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The Blood Red Crescent
Blood Red Crescent
by Henry Garnett

It was fall 1570, and rumors of an invasion by the Turks were spreading throughout Venice. Down by the docks, Guido Callata listened to the sailors as they discussed past battles and speculated about more fighting in the future. From the altar of St. Mark's, a message from His Holiness Pope Pius V had been read, calling for crusade to repel Turkish advances. A fleet of Venetian and Spanish vessels would be assembled, and Guido's father, like other wealthy Venetians, had agreed to build and equip a galley for the Christian fleet. Secretly, Guido hoped to sail to battle with his father's crew; instead, he was whisked off to the safety of a monastery, far from the excitement of the Venetian waterfront. How Guido finally manages to join the fleet and help to defeat the Turks in the memorable Battle of Lepanto is a colorful tale of danger, suspense, and adventure in sixteenth-century Italy.

Paperback, size 8" x 5.2", 186 pages
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Lepanto
Lepanto
Lepanto
by G.K. Chesterton

Edited by Dale Ahlquist

Hilaire Belloc called “Lepanto” Chesterton’s greatest poem and the greatest poem of his generation. But not only have English classes neglected this masterpiece of rhyme and meter, History classes have neglected the story of the pivotal battle upon which the poem is based.

This book brings together the poem, the historical background of the famous battle, a riveting account of the battle itself, and a discussion of its historical consequences. The poem is fully annotated, and is supplemented with two interesting essays by Chesterton himself. Well-known Chesterton expert, Dale Ahlquist, has gathered together all the insightful commentaries and explanatory notes. Here is the story behind the modern conflict between Christianity and Islam, between Protestant and Catholic Europe, and the origin of the Feast of the Holy Rosary. A fascinating blend of literature, history, religion and romance!

Paperback, size 8" x 5.2", 124 pages

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Fabiola (paperback)

Fabiola 
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by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman

This classic novel plunges us into Rome of the fourth century AD. and depicts the clash between the existing pagan civilization and growing Christianity.

Fabiola is a cultured young patrician woman who admires the ideals of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers. One day she discovers that her friend Sebastian, an officer in the Praetorian Guard, is a Christian. So is one of her slaves, and worse still, her beloved cousin Agnes.

As Maximian reignites the persecution of Christians in Rome, all around Fabiola heroes and traitors clash. “Whoever is not with Me is against Me”, “whoever does not gather with Me scatters”, says Our Lord Jesus Christ. This is what is at stake in this drama where the actors show us the best and the worst of what each one can become.

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Belinda

Belinda
by Hilaire Belloc

Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc, 1870-1853, was born in France of a French Catholic father and an English protestant mother. His mother later converted under the influence of Cardinal Manning, a good friend and mentor of Hilaire. His only sister, Marie Lowndes, was a fairly well-known writer like her brother Hilaire. Belloc s father died young, leaving his widow in dire financial straits with two young children to support. They moved to England, and they settled in Slindon, West Sussex, where Belloc lived for most of his life. In 1906, he married Elodi Hogan, from Napa California. Their brief but ecstatically happy marriage ended with her death in 1914, after she had borne him five children. He never remarried, and he wore mourning for the rest of his life. This beautiful and precisely chiseled, almost fairy-taleish narrative, subtitled A Tale of Affection in Youth and Age, must certainly have been a poignant reminder that he himself had, by the inscrutable providence of God, been granted that deep measure of affection in his youth that is so idealistically pictured in Belinda, but denied that affection in old age that is equally well-depicted. This brief novel of human love and affection idealized is a delightful and cheerful reminder that indeed, life can have its moments of beauty, if even only as a foretaste of the delights promised to those blessed with the grace of perseverance unto salvation.

