The Song of Es-Soh-En by Dennis Knotts

image002Christian Fantasy Marks the 3rd Book in Sci-Fi Series

Book Three of the Dulan Archives marks the third visit to the Lands of the Adoni for David and his sister Tanya, who serve the Adoni as Knights of Es-Soh-En. This time around, they arrive at the Creation of the Lands of the Adoni, and are also see the Creation of the First Father and First Mother.

The story begins when Tanya dives into the ocean and disappears. David tries to rescue her, but discovers the water has transformed into a Golden Mist that forms a doorway to the Lands of the Adoni. Instead of entering the Lands, David is left hovering in empty space. Then a single pure and powerful note erupts in the darkness, and the Song of Creation – The Song of Es-Soh-En – has begun.

As David is suspended in space, he watches the Lands of the Adoni being sung into existence. But the joyful note turns into a nightmare, as the First Father and Mother must trust the Children of Earth as well as the unicorns to save them and their unborn child. For the Dark Lord plans to steal everything!

image004About the Author: Dennis Knotts lives in Riverside County, California, with his wife Beverly and daughter Shalom.

“This sensational book is not only a fascinating read but continues an imaginative sci-fi series that tells its own story of creation. We are proud to announce its release,” said Robert Fletcher, CEO of Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency.

THE SONG OF ES-SOH-EN: BOOK THREE OF THE DULAN ARCHIVES (ISBN: 978-1-68181-529-9) is now available for $15.95 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website:

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Life is Beautiful, by Sarah M. Johnson

unnamedLife is Beautiful, by Sarah M. Johnson, will be released on August 25, 2015. The book is available for pre-order on Amazon, published by Morgan James Faith. Genres: Self-Help / Memoir / Christian

Life is Beautiful takes you on a full journey of trauma, loss, and finally resilience. While on a mission’s trip in Guatemala, a small Cessna Caravan’s engine blows while carrying fourteen passengers. Unfortunately, the Cessna crashes in a remote village, leaving eleven of the fourteen passengers dead. One passenger, Sarah, shares her story in Life is Beautiful, about the deaths of her father and brother; her mother’s extreme physical and emotional injuries, and Sarah’s self-discovery to accept this new life.

Life is Beautiful, however, is more than a story about an airplane crash. Life is Beautiful shares the personal struggles of Sarah’s father’s drug use, his recovery, and redemption to be a better person. He gives back by doing missions work in Africa, takes in Sarah’s aunt dying of uterine cancer, and eventually leads their family to the mountains of Guatemala. Sarah also discusses her struggles with alcohol use and depression; where she eventually hits rock bottom. It is not until she starts seeking God through prayer, books, and therapy, where she starts to turn her life around.

Life is Beautiful is not only a unique story, but it shows the strength of God’s Will. When all hope is lost, she never gives up on God. This story is a true testimony of God’s love for His people, and when one seeks a spiritual journey and connection with God; He gives back in love, forgiveness, and happiness.

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One Night in Tehran: A Titus Ray Thriller by Luana Ehrlich, a Christian mystery/suspense novel.

Front cover for website smallOne Night in Tehran: A Titus Ray Thriller by Luana Ehrlich, a Christian mystery/suspense novel.

Trained in lies, a covert agent learns the truth

Veteran CIA officer, Titus Ray—on the run from the Iranian secret police—finds shelter with a group of Iranian Christians in Tehran. While urging Titus to become a believer in Jesus Christ, they manage to smuggle him out of Iran to freedom in Turkey.

Will it help him deal with his past?

Returning to the States, he discovers his Iranian mission failed because of political infighting within the Agency. In a hot-tempered outburst, he delivers a scathing indictment against the Deputy Director of Operations, and, as a result, the deputy forces Titus to take a year’s medical leave in Oklahoma.

How will it change his future?

Before leaving Langley, Virginia, Titus learns he’s been targeted by a Hezbollah assassin hired by the Iranians. Now, while trying to figure out what it means to be a follower of Christ, he must decide if the Iranian couple he meets in Norman, Oklahoma has ties to the man who’s trying to kill him, and if Nikki Saxon, a local detective with an intriguing past, can be trusted with his secrets.

BOOK REVIEWS:

B. Miller: “I have read all the big name authors. Luana Ehrlich is giving them all a run for the money. It is obvious she has done a lot of research to make this book geographically, politically, and culturally accurate. It kept me so enthralled that I started it and did not put it down until I was finished. I can not wait until the next book comes out.”

P. Lockhart: “It held my interest from the very beginning to the end, and has me looking forward to the second book. The story has strong characters, the thrill of mystery, a touch of possible romance all wrapped around Christianity. It ends in a cliff-hanger style which will definitely keep me coming back for more. I am loving me some Titus Ray!

