Enchanting. . .”Solomon’s Bride” seamlessly melds a romance with an insightful survey of the religious and cultural history of a bygone era. Meadows presents the first installment in a series that imagines the adventures and inner workings of the great King Solomon. Decorated with flowing words and imagery reminiscent of “The Song of Solomon,” this novel sends the reader tumbling alongside the main character through the important events that shape the young king’s compassionate nature. His surprising course leads him to a woman who not only illuminates the unknown discontent within his kingdom, but offers him a love of legendary status, one that will inspire and instruct for centuries to come.