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Smith, Jill Eileen 1958-

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Works: 37 works in 71 publications in 3 languages and 6,318 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographical fiction  Christian fiction  History  Historical fiction  Bible fiction  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author
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Publications about Jill Eileen Smith
Publications by Jill Eileen Smith
Most widely held works by Jill Eileen Smith
Bathsheba : a novel by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
Bathsheba is a woman who longs for love. With her devout husband away fighting the king's wars for many months at a time, discontent and loneliness dog her steps--and make it frighteningly easy to succumb to King David's charm and attention. Though she immediately regrets her involvement with the powerful king, the pieces are set in motion that will destroy everything she holds dear. Can she find forgiveness at the feet of the Almighty? Or has her sin separated her from God--and David--forever?
Michal : a novel by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Afrikaans and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Daughter of King Saul, Michal lives a life of privilege - but one that is haunted by her father's unpredictable moods and competition from her beautiful older sister
The crimson cord : Rahab's story by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
"The breathtaking story of the prostitute who risked everything to protect two Israelite spies before the battle of Jericho"--Publisher
Sarai : a novel by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
When Abram requests Sarai's hand in marriage, he promises never to take another wife and in return Sarai promises to give Abram a son, but as the years go by and Sarai's womb remains empty, she becomes desperte to fulfill her end of the bargain
Abigail : a novel by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Abigail tries to honor and respect her husband Nabal despite his abuse of her, but when he suddenly dies, Abigail is free to move on with her life--a life that includes a new husband, David, who insists on having several wives
The prophetess : Deborah's story by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
"Outspoken and fearless, Deborah has faith in God but struggles to see the potential her own life holds. As an Israelite woman, she'll marry, have a family, and seek to teach her children about Adonai--and those tasks seem to be more than enough to occupy her time. But God has another plan for her. Israel has been under the near constant terror of Canaan's armies for twenty years, and now God has called Deborah to deliver her people from this oppression. Will her family understand? Will her people even believe God's calling on her life? And can the menace of Canaan be stopped?"--Amazon.com
Rachel : a novel by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Jacob would do anything to have Rachel, but his longing will lead to devastating choices when he is confronted with betrayal and deceit
Rebekah : a novel by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
When her father dies and she is left in the care of her conniving brother Laban, Rebekah knows her life has changed forever. Her hope for the future is restored when she falls in love with her cousin Isaac, and their relationship starts strong. But marital bliss cannot last forever, and the birth of their twin sons marks the beginning of years of misunderstanding, disagreement, and betrayal. The rift between them grows wider and wider until it is surely too deep to be mended. And yet, with God all things are possible. Join bestselling author Jill Eileen Smith as she fills in the blanks around the biblical women behind the men we know well. Her in-depth research and creative storytelling bring Rebekah's unique story alive with romance, heartache, and the power of forgiveness
Abigail by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Abigail's hopes and dreams are wrapped up in her handsome, dark-eyed betrothed, Nabal. But on the long-awaited wedding day, her handsome groom behaves shamefully. Abigail tries to honor and respect her husband despite his abuse. Meanwhile, her family has joined David's wandering tribe. When Nabal dies suddenly, Abigail is free to move on to a new life, and thanks to her brother, a new husband - David. But there are many dangers in young Abigail's mind
Sarai by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
"Sarai, the last child of her aged father, is beautiful and spoiled. She's aware of the way men look at her, including her half brother Abram. When Abram finally requests Sarai's hand, she asks one thing--that he promise never to take another wife as long as she lives. Even her father thinks the demand is restrictive and agrees to the union only if Sarai makes a promise in return--to give Abram a son and heir. But as the years stretch on and Sarai's womb remains empty, she becomes desperate to fulfill her end of the bargain--lest Abram decide that he will not fulfill his"--Page 2 of cover
Rebekah by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
When her father dies and she is left in the care of her conniving brother Laban, Rebekah knows her life has changed forever. Hope for the future is restored when she falls in love with her cousin Isaac, and their relationship starts strong. But marital bliss cannot last forever, and the birth of twin sons marks the beginning of years of misunderstanding, disagreement, and betrayal. The rift between them grows wider and wider until it is surely too deep to be mended. And yet, with God all things are possible
The prophetess : Deborah's story by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Outspoken and fearless, Deborah has faith in God but struggles to see the potential her own life holds. As an Israelite woman, she'll marry, have a family, and seek to teach her children about Adonai -- and those tasks seem to be more than enough to occupy her time. But God has another plan for her. Israel has been under the near constant terror of Canaan's armies for twenty years, and now God has called Deborah to deliver her people from this oppression. Will her family understand? Will her people even believe God's calling on her life? And can the menace of Canaan be stopped?
Abigaïl by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Na de dood van haar rijke, maar wrede man trouwt een jonge vrouw met de toekomstige koning van Israël: David
Michal by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 56 libraries worldwide
De dochter van koning Saul is verliefd op haar vaders grootste vijand en rivaal
The crimson cord : Rahab's story by Jill Eileen Smith( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The breathtaking story of the prostitute who risked everything to protect two Israelite spies before the battle of Jericho
The prophetess : Deborah's story by Jill Eileen Smith( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Outspoken and fearless, Deborah has faith in God but struggles to see the potential her own life holds. As an Israelite woman, she'll marry, have a family, and seek to teach her children about Adonai--and those tasks seem to be more than enough to occupy her time. But God has another plan for her. Israel has been under the near constant terror of Canaan's armies for twenty years, and now God has called Deborah to deliver her people from this oppression. Will her family understand? Will her people even believe God's calling on her life? And can the menace of Canaan be stopped?
Redeeming grace : Ruth's story by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
When famine visits Bethlehem, Boaz holds out hope for rain while his relative Elimelech moves his wife Naomi and their sons to Moab. For a while, it appears the Lord is blessing Elimelech's family, and his sons marry two lovely Moabite women. But calamities strike, one after another, leaving Naomi alone in a foreign land with only her childless daughters-in-law for comfort. When news reaches Naomi that the famine in Bethlehem has lifted, only Ruth will hazard the journey to her mother-in-law's homeland. Destitute and downhearted, Naomi resigns herself to a life of bitter poverty, but Ruth holds out hope for a better future. And Boaz may be the one God has chosen to provide it
Sarai : a Novel by Jill Eileen Smith( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Sarai vowed to bear Abram a son--to what lengths will she go to keep her promise?
The shepherdess by Jill Eileen Smith( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
A young woman is forced to leave her expansive life as a shepherdess when King David's men come in search of a beautiful woman to attend the king. She is certain she can never be happy enclosed by palace walls. And with David aging and his sons jockeying for position to ascend the throne, her status in the king's house is tenuous indeed
The desert princess by Jill Eileen Smith( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Solomon captured her heart. But can she hold on to his? King David is running for his life with his young son Solomon in tow when Naamah first encounters the prince. Her father is loyal to the king, and that loyalty will be sealed years later--through the marriage of Solomon and Naamah. For her part, Naamah is happy to wed the handsome prince and enter into palace life. But all is not well in Jerusalem. Solomon must navigate constant threats to his life--even from within the palace walls. And when peace is restored, can Naamah ever be truly happy as she watches the love of her life taking more wives? Join bestselling author Jill Eileen Smith as she weaves a tale of young love, heartbreaking betrayal, and the power of forgiveness, all against the vivid backdrop of one of the most tumultuous times in Israel's history
 
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English (50)
Dutch (2)
Afrikaans (1)
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