Paperback, 130 pages

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The Cruise Of The Nona
The Cruise Of The Nona
By Hilaire Belloc

How then should I approach this task which has been set me of writing down, in the years between fifty and sixty, some poor scraps of judgment and memory? I think I will give it the name of a Cruise; for it is in the hours when he is alone at the helm, steering his boat along the shores, that a man broods most upon the past, and most deeply considers the nature of things. I think I will also call it by the name of my boat, the “Nona” and give the whole book the title “ The Cruise of the ‘ Nona,’ for, in truth, the “ Nona ” has spent her years, which are much the same as mine (we are nearly of an age, the darling, but she a little younger, as is fitting), threading out of harbours, taking the mud, trying to make further harbours, failing to do so, getting in the way of more important vessels, giving way to them, taking the mud again, waiting to be floated off by the tide, anchoring in the fairway, getting cursed out of it, dragging anchor on shingle and slime, mistaking one light for another, rounding the wrong buoy, crashing into other people, and capsizing in dry harbours. It seemed to me as I considered the many adventures and misadventures of my boat, that here was a good setting for the chance thoughts of one human life ; since all that she has done and all that a man does, make up a string of happenings and thinkings, disconnected and without shape, meaningless, and yet full : which is Life.

Paperback, 360 pages

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I Am Margaret
I Am Margaret #1

IN MARGO'S WORLD, IF YOU DON'T PASS YOUR SORTING AT 18 YOU ARE RECYCLED.

LITERALLY.

Margaret Verrall dreams of marrying the boy she loves and spending her life with him. But she's part of the underground network of Believers - and that carries the death penalty. And there's just one other problem. She's going to fail her Sorting. But a chance to take on the system ups the stakes beyond mere survival. Now she has to break out of the Facility - or face the worst punishment of all. Conscious Dismantlement.

"Great style - very good characters and pace. Definitely a book worth reading, like The Hunger Games." EOIN COLFER, author of Artemis Fowl

"An intelligent, well-written and enjoyable debut from a young writer with a bright future." STEWART ROSS, author of The Soterion Mission "This book invaded my dreams." SR. MARY CATHERINE BLOOM O.P

Paperback, 308 pages
I Am Margaret #1
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Elfling
SHE MUST FIND HER FATHER… OR DIE.

Alone on the streets of London, young Serapia Ravena seeks her father, her only hope of survival. But he hides a dark secret, one that threatens his very life and his very soul. The search for his salvation will carry Serapia to the very heart of the wild places and bring her face to face with her own mysterious heritage.

If you love tales of redemption and second chances, good and evil, elfin and dragonets, you’ll love this heart-warming fantasy in the tradition of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. Winner of the 2019 ‘Teen’ Catholic Press Book Award.

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Bilbo's Last Song
Bilbo's Last Song is considered by many to be Tolkien's epilogue to his classic work The Lord of the Rings. As Bilbo Baggins takes his final voyage to the Undying Lands, he must say goodbye to Middle-earth. Poignant and lyrical, the song is both a longing to set forth on his ultimate journey and a tender farewell to friends left behind.
Pauline Baynes's jewel-like illustrations lushly depict both this final voyage and scenes from The Hobbit, as Bilbo remembers his first journey while he prepares for his last.
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Midget
Midget
by Fr Raymond J O'Brien

Midget is used to being on his own: after an accident took the lives of his mother and two sisters, neither his father nor his aunt has had much time for him. Left to his own devices, he has managed to develop quite a talent for petty theft. But when his father is killed by a rival gang while secretly delivering beer to speakeasies, his thoughts are filled only with getting revenge at all costs. Will Speed and the boys from St. Leo's be able to save him from himself?

The second book in an action-packed series written by a Chicago priest who was chaplain at the County Jail in the 1930s, boys will love the story of Midget and his friends at the Catholic school who are not willing to turn their backs on him.

Suggested Age Range:9-12
Suggested Age Range:13-15


Paperback, size 5.5" x 8.5", 194 pages
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Saint Cloud of Gaul

Saint Cloud of Gaul
The Prince who traded kingdoms
by Susan Peek

A horrific act of treachery. A hairbreadth escape. A decade of desperate hiding. And an encounter with Christ that changes it all!

When young Prince Cloud, grandson of the mighty King Clovis and heir to the Kingdom of Orleans, is suspiciously summoned to his uncle's castle, little does he know his world is about to implode. Hurled into a life of danger, where his royal identity must remain hidden at all costs, Cloud eventually stumbles upon the only Kingdom worth fighting for.

Nearly everyone has heard of St. Cloud, Minnesota, but few know the story of the inspiring saint whose name it bears. The time has come for Saint Cloud of Gaul to blaze forth from hiding!

