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Bearkiller
Bearkiller
by D. J. Stephens
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars Relive the past, July 2 2004
This review is from: Bearkiller (Paperback)
D. J. Stephens tells a story filled with action. He starts his tale in our present time but takes you back to the 1780,s where Jeff Barkil awakes after an attack by a grizzly bear. Has he become someone that once lived in the past? Adopted into the Blackfoot tribe, Jeff becomes known as Bearkiller. He learns their way of life and experiences many adventures. The story takes you to a time when life was harsh and to survive was a daily struggle. You experience, along with Bearkiller, the battles he fights and the patience he must have to outwit his enemies. This book was entertaining and brings to life what it must have been like to be a Native American warrior over two hundred years ago.

68 Ad
68 Ad
by D. G. Bellenger
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 22.07
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Roman adventure, June 5 2003
This review is from: 68 Ad (Paperback)
After Nero's death, there was much chaos and confusion in the Roman government. The author has taken this period in history and woven it into an adventuress novel.
Valarian struggles both mentally and physically to retain the throne and be a good emporor after elected. His father, emperor of a few days, has been assassinated. Valarian seeks revenge on those responisble. At ths same time those who killed his father want to take the throne for themselves.
The author goes into detail and fleshes out her characters quite well. She is able to put you right into the middle of the action and creates situations that would have likely happened in that period of Roman history. I enjoyed the story very much and thought the ending quite unusal.

RB: The Enchantress
RB: The Enchantress
by C. C. Colee
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars And the saga continues, March 23 2003
This review is from: RB: The Enchantress (Paperback)
I liked this book even more then Widow Maker. "RB The Enchantress" continues the saga of Aubry an English girl who is kidnaped from a ship by Captain Black. When the story opens Black's ship has been destroyed and he is in prison. Aubry is now aboard the Enchantress captained by a beautiful island woman, Mala. When Captain Black escapes he captures the Enchantress from the woman he loves and thought was dead.
As time goes by Aubry comes out of her shell, becomes more decisive, and adopts pirate ways. There are numerous conflicts throughout the story between Mala and Black as well as between Aubry and a crew member who keeps taunting her. Morgan becomes Aubry's protector, and he would like a closer relationship. But Aubry's heart still belongs to Jean Luc. Can she ever love another?
This book ends as a cliff hanger. I am looking forward tho the third in the trilogy, "RB Games." which has been released recently.

RB: The Widow Maker
RB: The Widow Maker
by C. C. Colee
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars A swashbuckling pirate story, March 23 2003
This review is from: RB: The Widow Maker (Paperback)
If you like action and adventure, you will enjoy reading "RB The Widow Maker." In this novel you have Rene Black who is the handsome but tough captain of the pirate ship Widow Maker. Aubry Malone, a timid English woman, is kidnaped by Captain Black while she is sailing on a ship to run away from an arranged marriage. Jean Luc, Black's quartermaster, is smitten by the fair beauty. Jean Luc's fate is sealed when Black learns of his forbidden love for Aubry. Mix this with a crew with a pirate mentality and you have a page turner full of adventure. It leaves you wanting more. And there is more to come in the next book, RB The Enchantess.

If I Perish
If I Perish
by Deborah R. Turner
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 30.81
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5.0 out of 5 stars Well told story from the Bible, Dec 16 2002
This review is from: If I Perish (Paperback)
"If I Perish" is the story of Esther and comes from the old testment. It is the tale of how a young Jewish woman becomes the wife of Xerxes and Queen of Persia. King Xerxes is tricked into ratifying an edict that condemns the Jews to death. The brave queen, with the help of Yahweh, is able to overcome the plot of a madman who wants to take the throne away from Xerxes and annihilate Esther's people.
The book has an intriguing plot that carries you through the novel and keeps you turning pages. Deborah usues multiple view points which gives you a well rounded idea of which each person thinks and feels. It is especially interesting to see the villain's motovation behind his deeds.
I think people who enjoyed "The Red Tent," will also enjoy "If I Perish." Turner has written a novel that gives you the feeling for the time and how people lived in that era. It also makes one apperciate living in the 21st century and in a free land. I enjoyed the book very much and look forward to her next novel.

Bjoyfl
Bjoyfl
by Lynn Barry
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 27.10
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lynn does it again, Nov. 9 2002
This review is from: Bjoyfl (Paperback)
BJOYFL is an entertaining novel about a women in her mid-thirties who goes to college. Besides getting an education to become a teacher, she is also looking for a husband. She finds posibilities for a future mate several times but strikes out for one reason or another. When she does get married it is to some one you wouldn't suspect. The novel contains both humor and tragedy.
Like her first novel PUDDLES, Lynn has written a story which leads you from one situation to another and keeps you turning pages.

Exile
Exile
by Kevin R. Paglia
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 21.99
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5.0 out of 5 stars Want some adventure in your life?, July 5 2002
This review is from: Exile (Paperback)
Exile has a highly imaginative plot. The time is the future. Mathais, a man who is hunted all his life by a supreme force, lives on the edge to remain alive. He becomes a reluctant hero. The Christians of his time are supressed by an AI that thinks it is a god, and they must outwit it to continue their existance.
In the flavor of Christian Si-Fi this novel will interest readers of both genres as well as those who enjoy a good book. It was easy to find apathy for our hero as he struggled against the enemies of the Christians and becomes a beliver along the way. There are many scenes that put you in the middle of the action including the final battle. Once I picked up the book I couldn't put it down.

CHILDREN OF THE LION
CHILDREN OF THE LION
by Peter Danielson
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars A wonderful series, March 26 2002
I have read all nineteen books in the series and loved each one. The author takes events in the Bible and fills in the details using fiction. Peter Danielson did a through job of research and the stories show how such things that happened in the Bible were possible.
My favorite part was when Moses was a young man and Egypitian soldier. Reading about his life made him so real to me. My favorite character was Tatia, a child of the lion and woman armorer. The characters in the books were so well written that I felt like I knew them personally. I recomend this series to anyone who has an intrest in Bible and ancient history as well as anyone who loves a good book.

Rain Of A Thousand Flames
Rain Of A Thousand Flames
Price: CDN$ 14.00
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5.0 out of 5 stars They keep getting better, March 3 2002
The previous reviewers cover everything I can think of about the CD. Queen of the Dark Horizons was my favorite. I didn't care for the naration in Tears of a Dying Angel. It was a bit over dramatic. The Wizard's Last Rhymes sounded famuliar. I think it is taken from a piece of classical music, but I don't recall the name. Over all it was a job well done.

WALKING DRUM, THE: A Novel
WALKING DRUM, THE: A Novel
by Louis L'Amour
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: CDN$ 6.64
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5.0 out of 5 stars A plesant surprise, Feb. 17 2002
Up untill the time I read Louis L'Amore's "The Walking Drum," I thought he had written only westerns. This historical adventure is my favorite book by him. I felt as if I was there with Kerbouchard and experianced each adventure along with him. I was able to see the Byzantine Empire and Constantinople with L'Amour's discriptive detail. The plot is woven into a romantic adventure I wish could have continued. I had hoped that there would be second book about Kerbouchard's journey to India, but I was never able to find it. This book is a keeper, and I plan to read it again.

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