September 13, 2015

Luther and Katharina by Jody Hedlund

I received this book from Blogging for Books in exchange for a fair and honest review

Published: October 6, 2015
Number of pages: 400
Genre: Historical Fiction

Katharina von Bora has seen nothing but the inside of cloister walls since she was five. In a daring escape, Katharina finds refuge with Martin Luther and seeks his help to pair her with the noble, wealthy husband she desires.

As class tensions and religious conflicts escalate toward the brink of war, Martin Luther believes that each day could be his last and determines he will never take a wife.

As the horrors of the bloody Peasant War break out around them, the proud Katharina and headstrong Martin Luther fight their own battle for true love, in one of the greatest love stories of history.

What did I think of this book:
I fell in love with this book from the fist page. Jody Hedlund has a way of writing so that you are drawn in and feel as if you are a part of the story. Her descriptions of places and the character devlopment are so vivid that you become a part of the story. I have not heard of Martin and Katharina's story before reading this book. After reading I want to learn more. They truly did have a great love story. You can tell the author has done her research in writing this book. This is a fast paced book and you will find yourself losing time as you get engrossed in the story. I highly recommend this book to historical fiction fans. 

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