Paperback, 188 pages

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Warriors of a Broken Kingdom
Warriors of a Broken Kingdom
by Yolanda MacFarland

Warriors of a Broken Kingdom is a classic tale of good versus evil, sadness versus happiness, all with a hint of romance. Watch the children conquer the Seven Deadly Sins, learn to practise the Cardinal Virtues and enjoy the 'fruits' of the Holy Spirit.

Age:- 10 +

Paperback, 110 pages
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The King\'s Prey
The King's Prey
The King's Prey
Saint Dymphna of Ireland
by Susan Peek

An insane king. His fleeing daughter. Estranged brothers, with a scarred past, risking everything to save her from a fate worse than death. Toss in a holy priest and a lovable wolfhound, and get ready for a wild race across Ireland. Will Dymphna escape her deranged father and his sinful desires? For the first time ever, the story of Saint Dymphna is brought to life in this dramatic novel for adults and older teens. With raw adventure, gripping action, and even humor in the midst of dark mental turmoil, Susan Peek's newest novel will introduce you to a saint you will love forever! Teenage girls will see that Dymphna was just like them, a real girl, while young men will thrill at the heart-stopping danger and meet heroes they can easily relate to. If ever a Heavenly friend was needed in these times of widespread depression and emotional instability, this forgotten Irish saint is it!

Paperback, 316 pages
Saint Dymphna of Ireland
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A Soldier Surrenders
A Soldier Surrenders
A Soldier Surrenders
by Susan Peek

There are very few stories written about the life of St. Camillus, but his life story is one that both the young and old would do well to hear. In a style very captivating, Mrs. Peek imparts the fascinating story of this great saint who - at an early and rebellious age - went off to become a 16th century soldier-of-fortune. A belligerent and often brash young soldier, this self-seeking Camillus de Lellis frequently gives in to his passion for gambling and drinking, leaving him, for the most part, in dire straits. And though he sometimes cooperates with grace, he always seems to find himself back in trouble. Ultimately pushed to the brink of utter despair and humiliation, this stray and obstinate soul finally surrenders to the King of Kings, and the soldier of fortune becomes a soldier of Christ. An inspiring story of perseverance and the eventual surrender to the Divine Will.

Paperback, 228 pages
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Madame Royale
Madame Royale
A sequel to Trianon
by Elena Maria Vidal

An historical novel on the French Revolutionary Age continues on from Trianon. This intriging story deals in particular with the daughter of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette, and the search for her little, lost brother. Daughter of a martyred king and queen, she was Marie-Therese-Charlotte of France, the Duchesse d'Angouleme, who from childhood had been called Madame Royale.

Hardcover, 350 pages
A sequel to Trianon
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Trianon
Trianon
by Elena Maria Vidal

The story of Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI. In this work of historical fiction, all of the characters were actual people The incidents, situations and conversations are based on reality. It is the story of the martyred King Louis XVI and his Queen, Antoinette. The fruit of years of research, the book corrects many of the popular misconceptions of the royal couple, which secular and modernist historians have tried so hard to promote. Louis and Antoinette can only be truly understood in view of the Catholic teachings to which they adhered and within the context of the sacrament of matrimony. It was the graces of this sacramental life that gave them the strength to remain loyal to the Church, and to each other, in the face of crushing disappointments, innumerable humilia-tions, personal and national tragedy, and death itself. Theirs is not a conventional love story; indeed it is more than a love story. The fortitude they each displayed at the very gates of hell is a source of inspiration for all Christians who live in troubled times.

Continues on with Madam Royal.

Sewn Hardback, 205 pages
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The Three Most Wanted
I Am Margaret #2

"Bane? Take Margo and go. You've done everything that you can. Just leave me here. I'll be fine." "No, you won't," said Bane. "Fine. I won't. Doesn't make any difference now. Go."

2000 KILOMETERS. THREE YOUNG ADULTS.A CONTINENT-WIDE MANHUNT. CHANCE OF SURVIVAL? NO CHANCE.

Having outwitted the EuroGov by rescuing an entire facility of teens destined for recycling, Margo is on the run. Together with Jon and Bane, she's posing as a summer backpacker. Their only hope is to keep ahead of the government trackers and somehow cross the continent to the last free state in Europe: The Vatican. But just how long will that state remain free if the Three Most Wanted Fugitives in Europe find refuge there?

