By Jill Eileen Smith
Can love conquer treachery?
Bathsheba is a girl who longs for romance. along with her husband away struggling with the king's wars, she battles encroaching loneliness--which makes all of it too effortless to succumb to the advances of King David. Will one evening of unbridled ardour smash every little thing she holds expensive? Can she locate forgiveness on the toes of the Almighty? Or has her sin separated her from God forever?
With a historian's sharp eye for element and a novelist's artistic spirit, Jill Eileen Smith brings to existence the passionate and emotional tale of David's such a lot famous--and infamous--wife. you are going to by no means learn the tale of David and Bathsheba a similar method back.
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Pa will have plenty to say about it if I have," he thought resignedly. Margaret was downstairs, sloshing milk in the churn to make butter, when Sul stiffly descended the ladder. Outside he could hear Mervin coughing and Annie fussing at Bob. Since Annie was home, that meant school was out. He wondered if he had missed working the ferry for the day, but before he could ask about that he needed to do something about his powerful hunger. " he asked, glancing around. " Margaret looked up from plunging the dasher up and down in the churn.
An' what would you have done if your horse had dragged you with your hand caught in the reins like that? " Sul frowned. " "I'll get you a knife, then. " Mason dug in his near saddlebag for his picket rope which he tied to Saber's bridle. "Let's get started back," he said, mounting and then putting out a hand to boost Sul up behind his saddle. " Sul nodded as he settled into place. "I can tell you right now Pa's not going to like what's happened," he said bleakly. He considered for a moment before shaking his head regretfully.
I've even started a water supply company. Armistead hauls water from the spring to our customers for five cents a bucket. Someday I'm going to build Mrs. " Shap Ross' bragging voice grew louder. The bragging, Sul knew, was a result of the whiskey. Pa usual- Page 22 ly became boastful if he had had several glasses. Hanse, on the other hand, never drank, not even to be polite. "Sounds good," Mason said quietly, and suddenly Sul was ashamed of his father's bragging. Hanse never braggedwhy, they never would have known he had been cited for bravery at the Battle of Buena Vista by General Zachary Taylor himself if someone else hadn't told them.