A young priest's life spirals out of control when long-submerged memories of childhood abuse begin to surface. He seeks solace in a friendship with a beautiful seventeen-year-old-choir girl but this leads to a doomed love affair that ends in disaster. Fallen Men touches on some dark themes but it is ultimately a novel of redemption. It has won the Amazon IDB Award in January, 2013.
This is a non-fiction work of a highly controversial nature, though not sensationalist. The content is researched and written by a credentialed biblical scholar, the arguments presented are based on historical facts, archeological discoveries, ancient texts and iconography. The Final Deception explains no evidence exists of a Hebrew or Israelite presence in ancient Egypt because the Old Testament is the history of the Hyksos people, who traveled west from Sumer and co-opted the Hebrew identity and named themselves "Israel."
1880. On a broad river deep in the heart of South America, a flotilla of paddle steamers thrashes slowly upstream. Laden with troops, horses and artillery, intent on conquest and revenge. Ahead lies a commercial empire that was wrested from a British consortium in a bloody revolution. Now the investors are determined to recoup their losses and are funding a vicious war to do so. Nicholas Dawlish, an ambitious British naval officer, is playing a leading role in the expedition. But as brutal land and river battles mark its progress upriver, and as both sides inflict and endure ever greater suffering, stalemate threatens.
Chief Inspector Jim Sheehan is sorely stretched when a number of high profile figures in Belfast are brutally murdered. The bodies are left naked and oddly distorted. No clues are left at the forensically immaculate crime scenes except seemingly pointless theatrical props and some random numbers and letters. Sheehan is baffled. How are the victims linked? What message is the murderer trying to send via the vaguely religious symbolism of the killings? Faced with one of the most complex cases of his career, the Chief Inspector turns to an eminent Professor of Psychology at Queen’s University and a senior cleric who is a biblical expert. With their help, he begins to piece together some understanding of the killer’s psychopathy but can he learn enough to identify the killer and put an end the murders?
In his book, Parables of a Rancher’s Life, Frank W. Jones compiles a collection of short stories over a period of 14 years. These stories are the definition of the word “Parable”. In His days Jesus Christ used parables to teach his disciples important biblical principles. Jones uses his experience as a rancher and a minister to deliver these stories in a manner that is easy to understand and fun to read. This book will certainly bless your life.
Abraham Lincoln tells his own coming-of-age story The way he saw himself. He's inescapably human: nerdy, eccentric, awkward, rustic, vulnerable, depressed, sly, witty, brilliant, driven. Lincoln Raw—a biographical novel proves that our values, not our circumstances, determine who we become—no matter what raw materials we’re made of or what mistakes we make along our journeys. But, it's not the story we learned in school. It's an intimate, human story that explores the roots of the passions that redefined America.
YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT YOU'RE READING BUT EVERY WORD IS TRUE!! Do you believe in miracles? Do you believe in demonic possession? Do you believe in exorcism? A little girl with irreparable brain damage was pronounced dead by two hospital specialists. Today she is a healthy teenager. A teenage boy whose spine was crushed by a lorry was diagnosed as permanently paralysed. He now plays football with his friends. A curse that brought death over five generations has been lifted.
On a bitter January night, private detective Sam Carlisle steps out of a nightclub and stumbles across a severely wounded man prostrate on the freezing ground. Despite Sam's efforts to save him, the stranger dies in his arms, uttering three small words before taking his final breath. Help. Me. Find. In the days that follow, the tragic encounter plays increasingly on Sam's mind. Who was the victim? What was he trying to find?
Britannia's Wolf is the first novel in the Dawlish Chronicles series. It is set in 1877 when the vicious Russo-Turkish War is reaching its climax. A Russian victory will pose a threat to Britain’s strategic interests. To protect them an ambitious British naval officer, Nicholas Dawlish, is assigned to the Ottoman Navy to ravage Russian supply-lines in the Black Sea. In the depths of a savage winter, as Turkish forces face defeat on all fronts, Dawlish confronts enemy ironclads, Cossack lances and merciless Kurdish irregulars, and finds himself a pawn in the rivalry of the Sultan’s half-brothers for control of the collapsing empire.
From a distant galaxy far beyond our time, the most ancient of all EVIL awoke before descending upon our unsuspecting galaxy. The planet it reached never faced such a threat, but didn’t submit to it, either. In a final attempt to survive, a prison between dimensions was built, the last hope to hold the DARK POWER for an eternity. The planet withered and died, and its people found a new refuge among the stars. That planet is now known as: Mars.