Books tagged: monk

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OFFICE OF THE DEAD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,230. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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.
Berserk Revenge
Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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Berserk Revenge is a literary historical thriller, written in the style of authentic ancient Norse sagas. For lovers of action fiction, poetry and/or alternate history.
The Saint and the Sea Monster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00)
In 1250 Yorkshire England: A monk, a friar and a sailor, each harboring a deep secret, find themselves unexpected companions in close quarters. As the evening wears on and the mead flows from the keg, they wrestle with legends, lies and the fickleness of fate.
NIGHT PRAYER from the Office of the Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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.
The Monk and the Prostitute
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00)
A young monk falls in love with a prostitute. They make plans to escape to a better life until she is murdered for her body's organs. "Life Ain't Fair" could have been an alternative title.
Iron Monk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two Shaolin monks exiled to outer space try to keep up their traditions, including kung fu, on their way to answer an alien communication signal. But when Little Tiger falls ill, they must reinvent their approach in order to survive. "[A]n intriguing story of a group of Chinese dissidents sent on a treacherous space mission to contact aliens in the outer Solar System..." D. Douglas Fratz, sfsite