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Petra

(2010)
City of Stone
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Petra, the wondrous ancient city carved from the mountains of modern Jordan, is at the height of its glory in this gripping historical novel by T. L. Higley. A young widow, Cassia, and her son, Alexander, have arrived there seeking protection with her late husband's estranged family. But when Cassia discovers the man she married was heir to the throne, the power-hungry Queen Hagiru plots to murder Alexander so that her own child will someday rule. The queen, priestess of the sun-god, Dushrat, calls on demonic powers in her quest, but Cassia is prepared for the fierce spiritual battle to save her son, joining a Roman named Julian and his community of believers in the Jewish Messiah. Together they seek a mighty movement of God far stronger than any dark heart or city made of stone.

Genre: Inspirational

Praise for this book

"A complex tale of faith and love amid lethal political intrigue!" - Kacy Barnett-Gramckow

"As compelling as Francine Rivers' A Voice in the Wind!" - Colleen Coble

"With heart-pounding action and characters that carve their way into your heart, PETRA is an adventurer's read and an escapist's dream. Who needs Indiana Jones?" - Tosca Lee

"A powerful picture of the risen Christ and His followers that will force contemporary believers to search their hearts to see if the flame of passion for Him still burns with the same fervor. It has my very highest recommendation." - Nancy Mehl

"An epic struggle between the forces of darkness and the King of Kings all with a little boy at the center.... Richly layered and compelling..." - Cara C Putman


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Paperback Editions

August 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Petra: City in Stone
Author(s): T L Higley
ISBN: 1-4336-6856-4 / 978-1-4336-6856-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: B&H Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


September 2010 : Paperback
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Title: Petra: City in Stone
Author(s): T L Higley, Tracy L Higley
Publisher: B&H Books
Availability: Amazon