Featured Official Review: Envoy of Jerusalem by Helena P. Schrader

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Re: Featured Official Review: Envoy of Jerusalem by Helena P. Schrader

Post by Callistus Ibenye » 05 Jun 2018, 12:32

Historical fiction books are some of my favourite reads, because I learn a lot from them. I'll like to read this book. besides, your review advertised it to me. Good job.

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Post by AdrienneFalconer » 05 Jun 2018, 18:34

Wow! May I say that for someone who wrote a review that had me - in itself- spellbound, about a book that you classify as "exemplary" -it must indeed be "out of this world" to read! Thank you! As a newbie, I'm not sure I could ever match your literary skills, but you've certainly set a bar to aspire to!

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Post by Misael » 06 Jun 2018, 19:34

I gauge an author's writing skills if he could make the readers visualize the scenes as if they are real, especially if the genre is fantasy where out of this world characters and places abound. Based on the positive reviews, I think the author succeeded.

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Post by Rosealt+ » 07 Jun 2018, 00:09

Wow, your is review is incredible. Thank you for that honesty and for allowing me have an insight of book. I think by the time your done reading the 500 pages, it would feel as though you have read only 5 pages,, Hahahaha ha.
Am,definitely adding it on shelf as a must read.

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Post by coolallans3032 » 07 Jun 2018, 09:49

Hope to get my hands on this book

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Post by KitabuKizuri » 08 Jun 2018, 01:08

I like the review, the book doesn't fit my taste but I wouldn't mind a motion picture version of the book (series).

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Post by Suzy1611 » 09 Jun 2018, 16:41

The featured review is amazing. Historical facts and fiction. I'm not sure if I'll read it. It sounds very interesting.

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Post by Armageddon » 11 Jun 2018, 02:33

From this reveiw, I am eager to read this book. Thanks for the wonderful review.

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Post by Roiel Yaven » 28 Jun 2018, 00:35

Any book about the ' holiest city ' in the world is always marked with heart rising tension especially when it deals to historical events of the city , which is the most disputed city in the planet . .

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Post by bclayton13 » 28 Jun 2018, 21:26

A p.h.d. and an ability to write gripping historical fiction? I like this author already, sign me up!

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Post by Britty01 » 08 Jul 2018, 12:32

Excellent review on this book. As a fan of historical fiction and this point in history, I think this story will be a captivating one for me.

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Post by Emjopin » 25 Aug 2018, 05:27

:angelic-cyan: :angelic-cyan: Reuben 92 lives up to his biblical name. Quite an exquisite review of a book written by an excellent historian. They both showcase Jerusalem's magnificent past and the strange struggle between spirituality and worldly kingdoms.

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Post by Olive Branch Reader » 05 Sep 2018, 22:03

I've downloaded the Kindle sample book by Helena Schrader, Envoy of Jerusalem.

I also read, not skim through, the 'About This Book' and, of course, Helen Schrader's stellar author biography. Very impressive! She reminds me of my old-time-favorite Francine Rivers' Mark of the Lion Trilogy.

I believe Helen Schrader histotical fiction novels, and other works of hers will be in my library very soon.

Thank you so much for your great work of review on Envoy of Jerusalem.

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