Why would Jesus seek out Mary Magdalene as the first person he appeared to after his resurrection? In this compelling novel, Mary tells her own story about how Jesus' words transformed her heart; why she committed her wealth and influence to his ministry; and how it felt that glorious morning to discover the Lord was alive!
In this fictionalized story of one of the Bibles most compelling women, New York Times best-selling author Joan Wolf beautifully recreates the history, romance, and tradition of Marys world. Daughter of Jerusalem follows Marys life from her first love through her loveless marriage, to the moment she heard of a miracle worker in her town and ultimately to the moment she saw Him risen from the dead. As this inspiring chronicle reminds us, Mary was the first to witness historys greatest moment. She was a woman who sought forgiveness for her sins, and a follower of God who yearned for a deeper faith. She was Jesus beloved disciple. Read Mary Magdalenes story and find yourself in this remarkable womans journey to discover the Kingdom of God.
Joan Wolf has lived most of her adult life with her husband in Milford, Connecticut, where she raised two children and an assortment of horses, dogs and cats. Along the way she also managed to write forty-six published novels, the writing of which profoundly enriched her life.