The Shepherdess

series: Loves of King Solomon, The

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A young woman at the mercy of kings...

A prince whose claim to the throne is challenged...

One chance to make this life all they imagined it could be.

Abishag may not be living the joyful life she once had before her oldest brother took over the household, but she can always escape to the fields for solace. There she can let down her veil, sing to the flowers and the sheep, and bask in the warmth of a sun-drenched sky of purest blue. And there she can meet Yaron, the young man she has loved as long as she can remember. Yet even this will be taken from her when men come searching out a beautiful woman to attend the aged King David.

Enclosed within the high palace walls as part of the king's harem, Abishag wonders what happened to the life she had planned to live. As the king's health deteriorates, his sons contend with each other, hoping to succeed him and take possession of what was his--including his beautiful young attendant . . .


Jill Eileen Smith is the bestselling author of The Crimson Cord: Rahab's Story, as well as the Wives of King David series, the Wives of the Patriarchs series, and The Desert Princess, first in the Loves of King Solomon ebook series. Her research has taken her from the Bible to Israel, and she particularly enjoys learning how women lived in Old Testament times. When she isn't writing, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She can often be found reading, testing new recipes, grabbing lunch with friends, or snuggling Tiger, her little writing buddy who chews her fingers as she works. She lives with her family in southeast Michigan and loves hearing from her readers. Learn more at www.jilleileensmith.com.


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    Jill Eileen Smith

    Jill Eileen Smith is the bestselling and award-winning author of The Wives of King David, the Wives of the Patriarchs, The Loves of King Solomon, and The Daughters of the Promised Land series. Her research into the lives of biblical women has taken her from...

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