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Fantasy. Mystery. Action. Humor. Parents, teachers, and librarians will no longer have to push kids to read--The Berinfell Prophesies will engage intermediate readers and leave them clamoring for more.The Seven succeeding Elven Lords of Allyra were dead, lost in the Siege of Berinfell as babes. At least that's what everyone thought until tremors from a distant world known as Earth, revealed strange signs that Elven blood lived among its peoples. With a glimmer of hope in their hearts, sentinels are sent to see if the signs are true. But theirs is not a lone errand. The ruling warlord of Allyra, the Spider King, has sent his own scouts to hunt down the Seven and finish the job they failed to complete many ages ago.Now 13-year-olds on the brink of the Age of Reckoning when their Elven gifts will be manifest, discover the unthinkable truth that their adoptive families are not their only kin. With mysterious Sentinels revealing breathtaking secrets of the past, and dark strangers haunting their every move, will the young Elf Lords find the way back to the home of their birth? Worlds and races collide as the forces of good and evil battle. Will anyone escape the Curse of the Spider King?Learn more about The Berinfell Prophecies at www.heedtheprophecies.wordpress.com. Create your own tribe. Connect with fans through the forum. Win pre-release chapters and the opportunity to have Wayne and Christopher at your very own book party!
With mysterious Sentinels revealing breathtaking secrets of the past, and dark strangers haunting their every move, seven young Elf Lords must decide whether to remain on Earth or return to their homeland of Allyra.
The Door Within is a 310 page independent fantasy novel for young adults published in 2005 and written by Wayne Thomas Batson. This work is the first novel of a trilogy. It is a religious allegory in which A teenager who lacks confidence is called into another world to be trained, tested, and join a struggle against an association of treasonous and evil knights. The publisher characterizes the book in these descriptions: THREE ANCIENT SCROLLS BECKON AID'AN THOMAS TO ENTER ANOTHER WORLD: A REALM OF KNIGHTS, WARRIORS, KINGS, UNUSUAL CREATURES, AND MYSTERIOUS GLIMPSES WHO CAN TRAVEL BETWEEN WORLDS. SOON AIDAN IS TRAINING TO BECOME THE TWELFTH KNIGHT OF AN ELITE UNIT WHO WILL JOIN ALLEBLE IN ITS LONG FIGHT AGAINST THE EVIL PARAGORY. WITH THE FATE OF TWO WORLDS HANGING IN THE BALANCE, WILL AIDAN BE WILLING TO RISK EVERYTHING AND TRUST THE ONE TRUE KING? the enemy warrior the youthful Knight spoke calmly "I will never deny my King." "In the tradition of C. S. Lewis' Narnia Series, The Door Within beckons the reader to come along on an epic fantasy adventure to far away lands and the more near places of the heart. Readers of all ages will find that The Door Within delivers heart-pounding thrills as well as themes and principles that will liner with you long after you put the book down. The Door Within reminds us that there is much more to life than what we see before our eyes. I highly recommend this book!" JOSH D. MCDOWELL
There is an unseen world of good and evil where nightmares are fought and hope is reborn. Enter The Door Within.Aidan Thomas is miserable. Within two weeks, Aidan's life is completely uprooted as his parents move the family across the country to care for his ailing grandfather. The quiet but imaginative Aidan is struggling with attending a new school and fitting in with a new group of friends. But when he begins having nightmares and eerie events occur around his neighborhood, Aidan finds himself drawn to his grandfather's basement--where he discovers three ancient scrolls and a mysterious invitation to another world.No longer confined to the realm of his own imagination, Aidan embarks on an adventure where he discovers a long-fought war between good and evil. With the fate of two worlds hanging in the balance, Aidan faces Paragory, the eternal enemy with unfathomable power. Will Aidan be willing to risk everything and trust the unseen hand of the one true King? With over 250,000 copies sold in The Door Within trilogy, this is a perfect time to introduce the series to a new tween audience The fantasy genre is wildly popular among young readers, and this series will leave tweens and teens on the edge of their seats.Meets national education standards.
