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A Cast of Stones (The Staff and the Sword Book #1)

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ISBN10 : 1441261028

Publisher : Baker Books

Number of Pages : 432

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: 2014 Carol Award Winner for Speculative The Fate of the Kingdom Awaits the Cast of Stones In the backwater village of Callowford, roustabout Errol Stone is enlisted by a church messenger arriving with urgent missives for the hermit priest in the hills. Eager for coin, Errol agrees to what he thinks will be an easy task, but soon finds himself hunted by deadly assassins. Forced to flee with the priest and a small band of travelers, Errol soon learns he's joined a quest that could change the fate of his kingdom. Protected for millennia by the heirs of the first king, the kingdom's dynasty nears its end and the selection of the new king begins--but in secret and shadow. As danger mounts, Errol must leave behind the stains and griefs of the past, learn to fight, and discover who is hunting him and his companions and how far they will go to stop the reading of the stones. "With an engaging, imaginative world that bristles with danger, characters that keep you guessing, and a story that sticks with you, A Cast of Stones will keep you devouring pages until the very end. I highly recommend it!" --John W. Otte, author of Failstate "Carr's debut, the first in a series, is assured and up-tempo, with much to enjoy in characterization and description--not least the homely, life-as-lived details." -Publishers Weekly This fast-paced fantasy debut set in a medieval world is a winner. Both main and secondary characters are fully drawn and endearing, and Errol's transformation from drunkard to hero is well plotted. Carr is a promising CF author to watch. Fans of epic Christian fantasies will enjoy discovering a new voice. "Like the preceding series title, Inescapable, this tale of suspense offers a colorful cast of characters, small-town drama, and a hint of romance. A sure bet for fans of Hannah Alexander." --Library Journal "[Good fantasy books] have to be excellent. Good storytelling and exceptional characters with circumstances that are easy enough to follow and wrap your brain around but keep you entertained and guessing... Cast of Stones has found itself firmly in that list of books. I absolutely, one hundred percent loved this book." --Radiant Lit

Stone of Tears

Author : Terry Goodkind

ISBN10 : 0795346093

Publisher : RosettaBooks

Number of Pages : 996

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: The Seeker of Truth embarks on his perilous training in wizardry in the 2nd novel of the #1 New York Timesbestselling author’s epic fantasy series. In Wizard’s First Rule, forest guide Richard Cypher becomes a Seeker of Truth in order to defeat the tyrannical Wizard Darken Rahl—only to discover that he is in fact Darken’s son. Now, with Darken vanquished, Richard and the beautiful Kahlan Amnell head back to the Mud People to be married. But their adventures are far from over. As the wedding day approaches, Richard is visited by three Sisters of Light who insist on bringing him to the Palace of the Prophets to be trained as a Wizard. Meanwhile, the veil to the underworld has been torn, and the Stone of Tears has passed through. According to prophecy, the only person who has a chance at closing the veil is the one bonded to the blade, the one born true.

Stone Of Fire

Author : J. F. Penn

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Publisher : Curl Up Press via PublishDrive

Number of Pages : 292

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: A power kept secret for 2000 years. A woman who stands to lose everything. India. When a nun is burned alive on the sacred ghats of Varanasi, and the stone she carried is stolen, an international hunt is triggered for the relics of the early church. Forged in the fire and blood of martyrs, the Pentecost stones have been handed down through generations of Keepers who kept their power and locations secret. Until now. The Keepers are being murdered, the stones stolen by those who would use them for evil in a world transformed by religious fundamentalism. Oxford University psychologist Morgan Sierra is forced into the search when her sister and niece are held hostage. She is helped by Jake Timber from the mysterious ARKANE, a British government agency specializing in paranormal and religious experience. Morgan must risk her own life to save her family, but will she ultimately be betrayed? From ancient Christian sites in Spain, Italy, and Israel to the far reaches of Iran and Tunisia, Morgan and Jake must track down the stones through the myths of the early church in a race against time before a new Pentecost is summoned, this time powered by the fires of evil. The first in the ARKANE series, Stone of Fire is a fast-paced, action-packed thriller that explores the edges of faith against a backdrop of early Christian history, archaeology and psychology.

