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The legend of Sheba : rise of a Queen : a novel, Tosca Lee

Label
The legend of Sheba : rise of a Queen : a novel
Title
The legend of Sheba
Title remainder
rise of a Queen : a novel
Statement of responsibility
Tosca Lee
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Her name is legend. Her story, the epic of nations. There is the story you know: A foreign queen, journeying north with a caravan of riches to pay tribute to a king favored by the One God. The tale of a queen conquered by a king and god both before returning to her own land laden with gifts. That is the tale you were meant to believe. Which means most of it is a lie. The truth is far more than even the storytellers could conjure. The riches more priceless. The secrets more corrosive. The love and betrayal more passionate and devastating. Across the Red Sea, the pillars of the great oval temple once bore my name: Bilqis, Daughter of the Moon. Here, to the west, the porticoes knew another: Makeda, Woman of Fire. To the Israelites, I was queen of the spice lands, which they called Sheba. In the tenth century BC, the new Queen of Sheba has inherited her father's throne and all its riches at great personal cost. Her realm stretches west across the Red Sea into land wealthy in gold, frankincense, and spices. But now new alliances to the North threaten the trade routes that are the lifeblood of her nation. Solomon, the brash new king of Israel famous for his wealth and wisdom, will not be denied the tribute of the world--or of Sheba's queen. With tensions ready to erupt within her own borders and the future of her nation at stake, the one woman who can match wits with Solomon undertakes the journey of a lifetime in a daring bid to test and win the king. But neither ruler has anticipated the clash of agendas, gods, and passion that threatens to ignite--and ruin--them both. An explosive retelling of the legendary king and queen and the nations that shaped history"-- Provided by publisher
Summary
Inheriting her father's rich throne at a great personal loss in the 10th century BC, a new Queen of Sheba finds her nation's trade routes threatened by new alliances and undertakes a daring journey to win over a brash new king of Israel
Writing style
Character
Award
Library Journal Best Books 2014
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10351073
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.E3487
LC item number
L44 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
rise of a queen
Label
The legend of Sheba : rise of a Queen : a novel, Tosca Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21051298
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Howard Books hardcover edition.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9781451684049
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014012494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9781451684049
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn862788565
  • (OCoLC)862788565
Label
The legend of Sheba : rise of a Queen : a novel, Tosca Lee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21051298
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Howard Books hardcover edition.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9781451684049
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014012494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9781451684049
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn862788565
  • (OCoLC)862788565

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