The Call of the Sword

Author: Roger Taylor
Publisher: Mushroom Publishing
ISBN: 9781843192732
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Genre: Fiction

Book One of the Chronicles of Hawklan. The castle of Anderras Darion has stood abandoned and majestic for as long as anyone can remember. Then, from out of the mountains, comes the healer, Hawklan - a man with no memory of the past - to take possession of the keep with his sole companion, Gavor. Across the country, the great fortress of Narsindalvak is a constant reminder of the victory won by the hero Ethriss in alliance with the three realms of Orthlund, Riddin and Fyorlund against the Dark Lord, Sumeral, hundreds of years before. But Rgoric, the ailing king of Fyorlund and protector of the peace, has fallen under the malign influence of the Lord Dan-Tor, and from the bleakness of Narsindal come ugly rumours. It is whispered that Mandrocs are abroad again and that the Dark Lord himself is stirring. And in the remote fastness of Anderras Darion, Hawklan feels deep within himself the echoes of an ancient power and the unknown, yet strangely familiar, call to arms...

Sharpening the Sword

Author: Stephen D. Hower
ISBN: 0570048729
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Religion

Through profiles of great leaders including James Dobson, H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Ruth Bell Graham and more, this book aids readers in discovering principles of leadership in action.

The Torch and the Sword

Author: Rick Joyner
Publisher: Morningstar Publications
ISBN: 1929371918
Release Date: 2006-02-01
Genre: Religion

The Torch and the Sword is the long-awaited sequel to The Final Quest and The Call. Written for mature Christians, this book is not recommended for the spiritually timid. Continuing themes established in the previous books, The Torch and the Sword carries these themes further and deeper while venturing into new spiritual territories The Torch and the Sword paints an increasingly broad and clear spiritual picture of our times. As Christians, we are called not only to endure the challenges with which we are faced, but also to prevail, seizing the great spiritual opportunities available to us. The truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ is the light which is stronger than any darkness. This book is a call to those who will love and stand for the Truth until His victory is complete.

Sword s Call

Author: C.A. Szarek
Publisher: C.A. Szarek
ISBN: 9781941151006
Release Date: 2013-02-21
Genre: Fiction

For generations, the Ryhans, ruling family of the Province of Greenwald have been keepers of a sword rumored to possess enough magic to defeat kings. Lord Varthan, a former archduke and betrayer of the king, covets the sword and invades Greenwald. Lady Ceralda Ryhan, daughter of the murdered duke, gains the sword and flees, trusting only her white wolf, Trikser—magically bonded to her. Cera needs nothing more to aid in her fight. Jorrin Aldern, half elfin and half human, left his home in the mountains of Aramour to find his human father who disappeared twenty turns before, but finds Cera with Varthan and his shades on her tail instead. His dual heritage and empathic magic will tempt Cera in ways she never thought she’d desire. But can he convince her trust and love can pave the path to redemption or will the epic battle end in tragedy and evil conquer them all?

The Sword Through the Centuries

Author: Alfred Hutton
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486149721
Release Date: 2012-10-30
Genre: History

Engrossing survey details the uses of such weapons as the two-hand sword, the rapier and its auxiliaries, dagger and small sword, broadsword, duelling sword, and sabre. 48 black-and-white illustrations.

Song of the Sword

Author: Edward Willett
Publisher: Coteau Books
ISBN: 9781550505818
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In the first book of this series, Ariana meets her ancestor, the famous Lady of the Lake, and is sent on an important and dangerous quest – to reunite the pieces of the fabled sword Excalibur.

