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Palace of Darkness: A Novel of Petra

Palace of Darkness: A Novel of Petra (Paperback)

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In an ancient city carved from stone, one desperate young woman searches for peace-in the calm before the Romans attack.

In AD 106, a single mother can be certain of one thing-destitution. So Cassia and her six-year-old son flee to Petra, seeking refuge in the loving arms of family.

But the great stone city is not what Cassia imagined. And family cannot be trusted. When a secret reveals her son's true bloodline, the boy becomes the target of a royal conspiracy. He's snatched from Cassia's grasp.

In her darkest hours, Cassia finds herself surrounded by followers of the Way, a subversive new religious group whose disciples are frequently sentenced to arenas with starved lions and blood-soaked sand. Why would they seek out more danger by helping her? And what kind of religion gives freely and asks for nothing in return?

Roman soldiers soon surround Petra, immersing the city in panic and further endangering Cassia's son. She realizes he cannot be saved by human efforts alone. Her only hope lies with the followers of the Way . . . and her willingness to trust their One True God.

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"Higley's meticulous research enhances readers' understanding of the daring lives of the first Christians." -RT Book Reviews, of City on Fire



"If you liked Francine Rivers' A Voice in the Wind, you'll love Palace of Darkness! It grabbed me from page one and never let go." -Colleen Coble, USA Today bestselling author

Fiction & PoetryHistorical FictionFiction & PoetryReligious & spiritual fictionPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian life & practice Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers Publication Date: 09/09/2014 ISBN-13: 9781401687502  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Tracy L. Higley started her first novel at age eight and has been hooked on writing ever since. She has authored nine novels, including Garden of Madness and So Shines the Night. Tracy is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Ancient History and has traveled through Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Italy, researching her novels and falling into adventures. See her travel journals and more at TracyHigley.com. Twitter: @TLHigley Facebook: tracyhigley

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