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Winning His Spurs
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Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
1191: In a clash of two faiths, a boy knight destined to be a hero…Cuthbert, hungry for adventure and glory, joins King Richard on his way to free Jerusalem from the Saracens. Even before reaching their goal the Crusaders are torn by jealousy and intrigue. Cuthbert finds that chivalry and honour are little valued as he faces desperate obstacles to his quest for knighthood and his own castle.
Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus - My Sabbatical in Israel
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
A journal with reflections covering an Episcopal priest's 28 day sabbatical in the Israel. Traveling alone and on foot most of the time, I spent 3 weeks in Jerusalem and 1 in Galilee. I also visited Bethlehem, Herodian, Qumran, Masada, and Beit Shean. I didn't find Jesus there. I had brought him with me and I felt he showed me around this place that was his earthly home.
The Thorn of the Holy Crown
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
“Oh Rachel,” cries Shiloh, as he grabs her around the waist and presses his head against her midsection. “I do not know what to do. I am so entirely lost and so alone. The very joy of life has been taken from me!I have lost all of my tomorrows! All of them.” If one must describe The Thorn of the Holy Crown in a single word, it would be WOW!It is raging with intrigue, love and fervor.
Forged Verbatim
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by Rookhouse Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Legends tell that during the Crusades the Knights Templar found the Crucifixion Hammer. Legends also tell of a thief who stole the Hammer and used its power to work dark magicks. Now award-winning author Lee Allred (DC Comics, Baen Books, Asimov’s) gives us the true story of what befell the Hammer: a tale of duty and honor, lies and truth, redemption and sacrifice.
The Crusades: A History of One of the Most Epic Military Campaigns of All Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Crusades were a series of military campaigns undertaken by Western European countries between the 11th and 16th century. Originally called by the Pope of the Catholic Church, the stated first goal was to take up the cross and restore Christian control over the Holy Land (namely Jerusalem). In total Western Europe engaged in over 10 crusades, though not all were for this original purpose.
Where Arrows Fly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,310. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Where Arrows Fly is an adventure story about a young archer coming back from the Crusades and finding life and love in the town of his dead comrade.
A Lamp Unto My Feet
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
"A Lamp Unto My Feet" is a set of Scriptural Devotions taken from Psalm 119. They are written from each of the twenty-two sets of scripture contained in the Psalm. These devotionals are intended to be helpful, a guiding light, and instructional in concept. They are written to the Christian. However, these verses are insightful to everyone who wants to inquire and learn more about this Psalm
Ladies of the Dance
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Prior to the Six-Day War in 1967, Alya Habeeb, a Muslim-Christian teacher, and the radio personality Majed Alami, dance with international friends in the Semiramis Hotel courtyard, ignoring the pending conflict. But her brother Omar is willing to risk it all to fight for freedom. As tensions mount, they must learn new steps that will lead them into a world forever changed by political upheaval.
Gates of Hades
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When a possible theft occurs at an ancient Syrian monastery, Harper Oil sends two employees to investigate. They soon discover three dead bodies in a secret vault. Lucifer’s Pillow, the sacred relic hidden in the vault for centuries, has been stolen! Geologist, Brigham Smith, and physician, Connie Bolivar, must now begin a deadly race to uncover the secret location.
Meeting the Messiah in a Rubber Boat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
The civilized world as we know it no longer exists. The stock market crashed years ago and spread panic worldwide. James, his wife Michelle, their two children and his father escape to the wilderness for safety and have survived the turmoil that has plagued the new world. Now James and his family face a new challenge: journeying across oceans to get to the holy land to meet the Messiah.