“I really enjoyed reading The Stones. The fictionalized story of King David’s life provided a fascinating insight into a famous biblical character that could be equally enjoyed by male and female readers.
We gain an insight into what made David tick, including his close walk with the Lord and the very public consequences of his sin. We discover a man who had a difficult relationship with King Saul before receiving a kingship and multiple blessings from the Lord. Yet David was human like the rest of us, and we witness his struggles to remain obedient to God in all areas of his life.
The story follows the events in 1 and 2 Samuel. I liked learning more about the lives of the people who were close to David, especially his wife Abigail and David’s commander in chief Joab. Joab was a fascinating and complex character, and the narration provided by Asaph added an authentic flavor to the story.
The battle scenes were realistic, and we are given a bird’s-eye view of the mighty warrior men and the people who surrounded David, both friends and foe. We learn about David’s complex relationships with his many wives and children, and how his deceit with Bathsheba led to dire consequences. I highly recommend this book to those looking for  fast-paced and action-packed biblical fiction about one of the greatest men in Israel’s history”… Narelle Atkins, author of 30minutebiblestudies.wordpress.com