Book #1 in a trilogy from fantasy author Wayne Thomas Batson exploresthe concept of dreams and their effects on us.People are fascinated bydreams, and the Bible has a great deal to say about them. From Jacob's dream ofthe heavenly stairway in Genesis 28 to angels visiting Joseph during dreams inMatthew 1 to the Apostle John's "waking dream" from which he obtained the bookof Revelation--dreams have been powerful ingredients of God's plan as revealedthrough Scripture.Fourteen-year-old ArcherKeaton discovers he has the ability to enter and explore his dreams. He is a dreamtreader, one of threeselected from each generation. Their mission: to protect the waking world fromthe Nightmare Lord, who wreaks chaos in the Dream World. But as Archer's dreamsbecome more dangerous and threatening, so too does his waking life.Rigby Thames, the new kidfrom England, builds a suspicious rock star-like following at Dresden HighSchool a little too quickly. Even Archer's best friend and confidant, KaraWindchil, seems taken in by the cool guy with the wild blond hair, which definitelyrubs Archer the wrong way. Archer must face two foes in two worlds, but hecannot succeed alone. Archer sets off to find other dreamtreaders in adesperate attempt to defeat the enemy terrorizing his friends and family.Features & Benefits:New fantasy trilogy from bestselling author Wayne Thomas BatsonBatson's previous epic fantasy trilogy, The Door Within, has sold more than 250,000 copiesBrings epic fantasy with a biblical base to middle grade readersEpic fantasy is popular in movies and TV shows, and this is a spiritual epic fantasy
The final installment of the thrilling The Door Within trilogy!Pure evil collides as Paragor, the betrayer of the one true King Eliam, unites with the Wyrm Lord and the mythical Seven Sleepers to launch a full-scale assault on the Kingdom of Alleble. And while their enemies plot their next attack, Alleble's remaining allies flee from the four corners of The Realm to safety within the Alleble's walls. Once there, the allies find the Kingdom crestfallen, grieving a fallen hero. While Alleble and its allies prepare to face the coming onslaught, they cling to an ancient legend about three witnesses who have the power to bring victory. But is the legend true? And if it is, where are the witnesses?Time is running out as darkness spreads over the Realm, and Paragor unleashes the final storm. But will anyone survive to see the dawn?With over 250,000 copies sold in The Door Within trilogy, this is a perfect time to introduce this bestselling series to a new batch of readers. The fantasy genre is wildly popular among young readers, and The Final Storm is thrilling end to this epic trilogy!Meets national education standards.
John Spector, aka GHOST, isn't your ordinary investigator. He carries a shiny badge, a billfold ID, and a mysterious silver suitcase. His mission? Seek the forgotten ones, the abandoned ones, the ones no one else can or will help. Visit blunt force trauma upon the world's blackest souls and deny the devil his day by any means necessary. And never stop. Never. For more than a decade, the "Smiling Jack" killer has been posting photos of his victims on the Web, daring anyone to catch him, daring anyone to care. But when no missing person files match and no victims are ever found, the FBI closes the case. Years later, a digital camera washes up on shore, and GHOST finds it. Each macabre photo becomes a clue that will lead GHOST and FBI Special Agent Deanna Rezvani on the trail of one of the most diabolical killers of this world... or beyond. "No one gets away with murder. Not for long.
Brace yourself for a thrilling high-seas adventure and dare to set sail for the Isle of Fire. "A great explosion rocked the crowded harbor. Flaming debris screamed into the sky and then rained down into the burning water below. The ferocious blaze engulfed ship after ship expanding the circle of destruction in mere heartbeats. The fire rain had been unleashed."As Cat's memory returns, he realizes that he has lived two very different lives: One as the son of the ruthless Bartholomew Thorne; the other as the recipient of friendship and kindness from Declan Ross and the crew of the Robert Bruce. Now Cat must choose whether to return to the ways of his notorious father and join the evil Merchant, or defy the Merchant and risk his life to save his friends.The best-selling Isle of Swords adventure continues in Isle of Fire as ancient mariners rise from legend and cut an all-too-real swath of destruction across the Atlantic. The newly formed Wolf Fleet scours the Caribbean, hunting the pirates they once called comrades. And in the pitiless winds of a monstrous hurricane, whole fleets will be blasted apart and devoured.
A young lad awakens on an island, alone and brutally injured, with no memory of his past. Captain Declan Ross searched for riches that will free him and his headstrong daughter, Anne, from the piracy business forever . . . Bartholomew Thorne, an infamously ruthless pirate, seeks to destroy Ross and any who stand in his way of the legendary treasure hidden by a mysterious order of monks. With these intriguing characters and many more, Wayne Thomas Batson weaves a spell-binding adventure filled with high-seas drama where battles rage, storms brew, a long-dormant volcano awakens, and a sea creature slithers in the deep as pirates race for a cliff-top fortress.
