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Written by: Frances Bevan
Published by Christian Focus Publications 2005
ISBN: 1845500385

A courageous young cavalry officer returns from the Battle of Waterloo to fall in love with a beautiful noble woman, but who will win his heart and soul? A mother struggles to keep her children warm. But will praying to God do her any good at all, she wonders? Watch as one woman tries to pray for the first time and see how God answers her prayer in an amazing way. A missionary travels through the heat and dangers of the Middle-east, but distance and danger mean nothing to God who is in control of all circumstances.

Prayers and Promises is a fascinating collection of stories that thrill today just as much as they did yesterday. See God at work as he provides for people in need, as he brings people to himself and as his word goes throughout the whole world bringing peace and truth and justice.

Written by: John Bunyan
Published by Christian Focus publications 2000
ISBN: 1857920287

“The Holy War” is a fascinating allegory, a delightful narrative. The story sets out to recall the fall and redemption of mankind under the guise of a besieged city. The city of Mansoul originally belonged by right to Shaddai or God, but was betrayed through Ear Gate and Eye Gate into the hands of Diabolus or the Devil, besieging giant who takes control. In the hands of the enemy, Mansoul loses its Major, Lord Understanding, and Mr. Conscience is dismissed from his post as Recorder. Lord Will-be-Will becomes the Lord of Mansoul – man’s fallen will, self-will, and ill-will all combined in one unpleasant and anti-God character. In the end Mansoul is recaptured by Emmanuel’s army, and Diabolus is driven out. There is triumph over sin and evil – one of the Bible’s most comforting themes.

Written by: John Bunyan
Published by The Banner of Truth Trust 1997
ISBN: 0851512593

The Pilgrim’s Progress (Part I 1678/Part II 1684) holds a unique place in the history of English literature. No other seventeenth-century work except the King James Bible, nothing from the pen of a writer of Bunyan’s social class in any period, and no other Christian work, has enjoyed such an extensive readership. The pilgrim Christian, Mr Worldly Wiseman, Giant Despair, Hopeful, and Ignorance are engaged in a powerful drama set against a solidly realistic background of town and country. Bunyan captures the speech of ordinary people as accurately as he depicts their behaviour and appearance and as firmly as he realizes their inner emotional and spiritual life. The tale is related in language remarkable for its beauty and simplicity, and is spiced with Bunyan’s acute and satirical perceptions of the vanity and hypocrisy of his own society.

Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Published by P&R Publishing 2002

Sara Crewe, a wealthy young student at a London boarding school, suddenly finds herself at the mercy of the cruel schoolmistress after tragedy strikes. Overwhelmed by terrible trials, Sara must find the strength to survive. She discovers, in the midst of her struggles, that, “Whatever comes . . . cannot alter one thing. If I am a princess in rags and tatters, I can be a princess inside.” Sara’s story is one of perseverance, bravery, generosity, and imagination. Frances Hodgson Burnett provides readers with a vivid illustration of the biblical principle that true worth is a matter of the heart.

NOAH: MAN OF DESTINY – Book 1 of The Remnant Trilogy
Written by: Tim Chaffey & K. Marie Adams
Published by Master Books 2016
ISBN: 9780890519721

Noah: Man of Destiny takes readers on a captivating, coming-of-age journey. Noah learns about the Most High while standing against a sinister belief system emerging throughout the land. Whether escaping legendary beasts, tracking kidnappers, or pursuing his future wife, Noah acquires the skills he will need when God calls him to his greatest adventure: surviving the global Flood. Witness the struggle of a righteous man’s battle against a culture that thought of evil continually. Explore what it may have been like for a righteous man to relate to God before the Bible was written. Non-fiction portions in the back of the book help explain historical concepts and provide teaching sections that deal with issues and concerns that arise in the account. Gain fresh insights into the people and events of the pre-Flood world through the engaging, adventure-filled first novel of the Remnant Trilogy.

NOAH: MAN OF RESOLVE- Book 2 of The Remnant Trilogy
Written by: Tim Chaffey & K. Marie Adams
Published by Master Books 2017
ISBN: 9781683440741

As wickedness increases across the land, Noah and his loved ones endure painful consequences of a world bent on evil. King Lamech expands his rule through deception and force, but does his kindness toward Noah hint that things may change? Noah and Emzara explore their world and their eyes are opened anew to the creative genius of the Most High, yet mankind’s wretchedness threatens to upend their peaceful corner of the world. While tracking down the perpetrator of a malicious crime, they are tested by tragedy and must decide if they will sacrifice everything for truth and justice. After years of serving God, Noah reaches a crisis of faith due to his mounting frustrations with the proliferation of sin and the apparent silence from the Creator. Thrust into a series of perilous situations, Noah’s deepest convictions are challenged. His response will direct his course and change the world forever.

