Palace of Darkness

Palace of Darkness

A Novel of Petra

Book - 2014
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"She believed the city in stone could protect her from the past; until it threatened to destroy her future. Cassia, a destitute young widow, seeks refuge for herself and her young son, Alexander, in Petra, the home of his late father's estranged family. Cassia hopes to secure a future here with Alexander's relatives and enjoy the family life she's never known, but Alexander's father was not the man Cassia thought. He kept a great secret from her; a secret that leads an evil queen to steal Alexander from her and plan his destruction. As the plot against her son unfolds, Cassia finds unexpected allies in her new friend, Julian, and the mysterious followers of The Way. These strangers sacrifice everything to help Cassia rescue her son from the dark palace and the pagan queen. And they offer Cassia the love and security of a family, asking for nothing in return. With Roman soldiers poised to invade the city, Cassia learns that it will take more than her new friends to save her son's life. It will take a strength and a power beyond any Cassia has ever known; if she is willing to surrender and trust in the One True God"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, c2014.
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, 2014.
ISBN: 9781401687502
Characteristics: vi, 362 pages ; 21 cm.

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kaylenesunshine
Dec 13, 2014

I didn't like this book as much as one of her other titles, The Queen's Handmaid, but it was still a good read. The historical backdrop of daily life in ancient Petra was very interesting.

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