A young man awakens on an island, alone and seriously injured, with no memory, and as he searches for his identity, he finds himself caught between two notorious pirates battling for a legendary treasure reportedly hidden by monks.
The second exciting adventure in The Door Within trilogy awaits!The Rise of the Wyrm Lord revisits favorite characters from The Door Within and opens with Aidan Thomas in trouble. Separated from his best friend by a thousand miles and unable to return to The Realm of Glimpses himself, Aidan needs a way to reach Robby with a message from King Eliam, the one true King. Enter Antoinette Reed, a bright but headstrong young woman who seems like the perfect person to reach King Eliam.When Aidan discovers that Antoinette has been called to enter The Realm, he solicits her help to find Robby's Glimpse before it is too late. But when she arrives in the Kingdom of Alleble, Antoinette finds the kingdom is in turmoil. Alleble's allies are inexplicably beginning to turn away, renouncing former ties with King Eliam. And there are rumors that the dark Prince of Paragory, sworn enemy of the Kingdom, is seeking an ancient evil power--the Wyrm Lord--to crush the Alleble once and for all.With over 250,000 copies sold in The Door Within trilogy, this is a perfect time to introduce the series to a new tween audience The fantasy genre is wildly popular among young readers, and The Rise of the Wyrm Lord is a heart-pounding second installment that will leave tweens and teens on the edge of their seats.Meets national education standards.
Book #2 in a trilogy from fantasy author Wayne Thomas Batson explores the concept of dreams and their effects on us.Fourteen-year-old Archer Keaton discovers he has the ability to enter and explore his dreams. He is a dreamtreader, one of three selected from each generation. Their mission: to protect the waking world from the evil lurking in the Dream.The Nightmare Lord has been thrown down, but his throne is no longer empty. Rigby Thames has taken up the evil mantle with Kara Windchil as his queen. Now the only living dreamtreader, Archer Keaton finds himself on the outside of two worlds looking in. Dream Walking Inc. is taking the world by storm, allowing Rigby to build an unstoppable empire. Worse still, Rigby has unleashed the Tendrils, shadow people who can cross over into the waking world. As Archer's family and friends begin to disappear, unexpected help comes in the form of the Wind Maiden, a mysterious angelic being who seems to know how Archer can rescue his loved ones and defeat the new Nightmare King. But the cost may prove too dear for Archer to pay. Steeped in epic fantasy and intrigue, this second book in the Dreamtreaders series teaches kids important Christian values such as being a light in the darkness, resisting temptation, and keeping your faith, even when you feel like you're standing alone. Trim Size: 5.5 x 8.375
Now in the strange realm of Allyra, the Seven young lords confront a traitor in their midst, a creature-infested forest, teenage fears and doubts, inexplicable mysteries . . . and the Spider King himself. In a rigorous training program that makes boot camp look like Disneyland, the Seven must quickly learn to harness their own powers, work as one, and elude the Spider King's spies. But as the ancient Berinfell Prophecies are revealed, the Seven soon discover their training might not be enough. To stop the Spider King they must also unravel the secrets of the Rainsong, travel to a creepy, trap-infested fortress to find the legendary keystone, and lead the Berinfell Elves in an attack on the Spider King's own turf. An epic adventure with powerful messages about true strength, forgiveness, and working together as one body that will grab the attention of intermediate readers. Learn more about The Berinfell Prophecies at www.heedtheprophecies.com.
Now in the strange realm of Allyra, the Seven young lords confront a traitor in their midst, a creature-infested forest, teenage fears and doubts, inexplicable mysteries . . . and the Spider King himself. In a rigorous training program that makes boot camp look like Disneyland, the Seven must quickly learn to harness their own powers, work as one, and elude the Spider King's spies. But as the ancient Berinfell Prophecies are revealed, the Seven soon discover their training might not be enough. To stop the Spider King they must also unravel the secrets of the Rainsong, travel to a creepy, trap-infested fortress to find the legendary keystone, and lead the Berinfell Elves in an attack on the Spider King's own turf. An epic adventure with powerful messages about true strength, forgiveness, and working together as onebody that will grab the attention of intermediate readers.