Item description for First Light (A.D. Chronicles V1) by Bodie Thoene & Brock Thoene...
Overview Go back in time to first century Jerusalem--a dark time in the world's holiest and most turbulent city. This first book in the A.D. Chronicles series will bring readers face to face with the man called Yeshua.
Publishers Description Winner, 2004 Logos Bookstore Award for Fiction Go back in time to first-century Jerusalem. It's a dark time in the world's holiest and most turbulent city. Walk with Peniel, the blind beggar who longs for rescue from his suffering. Peek into the lives of Susannah and Manaen, two lovers separated by overwhelming odds. And meet an unusual healer, who ignites a spark of controversy in the fire of hatred, deceit, and betrayal that is always burning in this ancient city. This first book in the A.D. Chronicles series will bring you face-to-face with the man called Yeshua.
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Studio: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.1" Width: 5.4" Height: 1.3" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2004
Publisher Tyndale House Publishers
Series A D Chronicles
Series Number 1
ISBN 0842375074 ISBN13 9780842375078 UPC 031809075074
Availability 0 units.
More About Bodie Thoene & Brock Thoene
BODIE AND BROCK THOENE (pronounced Tay-nee) have written over 65 works of historical fiction. Over thirty-five million of these best-selling novels are in print. Eight ECPA Gold Medallion Awards affirms what millions of readers have already discovered—the Thoenes are not only master stylists but experts at capturing readers’ minds and hearts.
Bodie began her writing career as a teen journalist for her local newspaper. Eventually her byline appeared in prestigious periodicals such as U.S. News and World Report, The American West, and The Saturday Evening Post. She also worked for John Wayne’s Batjac Productions (she’s best known as author of The Fall Guy) and ABC Circle Films as a writer and researcher. John Wayne described her as “a writer with talent that captures the people and the times!” She has degrees in journalism and communications.
Brock has often been described by Bodie as “an essential half of this writing team.” With degrees in both history and education, Brock has, in his role as researcher and story-line consultant, added the vital dimension of historical accuracy. Due to such careful research, The Zion Covenant and The Zion Chronicles series are recognized by the American Library Association, as well as Zionist libraries around the world, as classic historical novels and are used to teach history in college classrooms.
Bodie and Brock have four grown children—Rachel, Jake, Luke, and Ellie—and eight grandchildren. Their sons, Jake and Luke, are carrying on the Thoene family talent as the next generation of writers, and Luke produces the Thoene audiobooks.
Bodie and Brock divide their time between London, Hawaii, Central California, and Nevada.
Bodie Thoene currently resides in Glenbrook, in the state of Nevada. Bodie Thoene was born in 1951.
Bodie Thoene has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about First Light (A.D. Chronicles V1)?
Great story Feb 23, 2007
What can words say for books written by the Thoene's? I have not read any Christian books until these and I find that these are the best! They enlighten you on the life and times of Jews in Israel in the first century.
Timeless Oct 30, 2006
An intricate tale with mutli-layers of personalities with totally belivable encounters. The scenes are easy to get lost in, just what I want a novel to be.
Captivating! Mar 13, 2006
I truely enjoy the dramitization of history. It's entertaining and thought provoking at the same time.
Brilliant Jan 27, 2006
This book is amazing! You will travel back in time to the most pivital period in history. The character development is outstanding and the facts right on. This series is a must read. You will learn as well as enjoy this fantastic book. Even though this time period is long gone you can still see and feel its impact today!! Well done Thoene's!! Kerrin
AD Chronicles Nov 30, 2005
I have read the first 3 books in this series and all I can say is WOW!!! I can't wait to read the Fourth Dawn! These books have given me a renewed interest in bible study and examining His word. I love how they go into more detail about the people that Jesus touched on His many travels throughout the Holy Land. I have enjoyed every moment of reading these delightful books and will read the other series once I have finished this one!