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The Stone of Ebenezer

(Trilogy of Kings Saga #1)

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Grand Prize Winner of the New Look Writing Contest

NAGAD's life was perfect until it was torn apart by the ravages of war. Now, haunted by his past, this young conscript must meet the enemy in battle. With shaking rage the nations collide in a fierce conflict for dominance. Yet more is at stake than the survival of a people. The dispute contests the claim of immortal suprem
Paperback, 328 pages
Published July 16th 2015 by WestBow Press
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Amanda Geaney
Sep 18, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Begin a journey with Susan Van Volkenburgh back to the time of 1 Samuel in her debut novel The Stone of Ebenezer. Tread the ancient lands of the Israel and Philistia through a novel replete with descriptive prose. Before you begin, let me say, I've yet to come across a biblical fiction novel so saturated with scripture and biblical history.

Within the first few chapters, it became evident that The Stone of Ebenezer was written from the heart of an educator. Van Volkenburgh does not limit the scop
Judith Ingram
Sep 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Think Tolkien. An ancient land and people with a proud heritage are threatened by sinister forces. Their one hope—their sacred relic—is captured by the enemy, and their soldiers retreat, defeated and humiliated. Shadows overtake the land as bright dreams fade and hope wanes. Enter a young hero, eager to prove his mettle, who finds himself tested for more than courage in battle. Unlike the fantasy tale of Middle-earth, however, this tale is rooted in the true story of ancient Israel, told in epic ...more
Lorraine Montgomery
I received a free ecopy of this book from BookLookBloggers in exchange for an honest review.

This is historical fiction based on the biblical account of the time of Samuel when the Israelites were harried by the Philistines, a nation of giants that thought of the Jewish nation as dogs to be ruled over and the Ark of the Covenant, made in the wilderness after liberation from Egypt, resided in the tabernacle in Shiloh and the priesthood had become corrupt. The story follows a young soldier named Na
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THE STONE OF EBENEZER, Book 1: Trilogy of Kings Saga
Awarded the Grand Prize in the New Look Writing Contest-January 2015, WestBow Press and Harper Collins

Finalist in the 2014 WestBow Press and Parable Group Aspiring Authors Writing Contest and 2012 Women of Faith writing Contest.

Finalist in the 2011 Women of Faith writing Contest.

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