The Stones of Resurrection

Author : Tameri Etherton

ISBN10 : 1941955169

Publisher : Teacup Dragon Publishing, LLC

Number of Pages : 549

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 421

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Book Summary: Otherworldly portals. Mysterious powers. Evil hungrily awaits her return. Taryn’s simple life is all she’s ever known. Living above a busy London pub with her grandfather, they’re ripped from their reality and plunged into a strange world to jumpstart an ancient prophecy. And when he’s killed defending her from a vicious intruder’s magic, Taryn’s left nearly alone… and forced to trust a rugged savior. Rhoane has one job. Sworn to protect the young woman who has returned to fulfill her destiny, the assassin dare not let his feelings get in the way of her training. But he knows the time will come when she accepts her power and recognizes he’s her fated mate. As Taryn learns her life on Earth was a lie, she must unlock her hidden talents to save an entire world from destruction. And though Rhoane will show no mercy to anyone who stands in her way, he fears her biggest threat comes from the family she has never known. Will the destined pair rise to stop the annihilation of a vast kingdom? The Stones of Resurrection is the enthralling first book in the Song of the Swords fantasy series. If you like ensemble casts, intense action, and dark family sagas, then you’ll love Tameri Etherton‘s epic tale. Buy The Stones of Resurrection to step into a deadly new realm today!

The Silent Strength of Stones

Author : Nina Kiriki Hoffman

ISBN10 : 1504040252

Publisher : Open Road Media

Number of Pages : 244

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Finalist for the Nebula and World Fantasy Awards: A lonely teenager hides in the forest concealing his own magic—until a battle for survival makes hiding impossible. Summer has come to Sauterelle Lake, a vacation community in the Oregon Cascades, and seventeen-year-old Nick Verrou would rather roam the woods than work in his father’s general store. His curiosity and connection with nature have him dodging his job at every opportunity. When he meets mysterious vacationer Willow and her family—and their unnerving pet wolf—Nick discovers that others share the powers he has tried to suppress. But Nick soon learns that nature’s magic can be more dangerous than he ever imagined. Now the real trick will be surviving until autumn . . . The Silent Strength of Stones is the second novel by the author of A Red Heart of Memories and other acclaimed works. “A startling new voice in contemporary fantasy” (Locus), Nina Kiriki Hoffman “writes about magic creatively and with great feeling” (Kirkus Reviews). The Silent Strength of Stones is the 2nd book in the Chapel Hollow Novels, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. This ebook includes the bonus story “Words of Farewell.”

The Stand

Author : Stephen King

ISBN10 : 038552885X

Publisher : Anchor

Number of Pages : 1200

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: The tie-in edition of the nine-part CBS All Access series starring Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard, and James Marsden. When a man escapes from a biological testing facility, he sets in motion a deadly domino effect, spreading a mutated strain of the flu that will wipe out 99 percent of humanity within a few weeks. The survivors who remain are scared, bewildered, and in need of a leader. Two emerge--Mother Abagail, the benevolent 108-year-old woman who urges them to build a peaceful community in Boulder, Colorado; and Randall Flagg, the nefarious "Dark Man," who delights in chaos and violence. As the dark man and the peaceful woman gather power, the survivors will have to choose between them--and ultimately decide the fate of all humanity.

The Stone in the Skull

Author : Elizabeth Bear

ISBN10 : 1466872071

Publisher : Tor Books

Number of Pages : 336

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Hugo Award–winning author Elizabeth Bear returns to her critically acclaimed epic fantasy world of the Eternal Sky with a brand new trilogy. Best SFF Books 2017—The Guardian Kirkus Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2017 The Verge Recommended Fantasy for 2017 Locus 2017 Recommended Reading List The Stone in the Skull, the first volume in her new trilogy, takes readers over the dangerous mountain passes of the Steles of the Sky and south into the Lotus Kingdoms. The Gage is a brass automaton created by a wizard of Messaline around the core of a human being. His wizard is long dead, and he works as a mercenary. He is carrying a message from the most powerful sorcerer of Messaline to the Rajni of the Lotus Kingdom. With him is The Dead Man, a bitter survivor of the body guard of the deposed Uthman Caliphate, protecting the message and the Gage. They are friends, of a peculiar sort. They are walking into a dynastic war between the rulers of the shattered bits of a once great Empire. The Lotus Kingdoms #1 The Stone in the Skull The Eternal Sky Trilogy #1 Range of Ghosts #2 Shattered Pillars #3 Steles of the Sky At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Prophecy of Sky

Author : James Todd Cochrane

ISBN10 : 0991523423

Publisher : Dark Moon Publishing Inc.

