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Find Sheba is an enjoyable, well researched book. Switching between current times and 1000BC the book tells the story of Solomon and The Queen of Sheba (of Biblical fame) and then those searching for her tomb. As multiple nationalities claim her as theirs and her resting place the discovery of where she is buried, and if in fact the story of David and Solomon is true, has implcations for the powder keg that is the modern middle east.
Moore works well with the different nationalities, building tension between them. The swapping between the two timelines compliment one another as relations in one foreshadow or echo revelations in the other.
Bon Shaw is enjoyable to listen to as a narrator, although not highly memorable. The deep voice makes for easy listening. Characters aren't greatly differentiated, but emotion and inflection are there to help build the story. Wouldn't hesitate to pick another book narrated by Shaw.
8 of 8 people found this review helpful
Firstly, this is a ROMANCE. If your favorite genre is mindless and sexless silly stories, this is for you! "Finding Sheba" bears as much resemblance to ancient history and modern archaeology as "Finding Dory" does to mental health issues and marine science. The bad guys belong to a group called "Ancient World Piracy". Really!! And the characters are interchangeable cardboard cutouts. A true waste of time and money.
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