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A retelling of the story of Samson and Delilah, DELILAH completes what turned in to an loosely-knit trilogy: DELILAH, QUEENMAKER, and WISDOM'S DAUGHTER.

Early Raves for Delilah -

“With her vivid attention to historical detail, Edghill keeps readers captivated.” ––People

"A spellbinding, emotionally powerful reinvention of a timeless tale from a master of lyrical language. With Delilah, India Edghill has written a song of the heart set among clashing kingdoms and created an historical novel to savor." ––New York Times best-selling author Nicole Jordan

“In Edghill's beautifully written tale, Delilah and Samson unite to bring down their enemies. This is one biblically inspired historical novel not to miss.” ––Booklist

“Edghill has crafted a powerful, lyrical novel and created two unforgettable characters.” ––Library Journal STARRED REVIEW

“Edghill's novel is enriched by historical knowledge of the period covered in the Book of Judges and her willingness to question the Hebrew perspective…This is a novel that works on two levels. First and foremost, it's a good read with a compelling plot and rich detail. But it's also a means for those of faith to take a second look at a popular tale they may have not questioned or considered deeply. It deserves a place on bookshelves with Edghill's first novel, "Queenmaker," and Anita Diamant's trendsetting "The Red Tent." M.L. Johnson, Associated Press

“Focusing on a turbulent political atmosphere, betrayal, and a searing passion, Edghill allows the reader to see a man and woman caught up in a doomed love. Four stars.” ––RT Book Reviews

"Richly imagined in hauntingly beautiful prose, India Edghill's Delilah is what the Bible may have been like had it been written by a woman. Delilah is a character whose compelling voice will keep you turning the pages in this truly remarkable story." ––Michelle Moran, author of Nefertiti

“Most people know the story of Samson and Delilah, but you’ve never heard it told like this. In this beautifully crafted tale, an all-too-human Delilah speaks across the centuries and tells us what really happened in the lands of the Philistines so long ago. Her story will draw you in quietly at first –– and then it builds to a roar. It’s both mythic and moving, and rife with surprising twists.” ––Donna Gillespie, international bestselling author of The Light Bearer and Lady of the Light

“A fascinating and unorthodox retelling of the Samson and Delilah story as seen through pagan eyes. Through India Edghill’s extensive research and talent for telling detail, this familiar tale takes on a whole new meaning.” ––Naomi Ragen, author of Jephte’s Daughter and The Saturday Wife

Now Available in paperback
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ISBN 978-0-312-65535-8

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