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Saturday, August 7, 2010

Abigail by Jill Eileen Smith

Hi Friends,

Here's a new novel I wanted to tell you about LAST week, but I was out of town. So here it is now. Looks fascinating!

Here's what the author, Jill Eileen Smith, has to say about ABIGAIL, Book 2 in her Wives of King David series:

Abigail released February 1, 2010 and is book 2 in The Wives of King David series. Bathsheba, book 3, releases March 1, 2011. Michal, book 1 is available now.

A little about Jill:
Jill Eileen Smith has been married for 33 years to her beloved engineer husband, Randy, and together they have three adult sons. Two sons live in California pursuing a film career, and one lives at home finishing an English degree. She was a stay-at-home, homeschooling mom for 12 years so the transition to almost-empty-nester has been tough! She is most grateful for technology, particularly Skype. Jill lives with her family in Southeastern Michigan.

Ten random things about her:
1. I am a third-born, married to a third-born, and we have three sons.
2. My maiden name and married name are the same.
3. I collect refrigerator magnets of places I’ve been.
4. I was a high-school valedictorian.
5. My hubby and I used to be camp counselors.
6. Randy (hubby) used to take me drag racing in his '66 Mustang.
7. Traveled to most of the continental U.S.; plus Canada, Hawaii, and Israel.
8. Used to sing solos in church.
9. Catered food for a music video production for my kids.
10. I love Bible trivia questions

Now about Abigail:
Abigail is the third wife of King David and her journey is one of heartache and shattered dreams, but in the end she grows stronger for what she has endured and her relationship to David takes an interesting turn.

Here's the back-cover copy:
What price must she pay for true love?
Her days marked by turmoil and faded dreams, Abigail has resigned herself to a life with a man she does not love. When her husband Nabal’s foolish pride angers David and his men, she boldly steps forward to save her family—and David, the would-be king, takes notice.

Circumstances offer Abigail a second chance at happiness with the handsome David, and she takes a leap of faith to join his wandering tribe. But her struggles are far from over. How can she share his love with the other women he insists on marrying?

Abigail follows the bestselling Michal and continues Jill Eileen Smith’s rich story of David’s wives.
Available from Amazon and fine bookstores everywhere.



Abigail (aka Mamatouille) said...

I try to read everything I can about Abigails (I'm named after some great women)! Currently reading My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams. Will have to try this one next! Thanks for the suggestion.