Mightier than the Sword

Author: Jeffrey Archer
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447248750
Release Date: 2015-02-26
Genre: Fiction

Mightier than the Sword opens with an IRA bomb exploding during the MV Buckingham's maiden voyage across the Atlantic – but how many passengers lose their lives? When Harry Clifton visits his publisher in New York, he learns that he has been elected as the new president of English PEN, and immediately launches a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who's imprisoned in Siberia. Babakov's crime? Writing a book called Uncle Joe, a devastating insight into what it was like to work for Stalin. So determined is Harry to see Babakov released and the book published, that he puts his own life in danger. His wife Emma, chairman of Barrington Shipping, is facing the repercussions of the IRA attack on the Buckingham. Some board members feel she should resign, and Lady Virginia Fenwick will stop at nothing to cause Emma's downfall. Sir Giles Barrington is now a minister of the Crown, and looks set for even higher office, until an official trip to Berlin does not end as a diplomatic success. Once again, Giles's political career is thrown off balance by none other than his old adversary, Major Alex Fisher, who once again stands against him at the election. But who wins this time? In London, Harry and Emma's son, Sebastian, is quickly making a name for himself at Farthing's Bank in London, and has proposed to the beautiful young American, Samantha. But the despicable Adrian Sloane, a man interested only in his own advancement and the ruin of Sebastian, will stop at nothing to remove his rival. Jeffrey Archer's compelling Clifton Chronicles continue in this, his most accomplished novel to date. With all the trademark twists and turns that have made him one of the world's most popular authors, the spellbinding story of the Clifton and the Barrington families continues.

The Sword and the Flute

Author: David R. Kinsley
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520026756
Release Date: 1975-01-01
Genre: Hindu gods

Author explains Hindu spirituality by treating the dieties, Krishnaand Kali, as human experiences.

The Sword Maker s Seal

Author: Trevor Schmidt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781627934510
Release Date: 2012-05-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Emerson Highsmith is not your average 14-year-old. Sure, he goes to school and hangs out with his friends like everyone else, but Emerson is different. Through his eyes, the entire world is a mystery waiting to be solved. Naturally, when he hears that a 14th century Japanese sword is stolen from a Portland, Oregon museum, he is intrigued. Actually, Emerson can't contain himself. As he doggedly pursues the burglar, the suspects multiply and time is running out before the exhibit moves on. Will Emerson discover the thief's identity? Or will one of Japan's national treasures be lost forever?

The Sword of God

Author: Stephen Francis Montagna
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1453550518
Release Date: 2009-06-08
Genre: Fiction

The Sword from the Scabbard

Author: James Mone
ISBN: 9781847992499
Release Date: 2007-12
Genre: Religion

Depression, suicide and drug use are issues that will, one way or another, have an affect on all our lives. The search for meaning in life has almost been given up in exchange for short term pursuits and goals. The question must now be asked if the modern world has placed nihilism at the centre of its world view? If this is so then the advice of a man who brought meaning into his own life and the lives of those around him is well needed. Can we overcome our own cultural bias' to understand that the man known as the Buddha and his teachings have so much to show us about ourselves and our place in the world.

Live by the Sword

Author: Gus Russo
Publisher: Bancroft Press
ISBN: 9781890862985
Release Date: 1998
Genre: History

Argues that the Kennedy brothers' pursuit of Fidel Castro led to JFK's assassination

The Scalpel the Sword

Author: Ted Allan
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 9781770703995
Release Date: 2009-05-11
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Originally published in the early 1950s, The Scalpel, the Sword celebrates the turbulent career of Dr. Norman Bethune (1890-1939), a brilliant surgeon, campaigner against private medicine, communist, and graphic artist. Bethune belonged to that international contingent of individuals who recognized the threat of fascism in the world and went out courageously to try to defeat it. Born in Gravenhurst, Ontario, Bethune introduced innovative techniques in treating battlefield injuries and pioneered the use of blood transfusions to save lives, which made him a legend first in Spain during the civil war and later in China when he served with the armies of Mao Zedong in their fight against the invading Japanese. He is today remembered amongst the pantheon of Chinese revolutionary heroes. In Canada Bethune’s strong left-wing views made him persona non grata, but this highly readable and engaging account has helped to sustain the memory of a great man.