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In a Spanish convent, seventeen-year-old Marina longs to join forces with her fellow Loriens to prepare for battle with the Mogadorians who destroyed their home planet, while in the United States, John, Six, and Sam elude authorities who think John is a terrorist.
2) Holy sister
"As a young girl, Nona Grey was saved from the noose by the Abbess of Sweet Mercy. But behind the convent's walls she learned not a life of prayer and isolation, but one of the blade and the fist. Now she will serve as the convent's fiercest protector asthe emperor moves to destroy the last bastion that stands against him"--
It's 1966, and it's a testing time for the midwives. But there's excitement, too, as the women's rights movement intensifies. With Trixie's help, Sister Julienne is determined to steer Nonnatus House of its financial quandary. Dr. Turner deals with an array of difficult cases including a former soldier involved in nuclear test explosion. Meanwhile, Sister Monica Joan experiences a crisis of faith, and Sister Frances realizes she needs to be a little...
In 1858, a German princess who had been recently inducted into the convent of Sant'Ambrogio in Rome wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she was being abused and that she feared for her life. What the subsequent investigation by the Church's Inquisition uncovered were the extraordinary secrets of Sant'Ambrogio and the illicit behavior of the convent's beautiful young mistress, Maria Luisa. Having convinced those...
The life and times of a group of midwives working at Nonnatus House--a nursing convent serving the impoverished of East London in the late 1950s and early 1960s--are chronicled in this appealing British series based on true events. The women learn powerful lessons about life's struggles while visiting with expectant mothers and poor children.
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