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A Crown of Life: A Novel of the Great Persecution

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Makrina won’t marry the man she loves because he doesn't believe in Christ, but will she marry another charming unbeliever to save herself and others from execution? Or will the man she loves return in time to rescue her?

A Crown of Life is an epic romance spanning ten pivotal years in the history of the world, beginning in 303, when churches were closed, scriptures were co
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Paperback, 504 pages
Published January 8th 2014 by Pontic Press
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Very descriptive historical fiction.
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I enjoyed the novel and appreciated some insight into what Christians who faced persecution had to deal with. Their decisions affected family and friends, and there were ways to avoid persecution which had other implications. Life and death decisions are socially complicated.
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Author Brian Patrick Mitchell is a former soldier and journalist, the author of several nonfiction books and scholarly articles on politics and religion, and a deacon of the Orthodox Church. He and his wife have three grown children and live in Alexandria, Virginia.
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