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The Women of Genesis series
is a series of books begun in 2000 by Orson Scott Card
Orson Scott Card is an American author, critic, public speaker, essayist, columnist, and political activist. He writes in several genres, but is primarily known for his science fiction. His novel Ender's Game and its sequel Speaker for the Dead both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the...
. The books in this series are centered around the wives of the Biblical Patriarch
Originally a patriarch was a man who exercised autocratic authority as a pater familias over an extended family. The system of such rule of families by senior males is called patriarchy. This is a Greek word, a compound of πατριά , "lineage, descent", esp...
s of the Book of Genesis. To date three books have been published and a fourth is currently listed as a work in progress on Card's website.
Books in the series
Sarah: Women of Genesis is the first novel in The Women of Genesis series by Orson Scott Card.-Plot introduction:Sarah follows the story of Abraham through the eyes and perspective of Sarah. The Biblical account of the life of Sarah is contained in Genesis 12 - 22 most of which is centered...
Rebekah is the second novel in The Women of Genesis series by Orson Scott Card.-Plot introduction:Rebekah follows the story of Isaac through the eyes and perspective of Rebekah. Card expands the story into a novel of over 400 pages so many of the details and characters are fictional...
- Rachel and Leah
Rachel and Leah is the third novel in The Women of Genesis series by Orson Scott Card.- Plot introduction :Rachel and Leah follows the story of Jacob through the eyes of Rachel and Leah. Card expands the story into a novel of over 300 pages, so many of the details and characters are fictional...
- The Wives of Israel
The Wives of Israel will be the fourth novel in The Women of Genesis series by Orson Scott Card.-Plot summary:This book has yet to be released. It will be a continuation of the previous novel in the Women of Genesis series; Rachel and Leah. The book left off after Rachel had married Jacob,...
- The Sons of Rachel (forthcoming)