PRAISE FOR BOOK 1: I AM MARGARET "Great style ... like The Hunger Games." EOIN COLFER, author of Artemis Fowl

Paperback, 324 pages
I Am Margaret #2
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The Sheriff of the Beech Fork: A Story of Kentucky
The Sheriff of the Beech Fork: A Story of Kentucky
'"The Sheriff of the Beech Fork" continues the adventures of 15-year-old Owen Howard and Martin Cooper in the early 19th century Kentucky wilderness, as begun in "The Cave by the Beech Fork." Having befriended the deputy sheriff, Richard Lane (better known as Coon-Hollow Jim), they are invited to accompany him on a hand-hewn raft of poplar beams to New Orleans. Here, in a portion of the United States only recently purchased from the French and defended from the invading British, they hoped to deliver the produce of the Bardstown farmers to market. Along the way they encounter many adventures that test not only their courage but also their wisdom and their trust in God. 232pp'
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Nice Going, Red
Nice Going, Red
by Fr Raymond J O'Brien

Frank "Red" Devlin is the best fighter in town--trouble is, he's always getting into scraps over something or other. He just can't stand being teased. He even bristles when his friend, Lieutenant Carroll, spots him smoking and playing craps with Clyde White and Bert Stone, and takes him to task for it. Red wants to be good, honest, but events just always seem to conspire against him. Will he learn to hold his own in the face of peer pressure, or will he give in and go along, even when he knows it's wrong?

From the author of "Brass Knuckles" and "Midget" comes this third novel, "Nice Going, Red," a coming-of-age drama about a boy who has what it takes to make a great young man...but when it comes to his fear of looking foolish, he always seems to give in and take the easy road.

Paperback, size 5.5" x 8.5", 302 pages
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Tom Playfair
Tom Playfair
Tom Playfair
by Fr Francis J. Finn

The story opens with 10-year-old Tom Playfair being quite a handful for his well-meaning but soft-hearted aunt. (Tom's mother has died.) Mr. Playfair decides to ship his son off to St. Maure's boarding school--an all-boys academy run by Jesuits--to shape him up, as well as to help him make a good preparation for his upcoming First Communion. Tom is less than enthusiastic, but his adventures are just about to begin.

Life at St. Maure's will not be dull!

Paperback, 255 pages
Or Making a Start
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That Football Game
That Football Game
That Football Game
by Fr Francis J. Finn

This book features Claude and many other characters from Claude Lightfoot. Again, Fr. Finn covers a host of Catholic topics, giving a ringing defense of the game of football and presenting a great picture of the All-American boy. See the Catholic Faith woven into everyday life, the way it should be. Puts the right kind of role models before the eyes of our boys!

Interesting to read, enthralling, hard to put down -- not only for young people, but for adults as well!

Paperback, 262 pages
And What Came of It
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The Song at the Scaffold
July 17, 1794: French Revolutionaries are out to crush the Catholic Church in their nation, and the latest targets of their brutality are the Carmelites of the convent of Compiègne. Sentenced to death for their faith, they kneel at the foot of the guillotine, renew their vows, and begin chanting Veni, Creator Spiritus, while each one mounts the scaffold to be beheaded.

The Song at the Scaffold is an historical novella based on the gripping story of these brave heroines who offered their lives as a witness to Christ. Written for adults, this 1931 classic has been supplemented with extensive study aids that make it suitable as well for high school students, including footnotes, questions for literary analysis, a glossary, an historical timeline, and an author biography.
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Missing, Presumed Lost
Missing, Presumed Lost
A Father Gabriel Mystery #5
by Fiorella de Maria

Father Gabriel has finally returned to St Mary's Abbey, but all is not well in the sleepy Wiltshire village of Sutton Westford. Joseph Beaumont, a former village boy turned London property developer, has returned to build a row of houses on the grounds of a disused mine. A local opposition group – led by Joseph's boyhood nemesis – campaigns to stop the development, and Joseph finds himself the target of increasingly menacing threats. Then, workmen make a gruesome discovery on the building site: the skeleton of a child who went missing thirty years before, while the Great War was raging. Fr Gabriel is called in to investigate, but the task seems impossible. How can he uncover a secret that has been carefully hidden for three decades? Is the killer even still alive? Worse, as the tragic details emerge of a lost little girl's final moments, Gabriel is tormented by the memory of his own daughter and the life that was stolen from her many years before.
Missing Presumed Lost explores the themes of childhood innocence, guilt, and the responsibilities faced by society to protect the young. The book also delves deeper into Gabriel's own troubled past and the need to lay it to rest.

