Billy cheerfully runs The Valley’s Finest Inn with his father and daydreams of a fantasy life in the distant courts of the kingdom. One night, a murderous stranger from his secret past emerges to take from him his life and the magic ring that belonged to his mother. Billy must flee home to stay alive and is thrust into an adventure that leads him to the highest courts in the land. But there are perils to such a journey. Monsters, giants, spirits and brigands prowl the wilds of Lyonesse, not to mention a dragon that wants to eat him! As he struggles to survive and unravel the mysteries encircling his life, Billy becomes aware of a menacing figure lurking in the shadows; a ruthless nemesis that has hunted him his entire life. The Innkeeper’s Son is the first of four novels in The Jester King Fantasy Series.
THE PEOPLE FACTORY takes place in the not-too-distant future. Human-like robots (Androids) have become commonplace. Advanced experimental androids are just becoming available for the general public. They are capable of rapid learning and independent thought, can display emotion and even have the same body temperature.
Steve Renna, a former military officer purchases one of these experimental models. He calls her Vanessa. Then he accidentally discovers that some of these advanced androids already have their own agenda. He tries to bring this conspiracy to the N.S.I.A. (National Security Intelligence Agency). They don't believe him, he keeps agitating. As a consequence, he is kidnapped. Vanessa finds him in a maximum security prison off the grid. How can she get him out of such a place? It looks escape proof. There is no one she can turn to or trust. She will have to find a way and must do it alone. If she were able to help him break out, how will they be able to avoid the massive government manhunt sure to ensue? Will she just be leading Steve to recapture or death?
After 12 years of service to his country as a Navy SEAL, Chief Petty Officer Trent Huntsman is hanging up his hat and leaving the Navy. After multiple deployments to countries all over the world, he decided to spend more time with his family and start a new life. Along with his faithful wife and three wonderful children, the family heads to Houston, Texas, to spend Christmas with his parents. All seems peaceful as everyone waits with eager anticipation the magic of Christmas morning. However, in the early morning hours of this holiday season, the Huntsman family along with the rest of America, are awaken with the sounds of horror and are gripped with fear. Bombs are dropping and enemy troops are killing anyone in their path. The invasion on our shores, once thought to be impossible, has begun. Now caught behind enemy lines, Trent once again finds himself in the middle of a war – except this time it’s personal. But he’s not alone. He is joined by many brave American warriors fighting the enemy in strongholds in different parts of the country, including Alaska, California, Texas, and Washington, DC. The enemy fighting force – comprised of soldiers from four powerful…
It's been twelve years since Lottie Luce ran away to Indiana, three weeks before her classes were to begin at IU, to avoid a confrontation with her best friend, and secret love, Nick Greyson. On the night she'd believed he was going to tell her that he wanted her for more than a friend, Lottie caught Nick in a compromising position with her long-time nemesis, Ashley Marshall, and the hurt and humiliation were more than she could bear. Now a product of personal reinvention, Charlotte Luce is the youngest, and first female market president of Olde Florida Bank, and her life is nearly perfect. That is until Nick comes home to Anna Maria Island, hoping to save his father from financial ruin, and Charlotte's carefully created world stands still. Lottie Loser vacillates between the present, and the memories of the young girl who thought she had found love, lost it, and is now forced to examine the decisions she made, as well as the chemistry she and Nick still share.
A hundred years ago many lives were lost due to the arrogance of man for-telling the future of a vessel with the words “unsinkable”. Learn how a locket possesses one mans soul, yet sets another soul free. Experience the possession through the eyes of Timothy who follows his locket in search of his love Morgan, who betrayed him and fled to the America’s on the Titanic. Marvel at a trunk that has a mind of it’s own, who’s history is filled with hope and sadness, watch as it settles in a small town it finally calls home, watch as the trunk unfolds images of the past and forever changes the lives of Charlie and his friends and the ghosts they call family. Witness the transformation of a drunk that becomes born again to god as he bared witness to the supernatural as Bear strolled through the woods with the kids on his back. Laugh as a whole town witnesses a honey pot floating through the air, and leads them out of town. Share the hope of Lucy as she waits for her beloved Two Bears and Bear to return from a journey that spans two life times. Close your eyes, imagine and believe as Charlie and his friends do that the mind sees more hears more when you truly believe.
The evidence regarding this salvation issue is examined by a former pre- and post-Vatican Council II Catholic. In this easy-to-read, documented and Scripture-indexed volume you will be exposed to the present-day official teachings of Catholicism on Mary, which parallel what it has been declaring for hundreds of years through various past popes, cardinals, Catholic saints and theologians to the greatest Marian apparitions that have ever occurred. The Mary of Catholicism is so deeply interwoven throughout the whole of Roman Catholicism that it is impossible to logically reject it and still have a trustworthy religious system left to aid one with spiritual guidance. In this publication you will be presented with compelling evidence contrasting the Mary of Catholicism to the Mary of the Bible.
This fully-documented, 801-page volume will take the reader from the origin of eternal security or once saved, always saved (OSAS) to the present time, as the contemporary OSAS teachers of our day are quoted hundreds of times and their teachings are examined under the light of God’s truth. If you are like many, among other things, you will be shocked to learn that the teaching of OSAS is sometimes equated to grace and the gospel! Furthermore, the chapters exposing Calvin’s dark side and unmasking the Synod of Dort (1618-1619), will give a factual, historical account that seems to be little known in our day. But most importantly, hundreds of Scriptures are cited in both offensive and defensive ways that will substantiate The Believer’s Conditional Security.
Eric Watley has recovered from mana mutation but a question remains: is he still Eric Watley? He may look human, but a monster’s madness lurks behind his eyes. With the upcoming Mana Mutation Summit, the whole world is watching to see if he is the cure they have been waiting for, or one more beast to be slaughtered. The future of Tariatla rests on his shoulders. Can he convince its leaders of his humanity, while at the same time, dodge his growing list of enemies? The Trickster’s Choice attracts much unwanted attention. Lunas of Latrot, the ordercraft prince, schemes to exploit the menace of Mana Mutation for his own purpose. Joining him are a legion of Eric’s old foes, from Gruffle the troll and Nulso Xialin to the Gods of Death. All of them seek to do harm to Eric himself, his friends or his world. So much for being a humble mercenary.
For decades, the small town of Carpe Diem, Illinois has quietly unschooled its children, eschewing tests and classrooms for real-life experiences. Now, long-smoldering political feuds and deep personal secrets threaten to explode. When her mother is hospitalized in Carpe Diem after an auto accident, teenager Tali Shaw, the daughter of a powerful state senator, finds herself at the heart of a vicious conspiracy to bring Carpe Diem down. Can prize-winning Chicago Examiner reporter Leo Townsend overcome his own demons and expose those behind the scheme before it's too late? And when the truth is finally revealed, can Carpe Diem ever be the same?
Stories of survival from a feisty renal warrior, the autobiography of renal dialysis patient Liz McCue. Self-confessed renal warrior Liz McCue has come a long way. Through her early days growing up in Dublin in the shadow of the Guinness-owned Knockmaroon Estate, her turbulent teenage years in England and her later life back in Ireland, in Thursday’s Child she describes with tremendous heart, searing honesty and great humour the challenges of a life marked with ill-health and family heartache.