If the Foundations Be Destroyed

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Prize of War takes place mainly in Debir, which before Othniel’s conquest had been called Kiriath-Sepher.  There are a few cities that Joshua conquered but were re-inhabited a little later, and then had to be re-conquered by the various tribes. Debir was one of those. Where exactly that is in Israel now is a matter of some debate. I have …

Spoiled Brat or Strong-Minded Woman?

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The story of Acsah, daughter of Caleb, is told word-for-word in Scripture twice, once in Joshua 15, and again in Judges 1. And Caleb said, ‘I will give my daughter Acsah in marriage to the man who attacks and captures Kiriath Sepher.’ Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb’s brother, took it; so Caleb gave his daughter Acsah to him in marriage.One day …

Five Things I (Re)Learned This Week

Carole Towriss Book Launch 4 Comments

Our six-novella box set released this week, and it’s reminded me of a number of things that I know well, but that always seem to come to light during book launches, especially when it comes to reviews. You can’t please everyone. Some readers liked one novella over another, which is of course to be expected. Some of the authors in …

Stop Me Before I Fall Again

Carole Towriss Book Launch, The Other Brother 0 Comments

  Need a little romance in your life? How about six brand-new stories for less than a dollar? I’ve read them all, and they’re all warm, wonderful tales, perfect to read with a cup of hot chocolate near a window looking out on a tree full of colorful, falling leaves. AN INFORMAL DATE by Heather Gray  Kimi sells coffee at a hospital …

Jericho Was Not the First…

Carole Towriss Book Launch, The Walls of Arad 4 Comments

Everyone knows the story of Joshua and the city of Jericho. Joshua fought the battle of Jericho … and the walls came tumbling down. But before Jericho, there was Arad. When the Canaanite king of Arad, who lived in the Negev, heard that Israel was coming along the road to Atharim, he attacked the Israelites and captured some of them.  ~Numbers 21 The …