KINDLE ☩ The Cult (The Abraxas Chronicles Book 1) ☻

KINDLE ⚔ The Cult (The Abraxas Chronicles Book 1) ☪ A Meeting Of Two Worlds A Tale Of Forbidden Love A Chronicle Of Heresy And Crime Set In The Late Twelfth Century In England And Arab Norman Sicily, The Cult Is A Beautifully Written Novel That Follows The Fates Of Elise, Edmond, And Martin, Three Pupils Of A Learned English Teacher Early In The Story, All Three Friends Become Caught In A Web Of Deceit And Threatened By An Ancient Gnostic Cult Reincarnated In A New And Monstrous Form Pledged To Each Other, Elise And Edmond Strive To Keep Their Love Alive Despite Great Opposition One By One, Each For A Different Reason, All Three Come To Arab Norman Sicily, A Rich And Brilliant Realm Where Christians, Jews, And Muslims Live In Peace In Cosmopolitan Palermo, Minarets Rise Beside Church Towers, The Norman King Keeps A Harem, And Muslims Work With Christian Clerics To Recover Classic Texts Here Martin Meets Khalil Al Din, The Arab Scholar Who Will Change His Life As Their Imperiled Lives Unfold, All Three Friends Struggle Against Both The Evil Of The Cult And The Oppressive Prohibitions Of Their Time Their Intimate Stories Bring To Life An Epic Age Whose Conflicts Closely Parallel Our Own Secrecy abounds in this carefully crafted cliffhanger journeying from Norman England to Sicily when Moslems and Christians lived side by side, worked and shared their culture under a series of benevolent monarchs During this time, illuminated manuscripts were being made in monasteries Richard Devlin, an author with real promise, creatively introduces religious scholars alongside an intriguing mystery whose thread runs throughout the story It is the golden chain tying all the occult events, including three love stories, together.Mr Devlin cleverly embroiders his tale shrewdly interspersing spellbinding details into a spooky religious mystery His intriguing details about the period are grounded in excellent research, leading the reader to want This book was filled with details bound to transport us to another place and time and lead us deeper into an intricate scary riddle.I can t wait for the second one in his series of The Abraxas Chronicles It s bound to be a page turner and will keep me awake late into the night as this one did. This is the opening book in an exciting new trilogy entitled the Abraxas Chronicles, and it is a true stunner The opening sentences hooked me until the story s ultimate conclusion All the elements I love are included an old abbey, a gothic feel, a multi layered romance, murder, and an exciting plot The secrets of an ancient old cult thrust the lives of three young persons into peril and force their separation, affecting them each in diverse ways It was all so very fascinating and intriguing Beautifully written, brilliantly plotted, this is a must read, especially for fans of Ken Follett, or aficionados of books set in the medieval era It is much than a murder myster, much than a saga, much than a romance It is rich in every way Loved it Will definitely read from this author You should read it too I am eagerly anticipating book 2 in the trilogy Thank you to the author I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.