Mary Sees All by Bill Kemp, tells the story of the two weeks surrounding Jesus' death and resurrection from the point of view of Mary Magdalene. She is the sister of Lazarus and Martha, peasants from a village near to the holy city, Jerusalem. This 300 page (80,000 word) novel is part of a four book series called, "Bethany's People," that is set in first century Judea/Palestine.
The book is set to be released 5/5/2018. Print versions may be preordered to arrive in time for Mother's Day. A free four chapter ebook sample is available for review purposes click: Mary Sample
Other Bethany’s People titles will include
Lazarus Dies First - The Search for a New King
By Bill Kemp (Winter, 2019)
Synopsis: Lazarus’ life is caught up in the search for a king. Ignoring the words of his friend Jesus, Lazarus becomes a revolutionary, hiding out in the wilderness, committed to the violent over throw of his government. But he makes a lousy guerrilla. Lazarus is both homesick for Bethany and convinced that the peaceful Jesus is leading the real revolution. Returning home, however, he dies, and is able to provide a gripping account of the underworld.
Martha Finds Rest - Finding a New home for Jesus’ People
By Bill Kemp (coming Spring, 2020)
Synopsis: Forty years after Jesus death and resurrection, Bethany is destroyed. Martha becomes an unexpected new Moses, leading her people through the wilderness to safety.
Mark Goes Everywhere - A Journey of Hope
By Bill Kemp (coming spring, 2020)
Synopsis: Mark is not yet twelve when he watches Jesus die. No one would have expected him to become an Apostle rivaling Peter and Paul, yet with a sacred mission to bring the good news to his own people, the residents of North Africa. From Rome to Alexandria and beyond, he tells his Gospel, insuring that every church around the mediterranean has an accurate account of God’s salvation.