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I, Claudia: A Novel of the Ancient World

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I, Claudia: A Novel of the Ancient World

“They were the faces of my dreams…”


Claudia Procula—wife of one of the most controversial figures in ancient history—comes alive to twenty-first-century readers in a groundbreaking new novel by the award-winning author of the Lindsey McCall medical mystery series.

For decades, the daughter of the last Oracle at Delphi has suppress

Paperback, 272 pages
Published December 7th 2018 by Wyatt Mackenzie Imprint
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I considered it the definition of ironic to be asked about whether a book is too controversial while reading a book that tries to put Pontius Pilate in a good light. That this book has been published should buck up every author that no subject is too 'out there'. Lin Wilder has stepped into historical fiction for the first time, but you couldn't tell from reading this instant classic.

Working up a creation of a life for Claudia was brilliant. The character is instantly adorable and one the reade
Matt McAvoy
Apr 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lin Wilder is a tremendously good author, on the highest tiers of quality, and with her books, you are always treated to a masterclass in author research for fiction. “I, Claudia” revels in this, giving Lin the perfect vehicle to apply this trade – and “trade” is the perfect word to describe Lin’s work, as she goes about her business of historical research with the thoroughness of a data analyst. Additionally, if you were in any doubt about the credibility, she readily references all her sources ...more
Fiona Ingram
Feb 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I, Claudia: A Novel of the Ancient World by Lin Wilder is the story of Claudia Procula and Lucius Pontius Pilate. A Tribune at 28, after success in battle in Germania, Lucius Pontius Pilate was appointed Prelate of Judea, to rule over the Jews. They were considered to be a fractious, unruly people that answered only to a god who’d given them very specific rules of behaviour, diet and morality. A troublesome bunch, they fought among themselves in various factions, united only against a common ene ...more
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I, Claudia is an insightful novel of the ancient world, the story of Claudia Procula, wife of Lucius Pontius Pilate. The narrative begins with a glimpse of Claudia's childhood. The suspense rises as she is about to meet Lucius, her betrothed. As Claudia adjusts to her new role and the politics of the area become impassioned, she wrestles with life, as her husband, Lucius Pontius Pilate, is forced to make difficult decisions.

Author Lin Wilder engages readers to join Claudia on an insightful and e
Glenda Bixler
Dec 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Lin Wilder is the author of the Lindsey McCall
medical mystery series, which includes The Fragrance Shed By A Violet, Do You Solemnly Swear? A Price for Genius and Malthus Revisited. Her latest books are,
I Claudia- A Novel of the Ancient World and My Name is Saul- A Novel of the Ancient World.
Her memoir, Finding the Narrow Path, recounts her journey away from God and back again.

She is the recipient

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