Books tagged: monasteries

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Under the Bright Water
Series: Treading Twisted Lines with Darren, Maddi, and Kai, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: Australian English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Young traveller Kai has spent years in search of salvation, a cure for his debilitating curse. When he discovers the cleansing Bright Water and is taken in by the kind priests who keep it, blessings soon become blights as Kai sinks in his crushing need for purity, and discovers the shattering truth behind his curse.
Book of Hours: The Beguilement of Brother Alphaios
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
When Brother Alphaios comes to a great American city to recreate the Book of Hours, he must discover both its origins and the heresies that kept it hidden away for six hundred years. Finding himself an unwelcome guest in a cold, dour monastery, he becomes beguiled both by the audacious fifteenth-century illuminator he calls Jeremiah and the characters he encounters in the vast, chaotic city.
The Bastard of Glastonbury
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,810. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Thirty years before Henry VIII destroyed all of the English monasteries, the wealthiest religious community in the country is under attack from a greedy Italian Cardinal and a Spanish assassin charged with eliminating one of the young monks whose very existence threatens to undermine the fragile alliance between England and Spain.
Memoirs of a fugitive on Mount Athos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Mount Athos, the ancient land of monasteries, is sacred to Orthodox Christians. But the breathtakingly beautiful Holy Mountain has a darker side, which Father Nectarios reveals in his vivid account of a lifetime spent in this unique remnant of Byzantium. Fleeing from creditors after his boat is wrecked off Crete, the hedonistic Englishman resolves to find his niche in this medieval microcosm...