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Taylor, Diana Wallis 1938-

Overview
Works: 16 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 3,002 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Bible fiction  Biographical fiction  Religious fiction  Christian fiction  Historical fiction  History  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3620.A942, 813.6
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Publications about Diana Wallis Taylor
Publications by Diana Wallis Taylor
Most widely held works by Diana Wallis Taylor
Martha : a novel by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Martha of Bethany, sister of Mary and Lazarus, has devoted her life to her family in the absence of her mother, but will she ever find time to live her own life or find her own love?
Mary Magdalene : a novel by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
A creative interpretation of the story of Mary Magdalene follows the experiences of an enigmatic young woman who is devastated by circumstances beyond her control and plagued by terrifying dreams until she has a redeeming encounter with Jesus. By the author of Martha
Journey to the well : a novel by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Marah is just a girl of thirteen when her life is set on a path that will eventually lead her to a life-changing encounter with the Messiah
Claudia, wife of Pontius Pilate : a novel by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Claudia, the illegitimate granddaughter of Caesar Augustus and wife of Lucius Pontius Pilate, struggles to make the best of her life in troubled Judea and finds peace in the teachings of a mysterious Jewish Rabbi
Ruth, Mother of Kings by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
"The book of Ruth has captivated Christian believers for centuries, and now the story of this remarkable woman comes to life in the pages of this dramatic retelling"--
Claudia, wife of Pontius Pilate by Diana Wallis Taylor( file )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
When they move to the troublesome territory of Judea, she does what she has always done: makes the best of it. But unrest is brewing and Claudia will soon find herself and her beloved husband embroiled in controversy and rebellion. Might she find hope in the mysterious Jewish rabbi everyone seems to be talking about?
Mary, chosen of God : a novel by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
"A novel about the life of the Messiah from the perspective of His mother, as she witnesses Christ grow, mature, minister, and even be crucified--and then raised again"--
Lydia : woman of Philippi by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Smart, strong, and a follower of the Jewish God, Lydia has nonetheless always quietly conformed to the expectations of the wealthy Roman society surrounding her. Even though married off at fifteen to a man she dislikes, she is determined to be a faithful wife. But when her husband is killed some years later, Lydia vows never to remarry andreturns to her father's house in Thyatira with her twelve-year-old daughter. There, a new life begins to emerge. As she is trained in the family dye business, Lydia's shrewd management quickly creates profit, prestige--and envy. At odds with her jealous brother, who is a staunch Roman and can't understand her obsession with theJewish religion, Lydia finds herself yet again at the mercy of a patriarchal society. Will fleeing to Philippi be enough to protect herself and those under her care? Will she keep her vow to widowhood when a handsome Greek God-fearer turns out to be more than just an employee? And when she meets a strange man named Paul the apostle by the river one Sabbath day, will Lydiahave the courage to once more let her life be dramatically changed--this time forever?"--
Smoke before the wind : a novel by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
He was every girl's dream ... Carrie Dickson can hardly believe her good fortune-engaged to the handsome and rich Andrew Van Zant, she returns home to her beloved mountain community and to her family to make final preparations for her fast-approaching wedding. While there, she renews her friendship with Scott Spencer, a young man she had a secret crush on in high school. Scott's strong Christian commitment causes Carrie to examine her own faith-and her fiance's-and her growing awareness triggers in her troubled feelings and jeopardizes her happiness. But with the wedding only weeks away, Carrie resolves to make the best of the future she willingly chose with the man she has promised to marry. However, when Andrew finally arrives in the mountain town to meet Carrie's parents, things don't go as planned. Her cousin Linda, who has always considered Carrie's boyfriends fair game, exposes Andrew's true motives and Carrie is faced with the reality of the direction she is going. Confused over the pressure from Andrew for a hasty marriage, as well as her burgeoning feelings for Scott, Carrie realizes that only God's strength and wisdom can help her choose the right path. She feels she needs more time. But, before she and Andrew can talk, a raging forest fire erupts and threatens all she holds dear. Carrie has only moments to make the decision that will forever change her life
House of the forest by Diana Wallis Taylor( file )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"Laura Kingsley is devastated by the death of her favorite aunt. She resists her fiance's pleas to remain for his ordination as pastor of his father's church and drives to the mountain community to settle her aunt's estate. Learning more about her aunt's life and finances than she realized. She also discovers her uncle, estranged from her aunt for years, robbed a bank and went to prison for twenty years. The money was never found. At the memorial service, her mother unexpectedly turns up with a man who says he's from the FBI and a cousin she never knew existed reveals himself. When there is a break-in to the rustic home, Laura realizes someone is looking for the money. With the help of Sam, a young widower who reluctantly becomes involved, they seek to solve the mystery of the lost bank funds." --
Shadows on the mountain by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A young soldier, presumed dead for 25 years, returns to the US from Vietnam with the help of the underground church to face a wife he thought he'd lost, a daughter he didn't know he had, and what he remembers as a fractured family who must accept a half-Vietnamese daughter he would not leave behind
Halloween : harmless fun or risky business? by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Journey to the well : the woman of Samaria by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Wings of the wind : the poetry of Diana Wallis Taylor by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Martha(largeprint) by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Magdalene : a novel by Diana Wallis Taylor( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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