The Saint and the Fasting Girl

June 8, 2009|
The Saint and the Fasting Girl by Anna Richenda
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Sister Georgia lives at the center of a bustling Yorkshire nunnery at the eve of the English Reformation. Yet she is no ordinary nun. Georgia and her sisters follow the ways of the legendary Saint Isela, recording her signs and miracles and preparing for her return.

But the archbishop of London, Philip SeVerde, a man rising in Henry VIII's royal court, cannot bear this 'wild' nunnery of the north. Driven by greed and a lust for power, SeVerde demands that the nuns submit to his control and strict monastic rule. Georgia is persecuted and tortured, yet she refuses to back down.

Drawing strength and visions from an ancient relic, Georgia must ensure that her mystical group of nuns survive the meddling of the corrupt archbishop. She must undergo an epic journey and endure, lifetime after lifetime, until the promise of Saint Isela can be fulfilled. It is the story of "The Saint and the Fasting Girl."

Title:The Saint and the Fasting Girl
Product dimensions:344 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.94 in
Shipping dimensions:344 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.94 in
Published:June 8, 2009
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781440132438

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