Ruth Mother Of Kings

Ruth Mother Of Kings

by Diana Wallis Taylor

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ISBN-13: 9781603749039
Publisher: Whitaker House
Publication date: 08/15/2013
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 665,692
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author


Diana Wallis Taylor was first published at age twelve, when she sold a poem to a church newsletter. Today, she has an extensive portfolio of published works, including twelve books; an Easter cantata, Glorious, written with a musical collaborator; and contributions to various magazines and compilations.
Her works of biblical fiction include: Lydia Woman of Philippi; Mary, Chosen of God; Journey to the Well, the story of the woman of Samaria; Martha; Mary Magdalene; Claudia, Wife of Pontius Pilate; and Ruth, Mother of Kings. Diana also wrote a book on Halloween, Harmless Fun or Risky Business.
Diana lives in San Diego with her husband, Frank. They have six grown children and ten grandchildren. Readers can learn more by visiting her website, www.dianawallistaylor.com.

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Ruth Mother Of Kings 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wonderful, i love the book of Ruth. This book told a beautiful story on how her life might have been? Did'nt want to put down. Very Nice!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Totally enjoyed!!! ? I look forward to reading more from Diana Wallis Taylor!! Next purchase will be Mary Magdalene then Claudia. Thank you Diana WT!! ??
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Lee Ashford for Readers' Favorite Ruth: Mother of Kings by Diana Wallis Taylor is a beautifully conceived and rendered recitation of what the life of the Biblical character Ruth might have been like. Taylor has taken the Book of Ruth from the Old Testament, and “filled in the blanks”, so to speak, with day-to-day life details from that period in history. The resulting story is heart-warming and filled with anxious moments of concern for the characters therein. Beginning when Ruth is a mere toddler, the tale takes us through the tragic death of her parents, her subsequent relocation to her grandparents’ farm, her formative years, marriage, death, another long relocation, another marriage, until it ends at just the right place in time. Throughout the tale, the reader accompanies Ruth on her journey through life. It is not at all hard to imagine this fictional life being cobbled together with bits and pieces of numerous real life situations, which adds great believability to the book. Ruth: Mother of Kings, along with several other books by Diana Wallis Taylor, is ideal for helping folks to better understand life at a time before indoor plumbing, electricity, computers, cell phones or even e-readers… or books, for that matter! The graphic descriptions are so real you will smell the hot, dry desert dust, feel the midday sun beating down on your head, and taste that cold drink of water at the end of a day in the field. The author’s vast knowledge of so many believable details of that time in history provides the reader with more than just entertainment. Hidden in the pages is much educational value, as well. Ruth: Mother of Kings by Diana Wallis Taylor is an outstanding story, suitable for all ages and all faiths. I would very favorably recommend this book to anyone, after it undergoes a final edit. It’s a fascinating story.