The author's research is evident throughout the novel.
Mr. Bond does a great job of incorporating Calvin's writings and personal letters into the story to keep the timeline flowing and the plot moving along.
I appreciated how everything is shown to be the working of God for good, even if it is evil in itself.
Enjoyed the story and how it was written from the point of view of his servant... Would recommend this book to those who enjoy historical fiction and the life of John Calvin.Published 4 months ago by Kathy H
This was the book we needed and ordered. Thank you. Have a wonderful day! All came as promised. Thank you.Published 12 months ago by Andrea Kim DeyArmin
For adults who have enjoyed Douglas Bond's other historical fiction novels, The Betrayal will come as no surprise. Read morePublished on November 8, 2011 by Jan Drexler
Douglas Bond is the master of everything historical in John Calvin's era. Nearly every paragraph has historical context. Read morePublished on July 6, 2011 by Noah Arsenault
This book kept me up long past my time to retire, for I could not put it down. Though the first few chapters are less than gripping and somewhat confusing (particularly the... Read morePublished on May 19, 2011 by Hannah
Murder, corruption, political intrigue... this is the stuff of blockbuster movies and top-selling novels today, but it was reality for those living in Europe during the turbulent... Read morePublished on March 13, 2011 by John Gardner
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in learning about John Calvin. Read morePublished on October 29, 2010 by Dave
The author's research is evident throughout the novel. It is so evident that one might think that it is in fact non-fiction. Read morePublished on September 17, 2010 by Ritchard-with-a-"T"
This work of historical fiction by Douglas Bond is a phenomenal read! It is the first I have read by the author, and it did not disappoint. Read morePublished on August 14, 2010 by E. Hankins