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OFFICE OF THE DEAD
By Brother Bernard Seif, SMC, EdD, DNM
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
Monasticism, medicine, and clinical psychology are far from boring in the contemporary Brother Cadfael type murderous adventure. OFFICE OF THE DEAD has just enough romance, spiritual conflict, and humor in it to warm, disturb, and jump start your heart. This is the first complete monastic mystery in a series where the characters develop and adventures move to various countries.
VIGILS from the Office of the Dead
By Brother Bernard Seif, SMC, EdD, DNM
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
Openness to letting life unfold resolves most mysteries sooner or later. It is the "later" part that is the real challenge in life, and monastic life is no exception. The schedule of a monastery revolves around the Liturgy of the Hours marking the various phases of the day and night. Danger and opportunity in Hong Kong have no such timetable, however. Book two in the series.
MORNING PRAYER from the Office of the Dead
By Brother Bernard Seif, SMC, EdD, DNM
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
The mystery team is at it again! This time the six good friends travel to the land of mystery and intrigue--Tibet--via Nepal and Bangkok. Having started their journey, but not even out of America yet, they are drawn into a search for an ancient Dorje--a scepter-like object used during Tibetan Buddhist prayer services. The Dorje quickly becomes the least of their challenges. Book three.
DAYTIME PRAYER from the Office of the Dead
By Brother Bernard Seif, SMC, EdD, DNM
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
Meditation and medicine are the worlds Brother Francis and his Canadian protégé, Andre, set out to explore in India. They live in the region of the Dalai Lama, north India, then retreat to south India and the captivating Christian ashram of the late Benedictine monk Bede Griffiths. Characters from the three complete earlier monastic mystery books in the series continue to evolve.
VESPERS Evening Prayer from the Office of the Dead
By Brother Bernard Seif, SMC, EdD, DNM
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,230. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
There is a fine line between spirituality and magic. One emerges from the depths of who we are, the other out of illusion. This distinction is pivotal in VESPERS: Evening Prayer from the Office of the Dead. The magical island of Kauai Hawaii provides a fragrant setting for readers to join Abbot Francis as he continues along his spiritual path in this fifth installment in the series.
NIGHT PRAYER from the Office of the Dead
By Brother Bernard Seif, SMC, EdD, DNM
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
A centuries-old cycle of fear and death spans China, Europe, and America, and it falls upon the shoulders of a simple Christian monk and his companions to break that spell. Sixteenth Century France bursts into life for Twenty-first Century Brother Francis O’Neil through ancient parchments that have mysteriously come into his hands in China—along with their dangerous legacy.
Snowfall
By JC Andrijeski
Price: Free! Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction
After volunteering for a recon mission, the girl finds herself on a planet long abandoned following the devastation of her own species. Given the disease and war wreaked on Earth, creating a dystopia of endless winter, she is shocked to discover survivors, even after so many years. The world these strangers built comes with rules she can't comprehend, however...rules that might get her killed.
Kosovo Resurrection
By Jed Stone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
The death of a Serbian monk in the English Lake District begins a search for a medieval Icon that holds the key to modern Kosovo. Spin-doctor Charles Rennie is chased by KLA killers in a fast-paced adventure through the modern Balkans. The trail is spiced with romance, and a spine-tingling final battle at Decani monastery in Kosovo shows that even in death, love triumphs over evil.
Tempting Yerva
By Chris Turner
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
A young acolyte in the midst of puberty finds monastic life a drag. An alien presence whispers in her ear; it tempts her with visions undreamed of, visions so sinister as to be . . . appealing? Speculative fiction, 2200 words.
Future Destinies
By Chris Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
Ten gripping speculative fiction tales: teens discover clues to their heritage and unsettling facts about their backward world ; a university student develops an innovation to revolutionize the holographic film industry ; alien pirates compel a pilot to know what it means to be alien ; a hybrid man struggles for freedom on a mining planet ; solar power in the new age is in jeopardy, and more!