Book Review: Thief of Corinth by Tessa Afshar – reblogged from Audras bookblabbing

Thief of Corinth

By: Tessa Afshar

Release Date: August 7, 2018

Cleanliness (See “About” for scale): Slightly Tainted (No cursing. Content to consider: drinking, slavery, blood, implied sex, mention of rape, divorce, sexism, abuse, stealing, religion, kissing, and death.)

4 stars

Thief of Corinth is an interesting mixture of biblical fiction, historical fiction, real history, romance, thriller, and mystery. It all works rather well together! This book tells the story of pain, betrayal, sacrifice, family trouble, love, women-power, and forgiveness.

In the first half of this tale, you probably won’t notice that it’s biblically-based. I didn’t even make the connection of one of the main character’s name, Dionysius, to the Bible until Paul became a part of the story. The second half of this book is very religious and does a great job of “bringing the bible to life.”

Thief of Corinth was almost like a Robin Hood retelling. It had all the elements of that story with even more drama! One action scene in chapter ten also reminded me of Aladdin.

When I was just starting to think that the story-line was fairly predictable, it had a dramatic twist. I really enjoyed being surprised. I did feel like there were a few too many coincidences, but I suppose that is just fiction for you.

keep reading

I’m about 15% done reading it myself.

#Outreach: That the world may know

#Prayer Focus: Pray for Our Prodigals

#Praise the Lord

Please follow my blogs  Guam Christian Blog

Guam views Blog

Bruce’s Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bruce.dinsman

Featured book: https://www.amazon.com/Daily-Service-3-Bruce-Dinsman-ebook

Twitter: @bad671

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dinsmanbruce/

Younow: https://www.younow.com/BruceDinsman

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/bdinsman/pins/

2 Comments on “Book Review: Thief of Corinth by Tessa Afshar – reblogged from Audras bookblabbing

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: