Cry For Jerusalem: Resiisting Tyranny
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a historical

novel series

COVERING THE SEVEN YEARS LEADING UP TO THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM AND HEROD'S TEMPLE IN 70 CE

Cry For Jerusalem showcases the years leading up to 70 CE, the year the First Jewish Revolt against Rome reached its climax with the burning of Herod's Temple during the siege and destruction of Jerusalem. The details of this these events are rarely written about or discussed, in spite of the fact the eye witness and historian Flavius Josephus  described these riveting and heart breaking events in detail. Cry for Jerusalem makes the stories behind these events accessible to the casual reader, in that it is a fictional yet fact-based dramatization of those seven years leading up to that fateful day. Author Ward Sanford brings the people and events to life in this vivid four-novel series capturing the intrigue, hopes, dreams, and drama on both sides of the conflict. If you are a historical fiction fan, biblical fiction fan, or just a fan of great plots and stories--these are books for you. Follow along as we map out this fascinating part of history in a set of novels you won't want to put down.

Cry for Jerusalem: Against All Odds
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KIRKUS REVIEWS

An impressive blend of historical portrayal and dramatic fiction"

AMAZON REVIEWS

The characters are so well developed that you feel for them, hope for them; in some cases you hate them, in others you love them!

HISTORIC NOVELS REVIEWS

Diverse, gritty, and laced with tension. majestic and colorful landscapes - richly detailed... incredibly researched foundation

Ward Sanford
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the man behind the series

Dr. Ward Sanford

Dr. Ward Sanford is an internationally renowned hydrogeologist who has spent over thirty years studying and writing journal articles. â€‹Ward recently has developed a keen interest in the first-century history of Israel through the writings of the contemporary historian Flavius Josephus.  He has added to his knowledge by making multiple research visits to Israel to see the sites first hand.

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Cry For Jerusalem is based on the

rich past of historic Jerusalem and Rome. Learn about the research and findings of our author that inspired him to write this series and showcase the glories and hardships that was life from 63 to 70 CE

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