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Number of Pages: 400
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
|Publication Date: 2018|
Bestselling author Robert Whitlow returns with an international legal drama that speaks to critical issues of our day.
"Whitlows timely story shines a spotlight on prejudice, race, and the pursuit of justice in a world bent on blind revenge. Fans of Greg Iless Natchez Burning will find this just as compelling if not more so." Library Journal, starred review of A Time to Stand
You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation . . .
During a terrorist attack near the Western Wall in Jerusalem, a courageous mother sacrifices her life to save her four-year-old daughter, leaving behind a grieving husband and a motherless child.
Hana Abboud, a Christian Arab Israeli lawyer trained at Hebrew University, typically uses her multi-language skills to represent international clients for an Atlanta law firm. When her boss is contacted by Jakob Brodsky, a young Jewish lawyer aggressively pursuing a lawsuit on behalf of the family under the US Anti-Terrorism laws, he calls on Hanas expertise to take point on the case. After careful prayer, she joins forces with Jakob, and they quickly realize the need to bring in a third member for their team, an Arab investigator named Daud Hasan, based in Israel.
To unravel the case, this team of investigators goes from the streets of Atlanta to the alleys of Jerusalem, a world where hidden motives thrive, the risk of death is real, and the search for truth has many faces. What they will uncover will forever change their understanding of justice, heritage, and what it means to be chosen for a greater purpose.
"Whitlow gives a powerful message about the need for people of all colors and backgrounds to come together in times of trouble . . ." Publishers Weekly review of A Time to Stand
"Whitlow is an amazing writer and he touches upon delicate topics with grit and respect." RT Book Reviews of A Time to Stand
Robert Whitlow is the bestselling author of legal novels set in the South and winner of the Christy Award for Contemporary Fiction. He received his J.D. with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law where he served on the staff of the Georgia Law Review. Website: robertwhitlow.com, Twitter: @whitlowwriter, Facebook: robertwhitlowbooks.