Bruce T. Forbes, a husband, father, native of Southern California, and life-long Christian, has completed his new book, "Esther: For Such a Time as This": a retelling of the biblical story of Queen Esther.
Forbes channels his love for heroes and heroines into an exceptional book, writing, "Turning his love for writing hymns and children's songs into an even more serious form of poetry, he is now trying his hand at epic heroic blank verse to honor his scripture heroes and heroines."
Published by Covenant Books of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Bruce T. Forbes's new book retells the story of Queen Esther for a modern audience. Queen Esther must use her faith and courage to save the Jewish people from certain death. Her faith is the only thing that can save them from destruction and change the course of history. Her bravery is an extraordinary example for readers on how to face the challenges of life.
Forbes mainly uses the King James version of the Bible to bring new life to this classic story. He also combines story elements from the writings of Josephus, and the Apocryphal "Additions to Esther." To add some traditional elements and to keep the reader's attention, Forbes writes this novel in heroic blank verse. This form of poetry follows a very strict metric pattern and can be very challenging to write, but Forbes more than exceeds that challenge.
Readers can purchase "Esther: For Such a Time as This" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon or Barnes & Noble.
Covenant Books is an international Christian owned and operated publishing house based in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Covenant Books specializes in all genres of work which appeal to the Christian market. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Covenant Books at 843-507-8373.
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Original Source: Bruce T. Forbes's New Book, 'Esther: For Such a Time as This', is a Faith-Filled Retelling of the Incredible Biblical Story of Queen Esther