About the Book
For as long as Jarem can remember, the war between the Nephites and Lamanites has raged on. But for the young Nephite, there is security in the knowledge that the ruthless Lamanite warriors would never dare cross the border into his village—until the unthinkable happens. A Lamanite raiding party defies boundaries, destroying the village and killing Jarem's family. Enslaved to his enemies, Jarem must rely on his faith in God as he endures unimaginable hardships at the hands of the Lamanites—including being cruelly separated from the woman he loves.
But even amid trials, there is goodness to be found. When Chemish, Master Healer of the Lamanites, takes ownership of Jarem, the young man discovers unexpected kindness. Jarem becomes the healer's apprentice, and soon Chemish finds his soul stirred by the Christian faith of his student. But even as the bond between the two unlikely friends grows, the hatred of the Lamanites spreads. It is no longer enough for them to own the Nephites—they want to exterminate every one of them, and even personal slaves are no longer safe. Now, Jarem's only hope of survival is a dangerous escape that will take him through the heart of Lamanite land . . .
About the Author
Gregg Luke was born in Bakersfield, California, but spent the majority of his childhood and young adult life in Santa Barbara, California. He served an LDS mission to Wisconsin then pursued his education in biological sciences at SBCC, UCSB, BYU, and subsequently graduated from the University of Utah College of Pharmacy.
From page one Gregg Luke captures the attention of his readers with an intense and dangerous scene in his novel The Hunter’s Son. This is a story about the rivalry between the Lamanite and Nephite people in the Book of Mormon biblical times. This story is filled with intense, exciting, and sometimes dangerous situations that will leave readers on the edge of their seats. But the story also has themes of the love of family, an unexpected and powerful friendship, and finding faith in God. It is a powerful story with an engaging story and relatable characters that readers will not want to miss. This story is written for a male audience, but all readers may enjoy.
Genre: historical, biblical
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: November 1, 2017
Number of pages: 253
A review copy of this book was provided by Covenant Communications. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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