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Isle of Shadows
By Tracy Higley
Published by Thomas Nelson
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On 4/29 R Shelton wrote: I've always loved historical fiction, and Tracy L. Higley did a fine job of setting the reader right in the middle of Ancient Greece during the period between the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. And while it is marketed as Christian fiction, it didn't come over that way for me. The main character ... Isle of Shadows by Tracy L. Higley
On 4/8 Brittany Durst wrote: "Raised as courtesan to wealthy and powerful men, Tessa of Delos serves at the whim of her current patron, the politician Glaucus. After ten years with him, Tessa has abandoned all desire for freedom or love, choosing instead to lock her heart away.But when Glaucus meets a violent death in his own home, ... Novel Isle of Shadows
On 3/14 icesk8ergal1123 wrote: I really like this book! I loved the characters, I felt that they were well developed, from Nikos (the “slave”) to Simeon and his family, to the main character Tessa. I felt that the time period was well described. The author certainly did her research as to the time period. The thing that I liked ... Isle of Shadows Review
On 3/9 Sela Young wrote: I just finished reading this book, and I haven’t decided exactly what I think of it. Overall, I guess I would say that I enjoyed it. I find that I enjoy historical fiction, especially well-written and well-researched historical fiction. So, let me tell you the things that I liked about it first before ... Good historical fiction! However, I wouldn't consider it Christian fiction...
On 2/20 Ginger Barker wrote: The island of Rhodes is caught in the middle of a breaking point in this historical fiction. Tessa of Delos struggles to break free from her slavery. Since childhood she has been groomed to meet the needs of wealthy men. She believes freedom is something that she can only imagine. Nikos, a stranger who ... Isle of Shadows by Tracy Higley
On 2/7 Christie Hagerman wrote: My rating: 5 of 5 starsBOOK DESCRIPTION: This book is revised and updated from the original, Christy-award finalist Shadow of Colossus.Enslaved in a World of Money and Power, Tessa Dares to be Free.Raised as courtesan to wealthy and powerful men, Tessa of Delos serves at the whim of her current ... Isle of Shadows, by Tracy L Higley
On 2/6 EsoSweet wrote: The leadership of Rhodes is at a crossroads of sorts as some of its leadership is working towards change. Caught in the middle is the beautiful Tessa. Tessa works in the service of one of the city's ten leaders, Glaucus, and must work to make sure that his mission is accomplished. When Glaucus dies Tessa ... Isle of Shadows by Tracy Higley
On 1/23 TMD Reviews wrote: To put it plainly, I loved this book.A reworking of the author's 2008 book "Shadow of Colossus," this work is interesting, engaging, well written, and instantly sucks you in, especially if you enjoy stories told in the time of ancient Greece. Works of Christian fiction often are heavily laden with syrupy ... "Isle of Shadows"
On 1/23 Martina Kunz wrote: Isle of Shadows by Tracy L. Higley is the first book in the Seven Wonders series. I read and reviewed Garden of Madness by the same author last year and I must say, I enjoyed this book so much more! Recently edited and renamed (previously entitled Shadow of Colossus, it is a Christy Award finalist), ... Isle of Shadows by Tracy L. Higley, review
On 1/21 La wrote: Set in the Greek Island of Rhodes, this historical novel is set right between the Old and New Testament. Tessa of Delos, an ancient-day escort and enslaved by the powerful politician Glaucus finds herself in the precarious position of trying to cover up his accidental death. She meets Nikos, a slave ... Isle of Shadows by Tracy L. Higley