She was a nun of noble birth. He, a heretic, a reformer; an outlaw of the Holy Roman Empire.
In the 16th century, nun Katharina von Bora’s fate fell no further than the Abbey. Until she read the writings of Martin Luther.
sweeping Catholic church reformation—condemning a cloistered life and
promoting the goodness of marriage—awakened her desire for everything
she’d been forbidden. Including Martin Luther himself.
the fact that the attraction and tension between them is undeniable,
Luther holds fast to his convictions and remains isolated, refusing to
risk anyone’s life but his own. And Katharina longs for love, but is
strong-willed. She clings proudly to her class distinction, pining for
nobility over the heart of a reformer. They couldn’t be more different.
as the world comes tumbling down around them, and with Luther’s
threatened life a constant strain, these unlikely allies forge an
unexpected bond of understanding, support and love.
Together, they will alter the religious landscape forever.
Christy Award: Historical Romance Fiction Winner
- Item CodeC03262B
- PublisherWaterBrook Multnomah
- AudienceAges 15 & Up