Paperback, 270 pages
A Father Gabriel Mystery #5
$36.00
Sunshine And Freckles
Sunshine And Freckles
by Fr Francis J. Finn

George Herbert leaves Campion College for a teaching job in Florida…but little does he know he is walking into a wasp’s nest of anti-Catholic bigotry.  How can he help his students and their parents to learn the truth about the Catholic Church, and restore love and joy to this little town?

Paperback, size 5.5" x 8.5", 212 pages

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Father Brown and the Ten Commandments

Father Brown and the Ten Commandments
by G. K. Chesterton

This unique collection of Father Brown mysteries links tales by G.K. Chesterton with the Ten Commandments. The connection is often surprising, however, for the criminal is not necessarily the worst sinner in the story, nor is his crime necessarily the worst offense.

When Chesterton created the character of Father Brown, he brought a new dimension to mystery stories—the distinction between crime and sin. As the priest-detective applies his powers of observation to solve a case, he picks up clues about other offenses, such as those against the Sabbath or one's parents. Father Brown's main concern is not the laws of the State but the Commandments of God.

As Dorothy Sayers once wrote, G.K. Chesterton was "the first man of our time to introduce the great name of God into a detective story . . . to enlarge the boundaries of the detective story by making it deal with death and real wickedness and real, that is to say, divine judgment."

This edition includes footnotes not available in other versions, which help to clarify the literary and historical allusions made by Father Brown. It is based on the texts of Chesterton's original editions, for assurance of authenticity, and is set in easily readable type.

Paperback, 255 pages

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Sleeping Witness - Father Gabriel Mystery
Sleeping Witness
A Father Gabriel Mystery #1
by Fiorella de Maria

In this unusual murder mystery, the tranquillity of Saint Mary's Abbey is shattered by the discovery of a gruesome crime in a cottage on the abbey grounds. A foreign artist and war hero seeking refuge from the world has been murdered. Marie Paige, the frail, sickly wife of the village doctor, lies beside him beaten into a coma. The police arrest Marie's husband, convinced that they are looking at a crime of passion. But Dr Paige finds himself with an unlikely champion: Fr. Gabriel, a blundering but brilliant Benedictine priest who believes in his innocence and feels compelled to search for the truth. In a country struggling to come to terms with the devastation of the Second World War, even a secluded English village has its share of secrets and broken lives. It is not long before Fr. Gabriel and his companions find themselves embarking on a dangerous journey into the victims' troubled war histories and a chapter of Europe's bloodiest conflict that is almost too terrible to be acknowledged.

Paperback, 176 pages
A Father Gabriel Mystery #1
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Shadows and Images
Shadows and Images
'In nineteenth-century England, a young Protestant woman named Clem becomes friends with clergyman John Henry Newman, elopes with a Roman Catholic man with a colorful reputation, and converts to Catholicism. 275pp'
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Father Brown of the Church of Rome
Father Brown of the Church of Rome
by G. K. Chesterton

A unique collection of ten of Chesteron's famous Fr. Brown mysteries that emphasises the role of Brown's Catholic faith in helping solve the murders. Special deluxe edition of these excellent detective stories with footnotes and introduction by John Peterson.

Sewn softcover, 270pp,
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Ethelred Preston
Ethelred Preston
Ethelred Preston - or the Adventures of a Newcomer
by Fr Francis J. Finn

'In this book, the new kid certainly livens things up at Henryton boarding academy! Again, Fr. Finn covers a host of Catholic topics and presents a great picture of the All-American boy!

Paperback, 237 pages
Or the Adventures of a Newcomer
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The Shadow on the Earth
The Shadow on the Earth
' Part II of the Fr. Dudley series. This novel depicts the different perspectives of optimism and pessimism pitted against each other - a story of good versus evil at its best. Set in a Benedictine monastery, this great read leads to a deepened understanding of the answer to the problem of pain and suffering. 143 pp hardcover. '
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Claude Lightfoot
Claude Lightfoot
Claude Lightfoot
by Fr Francis J. Finn

The story opens upon Claude Lightfoot, a reckless 12 year old boy who constantly acts first and thinks later. After being in clash with some bullies, Claude is obliged to miss his First Communion. In the course of the story, Fr. Finn manages to cover a host of topics, including smoking, drinking, the devil, Confession, Holy Communion, retaining one s Baptismal innocence, the 9 First Fridays, the priesthood, mothers and sisters, truthfulness, lying, courage, effeminacy, atheism, sacrilege, baseball, Americanism (true and false), Latin, virtue, honor, leadership, etc.

