Pilate's Wife: A Novel of the Roman Empire

Pilate's Wife: A Novel of the Roman Empire

Antoinette May


A daughter of privilege within the strongest empire the realm has ever identified, Claudia has a different and worrying "gift": her goals have an uncanny method of coming precise. As a rebellious baby seated beside the tyrannical Roman Emperor Tiberius, she first spies the strong gladiator who will eventually be her one actual ardour. but it's the bold Justice of the Peace Pontius Pilate who intrigues the impressionable younger girl she turns into, and Claudia reveals her method into his hands through a mysterious historical magic. Pilate is her grand future, top her to Judaea and plunging her right into a seething cauldron of open uprising. yet following her good friend Miriam of Magdala's confession of her ecstatic love for a charismatic spiritual radical, Claudia starts off to adventure terrifying visions—horrific premonitions of battle, injustice, untold devastation and damnation . . . and the crucifixion of a divine martyr whom she needs to do every little thing in her strength to save.

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