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The Chaplain

by Claire Foster

In the historical novel "The Chaplain", a man moves from seminary to shepherding his own congregation, always maintaining his sense of faith. In Norbert Huber’s historical novel "The Chaplain", a Civil War minister refuses to choose... Read More

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To Calais, In Ordinary Time

by Kristine Morris

"To Calais, In Ordinary Time" is a brilliant novel set in medieval times. In it, a group of travelers races against the Black Death on a journey that leads each to an unexpected destination. In 1348, as the Black Death sweeps into... Read More

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Bride of the Buddha

by Kristine Morris

"Bride of the Buddha" is a luminous, imaginative story of love, courage, and devotion that brings the turbulent times around the birth of Buddhism to life as they were lived by the wife whom Siddhartha abandoned to follow his spiritual... Read More

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Where Madness Lies

by Monica Carter

"Where Madness Lies" is an utterly compelling historical novel about the Nazi genocide, told from the perspective of psychiatric patients who reveal the generational impact of mental illness. The two-part story begins in 1934 in Germany,... Read More

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The Orchard House

by Karen Rigby

Heidi Chiavaroli’s novel "The Orchard House" is a tribute to Louisa May Alcott, whose historic home and writing speak to women’s need for refuge. When she was a teenager, Taylor was adopted by the Bennett family, whose kindness she... Read More

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The Sky Worshipers

by Kristine Morris

"The Sky Worshipers" is an epic novel that pulls back the veil on the tumultuous life and times of Genghis Khan, the Mongol leader who was intent upon becoming the ruler of the world. In 1209 CE, at the celebration of her father’s... Read More

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