Paperback, 263 pages
Or How the Problem Was Solved
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The Masterful Monk
The Masterful Monk
Part III in the Fr. Dudley series. In a vivid portrayal of the philosophical problem of human happiness, Fr. Dudley lays out for the reader the now all-too-familiar attack on mankind's innate sense of morality. Temptations of materialism were never stronger than they are today, yet here they are embodied in a novel from 1945! 314 pp hardcover.
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See No Evil - Father Gabriel Mystery

See No Evil
A Father Gabriel Mystery #4
by Fiorella de Maria

In this third title in the Father Gabriel Mystery series, the detective priest is less than pleased to find himself the reluctant guest at a wealthy local family's Christmas party. Only the excellent – and probably black market – food softens the horror of meeting the odious Victor Gladstone, a veteran reporter, an ardent anti-clerical and the only witness to a wartime massacre no one wishes to hear about.  When Victor is found dead on the Martin estate the next morning, the apparent victim of an unfortunate accident, Gabriel is drawn into the mystery of who among the family's chattering guests could have wanted the old man dead.

Gabriel quickly realizes that Victor Gladstone, like any good reporter, had a nose for rotten behavior, but as Gabriel's investigation moves towards its tragic conclusion, he faces the not one but two serious questions: Who is guilty of Gladstone's murder? and Is anyone truly innocent?

This mystery focuses on the issue of indirect involvement in evil, particularly buying and selling property stolen from victims of the Nazis and witnessing Nazi crimes. 

Paperback, 299 pages

A Father Gabriel Mystery #4
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The Vanishing Woman - Father Gabriel Mystery

The Vanishing Woman
A Father Gabriel Mystery #3
by Fiorella de Maria

In this next book in the Father Gabriel mystery series, the priest detective tries to solve the riddle behind the disappearance of the most hated woman in town.

Enid Jennings, a retired headmistress and an embittered war widow, has a talent for causing conflict and distress wherever she goes. When Enid's daughter sees her vanish into thin air, she is widely assumed to have been mistaken or to have lost her mind – or worse, to have committed an act of foul play.

Enter Father Gabriel. Working on the principle that some stories are too strange to have been made up, the priest sets out to discover the whereabouts of the missing woman. With help from the town's physician, and hostility from the irascible Inspector Applegate, Father Gabriel delves into Enid Jennings' past, and he digs up the recent past of the whole village during the days of the Phony War, when invaders lay in wait across the Channel and crimes were just a little easier to hide.

Paperback, 246 pages 

A Father Gabriel Mystery #3
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Death of a Scholar - Father Gabriel Mystery

Death of a Scholar
A Father Gabriel Mystery #2
by Fiorella De Maria

Father Gabriel spends a few days of relaxation at his old Cambridge College, the guest of friend Arthur Kingsley from his student days. Kingsley is now a respected scientist and a Fellow of St Stephen's College, but after an enjoyable evening dining at High Table, Gabriel receives the shattering news that Daphne Silverton, Kingsley's brilliant young protégée, has been found dead in her laboratory after what appears to have been a tragic accident. Daphne was universally loved, but Gabriel's instincts tell him that her death was a little too perfectly staged to have been an accident.

After an emotional reunion with the parents of his late wife, Gabriel seeks the truth about Daphne's demise. His investigations lead him to the Peace Union and its Ban the Bomb campaign, another member of Daphne's laboratory is found dead. Gabriel struggles to lay aside his personal loyalties and confront the possibility that there are dark secrets lurking behind both deaths.

This fourth book in the popular Father Gabriel series examines the moral minefield of the complicity of scientists in the manufacture of weapons of mass destruction. It also reveals more about Gabriel's past.

