America's highest rated cable television program has generated a national bestselling book. FaithWords, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, is pleased to announce that A STORY OF GOD AND ALL OF US: A NOVEL BASED ON THE EPIC TV MINISERIES "THE BIBLE" by Roma Downey & Mark Burnett has become a national bestseller. The book debuted at #6 on the Publishers Weekly Hardcover Fiction list and will debut at #27 on the New York Times Hardcover Fiction list on March 24.
"We are incrediblyhumbled by the reaction to the series and the books," said Roma Downey and Mark Burnett. "Working with this sacred text is a once-in-a-lifetime honor. Our hope is that the books will continue to inspire and encourage. First the series becomes a #1 in television, now the book is the on the New York Times bestseller list. God is moving."
"We are ecstatic that Roma's and Mark's track record of producing hits has followed them from television to publishing," said Rolf Zettersten, Senior Vice President & Publisher, Hachette Nashville. "Their books are every bit as magical and successful as their miniseries production."
A novel for adults based on the miniseries, A STORY OF GOD AND ALL OF US brings the Bible's greatest stories and most compelling characters to life. Readers will revel in this epic saga of warriors, rebels, poets and kings, all called upon by God to reveal his enduring love for mankind. The novel is also available in Spanish, eBook and audio editions.
In addition to the adult novel, Downey & Burnett wrote A STORY OF GOD AND ALL OF US YOUNG READERS EDITION, which contains abridged action-packed versions of the Bible's most fascinating stories, featuring Moses, David, Daniel, John the Baptist and Jesus. This edition includes an exclusive introduction by Downey and a photo insert with images from the miniseries. The young readers edition is also available in Spanish and eBook formats.