back cover- Urijah the Hittite has found refuge from the Greeks in the Canaanite city of Tyre. Now the Hebrew Jotham's decision to save a child from being sacrificed to Moloch forces Uriah to choose life over reverence of Tyre's fearsome god. The three escape to the hill country of Judea, where Deborah and Barak are mustering the Hebrews to fight the Canaanites.
This meticulously researched novel is set in the time of the Judges, and incorporates Biblical facts with a gripping story, set against the wide background of ancient civilizations.
I had bought this book for our oldest son. He loved this book and devoured it in about a day. I ended up reading it and couldn't put it down either. This is a wonderful book for kids, mom or as a read aloud for the whole family.