About the Book
For prosperous landowner Lazarus, hard work and extensive travel are a means to comfortably support his family, including his two sisters, Mary and Martha. Following a journey to sell his wares, Lazarus stumbles upon an opportunity to assist a stranger in need, delaying his return home. Through Lazarus’s selfless act of service, he, Mary, and Martha find themselves standing witness to miracles they never dreamed possible in the presence of a man who will forever change them and those they love—a man called Jesus of Nazareth.
Experience as never before the accounts of those who knew Christ, not only as the Savior of the World but also as a friend.
About the Author
Heather B. Moore is a four-time USA Today bestseller and award-winning author of more than seventy publications. Heather graduated from Brigham Young University with a major in Fashion Merchandising and minor in Business Management–which has absolutely nothing to do with writing novels. But at least she can balance a mean checkbook and color-coordinate her kids’ school clothes.
Heather writes historical novels and thrillers under H.B. Moore. She also writes women’s fiction, romance, and inspirational non-fiction under Heather B. Moore, including the Pine Valley series, The Newport Ladies Book Club, and the Amazon bestselling Timeless Romance Anthologies. Heather’s USA Today bestselling titles include Heart of the Ocean, Mail Order Bride, Mistress Grim, and Poetic Justice. Heather also writes Young Adult speculative under pen name Jane Redd, which includes the Solstice series. Foreign publications include Das Grab der Konigin (Germany), Drommen om lykke (Norway), and Sommer og kjaerlighet (Norway).
Heather is a hybrid author, traditionally publishing with Thomas & Mercer, Kindle Press, StoryFront, Shadow Mountain, Covenant Communications, Tantor Audio, Brilliance Audio, Cappelen Damm, and Amazon Crossing. She is represented by Dystel, Goderich, and Bourret Literary Agency.
H.B. Moore has written an inspiring and faith filled story in her novel, Mary and Martha. Readers will enjoy getting to know Mary, Martha, and Lazarus throughout the story. The first half of the book a lot of time is spent getting to know the characters and laying out what is yet to come. On the other hand, there was a lack depth and of connection between the reader and the characters in the second half of the story. There wasn’t as much depth and readers will feel like they are speeding through all the events leading up to the death and then resurrection of Christ. Over all this is a heartwarming, sweet and inspiring story that also includes a touch of romance that readers will enjoy.
Genre: historical, inspirational, romance, biblical fiction, Christian
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: November 2, 2020
Number of pages: 208
Disclosure statement: A complimentary review copy of this book was provided from tour groups, publishers, publicists, and authors, including NetGalley, OR was borrowed from the library, including OverDrive, Or borrowed from Kindle Unlimited OR pre-ordered/purchased for review. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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