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Subject: janette oke begins a new series...
Date Posted: 7/23/2008 1:33 PM ET
Member Since: 2/25/2008
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if many of you thought like i did...i thought that janette oke had finished writing.  however, the other day while browing cbd.com coming soon page i discovered a grand treasure!  janette oke and davis bunn plan to release a new series together in december.  !!!

the title of book one is the centurion's wife.  here is a summary...

Caught up in the maelstrom following the death of an obscure rabbi in the Roman backwater of first-century Palestine, Leah finds herself also engulfed in her own turmoil--facing the prospect of an arranged marriage to a Roman soldier, Alban, who seems to care for nothing but his own ambitions. Head of the garrison near Gallilee, he has been assigned by Palestine's governor to ferret out the truth behind rumors of a political execution gone awry. Leah's mistress, the governor's wife, secretly commissions also to discover what really has become of this man whose death--and missing body--is causing such furor.

hope you all are as excited as me and another member were to discover this news!!!

Date Posted: 7/23/2008 6:03 PM ET
Member Since: 4/23/2007
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I like her books. what a different topic than her other books though. I especially enjoys the 'songs of acadia' series she wrote with davis bunn. the 'gown of spanish lace' is my all time favorite of hers!

 

Date Posted: 7/23/2008 10:36 PM ET
Member Since: 2/25/2008
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bluebird and the sparrow is my favorite of hers.  although i loved them all.  i was a librarian before i became a sahm and that maybe why i am partial to that particular one... :o) the movies made from her love comes softly series have been great as well, although they strayed from the original storylines of her books a good bit.