Number of Pages : 290

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: Born with a curse that dooms her and her race to a future of slavery, Sky’s world is torn apart when she witnesses her sister’s capture and enslavement. Left alone and injured, she must try to figure out what to do to survive and how to avoid the same fate as the rest of her people. The kindness of a stranger and his intense training starts a chain of events that will lead Sky on a perilous adventure to free her sister and the other members of her race. The prophecy of an Odreshinik, who will deliver Sky’s people, propels Sky into a dark and dangerous world, where she becomes the target of evil creatures, wanting to smash any hope of freedom for her people. The paths she will take lead her down treacherous roads where she must confront the Black Fairy who cursed her race centuries ago. With the help of others, who also desire to overthrow the powers conquering the planet and taking their lands, Sky will face down forgotten evils. She must attempt to invoke magic stolen from ancient wizards to free future generations from bondage, but will risk the lives of everyone she cares about. Young Adult Fantasy / Science Fiction - Suitable Age Range: 12 and Up. Books available by James Todd Cochrane: Max and the Gatekeeper FREE The Hourglass of Souls (Max and the Gatekeeper Book II) The Descendant and the Demon’s Fork (Max and the Gatekeeper Book III) The Dark Society (Max and the Gatekeeper Book IV) The Prophecy of Sky Centalpha 6 Part I FREE Centalpha 6 Part II Centalpha 6 Part III Centalpha 6 Part IV Centalpha 6 Part V Centalpha 6 Part VI Centalpha 6 Part VII Centalpha 6 Part VIII Centalpha 6 Omibus (Centalpha 6 Part I – Part VIII) Keywords: magic, monsters, aliens, new worlds, coming of age, swords, spells, friendship, gateways, strange life forms, sorcerers, fairies

THE COMING OF MESSIAH IN GLORY AND MAJESTY

Author : JUAN JOSAFAT BEN-EZRA

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Publisher : Irving Risch

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: Introduction to Coming of Messiah Vol 1 & 2 While reading the book "The Crowned Christ," by Frederick W. Grant he made mention of these volumes of "Coming of Messiah." So I went in search for them and found them in scanned PDF format using OCR software. (Poor copies).This book was originally published prior to 1923 and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters, and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into a digital (epub) format as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical books in epub format. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher. With this republishing of the "Coming of Massiah," everyone can have this wonderful work in their digital library at this low cost.I have spent many hours on this work and have recovered most of the original work. This work is well worth reading.

The Desire of Ages

Author : Ellen G. White

ISBN10 : 1681462818

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 738

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: Volume 3 of the 'Conflict of the Ages' book series, 'The Desire of Ages,' covers the life and ministry of Jesus. This key Seventh Day Adventist text explains in detail the SDA understanding of the conflict between God and Satan and their understanding of the Bible and much of world history. White wrote the series based on her research of other authors and special information which she claimed to receive through visions from God. The books thus include unique insights and concepts not found in other works of the time.

Lives of the Necromancers (The Greatest Paranormal Legends Throughout the Ages)

Author : William Godwin

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Publisher : e-artnow

Number of Pages : 261

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: Lives of the Necromancers; or, An Account of the Most Eminent Persons in Successive Ages, who have Claimed for themselves, or to whom has been imputed by others, the Exercise of Magical Power was the final book written by English author William Godwin. The book concerns paranormal legends from western and middle-eastern history.

