The Masterpiece by Francine Rivers
Looking for a tale of love and salvation?
The Masterpiece brings together two people scared by the past, looking for healing
Fans of Christian romance will find a moving tale that soothes and moves you
In this unexpected and redemptive love story, successful LA artist Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want—money, women, fame. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he truly has. The demons of Roman's past seem to echo through the halls of his empty mansion and out across his breathtaking Topanga Canyon view. But Grace doesn't know how her boss secretly wrestles with those demons: by tagging buildings as the Bird, a notorious but unidentified graffiti artist—an alter ego that could destroy his career and land him in prison.
Stakes don’t come quite as high as the fate of all humanity, and as the Chronicles of Brothers series continues, Wendy Alec paints a thrilling picture based on Biblical prophecy and global shifts today. Spanning all of time, and all of the earth, End of Days tells of an epic struggle between an old evil and an eternal good.
The world is on the brink of further catastrophe, the next technological revolution creeps closer, the epic saga continues.
Waking up next a dead body with no memory and blood on his clothes, Jason De Vere is on the run. With a $50,000,000 bounty on his head, and a desperate race to find the truth ahead of him, Jason De Vere, along with his ex-wife and a young journalist, struggle against forces more powerful than they could have ever imagined.
Meanwhile, a revolution is coming. One that seeks to implant every remaining human being with a remarkable microchip that sounds too good to be true. These microchips are being shipped to every major city, and soon the whole world will have to choose. Accept the chip, or risk being cast out.
Local author Mel Menzies writes fascinating stories set in the local area
As a counsellor, based in Exeter's Cathedral Green, Evie ponders the extraordinary circumstances surrounding her latest clients, and the way they've impacted upon her own life. On the one hand is Phoebe, terrified that a distant relation is going to contest her deceased mother's will. On the other is Matt, seeking, with Evie's help, to solve the mystery surrounding his biological parentage - all of which raises the question again and again as to whether adoption equates to being chosen or cheated. Waiting for the higher ferry to take her across the River Dart from Dartmouth to Kingswear, Evie Adams can't help equating it to some people's real-life experiences. Back and forth they ply, driven by an outside force; tethered to a lifestyle that inhibits freedom. Is Matt's cousin one of them, Evie wonders? Will she ever be unleashed, and thus be enabled to follow her dreams? (£8.99)
Brilliant scientific researcher Tilda Mosse wakes up in hospital unable to speak or move and with no recollection of what happened to her. Determined to find answers and prove she is not in a persistent vegetative state, she travels back through her fractured memories looking for clues. Could someone really have tried to kill her? An indulged younger brother, an obsessive flatmate, jealous colleagues and a missing lover. Everyone has a motive. On the edge of death, and questioning the value of her life, Tilda's only hope is to unlock the key of all unknown.
Read brilliantly embellished stories of five women whom God chose. "Tamar: betrayed by the men who controlled her future, she fought for her right to believe in a loving God. Rahab: a woman with a past to whom God gave a future. Ruth: She gave up everything, expected nothing, and God honoured her. Bethsheba: her beauty stirred the passion of a king. Her pain moved the heart of God. Mary: All eternity had been waiting for this moment. She responded in simple obedience to God's call." Each woman's story includes a six-part Bible study. Perfect for personal reading or group discussion. (£10.99)
With a broken marriage behind her an an impoverished future ahead, counsellor, Evie Adams, comforts herself with a quirky take on wealth and ostentation. Faced with a well-to-do client whose husband has become inexplicably hostile however, Evie's compassionate side comes to the fore. Why, she wonders, should Julia Worth's marriage be at risk simply because she has taken up charity work? When a murky past and long-agal events linking Carl Worth and the new friend come to light, she is determined to help Julia learn the art of assertiveness without aggression; and to fulfil her potential. Meanwhile, in helping Julia on her journey to achieve fulfilment in her life and resolution with her husband, Evie discovers that it is also her Time to Shine. (£8.99)
Motherless nineteen-year-old Ava has always believed brilliant botanist, Theo Gage to be her father. But when a chance discovery reveals she is not his daughter, her world falls apart. Determined to discover her true identity, Ava impetuously runs away and enlists the help of inexperienced private detective, Zavier Marshall. Pursued by shadowy figures, she takes on a new name and follows in her dead mother’s footsteps to work at the mysterious Fun World Holiday Camp. Penniless and cut-off from everything she’s ever known, and trapped in a deadly game of cat and mouse with a ruthless criminal gang, will Ava survive in a world where she’s more valuable dead than alive? Will she discover the shocking truth behind her mother’s death? And will she find her real father before it’s too late?
Trapped in a coma, multi-millionaire Anthony Spencer finds himself in a surreal world that reflects the mess he's made of his life. 'Cross Roads speaks to all of us who've got things wrong gin life and asks the big question: What if you could go back and put things right?' (£7.99)
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