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Raven's Ladder: A Novel

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A DEADLY MENACE IS BREAKING THROUGH THE GROUND. THE PEOPLE OF ABASCAR MUST ABANDON THEIR STONE REFUGE AND FLEE INTO VULNERABILITY IN THE FOREST. BUT THEIR KING HAS HAD A VISION…

Following the beacon of Auralia’s colors and the footsteps of a mysterious dream-creature, King Cal-raven has discovered a destination for his weary crowd of refugees. It’s a city only imagined in legendary tales. And it gives him hope to establish New Abascar.

But when Cal-raven is waylaid by fortune hunters, his people become vulnerable to a danger more powerful than the prowling beastmen––House Bel Amica. In this oceanside kingdom of wealth, enchantment, and beauty, deceitful Seers are all too eager to ensnare House Abascar’s wandering throng.

Even worse, the Bel Amicans have discovered Auralia’s colors, and are twisting a language of faith into a lie of corruption and control.

If there is any hope for the people of Abascar, it lies in the courage of Cyndere, daughter of Bel Amica’s queen; the strength of Jordam the beastman; and the fiery gifts of the ale boy, who is devising a rescue for prisoners of the savage Cent Regus beastmen.

As his faith suffers one devastating blow after another, Cal-raven’s journey is a perilous climb from despair to a faint gleam of hope––the vision he sees in Auralia’s colors.

About the Author

Jeffrey Overstreet is the author of The Auralia Thread, the fantasy series which begins with Auralia’s Colors, a thrilling adventure twice-nominated for a Christy Award, and Cyndere’s Midnight. He is an award-winning film critic and columnist, his work appearing in many publications including Imageand Paste.He is also the contributing editor for Seattle Pacific University’s Response magazine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307458520
Subtitle:
A Novel
Publisher:
The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
Author:
Jeffrey Overstreet
Author:
Overstreet, Jeffrey
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Christian fiction
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Fiction : Fantasy - General
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Subject:
Christianity-Christian Fiction
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main_subject
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all_subjects
Publication Date:
20100216
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
385

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