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Luana picked up her first adult spy novel when she was eleven years old. Today, she continues to have a passion for the thriller/suspense genre of fiction, along with a smattering of interest in historical fiction. In addition to being an avid reader, she is also a news fanatic, following events around the world on a daily basis, particularly the Middle East.

Luana is a minister’s wife and has lived in Norman, Oklahoma for the past two decades. Previously, she resided in several states in the South and Midwest. Along with her husband, she also served as a missionary in Costa Rica and Venezuela.

Occasionally, she reports on the experiences of newly converted Christians for Baptist Press, a national news service for Baptists. At one time, she wrote a weekly column for The Indiana Baptist, entitled “A Story To Tell,” which told the stories of ordinary people who became followers of Christ. Luana is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers.

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The Angel’s Covenant by Lynn Landes

The_Angels_Covenant_850Elina will never forget the dark angel who came to her village and killed her family. She holds his image close to her heart, waiting for her chance to avenge those she loved. She does not know why she was chosen to save humanity, only that she is in a race against time itself. The Fallen will stop at nothing to get to her. Malach is her guardian angel chosen to protect and train her. She should not have feelings for him; she fights it every day. In the quiet moments they hear the whispered question “Are you Shadow or Light?” It is the question they struggle with. Each stolen glance and soft touch brings them closer to breaking the Angel’s Covenant.

Malach is an archangel chosen as the Guardian of Hope. His promise was to protect and guide her until she is ready to reunite her people. Trouble is brewing amongst the angels. Some feel that humanity is the problem, but Malach knows the truth. Humanity is the key to peace. Elina is the only hope they have against the dark angel, for he is building an army bent on ruling Heaven and Earth.

A Chain of Flames by Tony Cleaver

ImageAn old and haunted marauder… Tormented by demon voices, Eli Rathebohn is a wounded, lost soul. He’s not really living, he merely exists. Just one heartbeat away from ending his life, Eli decides that he’s not going alone. He’s determined to take an innocent man with him. In the midst of that encounter, God shows up… and Eli is transformed.

A simple man of faith… Johnny James is a civil servant—just a modest police Chaplain in a mid-sized southwestern town. He has no idea that he is about to be tossed so deeply into the fray. How can he possibly be expected to feed thousands, a virtual legion of wanting souls? Johnny has one outstanding qualification for the task—actually 3 in 1: He prays … he listens … he believes.

An auspicious Osage princess… Humiliated by an indiscretion, reporter Denise Grayhorn, daughter of an influential tribal leader, may have ended her own career. In an effort to redeem herself, she accepts a meager assignment. Little does she, or the world, know that this will turn out to be the most sensational news event of the year.

A searcher fallen from grace… Jared Suina has been raised on a Pueblo in New Mexico. Young and educated, he finds himself caught between his heritage and a yearning for something more. Will he find what he’s searching for? Does it even exist? In the center of two worlds, Jared finds more than he ever imagined.

Together these people will come to realize that life is not a single footpath, but a broad interchange. Where souls are linked and mingled, as in a chain of flames.

“A Chain of Flames is a unique debut-novel by Tony Cleaver. Tony weaves together the lives of his characters in a meaningful way that illustrates the untapped power of faith, redemption, and love. A Chain of Flames shows us how the seemingly small things in life can become grand adventures. If not for ourselves, then for others.”

An old and haunted marauder,
A simple man of Faith,
An auspicious Osage princess,
A searcher fallen from grace,

All want for absolution,
Along their chosen ways,
But then their paths converge,
Becoming a ‘Chain of Flames.’

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Stars Shine After Dark and Day Camp in Hawaii both by Paula Hrbacek

Stars Shine After Dark, a sweet Christian romance, available in paperback, Kindle and Nook.

Day Camp in Hawaii, a complete program guide for summer camp or summer school, available in paperback, Nook and Kindle. For more information see http://paulahrbacek.weebly.com or my author page at https://www.amazon.com/author/paulahrbacek

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star cover smallStars Shine After Dark takes romance past the wedding and into the conflicts that lie ahead.

Stars Shine After Dark, by Paula Hrbacek is a sweet love story that has faith woven through the plot and used as a means of making decisions. Faith is the compass that guides them through their problems.

Mona is an actress who grew up in Hollywood. She is trying to revamp her image from a child actor to a mature woman. She decides to go to college, and makes friends with her agent’s niece. The niece introduces her to Tim, a football star for UCLA.

They are both stars, both successful. It should be a fairy tale romance, but someone is leaking stories to the press that aren’t true. Mona intends to find out who is leaking the stories, and stop it.