Paperback, 262 pages

A Father Gabriel Mystery #2
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Junia: The Fictional Life and Death of an Early Christian
Junia: The Fictional Life and Death of an Early Christian
by Michael E. Giesler

As the beautiful daughter of a Roman senator, Junia enjoyed the best that life had to offer in second century Rome. She was grateful and anxious to please her family, a dutiful and obedient young woman of privilege. That is, until a chance friendship and its abrupt end sparks an interest in a new religion that will lead to a destiny she never imagined. Junia is a fictional exploration of life at the very beginning of Christianity from a very personal point of view. It shows how the attractions of the new religion were accompanied by social struggle, family division, and the risk of a disgraceful death to those courageous enough to embrace it.

Paperback, 120 pages
$25.00
Grain of Wheat
Grain of Wheat
by Michael E. Giesler

Set in the second century of the early Christian Church, Grain of Wheat takes you into the heroic lives of the early Christians. Along the way, it shows the beauty and dignity of the Christian family, along with the power of the vocation to celibacy — a charism lived not only by priests and bishops, but by many of the lay faithful. These brave men and women, both single and married, followed Christ and spread his Kingdom while remaining in society. Through their courageous faith an entire culture was transformed, one person at a time, one family at a time.

This work of fiction draws on early Christian testimonies, as well as more recent historical and contemporary books. It continues the saga which the author introduced in Junia (2002) and Marcus (2004).

Paperback, 211 pages
$27.00
Marcus: Depicting the Lives of the Early Christians in Rome
Marcus: Depicting the Lives of the Early Christians in Rome
by Rev Michael E. Giesler 

In second-century Rome, Marcus tries to resume his life as a student of philosophy at the Athenaeum. His sister, Junia, had been executed in the Amphitheater for the crime of becoming a Christian. A few weeks after her death, Marcus himself is saved from being run over by a reckless charioteer. A young passerby, a Samarian, instinctively throws him out of the path of danger. And through this selfless act of a stranger, Marcus is led to share a new world based on truth and love, but a world beset with new dangers.

Continuing the story of Junia and of early Christian experience in the Roman Empire, Marcus reveals how the followers of Jesus, the Christ, began to transform pagan society. Social and family connections intertwine with friendship and betrayal, prejudice and loyalty, as those who are drawn to the Way must make decisions that define their own lives and forever change the world in which they live.

Paperback, 127 pages
$25.00
By What Authority?
By What Authority?
by Msg. Robert Hugh Benson

Travel across the English countryside hunting for priests; then find yourself in the Queen's court. During the Protestant Reformation, Catholics suffered terribly - families were divided; people jailed; priests were hunted down and killed; neighbour turned against neighbour. But through it all, the few priests that remained were able to sustain and convert many. The tale told in this book is one of suspense, deceit, loyalty, martyrdom, truth and conversion.

Paperback, 577 pages, ages 15 +
Out of Stock
$51.00  Inc Tax
Don John of Austria
Biographical novel of the of Don John of Austria, leader of the European forces in the Battle of Lepanto. This biographical novel covers the story of his whole life.

Don John of Austria accomplished an amazing array of victories for Christendom in his short life. He was an excellent strategist and leader of men, commanding forces in the Spanish Moorish rebellion, the Battle of Lepanto, and in the war in the Netherlands. Margaret Yeo tells his adventurous life story, filled with triumph and tragedy, as a poignant end to the Medieval period. Don John, obedient to his King and half-brother Philip II to the end, finally succumbed to the intrigues of court and natural illness, dying at the age of thirty-one. In the four-hundred years since his death, his story never dulls, yet continues to captivate and inspire new generations.

Paperback, 340 pages
$30.00
A Different Kind of Freedom
Unsparked #9

DON'T THINK ABOUT WHAT'S OUTSIDE THE WALLS, JOSH.

BECAUSE THE WILDLIFE YOU NEED TO WORRY ABOUT IS IN HERE WITH YOU .

Young hunter Joshua suffers from severe city-phobia, but now he's trapped in-city, sentenced to hard prison time for helping Darryl and Harry evade the city authorities for so long. Even if he can survive the threat from inside his own mind, can he navigate the dangers of prison life?

Thrown in with a tough pack of fellow hunters, tensions run high and personalities clash. Will fragile alliances bloom into true friendships or will anger and hatred spiral into violence?

Can the Raptor Whisperer survive being caged with the most dangerous creatures of all-his fellow men?

Paperback, 216 pages
Unsparked #9
$20.00
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