"The soldier heaved me over his shoulder as if I were a spring lamb.
" I am not Israelite!" I screamed.
Adara has always longed to do the things that well-brought-up girls ofher time are not supposed to do. She wants to learn toread and write -- like men. And she wants the freedom totravel -- like men -- outside the boundaries of her sheltered life.
One day she awakens to a blast of trumpets as the Israelites andArameans battle just outside the safety of her village walls. Curious, Adara sneaks out to see the battle. Little does she know that this willbe her last day of freedom for a very long time.
Sold into slavery, Adara becomes a servant to General Namaan andhis family and begins a remarkable journey of self-discovery, healing, and redemption -- a journey that, in the end, faces herwith the hardest decision of her life . . .