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In this grab bag we have 4 e-books on counseling from Crossway. The prices and sale dates that the publisher has provided are under each ebook cover.
Guy Fawkes’s son must join his father’s plot to kill the king if he’s to survive the plague overtaking his body in this reimagined fantastical history of the Gunpowder Plot. Remember, remember the fifth of November.
In 17th-century London, two forces rule the people: the color powers and the Stone Plague. Brown masks can manipulate wood. Black masks control the night. And red masks . . . well, red is the color of blood.
Thomas Fawkes needs a gray mask so he can remove the stone that has invaded his body and will ultimately take his life. But when he fails his color test, his only hope is to track down his father, the infamous Guy Fawkes, and demand his color mask.
But his father has other plans: to kill the king.
Thomas must join forces with his father if he wants to save his own life. When his errands for the cause bring him time and again to Emma Areben, a former classmate, he is exposed to a whole new brand of magic.
Emma doesn’t control just one color—she controls them all.
And she wants to show Thomas the full power of color magic, but it goes against everything his father is fighting for.
If Thomas sides with his father, he could save his own life. But it would destroy Emma and her family. To save one, he must sacrifice the other
No matter Thomas’s choice, one thing is clear: once the decision is made and the color masks have been put on, there’s no turning back.
Praise for Fawkes:
“An imaginative, colorful tale about choosing for yourself between what’s right and what others insist is the truth.” —Cynthia Hand, New York Times bestselling author of My Lady Jane
“Hold on to your heart as this slow-burning adventure quickly escalates into an explosion of magic, love, and the truth about loyalty.” —Mary Weber, bestselling author of the Storm Siren Trilogy and To Best the Boys
“A magical retelling that will sweep you back in time—to a divided England where plagues can turn you to stone and magic has a voice.” —Tosca Lee, New York Times bestselling author
“A must-read for all fantasy fans!” —Lorie Langdon, author of Olivia Twist
“Brandes turns 17th-century London into a magical place.” —Jill Williamson, author of By Darkness Hid and Captives
Naomi is the central character in the book of Ruth, but few books focus on her and retell her story from start to finish.
This book is different.
Her husband died, then her two sons. She is in shock. What she endures after that is worse than anyone can imagine. But can she recover and experience restoration? A kind and loving mother-in-law, she inspired great loyalty in her two daughters-in-law, both of whom she cared for, yet were not from Naomi’s birth land of Israel.
If we miss Naomi’s part in this remarkable account, then we overlook something of immense importance, for she played a major role in bringing about one of the greatest and most unlikely love stories of all time – the union between an Israelite called Boaz and a Moabitess named Ruth.
A must-read for anyone who has suffered significant loss and desires to recover all.
Beloved Author Lauraine Snelling Launches New Immigrant Series
When Signe, her husband, Rune, and their three boys arrive in Minnesota from Norway to help a relative clear his land of lumber, they dream of owning their own farm and building a life in the New World. But Uncle Einar and Aunt Gird are hard, demanding people, and Signe and her family soon find themselves worked nearly to the bone in order to repay the cost of their voyage. At this rate, they will never have land or a life of their own.
Signe tries to trust God but struggles with anger and bitterness. She has left behind the only life she knew, and while it wasn’t an easy life, it wasn’t as hard as what she now faces. When a new addition to the family arrives, Signe begins to see how God has been watching over them throughout their ordeal. But after all, that has happened, can she still believe in the promise of a bright future?
A competitive athlete trains for one thing- the game. Having the skills and knowing how to play isn’t enough- you need to perform when it matters. Yet so many of those same athletes live in a spiritual offseason. They have faith. They know the Word. But they sit back and watch others take the lead. Get in the Game encourages athletes to transfer their drive and determination to the spiritual realm and shows that there is far more than a game on the line.
In the beginning…
Three brothers – Gabriel, Michael, and Lucifer. Royalty. Archangels. United in devotion to their father and all his works.
But when Lucifer learns of their father’s latest creation – a new race, fashioned from crude matter and yet made in his image – he is consumed with resentment. Why have he and his angelic kind been overlooked?
After a bitter confrontation, Lucifer is cast out, doomed to an eternity of exile and punishment.
Unrepentant, he vows he won’t suffer alone. Mankind has made a powerful enemy – one determined to lure it into darkness and torment any way he can…
“There could be no bigger canvas for film-making.” – Mark Ordesky (Executive Producer – Lord of the Rings);
“Alec not only re-frames pre-history; she also imaginatively illustrates how the realm of spirit impacts the contemporary material world.” Ileen Maisel (Executive Producer for the Golden Compass)
“This is the best work of fiction I have read since the last installment of Dean Koontz’ Frankenstein series” Jim McDonald – 1340Mag – Online Entertainment Magazine.
Ben Forman was just an ordinary guy, a young professional starting his first job and falling in love with his girlfriend. Living on the outskirts of a southern city, he didn’t think the zombie activity so common in metropolitan areas would hit so close to home. But it was becoming clear that the mysterious infection reanimating the dead would soon be a worldwide epidemic.
Cutting-edge and culturally relevant, The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook is a unique combination of fiction and nonfiction. It delivers a fresh approach to sin, grace, and salvation, exposing the raging beast within us all, and how to overcome life as a zombie.
Jeff Kinley has found a way to communicate God’s grace to a new audience. The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook is culturally relevant, deeply perceptive and really inspires us to discover the truth for ourselves.
In this volume, you will find a gripping, face-paced zombie survival story as good as any you’ll read in a mainstream horror novel or see in the latest Romero film. But, you’ll also find a parallel commentary providing startlingly honest insight and unique perspective on our struggle with sin. ?Sean T Page, author of War against the Walking Dead & The Official Zombie Handbook.