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Spectacular Reads in October

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Psychiatrist Evelyn Talbot studies series killers... Her first mistake could be her last.

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Finding Mr. Right means never breaking bending the rules.

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Set in ancient Israel, DEBORAH RISING portrays the dramatic (and unlikely) rise of the first woman to lead a nation in recorded human history.

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To be with the man of her dreams, she’ll have to face her worst nightmares…

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Sometimes the only way through darkness is to return to where it began.

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Sometimes the end is just the beginning...


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Also by Lesley Hazleton:

After The Prophet, September 2009
Mary: A Flesh-and-Blood Biography of the Virgin Mother, March 2005
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Mary: A Flesh-and-Blood Biography of the Virgin Mother
Lesley Hazleton

This unusual biography blends imagination and fact in an exquisitely told tale about the most reveled and admired woman of Christianity.

Bloomsbury Publishing
March 2005
288 pages
ISBN: 1582344752
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Starting with a dark-skinned girl barely out of adolescence when she gives birth, Lesley Hazleton weaves together the many facets of Mary's existence: peasant villager, wise woman and healer, activist, mother, teacher, and yes, virgin, though in a sense we have long forgotten. She follows her through the worst any mother can experience-the excruciating death of her child-and then looks at how she transforms grief into wisdom, disaster into renewal. Strong and courageous, the Mary we see here does not merely assent to her role in history, but chooses it and lives it to the fullest.

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