A gripping action/adventure full of political intrigue and suspense, with a brand-new perspective on a historical figure you may think you already know! Both a palace thriller and a Jewish woman's memoir, Hadassah brings the age-old story of Esther to life. This historically accurate novel layered with fresh insights provides a fascinating twist on a pivotal time in religious history, and readers will find it bursting with page-turning drama. During in-depth research on the life of Esther and its setting in ancient Persia--contemporary Iraq and Iran--Tenney discovered a compelling, heart-stopping tale lying at its core. He uses here his skilled storytelling gifts to capture the power and beauty of the peasant girl who became queen.