While the other team members launch an investigation into the Gate, Andi experiments on a captive orb. Because aftereffects from the green fungus make it difficult for her to focus, she visits a highly-recommended psychiatrist, Dr. Hamish Drummond. Just when Andi achieves a breakthrough, Dr. Drummond’s life is threatened . . . and the Harbingers team realizes that their investigation has led them into perilous waters.
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Seeking peace and safety after a hard childhood, Leah marries Judah Maccabee, a strong and gentle man, and for the first time in her life Leah believes she can rest easily. But the land is ruled by Antiochus IV, descended from one of Alexander the Great's generals, and when he issues a decree that all Jews are to conform to Syrian laws upon pain of death, devout Jews risk everything to follow the law of Moses.
Judah's father resists the decree, igniting a war that will cost him his life. But before dying, he commands his son to pick up his sword and continue the fight--or bear responsibility for the obliteration of the land of Judah. Leah, who wants nothing but peace, struggles with her husband's decision--what kind of God would destroy the peace she has sought for so long?
The miraculous story of the courageous Maccabees is told through the eyes of Judah's wife, who learns that love requires courage . . . and sacrifice.More info →
Track Down the Weasel Words: And other strategies to revise and improve your manuscript (Writing Lessons from the Front)
Suppose you took your car to a mechanic who greeted you in about an hour and said, "You'll be pleased to know that I replaced your dead battery and added 250 unnecessary parts." Just as unnecessary parts would ruin a car engine, so unnecessary words, phrases, and elements can do damage to a story e...More info →