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Pilate's Wife: A Novel of the Roman Empire (Paperback)

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A daughter of privilege in the most powerful empire the world has ever known, Claudia has a unique and disturbing "gift": her dreams have an uncanny way of coming true. As a rebellious child seated beside the tyrannical Roman Emperor Tiberius, she first spies the powerful gladiator who will ultimately be her one true passion. Yet it is the ambitious magistrate Pontius Pilate who intrigues the impressionable young woman she becomes, and Claudia finds her way into his arms by means of a mysterious ancient magic. Pilate is her grand destiny, leading her to Judaea and plunging her into a seething cauldron of open rebellion. But following her friend Miriam of Magdala's confession of her ecstatic love for a charismatic religious radical, Claudia begins to experience terrifying visions—horrific premonitions of war, injustice, untold devastation and damnation . . . and the crucifixion of a divine martyr whom she must do everything in her power to save.

About the Author


Antoinette May is the author of Pilate's Wife and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Adventures of a Psychic. An award-winning travel writer specializing in Mexico, May divides her time between Palo Alto and a home in the Sierra foothills.

Praise For…


“Readers...who thrilled to... Russell Crowe’s Gladiator will give Pilate’s Wife the thumbs-up.”
-USA Today

One hopes this is the first of many novels by this excellent author.
-School Library Journal (starred review)

A great and insightful drama of one woman’s love life.
-The Cairns Sun

Claudia’s life is shaped by passion, violence and intrigue, and May paints it well.
-Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061128660
ISBN-10: 006112866X
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: October 9th, 2007
Pages: 376
Language: English