New Xulon Title Spotlights the Character Traits of Queen Esther

Sampson provides readers with a fresh view of an Old Testament book in rhyme

MAITLAND, Fla., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Irma W. Sampson's new book, Esther, the Queen in the PALACE is Seen ($9.99, paperback, 9781628395846; $20.99, hardcover, 9781628395853; $4.99, e-book, 9781628395860)—complete with vibrant illustrations—is an astonishing, poetic interpretation of the biblical book of Esther. Sampson stays true to the Bible while retelling the real-life, "Cinderella story" of the most famous queen that ever lived. With this book, the author hopes to introduce readers of all ages to the Scriptures, especially those who have yet to open a Bible.


When asked what the essence statement of her book is, the author responded, "When we have the character qualities that Esther had, we can accomplish much for the Lord's work." She explains the significance behind her work, "The Bible is the most powerful book of all ages. …I'm attempting to interest more people to read the Scriptures, arousing an interest [within] my books."

Irma W. Sampson holds a Bachelor's degree in music education and a Master's degree in Christian education. Her childhood was spent hear Ulster, Pennsylvania, where she accepted Christ as her Savior at nine years of age. The resident of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania taught in both public and Christian schools. Over those years, she gave over one hundred students piano lessons. In health or in severe illness, God has led her to serve Him. She taught for over fifty years and was also pianist or organist of the church where she was a member. She has three grown children, all married and with families of their own. She describes her adult children, Sarajean, Bob and Walter, as "testimonies of the Lord's grace as they serve Him."

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world's largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 8,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Esther, the Queen in the PALACE is Seen through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through,, and

Media Contact: Irma W. Sampson, Xulon Press, 866-381-2665,

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