Quest for Light, Adventure of the Magi

Captivated by an extraordinary star, three Persian warrior priests journey along the Silk Road battling evil and struggle with their faith until they are transformed by God on their way to Bethlehem.

  • Byron E Anderson
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    Christian, Action Adventure, Holiday, Religious, Family
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Writer Biography - Byron E Anderson

Byron Anderson is a lawyer in Washington, D.C. engaged in government and politics. While attending seminary, Byron became interested in first century religion and culture in the Middle East. This interest led to his writing the novel and screenplay, Quest for Light – Adventure of the Magi. The novel was published by Lighthouse Publishing in August 2010 and was a Bronze winner in the 2013 Illumination Book Awards. The novel is available at Barnes and Noble,, and Christian book stores. Byron intended for this action-adventure story to hold the attention of a general audience while sharing the theological significance of the Magi’s experience.

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Writer Statement

Quest for Light is a Christian-themed action adventure which appeals to a broad demographic. Christian viewers will appreciate the Bible-based story which holds true to Christian theology. The fast-paced-action story and it’s historically accurate depiction of the First Century Silk Road appeals to the broader audience. They story provides a fresh and unique perspective on the Biblical account of the nativity and the significance of the Persian Priests who abandoned their families and kingdoms on a quest for a foreign god.