Paula Paul

Extraordinary Stories That Touch The Heart And Challenge The Mind

Barefoot Girl

Fifteen-year-old Margherita is toiling in her family's meager field when a handsome gentleman rides in with a proposal of marriage. After only a few words with her father, Master Dominico Vasari tears Margherita away from the family she cherishes and the farm boy she loves and helps her off to a foreign life full of strangers, strange customs and dangers. Based on the story of Margerita of San Severino, know n as the Barefooted One.

Margherita is transported from a peasant farm to a castle, but she almost loses her soul.

Selected Works

historical fiction
The story of Catherine the Great's rise to power
YA Fiction
A young wizard faces bullying
Literary Novel
A young widow falls in love with a minister who is married.
Paula Paul's first literary novel. One third of the royalties go to cancer research
Historical Fiction
The story of Charlemagne's love for the nun, Amelia of the Ardennes
Historical Novels
A deep look at a courageous heroine. Harriet Klausner
"A lively mixture of murder and love." Tony Hillerman
"Lively. . ." Tony Hillerman
"Without a dull moment. Don't miss it!"--Tony Hillerman
Hillary and Jane find a dead body in the old house they're decorating
Jane and Hillary are hired to plan a party for a long dead member of the eccentric Bean family and find themselve trapped in a house in the Alabama backwoods.
A corpse in a vault of Cotes du Rhone just about ruins Jane and Hillary's vacation in the south of France.