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The Further Tales of Tempest Landry

By Walter Mosley
  • ISBN Code: : 1101910887
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
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A VINTAGE eBOOK ORIGINAL Bestselling author Walter Mosley blends philosophy and humor in this thought-provoking exploration of race, sin, and salvation. It is the story of two men—one human and one angel—who have the power to topple heaven. When Tempest Landry was accidentally shot and killed by the police, St. Peter ruled that Tempest’s sins condemned him to hell. But Tempest refused to accept damnation, and even heaven can't overrule free will. Unless he goes willingly, the order of heaven and hell will collapse and Satan will reign over the chaos. The celestial authority sends an accounting angel to earth, to convince Tempest that he should sacrifice himself for the good of the world, and casts Tempest’s soul into the body of a man who has been convicted of serious crimes. While Tempest serves out another man's prison sentence, the angel Joshua is living among mankind. He has been stripped of his celestial powers, yet is still tasked with persuading Tempest to make the right choice. As the angel sees the many injustices his friend suffers, he begins to question the morality and rightness of his position.

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Mercy Thompson, car mechanic and shapeshifter, must face her greatest fears in this chilling entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. The vampire Wulfe is missing. Since he’s deadly, possibly insane, and his current idea of “fun” is stalking Mercy, some may see it as no great loss. But when he disappears, the Tri-Cities pack is blamed. The mistress of the vampire seethe informs Mercy that the pack must produce Wulfe to prove their innocence, or the loose alliance between the local vampires and werewolves is over. So Mercy goes out to find her stalker—and discovers more than just Wulfe have disappeared. Someone is taking people from locked rooms, from the aisles of stores, and even from crowded parties. And these are not just ordinary people but supernatural beings. Until Wulfe vanished, all of them were powerless loners, many of whom quietly moved to the Tri-Cities in the hope that the safety promised by Mercy and Adam’s pack would extend to them as well. Who is taking them? As Mercy investigates, she learns of the legend of the Harvester, who travels by less-trodden paths and reaps the souls that are ripe with a great black scythe. . . .

Time and the End of Time

By John Fox
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  • Publisher : Reformation Heritage Books
  • Book Code : 1601784902
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Religion
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John Fox’s Time and the End of Time presents the never-dying soul with the weighty things one must deal with while standing on the coast of eternity: God, sin, heaven, hell, and, most of all, the personal work of Christ. Fox’s piercing and searching exposition of two main texts, Ephesians 5:16 and Deuteronomy 32:29, engages readers with motivations, directions, and applications so they can both “redeem the time” and “consider their latter end.” The span of life on earth quickly vanishes, and what is done with it will make or mar for eternity. Either infinite joy with God or the endless abyss of His fury—the hinge swings in time. “Therefore, do not procrastinate or delay...for a world.”

My Recollections of Lord Byron

By contessa di Teresa Guiccioli
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 640
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 921
  • Pdf File: my-recollections-of-lord-byron.pdf

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Teresa, Contessa Guiccioli (1800 – 1873) was the lover and companion of Lord Byron in times he was living in Ravenna, Italy, and writing the first five cantos of Don Juan. This book is a biographical account of Lord Byron's Life in Italy and their relationships. Later the author herself became a fictional character. Alexandre Dumas included her as a minor personage in his novel The Count of Monte Cristo using the disguised name.

The Destiny of the Soul: a Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life

By William Rounseville Alger
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  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Book Code : 1465507450
  • Total of Pages : 1008
  • Category : Future life
  • Members : 271
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Read and download full book The Destiny of the Soul: a Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life

Cinder

By James Maxey
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  • Publisher : James Maxey
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 285
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 975
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The stunning conclusion to the Dragon Apocalypse saga! Cinder is the daughter of Infidel and Stagger, a child conceived in the land of the dead by a living mother and a phantom father. Now an adult, Cinder possesses the power to travel freely between the realms of the living and the dead. Due to her unique talent, she’s recruited by the ghost of Father Ver to journey to Hell to rescue Sorrow, Slate, and the Romers, friends of her mother who’ve become trapped in Hell after their escape from Limbo. But when the primal dragons turn their wrath against mankind, will there be a living world left to come home to?