Sal and Sister Grace struggle with a burning love for God, their
Church, and each other in this author’s first major work of fiction.
In fourth-century North Africa, peasant girl Leona falls in love with a
Roman aristocrat - the future Saint Augustine. Their story unfolds
against the backdrop of Rome’s fall and Christianity’s rise. Drawn from
Augustine’s autobiography, The Saint’s Mistress
breathes life into the previously untold story of his beloved mistress.