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Quest for a King




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Book One of the “Age of the Kingdom” series. A catastrophic battle sets in motion events that birth Israel’s first monarchy, but the king’s fecklessness puts the fate of the nation in doubt. During the tenuous reign of Israel’s first king, the rise of a charismatic hero drives a wedge between brothers Jeriah and Azel. Tragedy befalls a cursed family of priests and a chilling prophecy from the grave signals the end of the king and his heirs. Can Israel’s fledgling monarchy survive attacks from without and rivals within?

Quest for a King won the Gold Medal for Adult Fiction in the 2023 Christian Book Awards and was a Finalist in’s Best Book Awards for 2023 in Religious Fiction.
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“I read it cover to cover in one sitting… it is impossible to put down. I wish I had had this growing up. I would have understood biblical history so much better!”
Brett Goldberg, BA (linguistics, Yale), author of A Psalm in Jenin and entrepreneur.

“Gary Ivey…has created a work of fiction that’s both educational and extremely engaging, like and Old Testament ‘The Chosen.'”
Bill Barley, BA, JD, Pastor, Living Stones Church.

“…the book evokes with remarkable specificity these ordinary and extraordinary people living in ancient Israel, as their lives are swept up and overturned by the move of God and the forces of history.”
Terry R. Freeman, BA, MBA, CG, Genealogist, Historian, Author.