The Mandrake Broom – called a “well-researched, complex, and exciting historical novel” – dramatizes the valiant efforts of a group of women determined to save medical knowledge during the witch-burning times in Europe 1465-1540 and answers the question: what would have happened if the wicca had fought back?
A young adult drama set in Wollongong, Australia, this novel is about how the innocence and optimism of youth can be treated so shoddily, so contemptuously by the darker forces which sometimes drive big business today. Can winning ever only be about holding back the inevitable? This is a question both the good and the bad may like to ask themselves in their quieter moments.
"The God Factory" by Mike Hockney is the first of three books setting out the basis of Illumination, the religion of the Ancient Order of the Illuminati. The other two forthcoming titles are - "The God Game: How to Create the Universe" and "The Illuminated Soul".
Published: April 3, 2011.
Nonfiction » History » World
Some events in history are so obscured by legend that hardly anybody knows how things really happened. Some legends are self-perpetuating and facts get ignored by certain authors or are unknown to them. In chronicling history, it appears to be sufficient to parrot what somebody else said to the point that the truth just appears as footnotes.