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Taya: Daughter of Jacob

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In the days of the Nephite Judges, one man decided he wanted to be King. Two political parties emerge–the Kingmen and the Freeman. Taya’s father, Jacob, is called to head-up the Freeman. Moving his family to Zarahemla did not go as planned. First, Lamanites attack his countryside compound, intent on killing Taya and her older brother, Kai, but even that did not compare in ...more
Paperback, 254 pages
Published December 25th 2011 by CreateSpace (first published December 21st 2011)
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Rabecca
I read this book as a manuscript - I loved it! So did my entire book club. It was fun to see it published. It is available for your e-reader only though (good for some!). You will fall in love with Taya - she is a strong, but loving heroine. This book is action,suspence,love, and religious stories all in one! The premise it taken from the greatest book ever - The Book of Mormon. A little story told in Alma - during the time of Captian Moroni. After reading Taya, written by a true Book of Mormom ...more
Roseanne Wilkins
I loved Taya, the 16-year-old main character. She is intelligent and fearless. I also loved the family relationships Loraine develops. I could feel the mutual love between Taya's parents and her siblings. The attraction between Micah and Taya was immediate, but there was a definite Shakespearean take on the tale with Micah wearing the King-man headband and Taya wearing the freeman headband. Sparks were sure to fly, and they did. Loraine has created a delightful historical tale I couldn't put dow ...more
Christy
Really loved this YA historical fiction. It made the Book of Mormon seem more real as I was able to "look inside" things that could have happened. While I am aware it is fiction, it was quite enjoyable. I also love Orson Scott Cards books on women of the old testament. Same idea, and it was fun to see it done with the Book of Mormon.
Roseanne Wilkins
I loved Taya, the 16-year-old main character. She is intelligent and fearless. I also loved the family relationships Loraine develops. I could feel the mutual love between Taya's parents and her siblings. The attraction between Micah and Taya was immediate, but there was a definite Shakespearean take on the tale with Micah wearing the King-man headband and Taya wearing the freeman headband. Sparks were sure to fly, and they did. Loraine has created a delightful historical tale I couldn't put dow ...more
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