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Petra: City of Stone

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by T. L. Higley

Petra, the wondrous ancient city carved from the mountains of modern Jordan, is at the height of its glory in this gripping historical novel by T. L. Higley. A young widow, Cassia, and her son, Alexander, have arrived there seeking protection with her … see full wiki

Author: T. L. Higley
Publisher: B&H Books
2 reviews about Petra: City of Stone
review by . September 16, 2010
posted in Christian Fiction
"Petra: City in Stone" is a very well-written, fast-paced Christian historical novel that contains some romance. It's set in 106 AD in Petra, Rome, and Damascus. Both men and women will enjoy it. The author completely immerses the reader in the culture, setting, and time period. I was left feeling like this story really happened. The characters were complex, realistic and engaging. I cared about what happened to them.      The Christian content was woven into the …
review by . September 12, 2010
posted in Christian Fiction
     Petra by T.L. Higley is the first book in the Lost Cities series. Cassia takes her young son, Alexander, and heads to Petra, the home of her late husband's family in the hopes of finding a place for them both. Instead she discovers that Alexander is the heir to the throne and immediately in mortal danger from the queen, Hagiru, who wants her son to be the new king, and Hagiru has allied herself with the dark gods of the city in order to assure her son's accession. The …
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