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The little town of Nazareth is a long way from Jerusalem. But is anywhere in Judea safe from Herodís evil clutches?
Gossip swirls around the newlyweds Mary and Yosef. It is far too soon for her womb to carry the growing baby, neighbors say. Yet too much is at stake for Yosef to reveal the truth. He vows to protect Mary and the baby with his life, but how can he protect her heart from the barbs of betrayal?
As beloved prophetess Hannah boldly foretells the coming of Israelís true King, King Herod plots her doom . . . and that of anyone else he believes challenges his throne. When a dying slave stumbles into Beth-lehem on a stormy night, shepherd Zadok and his wife, Rachel, wonder, Is her arrival guided by God or a trap set by the paranoid Herod?
As Mary and Yosef set out on a perilous journey to Jerusalem, astronomer Melchior sees unusual activity in the stars. Heís convinced something important will happen soon in Israel . . . and it will impact the world for all eternity.
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A timeless tale of faith, love, and redemption
In their most dramatic, ambitious, and significant historical series to date, Bodie and Brock Thoene once again transport readers back in time to first century A.D. to the birth of Christ--the most critical events in the history of the world.
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.