Crusader King: A Novel of Baldwin IV & the Crusades by Susan Peek

Best Catholic Homeschooling Books of 2013

Used in Catholic schools worldwide.

An action-packed, thrilling historical novel about the little-known life of  Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, the leper Crusader king who – despite ascending the throne at only thirteen years old, and his incredibly debilitating disease – performed great and heroic deeds in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. An amazing story of courage, loyalty, friendship and unflinching love for God and duty, this is a book you won’t be able to put down, and will remember long after the last page has been turned. Absolute favorite with homeschoolers and schools alike for the last decade!
Teenagers and adults alike will be inspired and delighted by this fast-paced and highly entertaining novel based on history and bringing to life the tremendous drama of the Crusades!


A Soldier Surrenders: The Conversion of St. Camillus de Lellis

by Susan Peek

Also available in Spanish

At last . . . a saint for strugglers!

Soldiering, gambling, brawling, drinking.  As a young man, St. Camillus excelled at them all.  Add to that his fiery temper and innate knack for getting into trouble, and Camillus de Lellis seems the last person who could ever achieve holiness!  But God had plans for the stubborn young soldier, whether Camillus liked it or not…
Back in print by popular demand, this fast paced and inspiring story of the soldier-of-fortune who became an intrepid Soldier of Christ will appeal even to those who don’t normally like to read!

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Saint Magnus: The Last Viking by Susan Peek

Used in Catholic schools worldwide

Come back in time 900 years, to the fierce and desolate Northern lands, where Norsemen ruled with ax and sword. A dying king, a shocking death-wish, his heirs divided with an oath of blood . . .

​In this fast-paced new novel by the highly popular Susan Peek, the conflict unfolds between Magnus Erlendson, a heroic young prince aflame with the love of God, and his outlawed cousin Hakon, who blames Magnus for his banishment from their kingdom. What follows is a tale of betrayal and revenge, bravery and forgiveness, as Magnus seeks to restore his father’s vanquished kingdom to its rightful hands. Entertaining and inspiring from start to finish, a must-read for all those who thrill to learn the life of a saint we never knew existed!

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The King's Prey by Susan Peek

Saint Dymphna of Ireland

Released on St. Dymphna's feast day, May 15th

An insane king.

His fleeing daughter.

Estranged brothers, with a troubled past, both fighting to save her life.

Who can be trusted?

A historical novel based on the life of Saint Dymphna by Susan Peek, the author of fast-paced saints stories for teens.

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Saint Cloud of Gaul: The Prince Who Traded Kingdoms by Susan Peek

A captivating novel on the life of St. Cloud

A horrific act of treachery. A hairbreadth escape. A decade of desperate hiding. And an encounter with Christ that changes it all!

When young Prince Cloud, grandson of the mighty King Clovis and heir to the Kingdom of Orleans, is suspiciously summoned to his uncle's castle, little does he know his world is about to implode. Hurled into a life of danger, where his royal identity must remain hidden at all costs, Cloud eventually stumbles upon the only Kingdom worth fighting for.

Nearly everyone has heard of St. Cloud, Minnesota, but few know the story of the inspiring saint whose name it bears. The time has come for Saint Cloud of Gaul to blaze forth from hiding!