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Amora - historical novel

“very potent and is very hard to ignore”

"In all the cultures and civilizations I have read about and experienced, children are one of the best blessings a family could ever receive. The community is focused on growth. Roman and Spartan civilizations judged children negatively. Many mothers have been at the...

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“the novel addresses timeless and universal themes”

"Amora is a historical novel by Grant J. Hallstrom that tells the story of a noblewoman in second-century Rome who faces persecution, rejection, and ultimately death due to her conversion to Christianity. The novel is based on the true story of Amora, a woman who...

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“I find the book emotionally and soulfully building”

"Grant Hallstrom’s Amora is a historical novel about Amora. Through her life of personal failure, tragedy, and betrayal—starting with her lavish teenage wedding to Leo—Amora is on a journey to learn who she is. While striving to retain his social standing and escape...

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“there is a lot to learn from it”

"The wedding of Amora and Leo sets the tone for the entire episode in Amora by Grant J. Hallstrom. Unaware of the numerous challenges life presents, they both anticipate living happy lives. The slightest departure from the standard, however, entailed intense scrutiny...

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“The beginning is simply electrifying”

"Amora by Grant J. Hallstrom is a historical novel based, as his author claims, on a true story. These statement at the beginning of the book was enough to interest me deeply, because it describes precisely the literary genre that I like to read the most. The story...

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“The storyline is exceptional”

"Amora, written by Grant J. Hallstrom, is a historical fiction set in Rome. The book contains forty-eight chapters. The story starts with a chained Amora waiting for her execution. Then the story progresses to show the reason for her execution. Amora is a princess who...

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“Love, friendship, betrayal, and forgiveness”

"Love, friendship, betrayal, and forgiveness This book portrays them all. Amora by Grant J. Hallstrom is historical fiction that will captivate you and draw you in. This book, which contains 334 pages and 48 chapters, tells a story about Amora, the wife of one of the...

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“has left me utterly speechless”

"The book Amora by Grant Hallstrom has left me utterly speechless. Where can I even begin? This book has made me laugh, cry, and think so hard about things I have never thought to think about before. This story that teaches about the true meaning of forgiveness takes...

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Amora novel
Award-winning Novel

Amora will draw you into the world of ancient Rome. The author weaves a well-crafted and deeply researched historical fiction based on a true story that will captivate the reader’s attention from the start. The book is filled with non-stop action and suspense, so you are never sure what’s about to happen on the next page. This superbly written and richly descriptive novel with brilliantly drawn characters and settings will have you turning pages from beginning to end. Skillfully constructed, cinematic in presentation and deeply inspiring, this thought-provoking book makes a solid impact.

Amora is ultimately a story about love, family, friendships, faith, trials and forgiveness.

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