The Witch of Cologne

The Witch of Cologne

Paperback - 2005
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A Time of Peril

The Inquisitor, Carlos Vicente Solitario, charges a young Jewish midwife, Ruth bas Elazar Saul, with heresy. Ruth may be the daughter of the city's chief rabbi, but this is no protection against the Inquisition's accusations.

A Quest for Justice

Detlef von Tennen, nobleman and canon, cousin to the Archbishop, suspects that something other than religion drives Solitario to persecute Ruth. Determined to ensure that justice is done, Detlef joins the investigation-and finds his passions fully aroused by Ruth's impressive intelligence and darkly exotic beauty.

Two Hearts' Desires

All her life, Ruth bas Elazar Saul has thirsted for knowledge, despite the price she paid by concealing her gender and being cast out of her father's house. Her faith sustained her through all, even the attentions of the Inquisition. Then, in the very heart of danger, God blessed her with the greatest love she had ever known.

Publisher: New York : Forge, 2005.
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780765314307
0765314304
Characteristics: 476 pages :,geneological ;,24 cm.

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Nicole21 May 17, 2011

This is an awe inspiring book. It's so easy to forget the travesties committed based on fear and religion. An great book.

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