NOAH: MAN OF GOD- Book 3 of The Remnant Trilogy
Written by: Tim Chaffey & K. Marie Adams
Published by Master Books 2018
ISBN: 9781683441052

The world is inundated with violence and headed for destruction. Following his desperate flight from the clutches of Havilah’s wicked rulers, Noah finds himself caught in the middle of warring empires: the forces of Havilah, led by their evil king and priestess, battle the barbaric Nodite army for supremacy. Facing a decision that may cost loved ones their lives, Noah must find a way to escape the conflict to reach Emzara and fulfill God’s calling. Seeking a safe place to build the Ark far from his enemy’s reach, Noah leads his group to the last place he thinks anyone would look. Encountering numerous surprises along the way, he discovers that someone else has already planned for his arrival. As the Ark nears completion and judgment looms, Noah makes one more trek through a world dominated by deadly deceptions. Aided by an unexpected stranger in a perilous place, Noah learns once again that the Creator always keeps His promises.

Written by: Elizabeth Elliot
Published by Hodder & Stoughton 1970
ISBN 0340127244

What will young American missionary Margaret Sparhawk discover in the high Andes of Ecuador? Readers experience her longings and fears as she adjusts to foreign culture, hikes through panoramic mountain splendour, visits the squalid huts of suspicious Indians, and wins their trust. But nothing could have prepared her for a terrible tragedy involving one of her favourite Indian families.

Written by: Mike Evans
Published by Worthy publishing 2015
ISBN: 9781617954849

In 1492 Christopher Columbus bore a secret agenda as he set out with his tiny fleet to discover a New World. The startling truth? Columbus himself was a Jew! And he sought a new home for his persecuted Jewish kin to escape King Ferdinand’s and Queen Isabella’s newly wrought Spanish Inquisition.

Written by: Hannah Hurnard
Published by Living Books Tyndale House Publications Inc 1977
ISBN: 0842314296

Hinds’ Feet on High Places is one of the most successful works of Christian fiction. It is the story of a young woman named Much Afraid and her journey away from her Fearing family into the High Places of the Shepherd. It is an allegory of the Christian life from salvation through maturity. It doesn’t actually describe life in Heaven, but shows how the Christian is transformed from unbeliever to immature believer to mature believer, who walks daily with his/her Lord as easily on the High Places of Joy in the spirit as in the daily life of the mundane and often-times humiliating trials that tempt us to lose perspective of who we now are in Christ.

Written by: Sheila Jacobs
Published by Christian Focus Publications 2003 ISBN: 1857922794

In this book we meet Jane for the first time. She hates school and doesn’t have many friends. The one thing she enjoys is writing science fiction. But are Jane’s stories just fiction? Or have aliens really landed on earth? Is their mission to break up families – will Jane’s family be next? Jane discovers there’s only one person she can turn to, but will he help her? From the book: “I’d been waiting for this moment; waiting, hoping, watching. Now it was happening right before my eyes – and I was terrified.”

Book 1 of The Song of Seare
Written by: C E Laureano
Published by Nav press 2014
ISBN: 9781612915876

In a kingdom where the Old Ways hold fast and a man’s worth lies entirely in his skill with the sword, Conor Mac Nir is a scholar, a musician, and a follower of the forbidden Balian faith: problematic for any man, but disastrous for the son of the king. When Conor is sent as a hostage to a neighbouring kingdom, he never expects to fall in love with the rival king’s sister, Aine. Nor does he suspect his gift with the harp (and Aine’s ability to heal) touches on the realm of magic. Then his clan begins a campaign to eliminate all Balians from the isle of Seare, putting his newfound home in peril and entangling him in a plot for control of the island that has been unfolding since long before his birth. Only by committing himself to an ancient warrior brotherhood can Conor discover the part he’s meant to play in Seare’s future. But is he willing to sacrifice everything—even the woman he loves—to follow the path his God has laid before him?

Book 2 of The Song of Seare
Written by: C E Laureano
Published by Nav press 2015
ISBN: 9781612916316

Conor and Aine have barely escaped Seare with their lives. Conor knows he must return to find the harp that could end the Red Druid’s reign of terror, but in the midst of their escape, he and Aine are torn apart once more. Surrounded by despair and thrown into as much danger as they left behind, Conor and Aine must cling to the whispers of Comdiu’s plans for them and the homeland that depends on their survival. But at what cost? Will they learn to depend on Comdiu completely? Or will they give up hope?

