By Jill Eileen Smith

Can their epic look for real love live to tell the tale a father's fury?

The daughter of King Saul, Michal lives a lifetime of privilege--but person who is haunted through her father's unpredictable moods and festival from her appealing older sister. As a woman, Michal quick falls for the good-looking younger harpist David. yet quickly after their romance starts off, David needs to flee for his existence, leaving Michal at her father's mercy within the felony that's King Saul's palace.

Will Michal ever be reunited with David? Or is she doomed to stay separated from him forever?

Against the backdrop of opulent palace lifestyles, raging struggle, and bold wilderness escapes, Jill Eileen Smith takes you on an emotional trip as Michal offers with love, loss, and private transformation because the first spouse of King David.

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