A Review of The Queen's Handmaid by Tracy L. Higley
By: Tracy L. Higley
Genre: Historical Fiction
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: March 2014
I received a copy of the book from the publisher via BookLook Bloggers in exchange for an honest review.
Orphaned Lydia is a nurse to Cleopatra's young son. When her mentor dies she is entrusted with the writings of the prophet Daniel. She then flees to Jerusalem where she becomes Queen Mariamme's- the wife of Herod- handmaid. She must then protect the scrolls from the evil forces who wish to thwart the coming of The Messiah.
This book was a well- researched, well-plotted out novel. It flowed well, it was suspenseful, and the characters were fully realized. I enjoyed it very much. Lydia is the perfect protagonist. So, I'm giving it...
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