Magdalen Rising: The Beginning (Paperback)
Monkfish Book Publishing, 9780982324608, 402pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2010
"Smart and earthy . . . richly imaginative . . . the epitome of the storyteller's art."--St. Louis Post-Dispatch, named one of "The Year's Best Books"
"This amazing book could well become a classic of women's literature."--Booklist, named one of the "Year's Ten Best Fantasy Books"
Young Magdalen and Jesus, brimming with youthful charm and arrogance, find each other and fall in love, forging a bond that is stronger than death. Their pleasure is overshadowed by a brilliant but unbalanced druid who knows a perilous secret about Maeve's past. The prequel to The Passion of Mary Magdalen. Now in paperback