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  1. A Reluctant Queen: The Love Story of Esther - eBookeBOOK
    A Reluctant Queen: The Love Story of Esther - eBook
    Joan Wolf
    Thomas Nelson / 2011 / ePub
    $8.43 Retail: $9.99 Save 16% ($1.56)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW18358EB
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  1. Daisy
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    April 26, 2013
    Daisy
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for A Reluctant Queen, Love Story Series #2.
    Very good reading. Hard to put down. Nice to read a book about a Biblical character.
  2. debwilson
    Summerfield, FL
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    December 7, 2012
    debwilson
    Summerfield, FL
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for A Reluctant Queen, Love Story Series #2.
    Esther is a simple girl; an orphan alone in the world with her uncle Mordecai as guardian, and raised in Jewish faith and traditions. One day, Mordecai has a dream that will change Esther's life forever - he dreams of the complete annihilation of the Jewish people. A solution to the problem comes in the form of the current king of Persia; King Ahasuerus.

    When King Ahasuerus puts away Queen Vashti for refusing to appear at a feast, he is on the hunt for a new wife. Woman after woman is paraded in front of him, but no Persian woman catches his eye. Esther enters as a candidate soon after her uncle's dream, hoping the king won't even give her a second glance. She was wrong. Shortly after making her his queen, she is faced with an impossible choice that will forever change history. Save her people, or preserve the love that has blossomed between Ahasuerus and herself. Will telling him she is a Jew forever destroy any love the king has for her? Or will she be executed along with the rest of her people?

    As usual, it's the little things that distract me from the bigger picture. The book was very good. I can't deny I laughed a couple times. But Mordecai calling his niece "chicken" was an abrupt and rude awakening to the Biblical time setting and brought the flow of the story to a halt. While the nickname is cute, it just doesn't fit with the time period. It somewhat disruptive to the story as a whole, though thankfully, there is a nice chunk of time where they don't see each other and it is absent from the text. As a whole, the story was entertaining and the love story between Esther and the king was a very satisfying read.
  3. Maria Seay
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    I thorughly enjoyed this book !
    November 17, 2012
    Maria Seay
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for A Reluctant Queen, Love Story Series #2.
    This was a very eye opening book. It brought the story of Esther to light and made it come alive.
  4. screener
    hayward...wisc
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: male
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    November 9, 2012
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    hayward...wisc
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This review was written for A Reluctant Queen, Love Story Series #2.
    it follow the bible quite well...adding a human effect to the story
  5. TinaK
    New London, WI
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A wonderful love story.
    November 9, 2012
    TinaK
    New London, WI
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for A Reluctant Queen, Love Story Series #2.
    This story weaves together a young girl's fears and dreams and a wise man's hopes and plans, with the results that only God can produce. A great Bible story that shows how we think small while God thinks big and that with Him, nothing is impossible. Lovely.
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