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Amora - historical novel

“a story not just about Christianity”

"A story inspired by the woman mentioned in Justin Martyr’s letter to the Roman Senate. Which defends the Christians, who at the time were being prosecuted against. Amora by Grant Hallstrom is a historical fiction novel that shows what life was like in the Roman...

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“a reminder of the truly important things in life”

"In Grant J. Hallstrom’s Amora, we travel back to the Roman Empire - to the time of plebs and patricians, gladiators, and slaves. We go on a journey with Amora, in which she embarks on a new life with her husband Leo. We read about their enjoyment of Roman festivities...

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“I enjoyed each and every character”

"Amora by Grant J. Hallstrom is a factual fictional novel based on a noble woman from the Roman period. This book shows us that how Amora witnessed persecution, refusal, detestation and demise because of her affection towards Christianity. As you will see that they...

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“I love how unimposing Amora is written”

"In the height of the Roman Empire, during the reign of Marcus Aurelius, Amora finds herself at a crossroads. Married at only sixteen Amora grew up from being a nobleman’s daughter; accustomed to the empire’s opulence and traditions, to a woman with a strong set of...

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“quite a lot to learn from this story”

"In Amora, Grant J. Hallstrom channels true-life events surrounding a woman whose actions influenced Justin Martyr’s petition to the Roman Senate to create a fiction story. This woman is Amora. During that period in Rome, Christians were persecuted for their beliefs....

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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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