Written by: D.A. Nygaard
Submitted By: D.A. Nygaard
(This review submitted by the author)
The BookLife Prize in Fiction
In Nygaard’s novel—which is a retelling of the three wise men’s journey to Bethlehem—star readers journey to solve a mystery related to an ancient prophesy and the position of the stars. With tension that begins within the first few pages, lovely prose that matches the time period, and helpful footnotes, this novel features well developed characters, unique descriptions, and strong dialogue. Additionally, the book is well plotted and features an epic historical setting. Fans of historical fiction will find a lot to like here.