A.D.

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A.D. 30 Publisher's Summary

A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine.

A war that rages between kingdoms on the Earth and in the heart.

The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all.

Step back in time to the year of our Lord...A.D. 30.

The outcast daughter of one of the most powerful Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is called on to protect the very people who rejected her. When their enemies launch a sudden attack with devastating consequences, Maviah escapes with the help of two of her father's warriors - Saba who speaks more with is sword than his voice and Judah, a Jew who comes from a tribe that can read the stars. Their journey will be fraught with terrible danger. If they can survive the vast forbidding sands of a desert that is deadly to most, they will reach a brutal world subjugated by kings and emperors. There Maviah must secure an unlikely alliance with King Herod of the Jews.

But Maviah's path leads her unexpectedly to another man. An enigmatic teacher who speaks of a way in this life which offers greater power than any kingdom. His name is Yeshua, and his words turn everything known on its head. Though following him may present even greater danger, his may be the only way for Maviah to save her people - and herself.

©2014 Ted Dekker (P)2014 Hachette Audio
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  • Book 1

    • A.D. 30

    • A Novel
    • By: Ted Dekker
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    • Story
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    The outcast daughter of one of the most powerful Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is called on to protect the very people who rejected her. When their enemies launch a sudden attack with devastating consequences, Maviah escapes with the help of two of her father's warriors - Saba who speaks more with is sword than his voice and Judah, a Jew who comes from a tribe that can read the stars. Their journey will be fraught with terrible danger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Christian fiction

    • By yvonne on 12-30-14

    Regular price: $28.50

  • Book 2

    • A.D. 33: A Novel

    • A.D., Book 2
    • By: Ted Dekker
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 723
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 666
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 662

    They call her the Queen of the Outcasts. Maviah, a woman whose fate was sealed on her birth by this world - unwanted, illegitimate, female, a slave - subject to the whims of all. But then she met a man named Yeshua who opened her eyes. She found strength in his words, peace from the brutal word around her. Because of what he taught her, she has gathered her own traveling kingdom of outcasts deep in the desert, wielding an authority few have seen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing story with life- changing realities!

    • By Kindle Customer on 11-13-15

    Regular price: $28.50