The Thief
Only $14.99
pick up instore

The Thief

Landsem, Stephanie Paperback

A Roman centurion longing for peace and a Jewish woman hiding a deadly secret witness a miracle that transforms their lives and leads them to the foot of the cross. Longinus is a Roman centurion haunted by death and failure. Desperate to escape the...+

  • EAN: 9781451689105
  • Retail Price: $14.99
  • Ships Next Business Day

    Warehouse:
    36
    In-Store:
    No stock showing in store, call to have this item ordered
    (804-526-7022)
  • Qualifies for
    Free Shipping:

    Free Economy Shipping on any order you place for $50 or more! Only applies to orders shipped within the Continental U.S.

A Roman centurion longing for peace and a Jewish woman hiding a deadly secret witness a miracle that transforms their lives and leads them to the foot of the cross.
Longinus is a Roman centurion haunted by death and failure. Desperate to escape the accursed Judean province, he accepts a wager. If he can catch the thieves harassing the marketplace before Passover, he'll earn a transfer away from the troublemaking Jews.
Nissa is a Jewish woman with a sharp tongue and no hope of marriage. Only with the help of Mouse, the best thief in Jerusalem, can she keep her blind brother, Cedron, fed and a roof over their heads.
When a controversial teacher miraculously heals Cedron, Longinus longs to learn more about the mysterious healer. Instead, his journey leads him to Nissa, whose secret will determine the course of both their futures.
Unexpectedly caught up in the arrest, trial, and crucifixion of Jesus, they wonder who this teacher is who heals others but does nothing to save himself. Is the mercy he offers in his teachings real, or just another false promise? Can Nissa and Longinus overcome their pasts to find a future free of their shackles?
"The Thief" is an evocative story of two people trapped in their circumstances and the life-changing power of forgiveness and love.


Publisher    SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format    Paperback
Language    English
Publication Date    02/25/2014
Abridged    No
Large Print    No
Pages    324
Width    5.4
Height    1
Length    8.3
Units    1
EAN    9781451689105
Author    Landsem, Stephanie

Click the google preview icon below for a limited preview of this title.
(If no icon is shown, preview is not available for this title.)