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Back Cover Blending action and suspense with deep spiritual insights, Gansky creates memorable, thought-provoking tales. -STEVEN JAMES. author of the critically acclaimed thriller The Pawn Alton Gansky is a master of the speculative novel. When you place yourself behind the wheel of one of his novels, don't forget to buckle your seat belt. -ANGELA HUNT, author of Uncharted Gansky has the gift of riveting storyteller and consummate teacher. As you race through the pages, you're barely aware of the truths he's conveying until the ride is over. And the truths on this ride are worth paying attention to. An earthquake shakes Southern California, setting the stage for the appearance of Aster, a stranger from a world far from our own. Miracles happen around him, spectacular promises are made, and wisdom flows from his lips. He says he has come to complete our knowledge, to explain our beginnings, and to correct our spiritual errors. And the world is ready to receive him: politicians seek his advice, religious leaders wish to call him friend, scientists want to study him, and philosophers wish to debate him. But not everything is what it seems. This messenger seems too good to be believed. Priscilla Simms, an investigatory journalist is the only one close enough to the stranger to get at the truth. But unraveling the truth may cost her reputation, and maybe even her life. ALTON GANSKY is the author of twenty published novels and six nonfiction works. He has been a Christie Award finalist (A Ship Possessed) and an Angel Award winner (Terminal Justice). He holds a BA and MA in biblical studies and has served as senior pastor for three Baptist churches in California, with a total of over twenty years in pulpit ministry. He and his wife live in the High Desert area of Southern California.
Something strange is happening at Kingston Memorial Hospital, and Dr. Rachel Tremaine has been ordered to get to the bottom of it. All she has to go on is the Fact that several patients have been healed--completely, and without medical intervention! While others may consider it "miraculous," Rachel's highly trained, scientific mind is unwilling to concede that. And the hospital wants answers--believable answers! When one of Rev. Adam Bridger's parishioners is suddenly healed-- and subsequently disappears--he launches his own investigation. Who is behind these mysterious healings, and why do the healed patients all seem to vanish? Is this an act of God or an incredible hoax? Rachel and Adam make the most unlikely of teams. But though they have little in common, they both have a lot of questions-- especially when it comes to miracles. And the search for answers may be far more dangerous than either is prepared for.
What if a forensic detective could investigate the evidence surrounding the death of Jesus ... and his resurrection? Maxwell Odom, one of the nation's top crime-scene investigators, is in Jerusalem delivering a keynote speech to the Association of Israeli Police. The ugliness his job has forced him to witness has darkened his soul and calloused his mind. He has become cynical and unpleasant. One evening he steps out of his hotel room to meet his driver and discovers he has been miraculously transported to ancient Jerusalem in the days following Jesus' crucifixion. According to his guide, the only way for Odom to return to his own time is by solving a historical crime - a conspiracy of the many to kill the One.
She wakes up to find herself in a dingy hotel room of some kind and doesn't know who she is or who she can trust.
Judith Find, a powerful business executive, finds herself helpless in the face of a kidnapper's demands. Luke Becker is her reluctant ally in rescuing the victim. And eight-year-old Abel, the victim, is about to become their remarkable guide to freedom from the secrets that have dogged them both.
One last dig. One final descent into the twisted tunnels of ancient Jerusalem. Will the truth be fund among the treasures that lie beneath the holy city? Dr. David Chambers, leading archaeologist, has spent his professional career uncovering the facts in the artifacts. His work sets the standard for biblical research in the Holy Land. But surrounded by the evidence, David has sunk into an abyss of doubt. A painful experience with a seemingly unresponsive God has left him without hope. The Old Testament scriptures that used to fi ll his mind with wonder now drive him to frustration. His unanswered questions have ripped him from both his academic pursuits and the love of his life, his fi ancée, Amber. An old friend and mentor reaches out to David, enticing him with the riches described in the enigmatic Copper Scroll. Losing ground with his peers, his love, and his faith, David Chambers has a choice to make. Will he undertake one final dig to unlock a secret that could alter the course of history? Do the mysteries of the Old Testament hold the key to the political turmoil of the Middle East? In a world where faith has been eclipsed by the allure of doubt, The Scroll offers a different journey: a gripping adventure to fi nd truth worth dying for. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Poised to make history, SpaceVentures, Inc. hovers on the brink of launching the first space tourists into flight. The competition escalates as rich customers clamor to pay the exorbitant ticket prices . and it's about to turn deadly. Benjamin 'Tuck" Tucker's skill and reputation have thrust SpaceVentures into the forefront in this powerful new space race. A veteran astronaut and reluctant national hero, Tuck accepts the coveted honor-and the risk-of piloting the Legacy on her maiden space voyage. The danger is far greater than just the perceived risks. The real threat, a plot far deadlier than anyone could have imagined, is exposed as the Legacy reaches the suborbital regions of space. Suspended seventy miles above Earth, Tuck has no choice but to place his life in God's hands-a God he has found it hard to trust since a deadly tragedy in space over a year before-as he desperately fights an unknown enemy who will not hesitate to kill again
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