The Cord

The Cord : The Love Story of Salmon and Rahab

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Rahab, the former prostitute, has been saved from a the bloody and fiery destruction of Jericho by Salmon, using a scarlet cord, but now he shocks her by taking her into his tent, declaring he will marry her in thirty days. Her heart plummets because her past relationships with men have made her wary. She hopes he will realize his mistake and set her free. For one month, she lives with this man, sharing only food and conversation. Salmon worries that she will never learn to love him. He uses her interest in the Israelite God to pursue her, not aware that he learns more than she does from answering her questions. The Cord is a love story, not just between two people, but between God and people.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 16.51mm | 498.95g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514267152
  • 9781514267158

About Cynthia Leavelle

Cynthia Leavelle dreamed of becoming a writer from the time she read the Little House books as a child. Not until a good friend encouraged her, did she write her first book. She has published a novella with Barbour Publishing as well as the sequel to The Cord, which is entitled The Springs: The Story of Othniel and Acsah. She teaches English and English as a Second Language at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi. She has two degrees from the University of North Texas. Married for more than thirty-five years, she and her husband Tommy have three grown sons.show more

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