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Number of Pages: 432
Vendor: Center Street
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 9 X 6 X 1.33 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Books of Mortals
Forbidden, Books of Mortals Series #1, Unabrdiged Audiobook CDTed Dekker, Tosca LeeCenter Street / 2012 / Compact disc$13.99 Retail:
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Mortal, Books of Mortals Series #2, Large Print, HardcoverTed Dekker, Tosca LeeCenter Street / 2012 / Hardcover$19.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 13 Reviews
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Nine years have gone by since an unlikely hero named Rom Sebastian first discovered a secret and consumed an ancient potion of blood to bring himself back to life in Forbidden. Surviving against impossible odds, Rom has gathered a secret faction of followers who have also taken the blood-the first Mortals in a world that is dead.
But The Order has raised an elite army to hunt and crush the living. Division and betrayal threaten to destroy the Mortals from within. The final surviving hope for humanity teeters on the brink of annihilation and no one knows the path to survival.
On the heels of Forbidden comes MORTAL, the second novel in The Books of Mortals saga penned by Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee. Set in a terrifying, medieval future, where grim pageantry masks death, this tale of dark desires and staggering stakes peels back the layers of the heart for all who dare take the journey.
The Books of Mortals are three novels, each of which stands on its own, yet all are seamlessly woven into one epic thriller.
"...mammoth twists and head-pounding turns that will have readers and book clubs debating the roles of emotion and logic that drive human existence."
--- Publishers Weekly
Dekker and Lee have created an intriguing future world...poised on the edge of vast upheaval. [They] draw readers into it and make them eager to read more..."
"With great plot twists, compelling writing, and unanswered questions, this is a must-read for Dekker fans..."
--- Library Journal
"FORBIDDEN: The Books of Mortals rocks with the same level of intensity and brilliance as Dekker's Circle Series. Riveting, resounding, and a magnificent blend of Dekker's and Lee's styles. I devoured FORBIDDEN."
--- James L. Rubart, bestselling author
mattparks35Joplin, MOAge: 18-24Gender: male3 Stars Out Of 5Wasn't near as riveting as the first bookJune 14, 2014mattparks35Joplin, MOAge: 18-24Gender: maleQuality: 3Value: 3Meets Expectations: 1
I was really excited about this book after reading the first in its series, Forbidden. I thoroughly enjoyed the Circle Trilogy and Forbidden was very similar in its style but very different in it storyline. However, I found myself dragging through Mortal to the point where I am not as excited to finish the series. This book seemed to just drag on and on. Furthermore, the Christ character in the story, Jonathon, was very mystical. If you read this book as a Christian, try not to read too much into Jonathon as a type of Christ. If you try to, you will be very disappointed, maybe even angered. But it is also a work of fiction and is evangelistic in that it seeks to present the gospel in a very cryptic and symbolic way. Hopefully, the reader will be challenged in some way.
kathyHUTTO, TEXASAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5March 20, 2013kathyHUTTO, TEXASAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5
IF YOU ENJOYED THE CIRCLE BOOKS- THE MORTAL BOOKS WILL NOT DISAPPOINT YOU. I LOVE ALL TED DECCKER MATERIAL AND AM A TRUE FAN OF HIS AND TOSCA LEES.
DeidreeABoissevain, ManitobaAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5February 28, 2013DeidreeABoissevain, ManitobaAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5
I really enjoyed this series :). It kept me glued to the book until it was finished! I can't wait for the third one to come out!
alwysreadinHerndon, PAAge: Over 65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5This book is rather fanciful and exotic.February 19, 2013alwysreadinHerndon, PAAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4
I find the imagination of the author exceedingly great.
This series weaves a spell of 'what if' over the reader.
I can't wait to get the third book in the series to find out just what does happen....
Michelle SuttonArizonaAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Enjoyed this even more than the first book!January 9, 2013Michelle SuttonArizonaAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5
I loved the first book in this series, but I enjoyed this one even more. There is just something about fiction that parallels the redemptive work of Christ that always inspires me. The world Dekker and Lee created when they wrote this series is compelling and symbolic in a number of ways. I found myself pondering the redemptive meaning of Christ's sacrifice and the use of His blood for our atonement in a deeper way because of this book. I also saw in the story how deception hardens the heart and at the same time how intense and overwhelming our Savior's love is for mankind despite our many flaws.
I found the theology to be pretty deep in this parallel world. This is often true in any of Dekker and Lee's books. They are a perfect match when it comes to creating fiction that speaks to the heart. I found the speech given by Jonathan to be inspiring and insightful. He had a lot to say about life and the difference between being alive - as in body and soul - versus accepting his life's blood and all of the implications that would result from that choice. Several scenes were very emotional and intense. I am eagerly anticipating the third book in the series. The last few pages had some twists that made me glad I wouldn't have to wait long to read Sovereign, which releases in a few months.
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