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The Fire and the Light: A Novel of the Cathars

The Fire and the Light: A Novel of the Cathars

Author(s): Glen Craney

Location(s): Cathar Country

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 13th century

As the 13th century dawns, an ancient scroll hidden in the French Pyrenees is rumored to hold shocking revelations about Jesus of Nazareth. To preserve this lost evidence of His teachings, a charismatic Cathar holy woman must defy Rome. Christianity is about to enter its darkest hour and emerge forever changed.

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

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