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Blood of a Stone

Set in the first century on the edges of the Roman Empire and the Jesus movement, Blood of a Stone is a sweeping story of murder, betrayal, love, and the search for redemption. Faced with the brutality of slavery, Demetrios confronts his master and flees by the blood of a stone.
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Eyes That Pour Forth and Other Stories

 "Brother Michael remembers finding the girl standing in the doorway of the Tanzanian monastery where he lives. She is holding the remnants of her eyes in her hands—milky white orbs with pink muscle attached to them like the trails of twin comets. She doesn’t cry, but she trembles and quivers
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What World Is This? and Other Stories

 What World Is This? and Other Stories “Sometimes a person from that part of the state will guess who I am, which is embarrassing for both of us. It’s been a long time since we were in the news, and no one lives at the cabin now, but from time to time
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The Book of Jotham

2012 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction—Novella Winner The Book of Jotham by Arthur Powers For 23 years the completed manuscript of The Book of Jotham sat in the author’s desk drawer—typewritten—collecting dust and time. On an early autumn day in 2012, the manuscript arrived at Tuscany Press, and we discovered this
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The Cana Mystery

In this gripping mystery adventure, Ava, an MIT graduate student and expert in ancient languages, is awakened in the middle of the night by a phone call from an old friend, Paul, with a baffling request: Could she fly to Yemen immediately? He’s found something important and needs her help. Paul’s
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