Return to Joy: The Bible's Fast Track Back to God

Author : Doug Martin

ISBN10 : 1940725178

Publisher : Truth Book Publishers

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

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Book Summary: The premise of this book is that God has designed a roadmap for Christians who have lost their way, so that they can return to Him and to a life of clean joy without regret, in the context of grace. Using many different scriptures and principles the author has spelled out the plan for return, which he says will work for any backslidden Christian who faithfully follow it. But the way back is not easy, which is why "Return To Joy" is written in a simple step-by-step style, to allow seekers to find their way back to God at their own pace. This is a self-help manual, not a great theological treatise. Anyone who can read and understand simple English should be able to use this book to help them get back to God and return to His joy.

Last Cry - Native American Prophecies & Tales of the End Times

Author : Robert Ghost Wolf

ISBN10 : 1412214327

Publisher : Trafford Publishing

Number of Pages : 334

Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

Viewed : 1924

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Book Summary: Last cry ... remains a time tested revelation about Prophecy and the coming of the Awakening... Dr. Ghost Wolf has the unique ability of bridging many realities. Here he brings to light not only an indepth look at the teachings of the indigenous masters, but he also gives us profound insights into his own remarkable gifts of prophecy as a Shaman for the Metis People and leaves us looking ahead into the 21st Century with new eyes... Welcome to the Awakening.

Thomas Paine: Life and Works

Author : Moncure Daniel Conway

ISBN10 : 1000741532

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 550

Category : Philosophy

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Book Summary: Thomas Paine was a hugely influential revolutionary pamphleteer, whose writings were instrumental in bringing about some of the greatest political changes the world has seen. Paine's enduring importance lies not so much in the depth of his political philosophy as in his great abilities as a communicator of political ideas. Conway's Writings was the first complete critical collection of Paine's works, and his Life was the first account to show Paine in a positive light.

Reopening the Word

Author : Marie Noonan Sabin

ISBN10 : 0198032803

Publisher : Oxford University Press

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Religion

Viewed : 1876

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Book Summary: This book asks: How might the earliest gospel have been heard by those first followers of Jesus who were religious Jews? Assuming that the earliest Jesus traditions took their shape from forms familiar to Judaism, Sabin sets the composition of Mark in the context of the theological discourse of first-century Judaism. In that context, she notes, all theology was biblical. It took the form of an exchange between current events and Scripture: contemporary persons and happenings were understood through the lens of the Hebrew Bible, while at the same time, the biblical word was reopened--that is, reinterpreted--so as to reveal its relevance to the present faith-community. Applying this kind of compositional process to the Gospel of Mark, Sabin uncovers a fresh reading of the seed, fig tree, and vineyard parables; of the various Temple scenes; of the foolish disciples and the wise women; and of the controversial ending. She highlights the results of her findings by juxtaposing them with interpretations of the same passages given by various church fathers such as Origen, Irenaeus, and Bede, as well as by readings from the twentieth century. The results are provocative. Sabin sees Mark as an original theologian shaping his material out of two primary Jewish traditions: the Wisdom traditions, with their emphasis on God's presence in daily life, and Creation theology, which imagined the End Time not as a catastrophe but as a return to the Garden. She thus offers a new way of understanding Mark's use of Scripture, his eschatology, and his presentation of Jesus. In conclusion, she argues that retrieving Mark's voice in the context of Early Judaism brings with it insights much needed in our day: of God's presence in the ordinary; of God's image reflected in female as well as male; of watchfulness as the way of wisdom; of God's revelation as ongoing.

The Renaissance New Testament

Author : Yeager, Dr. Randolph

ISBN10 : 9781455611041

Publisher : Pelican Publishing

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: The Renaissance New Testament is a monumental 18-volume work more thanfifty years in the making. Randolph O. Yeager has realized here a lifelongdream, and created one of the most important biblical works of the twentiethcentury. It offers:The King James Version verse by verseThe Yeager translationExhaustive Greek/English concordanceLexicographical analysisEach Greek word in order of occurrenceGrammatical identificationThe Greek text verse by verseThe literal meaningA harmony of the GospelsCommentaryEach volume contains approximately 600 pages, with the complete set totalingmore than 10,000 pages. A true Renaissance man, Dr. Yeager holds a Ph.D. inAmerican history, took his seminary training at Northern Baptist TheologicalSeminary in Chicago, and is a former university professor. He has twelve yearsof experience as an evangelist and has spoken at Bible conferences inforty-five states. In 1988 the Laymen's National Bible Committee honored Yeagerwith a Citation of Appreciation for outstanding service to the Bible cause.Publishers Weekly featured an article on Yeager and the completion of TheRenaissance New Testament in its 1985 Spring Religious Books issue.

