Books tagged: monasteries

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To Shine with Honor, Book One: Coming of Age
Series: To Shine with Honor. Pre-release—available September 8, 2016. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,280. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Galien de Coudre, scholarly third son in a family of minor nobility, comes of age in the perilous world of late 11th century France, where powerful noblemen massacre the other and innocents in unending petty warfare over lands and silver, despite the efforts of the Church to control their violence.
Buddhist Iconography in Thailand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Meditation
Discover Buddhism in Thailand through photos. The pictorial book presents the visual context which contains more than 150 color photographs. All photos can be printed and delivered anywhere. Please go to https://www.facebook.com/Mind.Citta/ to make an enquiry.
Memoirs of a Fugitive on Mount Athos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,820. 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...
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.
Book of Hours: The Beguilement of Brother Alphaios
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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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.
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
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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.