Harvest of Gold

Narrated by: Laural Merlington
Series: Harvest, Book 2
Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
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Publisher's Summary

A hidden message, treachery, opposition, and a God-given success, will lead to an unlikely bounty. The scribe Sarah married Darius, and at times she feels as if she has married the Persian aristocracy too. But there is another thing she did not expect in her marriage - Sarah has grown to love her husband. She has wealth, property, honor, and power, yet securing her husband's love seems unattainable. And though Darius has been on numberless battlefields facing fierce enemies, he finds himself standing before Sarah with a fear he has never felt before - just because he wishes to express the truth to his wife.

©2013 Moody Publishers (P)2014 Oasis Audio

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Amazing story

I really enjoyed this story. It made me reflect on my character & consider how I can correct my shortfalls. I also feel this book is amazing for marital counseling & reflection.

Narrator is so great & makes the characters come alive... to the point that you can see the movie as it's being read to you.

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Great story!!

I really enjoyed this sequel. It was well written, and while at times some behaviors seem odd they make sense in the context of the story itself. Darius's journey to The Lord is slow, characterized by his determination to avoid it, something I can relate to. It makes his slow and powerful change more compelling by the end.
I also love how flawed Darius and Sarah are, how they hurt each other and struggle to become a good husband and wife to each other.. And the narrator does an excellent job performing the characters and voicing their personalities.
Great book!

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Stellar Biblical Love Story

Tessa Afahar brilliantly brings the Biblical account of Nehemiah to life in this epic love story of Sarah and Darius, Jewish scribe and Persian nobility. While the two are joined together as husband and wife by both happenstance and fate, bringing their souls together proves to be another matter, altogether.

Interwoven in the story of Sarah and Darius is the incredible account of Nehemiah's undertaking to rebuild the wall around his beloved Jerusalem. Add a murder plot against the king of Persia, a colorful cast of characters including an unconventional daughter of a noblemen who disguises herself as a man to help discover the identity of the conspirators, a caravan across the desert, and a test to earn forgiveness for an act of betrayal and you have the "Harvest of Gold."

Only God and Tessa Afshar could deliver such a treasure.

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Amazing

I loved this book throughout, and listened every chance I got. Very good. Will probably get more books from this author.

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Brilliant!

Tessa didn't disappoint, another masterpiece. She brought the story of Nehemiah to life in the most beautiful way, a story of love, faith and surrender to our loving Creator. I read in one day, I simply couldn't put it down.

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Good but sappy

I loved the first book of this story. I thought it moved fast and the story unfolded nicely. The second book dragged out some parts a bit and was way too sappy at times. Overall the book was very good.

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This book has me hoping for too much

I have a Persian boyfriend and Sara and I have a lot in common. I like her. But ohh I'm so mad because I wish he could, on his own, also find God. I wish a Nehemiah walked into his life because being more open about my strong faith with him would be a dream come true. I like all the scenery that the author portrays - she inspired me to buy orange blossom room spray on Amazon and rose oils for my baths. I'll feel like royalty now :)

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Read this book and have your own experience of coming to the Lord

Although this was fictional it made my heart cry to the Lord it opened my eyes and so many ways it almost felt real for my tears felt from my face and my laughter cried out and now I can’t wait to read the book of Ezra and Nehemiah I love you my God I praise you and I adore you I pray others will read this book and get inspired

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Beautiful

Harvest of Gold is so very beautifully done. Both the multi dimensional story and the wonderful and easy to listen to narration. If you like a deep story that will bolster your seeing after our Lord, then Harvest of Gold should hit the spot. I enjoyed very much.

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perfectly portraying the gospel

narrator perfect and I adore, cherish, enjoy,recall and love every detail. I read it in 24 hours. wish could get more books a

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  • Mrs. L. Lawson
  • 03-11-17

Faith in god

The love story was more modern then the periods it was based on. All over it kept me wanting to find out its end.


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  • Suzduz
  • 10-25-16

loved it!

I couldn't put this book down! such a lovely story based around bible true event and spiritually inspiring too. the narrator was so clever making the characters come alive.