A Great Light
In a kingdom ruled by a powerful monarchy focused on dominion, an opposition develops from the king’s own son, Prince Karhiad. While the ruthless King Vilsig envisions conquest of all kingdoms, his son’s own heart has a different direction. Prince Karhiad is more focused on the humanity of the citizens...more
I give A Great Light four stars. I look forward to the next book in the Kingdom to Light series.
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Author Jennifer Ball offer no biographical information except that she writes Christian books infused with fantasy and a touch of science fiction. Her initial book was her 2014 HERE - a story about Christian morals and values meeting head on with today's progressive society which is decaying away from Scripture. Now she presents THE KINGDOM TO COME: Book One – A GREAT LIGHT.
Jennifer opens her well-scribed book with an intere ...more
This is a little journey by a questioning prince, Karhiad, as he goes into a foreign realm and meets a young woman, Faith. They exchange information about each other every time they meet. It is two cultures getting to know each other. A warlike culture (the prince Karhiad's country of Merrhius) and the mystical, fabled land of Trinicity, a kind of place of redemption, if you ask enough questions about it and actually get there.
Jennifer Ball presents the novel like a Middle Ages parable, with ca ...more
Prince Karhiad has just celebrated his birthday and is clearly used to having everything his way. While his entitlement is expected with the whole "prince" thing, it doesn't stop him from showing compassion and curiosity as he meets Faith, the mystery girl from Trinicity. Unlike the lands Karhiad knows, Faith ...more
On the night of Karhaid's 17th birthday, he sees a mysterious light which only he can ...more
Faith is from a city no one believes exisit. They like to keep it that way. No one leaves and no one ca ...more
The characters are very well-developed and the story of the fight for good and evil is one I'm very familiar with but was presented in a fresh way. Prince Karhiad's learns everything is has been led to be ...more
The Christian part of the story was well written and not overpowering, in fact at times it seemed almost too simplistic. But overall I think Ms. Ball did a good job of portraying the battle b ...more