By Lynn Austin

Fleeing King Manasseh's tyranny, Joshua leads the trustworthy remnant to their new domestic in Egypt. yet as years cross, Joshua's wish for vengeance turns into an obsession. Blinded by means of hatred, he makes rash judgements, putting his family in jeopardy.

Amid Joshua's turmoil comes an unforeseen awakening of love--a love that burns so intensely it attracts him from the darkish internal seclusion the place he usually retreats. yet what is going to it take for him to know the nice love his Heavenly Father has for him...and for the selected humans of Judah?
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All right today, thank God, said Anne, sinking into the morris chair by the card table. I've got a roast in there for Sunday and lamb chops for tomorrow and if it starts acting like it did yesterday I don't know what I'll do! The way meat is these days! Will took another big drink of the ale and listened to the blaring radio and the expiring refrigerator motor in the kitchenette. Machines, he said. What, Will? said Anne. I was just thinking, Will said. I was just thinking about machines. My God, we're at their mercy from morning till night!

The . . kitchen cabinet . " She was gone for an instant, and then he heard the pump handle squeaking and the clink of the spoon in his tumbler and then she was back, lifting his head gently in her hands, her face frantic and twisted with fear and love for him. He drank the liquid quickly and presently lay back sweating in his pillow. "I saw them," he whispered. "They came and sat out there ... just looking at me ... like a jury. Liza, get me my pistol. In . . my . . coat. . Like a jury . " The last thing he heard was Eliza's scream, and then the darkness walked through the doorway from the river and folded round him like a warm hand.

Jonas thought he saw her lips form his name. He left her then, and fetching the lamp from the kitchen table went outside to make sure the rats had not returned. Satisfied, Jonas went inside and, blowing out the lamp, began undressing in the dark. In the morning he would put out the poisoned bait. The thing would be over then; the rats would be dead. Jonas had not been asleep 15 minutes when he heard them again outside on the deck. He started up in his bed and stared wildly through the dark toward the open door.

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