Thirteenth-century France: Bridget has grown up mastering the mystical gifts of her ancestor, Mary Magdalene, whose unbroken female lineage has kept a legacy of wisdom alive for a thousand years. But the all-powerful Catholic Church has sworn to destroy Bridget for using her healing talents and supernatural abilities. Her duty to continue the bloodline leads her into the arms of Raoul de Mountvallant – a Catholic. But when the Church’s savage religious intolerance causes Raoul to turn rebel, a terrible vengeance is exacted. As war rages on, it is the children of these passionate souls, Magda and Dominic, who must strive to preserve the ancient knowledge for future generations….
©1983 Elizabeth Chadwick (P)2011 Soundings
"Another wonderful story"
I don't know I haven't read the print version
I loved the characters, and finding out fascinating historical details and stories.
I was fascinated by them all. Horrified by the black monk.
Detail making the story real!!
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