Book Review: Sisters of Lazarus by Paula K. Parker
This is one of my rare fictional book reviews. It is billed as historical fiction and I believe that to be accurate—it was in fact historical. I enjoyed the way the author wove in biblically accurate stories almost seemlessly into the fictional story line.
Also woven into the story line is the person of Jesus and his salvation message. This also seemed biblically accurate to me, only told from the viewpoint of Mary and Martha.
Some of the actual details included annoyed me just a bit but that is only because I never imagined the persons of Mary and Martha to have the particular character qualities that this book portrayed them to have. Since we don’t know what they were really like and their characters were still believable here and this book was fiction after all, I got over it quickly enough.
There were some interesting life lessons included in this book, the main one being about the meaning of true beauty. Well done, too.
Overall I found this book to be a very enjoyable read and since the actual details that came from the Bible seemed accurate to me (although I may have missed a detail or two) it is well worth the read. If you are a fan of Christian historical fiction you will most likely love this book. If you like Christian fiction in general you will at least like this book. Even if you rarely read fiction, this might be a good one for you to try out!
To purchase your own copy of this book go here: Sisters of Lazarus: Beauty Unveiled
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the author herself. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commision’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
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