Book 3 of The Song of Seare
Written by: C E Laureano
Published by Nav press 2015
ISBN: 9781612916323

The shadow of war. A clash of brothers. A terrible sacrifice. In the face of powerful darkness, who will prevail? The island of Seare is at war. The Red Druid is gathering strength and power to stand against Conor, Eoghan, and the brotherhood. But there is strife within the brotherhood as well. Eoghan still refuses to claim his rightful rule, and the resulting conflict creates an uncomfortable distance between him and Conor. When Conor leaves to find the key to defeating the Red Druid, Eoghan and Aine worry he will succumb to the danger. They set out on their own mission to defeat the Red Druid through Aine’s magical gifts. But nothing—and no one—is as it seems.

Written by: Clive S. Lewis
Published by Pan Books 1979
ISBN: 0330021729

The first novel in C.S. Lewis’s classic sci-fi trilogy which tells the adventure of Dr Ransom who is kidnapped and transported to Mars. Dr Ransom, a Cambridge academic, is abducted and taken on a spaceship to the red planet of Malacandra, which he knows as Mars. His captors are plotting to plunder the planet’s treasures and plan to offer Ransom as a sacrifice to the creatures who live there. Ransom discovers he has come from the ‘silent planet’ – Earth – whose tragic story is known throughout the universe…

Written by: Clive S. Lewis
Published by Pan Books 1971
ISBN: 0330021710

The second novel in Lewis’s science fiction trilogy tells of Dr Ransom’s voyage to the planet of Perelandra (Venus). Dr Ransom is called to the paradise planet of Perelandra, or Venus, which turns out to be a beautiful Eden-like world. He is horrified to find that his old enemy, Dr Weston, has also arrived and is putting him in grave peril once more. As the mad Weston’s body is taken over by the forces of evil, Ransom engages in a desperate struggle to save the innocence of Perelandra…

Written by: Clive S Lewis
Published by Pan Books Ltd 1983
ISBN: 0330281607

That Hideous Strength is a 1945 novel by C. S. Lewis, the final book in Lewis’s theological science fiction Space Trilogy. The events of this novel follow those of Out of the Silent Planet and Perelandra (Voyage to Venus) and once again feature the philologist Dr Elwin Ransom. This final story is set on Earth and tells of a terrifying conspiracy against humanity – a plot to recreate mankind in the image of slave robots.

Written by: Clive S. Lewis
Published by Fount (Harper Collins) 1998
ISBN: 0006280609

A masterpiece of satire, this classic has entertained and enlightened readers the world over with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to ‘Our Father Below’. At once wildly comic, deadly serious and strikingly original, C.S. Lewis gives us the correspondence of the worldly wise old devil to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing the damnation of an ordinary young man.

Written by: Clive S. Lewis
Published by Fontana Books 1965

The sequel, to the ever-popular ‘Screwtape Letters’ – published alongside other short essays. Screwtape, a senior devil, experienced in the art of luring his ‘patients’ on earth to their own damnation in service of ‘our father below’ – and training others to do the same. Screwtape’s correspondence with his nephew, an apprentice devil, came into Lewis’s hands, he said, by a route he would not disclose, and many a reader has finished the collection longing for more of the insights they gained from its wisdom.

HEAVEN, SO NEAR – SO FAR – The story of Judas Iscariot
Written by: Colin S Smith
Published by Christian Focus Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781527100916

Want to discover the lessons behind the story of Judas? This book is written in the first person ‘by Judas Iscariot’.  You’ll discover a man who came so close to heaven but lost it all. This look at Judas will help you keep close your faith and keep watch over your soul. Judas, who betrayed Jesus, and Peter, who denied Jesus, both hit a low point in their lives when it looked as if they were done with Jesus forever. Yet these men responded in very different ways. Judas separated from the other disciples and gave up on faith in Christ completely.

Written by: Dorothy Stewart
Published by Zaccmedia 2014
ISBN: 9781909824676

October 1921 and the herring fishing fleets have converged on Great Yarmouth for the autumn season. Wick fisherman Robbie Ross has come to blows with his father and been thrown off the family boat. His sister, war widow Lydia, reluctantly sets out to bring him home, little knowing her world and her family are about to be turned upside down. Her money and ticket home stolen on arrival, she finds herself having to join the Scots fisher lassies gutting herring – lassies she was taught by her strict grandmother to look down on. Lydia finds herself with several hundred others in the Market Place on a cold Saturday night where God is waiting for them in the power of the Holy Spirit and a man called Jock Troup. Revival has reached Yarmouth and as the fisher folk turn to the Lord, Lydia’s family and friends are touched and changed. They take her to meetings – and there she falls in love with Baptist minister Frank Everett. But Frank was a chaplain in the First World War and witnessed the family secret Robbie has been hiding ever since. Robbie knows he has to keep them apart.