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The next volume in the Light in the Empire series will be out in late November, 2018!

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Volume 5 of the Light in the Empire series
Coming to Amazon, Kobo, and Barnes & Noble in November.

Must the shadows of the past destroy the hope of the future?

In AD 122, Cornelia Scipia, proud daughter of one of Rome’s noblest families, learns her adulterous husband plans to betroth their daughter to the vicious son of his best friend. Over her dead body! Cornelia divorces him, reclaims her enormous dowry, and kidnaps her own daughter. She plans to start over with Drusilla a thousand miles away. No more husbands for her. But she didn’t count on meeting Hector, the widowed Greek captain of the ship carrying her to her new life.

Devastated by the loss of his wife and daughter, Hector’s heart begins to heal as he befriends Drusilla. Cornelia’s sacrificial love for Drusilla and her courage and humor in the face of the unknown earn his admiration…as a friend. Is he ready for more?

Marriage to the kind, honest sea captain would give Drusilla the father she deserves…and Cornelia the faithful husband she’s always longed for. But while her ex-husband hunts them to drag Drusilla back to Rome, secrets in Hector’s past and the chasms between their social classes and different faiths erect complicated barriers to any future together. Will God give two lonely hearts a second chance at happiness?

Second Chances picks up the story of many of the people you met in The Legacy eight years later.

I’ve loved the characters in all my novels, but writing about Lucius the Rat, AKA Lucius Drusus Fidelis, once more has been fun. I hope you’ll enjoy the mismatch between Cornelia (who divorces her adulterous husband and kidnaps her daughter to protect her from him), and Hector (the noble captain of Philip’s ship) and how God can turn even the worst things into something good.

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Volume 4 of the Light in the Empire Series
Now available in paperback and Kindle formats at Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.com.au, and international Amazon sites. Available at Kobo world wide and at Barnes & Noble in paperback and Nook (epub).

Is the price of true friendship ever too high?

In AD 122, Adela, the fiery daughter of a Germanic chieftain, is kidnapped and taken across the Roman frontier to be sold as a slave. When horse-trader Otto wins her while gambling with her kidnappers, he entrusts her to his friend and trading partner, Galen. Then Otto is kidnapped by the same men, and Galen must track them half way across the Empire before his best friend loses a fight to the death in a Roman arena. More

Faithful  picks up the story of many of the people you met in Blind Ambition eight years later. Teenager Galen is a grown man, with the same great sense of humor and a heart that wants to please God. When a foolish choice lands his best friend Otto in a fight for his life, unlikely friendships are born, love blossoms, and broken relationships are restored as Galen’s faith and courage guide the quest to rescue him. I’ve loved the characters in all my novels, but I have to admit that Faithful has my favorites so far. If you enjoyed Blind Ambition, you’ll love some of the surprises in Faithful.

 

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Volume 3 of the Light in the Empire Series
Now available in paperback and Kindle formats at Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and international Amazon sites. Available at Kobo world wide and at Barnes & Noble in paperback and Nook (epub).

When Rome has taken everything, what’s left for a man to give?

Betrayed by a ruthless son who’ll do anything for power and wealth, Publius Drusus faces death with an unanswered prayer―that his treasured daughter, Claudia, and honorable son, Titus, will someday share his faith. But who will lead them to the truth once he’s gone? More

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Volume 2 of the Light in the Empire Series
Now available in paperback and Kindle formats at Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and international Amazon sites. Available at Kobo world wide and at Barnes & Noble in paperback and Nook (epub).

Sometimes you have to almost die to discover how you want to live.

It’s AD 114 in the Roman province of Germania Superior, and being a Christian carries a death sentence. Tribune Decimus Lentulus is on the fast track for a stellar political career back in Rome. When he’s robbed, blinded, and left for dead, a young German woman who follows the Way finds him. More

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Volume 1 of the Light in the Empire Series
Now available in paperback and Kindle formats at Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and international Amazon sites. Available at Kobo world wide and at Barnes & Noble in paperback and Nook (epub).

Are some wounds too deep to forgive?

With a ruthless father who murdered for the family inheritance, Marcus Drusus plans to do the same. In AD 122, Marcus follows his brother Lucius to Judaea and plots to frame a zealot for his older brother’s death. More