"Everything Douglas Bond writes...is a fascinating read."
Joel Belz, WORLD Magazine


Luther in Love "Master historical novelist Douglas Bond has done it again..."


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Katharina von Bora, fearful of discovery, secretly pens a memoir of her apostasy, her forbidden marriage to Reformer Martin Luther, his life and legacy, their life and love together, their children, their trials and tragedies, and their joys and triumphs.

Here is what reviewers are saying about LUTHER IN LOVE

“…a fitting tribute to one of the most fascinating power-couples of the ages! With the skill of a scholar and the sparkle of a bard, Douglas Bond weaves together a thrilling and engaging story of Luther’s marriage to Katharina von Bora.”

ERIC LANDRY, Executive Editor, Modern Reformation

“An engaging and personal look at a figure of towering importance to Western civilization. This is a must-read for anyone who would see these events through the eyes of one who was there.”

DR. DAVID L. BODDE, Professor Emeritus, Clemson University

“Douglas Bond has a gift for capturing the living and authentic nature of historical figures and their times. In Luther in Love he has seamlessly woven together historical fact into an engaging and enduring love story of mutual comfort and support between a declared heretic and an apostate nun. An excellent read!”

MYRA BAUGHMAN, Professor Emeritus, Pacific Lutheran University

“Combining a historian’s eye for details with a novelist’s sense for a good story, Douglas Bond brings Luther down from the pedestal so we can walk beside him and get to know him as the man he really was. I recommend Luther in Love heartily.”



“Luther in Love is a lovely book, a pleasure to read, a creative and astute project, a page-turner, faithful to Luther’s voice as a Reformer, a preacher, a theologian, a son, a friend, a father, and a husband.”

AIMEE BYRD, author of Housewife Theologian, Theological Fitness, and No Little Women

“…Luther through the exhilarating mind of one of America’s most impressive Christian storytellers. Luther in Love is Christian historical fiction at its mesmerizing best!”

DARREN J. N. MIDDLETON, Professor of Literature and Theology, Texas Christian University


“I loved reading Luther in Love! I laughed, I wept—so much wisdom about biblical marriage! …a tender and insightful look into how the Father of the Reformation, and his beloved Katie, applied the theology of the Reformation to their marriage.”

SUSAN HUNT, author, Spiritual Mothering; former Coordinator, Women’s Ministry (PCA)


“Master historical novelist Douglas Bond has done it again. The fruit of extensive research, this book brings to life the story of Martin Luther’s legacy and his marriage to Katharina von Bora. Bond blends theological and biblical insight from Luther in a compelling book for all readers.”

MARVIN PADGETT, Executive Director/CEO, Great Commission Publications


“…beautifully written, incredibly moving account of Martin Luther and his bride Katharina von Bora. Bond seamlessly takes readers back 500 years. …richly told, deserves to be read and reread.”

ALISA WEIS, journalist and author of Swiftwater


TODAY'S 3-Book-for-the-price-of-2 SALE!

Purchase signed copies of my new releases, WAR IN THE WASTELAND, and THE REVOLT, and we will include my just-released, hot-off-the-press THE BATTLE OF SEATTLE, 1855 Indian War yarn set in the rainforests, mountains, and Puget Sound of the Pacific Northwest. And FREE US shipping! Limited time offer, so order today. Already have the two books? Order as gifts for loved ones.


"Douglas Bond’s latest historical novel is a compelling and indispensable addition to a lesser-known chapter in American history. Bond’s fresh and engaging portrayal of the tragic clash of cultures in the Puget Sound Indian Wars of 1855-56 not only confronts today’s cultural and racial tensions but provides hope for the future. Essential reading for every student of American history.” Larry Faulk, M.P.A., Former Washington State Senator




"Standing ovation! Fantastic job weaving the history, the flora and fauna, the people and the pathos of the time. Brilliant job painting Noclas and his true love for the Word and expression of the gospel. Not forced or pedantic, just natural and as appealing as firelight." Mary Lynn Spear, Editor/proofreader




"I loved Douglas Bond's latest book, The Battle of Seattle, a fast moving, charming book viewed from all sides of the historical participants. Readers won't even realize they are learning true history--wonderful for young adults, truly for any age. ...delightful book, difficult to put down." Patricia Ryan, Public Librarian





Buy HOSTAGE LANDS, my Roman Britain historical fiction yarn set in AD 211 at Hadrian's Wall, and HAND OF VENGEANCE, my 8th century Anglo-Saxon tale, and we will send you a signed copy of my newest release THE BATTLE OF SEATTLE, set in the Puget Sound Indian Wars of 1855 and 1856. Money back guarantee. If your gift recipient is not head-over-heels about these reads we will refund your money, shippig and the works!


Buy my Ligonier biography THE POETIC WONDER OF ISAAC WATTS, and the fourth Mr Pipes book THE ACCIDENTAL VOYAGE, and we will send you a free copy of AUGUSTUS TOPLADY (EP), plus free shipping on all three author signed books.

Perfect gift(s) for anyone who cares about sung worship and the great legacy of Christian hymnody.




This is Bond's second book in the Profiles of Godly Mean series, Steven Lawson, series editor, published by Ligonier's Reformation Trust Publishing. Here's what reviewers are saying about the book:


“Who among us has not had heart and mind stirred by a Watts hymn? Here we learn the story behind the hymns. We learn of a Christ-centered life, a doxological life. And from that wellspring has come the hymns we love to sing. Watts’s hymns are a gift for the church, and so is this biography by Douglas Bond.”


—Dr. Stephen J. Nichols


Professor at Lancaster Bible College and Graduate School


Lancaster, Pennsylvania



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Purchase my best-selling THE BETRAYAL (a novel on John Calvin) and THE THUNDER (a novel on John Knox) and we will send you my new release THE REVOLT set in Wycliffe's 14th c. England absolutely free, including free shipping, and author-signed books for your gift recipient(s). Limited time offer! Order today!

"Everything Douglas Bond writes is a faschinating read." Joel Belz WORLD Magazine

2 books for the price of 1--Stock up for Christmas! Pay for 1 author-signed copy of my best-selling historical novel WAR IN THE WASTELAND and we give you another signed copy for you to give as a Christmas gift.

WAR IN THE WASTELAND "The best historical fiction I have ever read. I couldn't put it down and learned lots about WW I."




“Bond paints a vivid picture of the battle for the soul of teen atheist 2/Lt. C.S. Lewis.” MIKE T. SUGIMOTO, Professor, Pepperdine University


"Put this book at the top of your must-read list." GEORGE GRANT, pastor, author

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