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1. The Paris Winter - Imogen Robertson

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Maud Heighton has come to Paris in 1909 to flee the constraints of her small English town. But while her fellow students enjoy the dazzling joys of the Belle Epoque, Maud slips into poverty. Quietly starving, and dreading another cold Paris winter, Maud takes a job as companion to young Sylvie Morel. But Sylvie has a secret: an addiction to opium.

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2. Judas The Gospel of Betrayal (Large Print 16pt) - Frederick Ramsay

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Boy Judas Iscariot struggles to understand his mother's god. Despairing, he becomes a survivor in the streets of the first century Roman empire. Later, determined to avenge the wrongs committed against his mother and sister, he returns to join the rebels led by Barabbas, only to be betrayed again. Broken, he is brought to the Zealots at Qumran and eventually to the Rabbi Jesus. During this journey he discovers God and is baptized into messianic anticipation. His enthusiasm for revolution leads him to out - guess God. He proceeds down a path that will result in a difficult and fateful choice

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3. The Colour of Heaven - James Runcie

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4. Forsaken Soul: A Medeival Mystery - Priscilla Royal

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5. The Sun and Two Seas - Vikramajit Ram

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It is the thirteenth century AD. The kingdom of Kalinga is flourishing, having recently defeated Turkish forces encroaching from the North and established thriving ties as far afield as Africa. King Narasimha Ganga plans to immortalize himself by building the magnificent Sun Temple at the edge of the sea. However, unable to decide on the perfect design, and beset by financial woes, he decides to focus on something more congenial: sending a royal gift of prime cattle to an African Sultan. Meanwhile, his neglected consort searches for solace by studying the stars, and her young cousin drifts aimlessly through the palace, playing the flute and flirting with handsome soldiers. 

When Narasimha’s childhood friend, the Crown Prince of Parijatapuri arrives, pursued by a band of assassins, to keep him out of harm’s way, Narasimha dispatches both him—as his Envoy—and his feckless cousin-in-law—as Superintendent of the Cattle—on the voyage to Africa. They must deliver the cattle and bring back a zarafa, an exotic four-legged animal with ‘the neck of a snake’ which, according to the half-Chinese Royal Scrivener, is ‘a harbinger of fortune and serenity’. 

Before the voyage is over, all the characters are transformed as they juggle clandestine love affairs and treasonous plots, endure arduous journeys and have terrifying encounters with unknown monsters. 

Written in lush, vivid prose, leavened by wry humour, and teeming with memorable characters, The Sun and Two Seas is an enchanting read.

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6. Judas LP - Frederick Ramsay

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Praise for Judas... "Lures us into the Roman Empire of New Testament times and into the mind of a great villain. There we discover a man like us and find ourselves intrigued or dismayed, or both...." -Ken Kuhlken, author of the California Century mysteries Judas, illegitimate offspring of a Jewish woman and a Roman soldier, is a survivor in the brutal streets of the first century Roman Empire. Later, as a young man determined to avenge the wrongs committed against his family, he joins a rebel band, only to be betrayed by them. Beaten and broken, he is brought to the community of Zealots at Qumran and eventually to the one forming around Rabbi Jesus. But his enthusiasm for revolution leads him to make a difficult and-for him and others-fateful choice. Dr. Frederick Ramsay is an Episcopal priest. Now retired from full-time ministry, Ramsay is focusing on fiction. He lives in Surprise, Arizona, with his wife and partner, Susan.

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