It’s here! I’m officially a published young adult author! Yes, that’s my sing-song voice.
What you gonna do about it?
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Eight great stories from the Bible. Told in such a way you might not even recognize them.
This collection is not for the easily offended. If you can’t separate the truth (the Bible) from fiction (this collection), please don’t buy this book.
I love it. My review will be posted later this week.
But the uptight, we-hate-magic type of Bible aficionados are NOT the intended audience for this work.
This anthology, IN THE BEGINNING, contains these stories:
- “Daniel and the Dragon” by Stephen Clements :A troubled orphan named Habakkuk dutifully follows his master, the prophet Daniel, into temples of blood-thirsty demon-gods, battles with unspeakable horrors, and bears witnesses to mind-breaking evil until his master’s zealous defiance of the king’s law seals their fate.
- “Babylon” by Nicole Crucial: Far above the earth, in Second Eden, where moments and eternities all blur together, young Babylon befriends Sefer, the Book of Life. As Babylon awaits the moment she’ll fulfill her destiny, she and Sefer try to understand the world in which they live.
- “Last Will and Testament” by Mike Hays: A homeless young boy, Baz, bears the weight of humanity on his shoulders and upon his body. When dark forces test a new-found friendship, Baz’s willingness to bear the ugliness of their world will be shaken.
- “The Demon Was Me” by Sharon Hughson (yes, me): Based on the story of the demon-possessed boy healed by Jesus, this tale provides a glimpse into a post-apocalyptic world where a teenage boy seeks to journey to a better land and yearns to discover the kind of man he’s meant to be, only to be hijacked by an evil spirit intent upon chipping away at the hope, faith, and resilience of its host.
- “The Deluge” by Marti Johnson: A non-believer shares the story of Noah’s ark-building and the deadly downpour that follows. Fear, faithlessness, and the fallibility of mankind collide in a community where second chances aren’t unlimited and a better-late-than-never attitude just might be your doom.
- “Condemned” by Elle O’Neill: Just sixteen-years-old, Barabbas finds himself pulled out of Routlege Academy and into a reality show competition—against Jesus himself—where the reward for the winner is life.
- “First Wife” by Lora Palmer: In a first-person retelling of the saga of Jacob, Rachel and Leah, themes of family, deception, guilt, and heartache emerge amidst the first days of Leah’s marriage to Jacob—a marriage mired in trickery a mere week before Jacob was to marry Leah’s sister Rachel.
- “Emmaculate” by Christina Raus: A contemporary retelling of the story of Mary’s Immaculate Conception. Enter the troubled mind of Emma. She finds herself torn between her religious upbringing and the purity ring that binds her to her boyfriend and the pregnancy that results from her relationship with another boy.
A few of these stories read like fictionalizations, but all of them are products of overactive imaginations. That’s what writer’s are famous for, right?
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