us, didn’t approve of the heroine’s ambition.

I want to thank you for all the work you’re putting into it. I knew the photos were in a state, but I didn’t realize how bad of one. ” She pushed her eyebrows together. I could tell how hard that was for her to say. ” Gretchen teared up. “It was magical, those youngest years. Not just seeing—though seeing was good, of course—but it was what I saw! Mother had such a way of creating moments. She lived a life then that was … exotic and exhilarating … hotels and airplanes…. I tagged along. Did you see the picture?

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