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The Indigo Girl

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The Indigo Girl A deeply-researched and powerfully-written work of historical fiction, based on the untold story of…

Thief of Corinth

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First-century Corinth is a city teeming with commerce and charm. It’s also filled with danger and corruption—the…

A Stray Drop of Blood

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Beautiful is a dangerous thing to be when one is unprotected. For seven years, Abigail has been a slave in the…

Land of Silence

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Before Christ called her daughter . . . Before she stole healing by touching the hem of his garment . . . Elianna is a…

The Untold Story of the New Testament

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A Masterpiece in Narrative Ecclesiology Watch the New Testament come alive! Understand God's Word like never before!…

Paul: The Unstoppable

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The Apostle Paul is strong. And unstoppable. He walks thousands of miles. He is driven by one goal: Tell everyone about…

23 Minutes in Hell

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"My sincere hope is that this is the closest you will ever come to experiencing hell for yourself," writes author Bill…

Korea P.O.W. A Thousand Days of Torment

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When communist North Korea crossed the 38th parallel and invaded South Korea on 25 June 1950, the 24th Infantry…

Answering Jihad

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From New York Times bestselling author and former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi comes this personal, challenging, and…

God's Crime Scene

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There are four ways to die, and only one of them requires an intruder. Suicides, accidental, and natural deaths can…

The Baker's Tale

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Author: Thomas Houser, 2015. This novel revolves around the characters of Ruby Spriggs, fashioned as an infant rescued…

Queenmaker: A Novel of King David's Queens

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Author: India Edghill, 1999. This is a book of fiction, yet it is so compelling, that readers may contemplate the…

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

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Author: Margaret Craven Although this book was published 45 years ago, it is one of my favorites as it combines faith,…

Nephilim: Genesis of Evil

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A dark power described in Genesis revisits a small mountain town. A journalist who witnessed an evil presence searches…

To Live is Christ

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Using Paul's radical letter to the Philippians as his road map, Matt Chandler forsakes the trendy to invite readers…

Edisto River

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Edisto River, Black Water Crown Jewel "What is it about a black water river that causes travelers to slow their pace,…


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The murder of local attorney James U. ‘Red’ Watts, Jr. is a tale that has haunted Darlington, SC for decades. With a…
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