Margaret of Ashbury

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A Vision of Light Inhaltsangabe

The best-selling novel that introduces Margaret of Ashbury and launches a trilogy featuring this irrepressible woman.

Margaret of Ashbury wants to write her life story. However, like most women in 14th-century England, she is illiterate. Three clerics contemptuously decline to be Margaret’s scribe, and only the threat of starvation persuades Brother Gregory, a Carthusian friar with a mysterious past, to take on the task. As she narrates her life, we discover a woman of startling resourcefulness. Married off at the age of 14 to a merchant reputed to be the Devil himself, Margaret was left for dead during the Black Plague. Incredibly, she survived, was apprenticed to an herbalist, and became a midwife. But most astonishing of all, Margaret has experienced a Mystic Union—a Vision of Light that endows her with the miraculous gift of healing. Because of this ability, Margaret has become suddenly different—to her tradition-bound parents, to the bishop’s court that tries her for heresy, and ultimately to the man who falls in love with her.

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  • 1. Titel

    • A Vision of Light

    • A Margaret of Ashbury Novel, Book 1
    • Autor: Judith Merkle Riley
    • Sprecher: Anne Flosnik
    • Spieldauer: 16 Std. und 2 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
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    Margaret of Ashbury wants to write her life story. However, like most women in 14th-century England, she is illiterate. Three clerics contemptuously decline to be Margaret’s scribe, and only the threat of starvation persuades Brother Gregory, a Carthusian friar with a mysterious past, to take on the task. As she narrates her life, we discover a woman of startling resourcefulness.

    Regulärer Preis: 29,95 €

  • 2. Titel

    • In Pursuit of the Green Lion

    • A Margaret of Ashbury Novel, Book 2
    • Autor: Judith Merkle Riley
    • Sprecher: Anne Flosnik
    • Spieldauer: 15 Std. und 53 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
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    • Sprecher
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    • Geschichte
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    Margaret, a resourceful midwife, is living with the insufferable relatives of her third husband, Gilbert de Vilers, known as Gregory. She is carving out a life for herself and her daughters despite the hostility and greed of her in-laws. But when Gregory is captured in France and held for ransom, Margaret knows she must take action - her in-laws are too tight with money to be of any use - so she teams up with her old friends Mother Hilde, the herbalist, and Brother Malachi, an alchemist on a quest for the secret of changing base metals into gold.

    Regulärer Preis: 28,95 €

  • 3. Titel

    • The Water Devil

    • A Margaret of Ashbury Novel, Book 3
    • Autor: Judith Merkle Riley
    • Sprecher: Anne Flosnik
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 22 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
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    • Sprecher
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    • Geschichte
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    Margaret of Ashbury is ready to settle down; the medieval healer is looking forward to an uneventful life in the country. And, indeed, life with her true love and a brood of rambunctious children is nearly perfect—except for her husband Gregory’s ever-meddling family. Finding himself deep in debt once again, Gregory’s father has plotted to sell Margaret’s daughter off in marriage to save his woodlands from a greedy abbot.

    Regulärer Preis: 22,95 €