Tim is offered a contract to play professional ball, but before he can sign the contract, his career is ended by a car crash. Mona reacts by being strong, and kicking her own career into high gear. Tim goes into real estate, and hates his job. He is jealous of her success. He thinks about divorce, and comes up with a plan that will let them separate without harming Mona’s image in the eyes of her conservative fans. He still loves her, he just isn’t happy with his life. He discusses his problems with a friend, a woman who also has broken dreams and unfulfilled ambitions. Because of her insights, Tim turns to meditation and examines his heart.

Mona finds her answer by reading the book of Hosea. She realizes that she has lost sight of what is really important to her, and decides to change her relationship with Tim. They may have been going through a dark period, but if they are stars, they will find a way to keep their love shining.

“Stars Shine After Dark is a unique story. I don’t think I’ve read anything quite like it before. There are some exciting moments from twists in the plot, and not torrid sex scenes. It is a book both men and women can enjoy.” Says Laura V. Hilton, The Road to Romance, Oct. 22, 2003.

“Very highly recommended,” writes Liana Metal. “It’s an exciting story that will satisfy those who like romance. It is certainly a very modern, yet, romantic story that includes elements of the every-day student lifestyle. This book caters for everyone who loves romance and it is an easy and enjoyable read.” http://liamet.tripod.com

“The author has a vocabulary and doesn’t need smutty gutter language and explicit sex to tell a good story,” says Rosemary Stanovsky. “It’s a feel good book.”

“Not your typical romance, Stars Shine After Dark is more about relationships and the issues that all too often ruin a marriage. This is a very well written book, addressing the conflicts faced by the characters and how they deal with them. It is, after all, not the problems that life hands us in marriage, but how we face and handle them that matter. You will enjoy this book,” writes Peggy Phifer, editor, Wordsmith News, wordsmithshoppe.com.

“It handles the love scenes so nicely,” says Betty Del Gallo. “I got to the scene where they go off together and said to myself ‘oh boy, her it comes.’ But it wasn’t like the other books out there. It was refreshing.”

“…compelling, well-written and contains a valuable message.” The Writer’s Edge.

Stars Shine After Dark

Sweet, contemporary Christian romance

Available in paperback, Nook and Kindle from Amazon and B&N and ebooksonline.com The Kindle version is on sale for .99.

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paulapurplePaula Hrbacek majored in journalism and art at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is the author of three trade books: St. Louis Is for Families, Bethany Press; Created in Faith, Concordia; and Bible Verses for Young Children, CBP Press. Her latest release is Day Camp in Hawaii, a program guide for any type of summer camp or recreational program, published by Create Space. Paula writes two newspaper columns for the Examiner; Children’s Arts and Crafts, http://www.examiner.com/childrens-arts-and-crafts-1-in-panama-city/paula-hrbacek and Book Reviews http://www.examiner.com/book-review-8-in-panama-city/paula-hrbacek .

She is married, has four children (three Eagle Scouts and one Gold Girl Scout) and is the grandmother of five. She and her husband reside in Pensacola Florida. You can follow her on Twitter as @PHrbacek.

New book offers program activities for summer camp or summer school.

When school lets out for summer there will be a variety of programs for youth to keep them busy during the summer months. The directors of these programs will be interested in a new book, Day Camp in Hawaii. This book offers a summer camp program for elementary age students that can be used by any youth group, camp or summer school program.

“When I was in charge of Cub Scout Day Camp, I thought the best part of the job was coming up with all the activities, games, crafts and songs needed for the program,” the author, Paula Hrbacek said. “Later, I worked for Campfire and the YMCA doing after school and summer programs. They used a theme for each week of camp, too. Even though they were different programs, they still used games, songs and skits.”

It was difficult for Hrbacek to find enough activities for a week of camp using a tropical theme. Instead, she wrote her own activities such as the deaf sign language hula dance. She rewrote the song “Tiny Bubbles (in the wine)” and turned it into “Mighty Cub Scouts in a line.” It meets the Cub Scout requirement for using sign language, but if the name of the organization is changed, it could also be used to meet Girl Scout requirements for dancing and singing as well.

Writing her own activities was the easy way to come up with an original and fun program. Hrbacek majored in journalism and art at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She’s the author of three arts and crafts books and one novel. Currently, she writes about children’s arts and crafts for the Panama City edition of The Examiner, a free online newspaper. In addition to her publishing credits in Highlights, Pack-o-Fun and other magazines, she has a degree in elementary education from Pensacola Junior College and experience teaching art in a Catholic school.

