During the time of the First Crusade, the Church and the Lords of the land are fearsome and powerful. God has spoken. There is Holy War—no place for concepts of love and mercy. In this world,... More > Father Leoné awakens to find himself in the Lyon Monastery, his head full of memories of other times and places—other lives. Since childhood, he has been gifted with visions on an Angel who guides him in the “Truth.”
Can Leoné survive The Church's wrath to be with the woman he loves?< Less
For renegade bishop, warrior priest, Arthur Bornshire, the choice was not easy, but God steadied his heart. That decision set him upon a journey has been long and arduous and fraught with peril. He... More > and his friends confronted the powerful evil of the First Apostolic Order and vanquished them, but not without horrendous personal sacrifice.
Yet, God still calls him to duty in dreams in thoughts. At last, his uneasiness manifests in a threat for an old foe and Arthur is summoned back into God’s work. He must face his ancient nemesis, the sorcerer from the time before time for Graduc wishes nothing less than to throw down God and rule mankind. Arthur Bornshire, hero, father, priest, must choose. Will he let someone else carry God’s burden or pick up his sword and one last time, risk all for his friends, his family, his faith?< Less
So continues the story of one hero’s journey from the darkest pit of despair into the light. In this frame of reality, Christ has been betrayed and crucified and his Apostles have raised an... More > army with the help of Roman general and strategist-turned-priest, Arthur Bornshire. With Arthur’s courage and planning, the Empire falls and the First Apostolic Church is the new ruler of the land. The quest, however, is not over. An ancient foe, the evil sorcerer, Graduc, has reappeared. Arthur’s army campaigns with courage and brilliance until the Apostles order a misguided change of in plans that Arthur knows is suicide for his men. Rather than comply, he marches his men from the field. In retribution, the Apostles crucify Athur’s wife, son and daughter. Arthur vanishes.
Two years later, Arthur returns to Hellsgate and exacts vengeance against The Apostles, but the battle is far from over, and the enemies left to be faced greater than any other imagined.< Less
The compelling prequel to the original Bornshire trilogy takes you back to where it all began. Fast-paced revelations and action, this story takes the reader on an inside tour of one of the greatest... More > heroes ever!.< Less