Prolific religious fiction centered on Daniel during the time of the Israelite captivity under Nebuchadnezzar; this novel has a large cast of characters that collectively demonstrates the push and pull of good and evil. While set it ancient times, the parallels to today are pertinent. Readers will be completely engrossed by each of the story lines as they intertwine up to the finale. This is the kind of book that people stay up reading even though they know they need to go to sleep. The Archon of Babylon is very well written, completely realistic and so detailed it reads like a movie. The audience will pull vivid images from things they have seen and will get lost in the events taking place. The author thoroughly transports them to this past era. The author has read so deeply between the lines of the Bible into what every day life must have been like for Daniel and the rest of the captives at that time. The plot is ingenious, especially considering how familiar these stories are to most Christians. Readers will be totally blown away by the situations that feel like a clandestine behind-the-scenes production; they will definitely recommend this book to others and probably read it two or three times themselves. New Testament Professor Dave Lowery of Dallas Theological Seminary .... Says ... "I commend to you the historical fiction of Dr. Robert C. Branden. His work weaves together solid biblical theology, an accurate depiction of the history and culture of the ancient Near East and an engaging story line. What a great way to both edify and also entertain readers as they learn about the life, times and message of the Bible."