A stay-at-home mother of four, Hrbacek has fifteen years experience leading Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. She received the District Award of Merit from Boy Scouts for her work on the Cub Scout Summer Day Camp Program. She was also given the Girl Scout Outstanding Volunteer Award for her work with Juniors, Cadettes and Senior Scouts.

“The attendance record is a brilliant idea,” said Roy Smith, the air rifle instructor at the camp. “She saved herself a lot of paperwork with that one.”

Shannon Drake-Bleakney, a Cub Scout Day Camp Director in Indiana said “I was very impressed by your Day Camp In Hawaii ebook.”

Day Camp in Hawaii has everything a summer program needs; games, sports, crafts, art projects, Hawaiian lore and trivia facts, geology, skits, songs, guest speaker suggestions, first aid, CPR, tourism, music and dance. It also includes money saving tips, time savers, and organization and management tips. Every activity has an introduction that is educational, and a closing thought that reinforces a basic value, such as honesty, hard work, and friendship.

The activities are grouped into two age levels. Lower level activities are for grades K to 3. Upper level activities are for grades 4 to 6.

“I did a similar event for Girl Scouts at Cluster Camp,” Hrbacek says. “Many of the activities in this book can be used for that program, too. Other leaders came up to me and asked where I found all the ideas we were using, so I tried to make the book meet as many program requirements as I could, and make it adaptable to as many situations as I could. It isn’t just for day camp; it can be used at family camp, a church outing, Webelos overnighter, Cluster events, a Mom and Me sleepover, or even just a troop or pack’s campout for a weekend.”

“This is a great book,” commented Laurie Flynn, an artist in Pensacola FL. “There are a lot of great ideas in here. It gives a leader a lot of choices.”

Campers who participated in these activities when Hrbacek ran it as a camp program said it was “awesome” and “the best camp ever.” Leaders commented the program was “well organized” and “easy to do”.

Day_Camp_in_Hawaii_Cover600Day Camp in Hawaii is available from Amazon and Barnes & Nobel as a paperback, Nook or Kindle. Bookstores can order in quantity from Create Space.

Day Camp in Hawaii

Published by Create Space

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132 pages, 8 ½ x 11

$9.95

Rosemary’s Beach by Linda Heavner Gerald

51O9-5y8N3L._SY346_PJlook-inside-v2,TopRight,1,0_SH20_Rosemary Beach is a love story like no other. Rosemary comes from a hard working family which like so many others today was a broken one. As a child, Rosemary was extremely creative; her tales will cause deep laughter. Already married once to a man who was unfaithful; she finally meets the man of her dreams. Their wealthy lifestyle is like a reverie to her. The biggest blessing though is not any of the “things” but a much unexpected gift that she could have never imagined. With the blessing comes a loss. As happy as the gift makes her, the loss is unbearable. The ending is so surprising that you may want to read Rosemary Beach. “Rosemary’s Group” may be an example of healing that others could create. God is her Rock and remains such through the entire book. You will laugh at Lucy, cry with Rosemary and dream of a life such as hers.

 

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MyAuthorPhotosx4Linda Heavner Gerald is currently retired and lives with her husband on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico in the winters and the delightful town of Blowing Rock, N.C. in the summers. The year 2012, Linda started writing. First was a children’s book: Dusty the Island Dog. True tales of a couple of island dogs which lived in Abaco, Bahamas. There is a base of truth to the stories but since the dogs are able to talk with each other, there is also much fiction. The laughter of Linda’s only grandson when she told him these tales, convinced her that they were worth telling.

Beaufort Betrayal, her first Contemporary Christian book is a joy to read. This Mystery/Thriller will “sail” you away on the Bermuda Hinckley which the protagonist of the story, Tory, loves. As you are caught in a web of lies and deceit, you will find it difficult to tell who is lying and who is actually true. All of Linda’s books contain reference to God. She knows that this gift of writing is from Him. You will fall in love with the tale of a sleepy coastal town as well as the charm of Palm Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Blowing Rock. What a wonderful way to travel.

Rosemary Beach is also a Contemporary Christian, Mystery/Thriller. The romantic tale of an older wealthy man and an insecure nurse will delight you. As you laugh at the maid, Lucy, you will thrill to the love of this story. Just as in life, nothing is perfect; the reader is soon faced with a jilted x-lover whose main goal has become to destroy and discredit Rosemary. You will desire to visit the beautiful Rosemary Beach, Florida. In this story, you are transported to Macon, Georgia as well as Linville, N.C. Sailing to Savannah, Georgia and Hilton Head will encourage you to clean those barnacles from your ship. Most of all, see the result of including God in your plans each day. Happy sailing but more importantly, happy reading.