Synopses & Reviews
The Faith to Face Tyranny
Faith to Face the Third Reich
Two Stories of Undaunted Courage
Set during the darkest days of World War II, Kings Ransom tells the heroic story of Tsar Boris III, King of Bulgaria, and his extraordinary efforts to save his countrys Jewish population from Hitlers concentration camps. Aware of the price he might pay for his risks, Boris faced the Third Reich with courage and resolve, firm in his Christian convictions that would not permit him to abandon nearly 50,000 Jews. Boris, along with members of the Orthodox Church, Jewish religious leaders, and others, ultimately ensured that no Bulgarian Jews lost their lives to Hitlers regime.
Based on a True Story
Historically accurate, Boriss quest to save Bulgarias Jews is interwoven with the love story of Daria, the Jewish attendant to the Bulgarian royal family, and Dobri, a sergeant in the kings guard. With courageous characters and passionate storytelling, Kings Ransom reveals how individuals acting on faith can change the course of history.
About the Author
is the author of The Strength of Mercy
and cofounder of All Gods Children International, a licensed, non-profit Christian adoption and relief ministry that began in 1991 after the Beazely family adopted a child from Romania. In her extensive travels to Bulgaria, Jan has heard much of the account of King Boris daring rescue firsthand from the remaining royal family.
Thom Lemmons has published numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, including Sunday Clothes and the best-selling Jabez: A Novel. He is the managing director of ACU Press, owned by Abilene Christian University.