Solomon’s Bride by Rebecca Hazell – Review & Giveaway

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Solomon’s Bride – Book Review

When you were a little girl, did you ever dream of being a princess in a distant time and place? Did you wonder what life would be like if you lived in a beautiful palace, surrounded by servants who catered to your every whim? Did you crave for adventures in a land far, far away?

Rebecca Hazell must have imagined those things, because she has written a highly imaginative historical trilogy called The Tiger And The Dove which weaves a story of what life was like for one princess who lived long ago – but trust me, the series is not for the faint of heart!

Rebecca’s newly released book, Solomon’s Bride, is Book 2 in the Tiger And The Dove series and continues the story and adventures of Princess Sofia of the Kievan Rus, who we were introduced to in Book 1 in the series, The Grip Of God. For this series, you really do want to read these books in order to fully get a sense of who Sofia is – where she has come from – and what she has endured so that you can appreciate how the events in her life are transforming her into the woman she is becoming.

In Book 1, we meet a spoiled, 12-year-old princess who is torn from the pampered and privileged life she has known only to be captured by a savage group known as the Mongols. In Book 2, Solomon’s Bride, we cheer as Sofia escapes to freedom, but her freedom is short-lived. Soon, Sofia finds herself deeply entrenched in the world of the Assassins as a fugitive with a price on her head – and prisoner to the Grand Master himself.

Solomon’s Bride is a worthy sequel to The Grip Of God – one full of rich detail that transports us to a world where few authors and readers have traversed.

You’ll have to wait until Book 3 of the trilogy – Consolamentum – to see if Sofia ever has the happily ever ending that most princesses dream of.

In the meantime, enter our giveaway for a chance to win an e-book copy of Solomon’s Bride to see where her current adventures have led her!

About Rebecca Hazell

Rebecca Hazell

Rebecca Hazell is an award-winning artist, author and educator who has written, illustrated and published four non-fiction children’s books, created best selling educational filmstrips, designed educational craft kits for children and even created award winning needlepoint canvases.

Rebecca is also a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage who holds an honors BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz in Russian and Chinese history.

Rebecca lived for many years in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 1988 she and her family moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, and in 2006 she and her husband moved to Vancouver Island. They live near their two adult children in the beautiful Cowichan Valley.

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10 Responses to “Solomon’s Bride by Rebecca Hazell – Review & Giveaway”

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  1. Michelle Miller
    Twitter: truebookaddict

    Great review! So glad you liked Book 2. Sofia is definitely a character I’m endeared to. I was thinking that her story would make a great movie. 🙂

    Thanks again for joining us on the tour!

  2. Mary Preston says:

    The book review tells me that this is going to be a wonderful read.

  3. Florry D. says:

    Thank you for the giveaway!
    Would love reading this historical story.
    It’s very tempting and sounds entertaining.
    This would be my first book in the series.

  4. Terry Jones says:

    This book sounds very interesting–i never read the first book but both sound very good !!!

  5. Tina at Mommynificent
    Twitter: mommynificent

    Intriguing! Two questions: is this book suitable for children and does it have any religious worldview – i.e. Christian, Buddhist, or other? Thanks so much for sharing this at Booknificent Thursday! Hope to see you again soon!

  6. Mark Meadows says:

    Rebecca I applaud your taste in book title selection! I chose “Solomon’s Bride” as the overall title for my 5 book series released starting in 2011, but none of the books individually have that name. If someone wanders my way looking for your book, I’ll send them to you. My series is a historical/biblical love story based on the Song of Solomon. Rebecca I wish you the best of success with your series, sounds interesting! (and has a great name) God bless!

    Mark Meadows,

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