Saturday, April 21, 2012
Garden of Madness
Garden of Madness
By Tracy L. Higley
Published by Thomas Nelson
Average Blogger Rating: 4.64 Stars
I found this book was very interesting to read. It took me a bit to kind of get into the plot but once it did, i loved to continue to read it. I would recommend this book for a nice little read to anyone.
Tia at a young age, had to do a treaty marriage,m and she went through with it for her father. Her father is "ill". Her husband lives for 7 years and then passes. Her mother is now saying she is to be wed again for a different treaty, which isn't something she wants.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Thomas Nelson publishers as part of their book review bloggers program. All opinions expressed are my own, and I was not required to write a positive review.
The Untold Story of King Nebuchadnezzar’s Daughter.
For seven years the Babylonian princess Tiamat has waited for the mad king Nebuchadnezzar to return to his family and to his kingdom. Driven from his throne to live as a beast, he prowls his luxurious Hanging Gardens, secreted away from the world.
Since her treaty marriage at a young age, Tia has lived an indulgent palace life. But when her husband dies and a nobleman is found murdered in the palace, Tia must discover who is responsible for the macabre death, even if her own newfound freedom is threatened.
As the queen plans to wed Tia to yet another prince, the powerful mage Shadir plots to expose the family’s secret and set his own man on the throne. Tia enlists the help of a reluctant Jewish captive, her late husband’s brother Pedaiah, who challenges her notions of the gods even as he opens her heart to both truth and love.
In a time when few gave their hearts to Yahweh, one woman must decide if she is willing to risk everything—her possessions, her gods, and her very life—for the Israelite’s one God. Madness, sorcery and sinister plots mingle like an alchemist’s deadly potion, and Tia must dare to risk all – to save the kingdom, and to save herself.