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Historical Fiction fans: browse for books

Historical Fiction fans: browse for books, selected for quality at http://PastTimesBooks – and get to know our authors

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Do You Love Good Historical Fiction?

We’ve just launched a new website for historical fiction . . . Past Times Books! We’ve brought together a great group of historical fiction writers, and launched a beautiful new website where readers can browse for new books and authors, … Continue reading

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Nobody Likes a Know-It-All

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) God sent the prophet Isaiah to King Hezekiah with a warning. “Don’t get too complacent, because God intends that … Continue reading

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Solomon Builds Post Office Central for the Lord

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) The years of peace and commerce during King Solomon’s reign allowed him to complete his most important work. Out … Continue reading

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Shish Kaboob, Anyone?

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) Abimelech, son of Gideon, followed in his father’s footsteps as a soldier, although God never actually appointed him a … Continue reading

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The Attack of the Giant Barley Cake

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) When Gideon prepared to face the Midianites in battle, God demanded that he pare down his army to a … Continue reading

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In the Game of Pillaging, Play By the Rules

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) After the fall of Jericho, Joshua warned his people to avoid contact with any of the tainted, accursed things … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for a Shot at the Promised Land

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) When God caught the Hebrew men partying with Moabite women and worshiping Moabite gods, he insisted that Moses hack … Continue reading

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The Cost of Looking a Gift Horse in the Mouth

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) When the Hebrews approached Canaan, which The Lord had selected to be their homeland, Moses sent the tribal leaders … Continue reading

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Here’s how it started…from the beginning

I was sitting on the deck one summer afternoon, telling my daughter about a few of the more obscure details of biblical law Jewish scholars have chosen to debate over the years — laws that had long since lost their … Continue reading

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