The Life of Jesus, Critically Examined

Author : David Friedrich Strauss

ISBN10 : 1616403098

Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.

Number of Pages : 762

Category : History

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Book Summary: The Life of Jesus, Critically Examined was one of the most controversial and hotly contested books of its time. One reviewer stated that it was "the most pestilential book ever vomited out of the jaws of hell." Strauss rejected the idea of miracles in the Bible, instead crediting them as mythical stories used to demonstrate a point. He also discredits Jesus's divinity, dissecting the New Testament and pointing out that Jesus was simply a manifestation of who the Jews wished their Messiah to be. The book was translated from its fourth German edition in 1843 by George Eliot. David Friedrich Strauss (1808-1874)was a German theologian and author who focused his work on the critical study and examination of Jesus. Strauss' most famous and acclaimed work was The Life of Jesus, Critically Examined, but he wrote many other books defending his position on the divinity of Jesus, which he denied. While his position was hotly debated and highly unpopular at the time, his work has had a great impact on the study of Christianity, the New Testament, and early religions today.

Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John

Author : Isaac Newton

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Publisher : e-artnow

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Bibles

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Book Summary: The essay Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John written by Isaac Newton is a religious tract dealing with the literal interpretation of the Bible. Isaac Newton saw a monotheistic God as the masterful creator whose existence could not be denied in the face of the grandeur of all creation. Contents: PART I Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel. Introduction concerning, the Compilers of the Books of the Old Testament. Of the Prophetic Language. Of the vision of the Image composed of four Metals. Of the vision of the four Beasts. Of the Kingdoms represented by the feet of the Image composed of iron and clay. Of the ten Kingdoms represented by the ten horns of the fourth Beast. Of the eleventh horn of Daniel's fourth Beast. Of the power of the eleventh horn of Daniel's fourth Beast, to change times and laws. Of the Kingdoms represented in Daniel by the Ram and He-Goat. Of the Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks. Of the Times of the Birth and Passion of Christ. Of the Prophecy of the Scripture of Truth. Of the King who did according to his will, and magnified himself above every God, and honoured Mahuzzims, and regarded not the desire of women. Of the Mahuzzims, honoured by the King who doth according to his will. PART II. Observations upon the Apocalypse of St. John. Introduction, concerning the time when the Apocalypse was written. Of the relation which the Apocalypse of John hath to the Book of the Law of Moses, and to the worship of God in the Temple. Of the relation which the Prophecy of John hath to those of Daniel; and of the Subject of the Prophecy.

Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia

Author : Andrew Lang

ISBN10 : 1609777018

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 71

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist, literary critic and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and at Balliol College, Oxford. As a journalist, poet, critic and historian, he soon made a reputation as one of the ablest and most versatile writers of the day. Lang was one of the founders of the study of "Psychical Research," and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religion (1901) and The Secret of the Totem (1905). He was a Homeric scholar of conservative views. Other works include Homer and the Epic (1893); a prose translation of The Homeric Hymns (1899), with literary and mythological essays in which he draws parallels between Greek myths and other mythologies; and Homer and his Age (1906). He also wrote Ballades in Blue China (1880) and Rhymes la Mode (1884).

Speaking of Gods in Figure and Narrative

Author : D. Westbrook

ISBN10 : 0230117678

Publisher : Springer

Number of Pages : 249

Category : Religion

Viewed : 1864

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Book Summary: Speaking of Gods analyzes the figurative-narrative creation of gods, their heavenly abodes, and behaviors, reaching back to the beginning of history in Sumer, Babylon, Egypt, Persia and Greece, and continuing through the figures and narratives of a biblical tradition that includes the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Qur'an.