The Curse Of The Kings

Author: Janet K. L. Seal
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ISBN: 9781910440094
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A small estate was given to a slave in AD905 after he had saved the life of the prince. Now his descendants must try and keep the inheritance together in an age of war, treachery and greed. This is the second novel in the 'King's Chalice' trilogy.

The Hunted Soul

Author: A. Barclay
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
ISBN: 9780007335756
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Twelve-year-old Oland lives in a world tyrannised by dark magic. But when he receives a letter from a long-dead king which urges him to fight back, Oland must first battle his own demons.

Kings Curse

Author: Richard Sapir
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ISBN: 9780523008790
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Curse Of The King

Author: Omari Pye
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491702222
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It is 1655, and King Dahon of the South African Hiandi tribe is a powerful leader with one fl aw: an insatiable lust for power. Obsessed with his hunger for control, Dahon has been wiping out entire civilizations for years. Now, as he begins sacrifi cing his own people in order to appease his animal gods, the curse of an old woman changes his family's destiny for generations to come. As Dahon is cursed, his mind and body both transformed into a creature called a Vandara, he pays a million times for the lives he has destroyed. Worse, his sons are cursed as well, guided by an instinct to kill the king and carry on the curse. The Vandara kings would rule for centuries. In present-day Atlantic City, Eddrin Mather is the new king who has reigned since defeating his father and brothers. With his aging process slowed by the curse, Eddrin, who once used his demonic form to battle the mob, now uses his gifts to assist the police as a detective and bounty hunter who works in the shadows to capture criminals. But as the curse becomes stronger and shredded bodies begin showing up around town, Eddrin fears the worst: another Vandara king may be ready to reign. In this fantasy tale, a modern-day ruler must use all of his powers to fight for what he believes should be his-to be the only Vandara king forever.

The Early Prophets Joshua Judges Samuel And Kings

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Publisher: Schocken
ISBN: 0805243232
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The story of ancient Israel, from the arrival in Canaan to the destruction of the Kingdom of Judah and the Babylonian exile some six centuries later, here is the highly anticipated second volume in Everett Fox’s landmark translation of the Hebrew Bible. The personalities who appear in the pages of The Early Prophets, and the political and moral dilemmas their stories illuminate, are part of the living consciousness of the Western world. From Joshua and the tumbling walls of Jericho to Samson and Delilah, the prophet Samuel and the tragic King Saul, David and Goliath, Bathsheba and Absalom, King Solomon’s temple, Elijah and the chariot of fire, Ahab and Jezebel—the stories of these men and women are deeply etched into Western culture because they beautifully encapsulate the human experience. The four books that comprise The Early Prophets look at tribal rivalries, dramatic changes in leadership, and the intrusions of neighboring empires through the prism of the divine-human relationship. Over the centuries, the faithful have read these narratives as demonstrations of the perils of disobeying God’s will, and time and again Jews in exile found that the stories spoke to their own situations of cultural assimilation, destruction, and the reformulation of identity. They have had an equally indelible impact on generations of Christians, who have seen in many of the narratives foreshadowings of the life and death of Jesus, as well as models for their own lives and the careers of their leaders. But beyond its importance as a foundational religious document, The Early Prophets is a great work of literature, a powerful and distinctive narrative of the past that seeks meaning in the midst of national catastrophe. Accompanied by illuminating commentary, notes, and maps, Everett Fox’s masterly translation of the Hebrew original re-creates the echoes, allusions, alliterations, and wordplays that rhetorically underscore its meaning and are intrinsic to a timeless text meant to be both studied and read aloud. From the Hardcover edition.

Smith S Bible Dictionary 1863 And King James Bible

Author: William Smith
Publisher: TruthBeTold Ministry (PublishDrive)
ISBN:
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This is the compilation of the Smith's Bible Dictionary 1863 and King James Bible with focus on Smith's Bible Dictionary from 1863. It contains 4,560 words and has 234,901 cross-references. The reason for the high number of cross-references is that each word within a given definition is further linked to its own definition in this ebook, Smith's Bible Dictionary 1863 and King James Bible, if such a definition exists. We have also included the King James Bible and linked the Bible references from the dictionary to the Bible and vice versa, through and through. Please note that the text for this publication comes from Public Domain and can be found in many different formats on the internet. What makes this publication stand out is the way we have added the cross-references, making it a great tool for you to enjoy.

The Lobster Kings A Novel

Author: Alexi Zentner
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393244326
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A mythical family saga steeped in the legends of the sea, The Lobster Kings is a "powerhouse of a novel" (Ben Fountain). The Kings family has lived on Loosewood Island for three hundred years. Now, Woody Kings, the leader of the island's lobster fishing community and the family patriarch, teeters on the throne, and Cordelia, the oldest of Woody's three daughters, stands to inherit the crown. To do so, however, she must defend her island from meth dealers from the mainland, while navigating sibling rivalry and the vulnerable nature of her own heart when she falls in love with her sternman.