Return to Me (Restoration Chronicles, Book 1) by Lynn Austin

By Lynn Austin

After years of observing his young children and grandchildren wander from their religion, Iddo's prayers are spoke back: King Cyrus is permitting God's selected humans to come to Jerusalem. Jubilant, he joyfully prepares for his or her departure, merely to benefit that his family members, grown cozy within the pagan tradition of Babylon, desires to remain.

Zechariah, Iddo's oldest grandson, feels torn among his grandfather's historical ideals and the relief and good fortune his father enjoys in Babylon. yet he quickly starts off to listen to the voice of God, encouraging him to come back to the land given to his forefathers.

Bringing to lifestyles the biblical books of Ezra and Nehemiah, Return to Me tells the compelling tale of Iddo and Zechariah, the ladies who love them, and the devoted fans who fight to rebuild their lives in obedience to the God who beckons them domestic.

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Sol, totinka. Sit, sit. Bertha will get you a nice cool lemonade,” she said with stagy affection, her gray eyes reckoning slyly as always. ” A heavily built woman in her early fifties, she dressed too youthfully, and her hair was hairdresser-aged, the ends tipped with silver. “Sit. ” She prodded him toward a kitchen chair with patting motions of her soft hands. “I do not want lemonade, Bertha. Stop pushing me to sit! I am dirty—let me wash my hands. Do not concern yourself so much with my comfort all of a sudden,” he said.

Nazerman; I’ll take any amount you’re willing to give, regardless of the spirit in which it is given. ” She took out a little pad of receipts with the imprint of the Youth Center on top, made a great show of impersonal efficiency about taking out a ball-point pen and ejecting the little nib. But then her demeanor failed her. “I’m still new at this. Perhaps you can tell me if I will meet such heedlessness often. indd 42 7/1/15 3:34 PM t h e paw n b r o k e r “See here, Miss Birchfield,” Sol said heatedly, “I resent having to explain to you.

He began to move menacingly toward the little gate that led from behind the counter. “All right, animal, get out of here! Come on, out! ” “Okay, okay, mister, don’ go gettin’ all hot like. Gimme the four rubles, I take the four,” he said, his hands trembling and flying around with his need. ” His face showed the agony of some inner burning, an unbearable expression that filled the Pawnbroker with rage. “Go on now,” Sol said, pushing the money at him. “And don’t go bothering me with your foul mouth any more.

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