Friday, March 30, 2012

Cover Attraction: Garden of Madness by Tracy L. Higley

I had already planned to list this book as today's Cover Attraction, and when it arrived in my mailbox today of all days...well, it was really a no-brainer by that time!  Love this cover, don't you?  :o)


Title:  Garden of Madness
Author:  Tracy L. Higley
Release Date:  May 1, 2012 (although it may have released early)
Publisher:  Thomas Nelson

About the book:

The Untold Story of King Nebuchadnezzar's Daughter. 

For seven years the Babylonian princess Tiamat has waited for the mad king Nebuchadnezzar to return to his family and to his kingdom. Driven from his throne to live as a beast, he prowls his luxurious Hanging Gardens, secreted away from the world.

Since her treaty marriage at a young age, Tia has lived an indulgent palace life. But when her husband dies and a nobleman is found murdered in the palace, Tia must discover who is responsible for the macabre death, even if her own newfound freedom is threatened.

As the queen plans to wed Tia to yet another prince, the powerful mage Shadir plots to expose the family's secret and set his own man on the throne. Tia enlists the help of a reluctant Jewish captive, her late husband's brother Pedaiah, who challenges her notions of the gods even as he opens her heart to both truth and love.

In a time when few gave their hearts to Yahweh, one woman must decide if she is willing to risk everything-her possessions, her gods, and her very life-for the Israelite's one God. Madness, sorcery and sinister plots mingle like an alchemist's deadly potion, and Tia must dare to risk all - to save the kingdom, and to save herself.


  1. Replies
    1. I agree. :o) I think they could've jazzed it up just a bit more, though, because it almost looks better on a computer screen than in person. Maybe a richer color of purple for her dress??

  2. I love it when an author writes a story about a character like this. It sounds like a very intriguing read. Thanks for the info Christy.-Susan F.


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