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  • Ecclesiastes

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    WHO does GOD use to advance His Kingdom?

    More often than not, it is through the most unlikely of individuals, or, in this case, two political nemeses: U.S. Senators Locke and Paine. With the city of Washington surrounded by an unforeseen enemy, the duo must draft a plan in order to save what few civilians remain. Moral theses are questioned, critical decisions must be made, and dire consequences are faced as the enemy draws ever closer. But in the end, as with all Biblical endings, God reveals His true intentions, and the enemy has a different identity than what one would suspect . . .

    I AM THE ENEMY

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  • A Collision of Dreams

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    FOUR UNFORGETTABLE CHARACTERS, EACH WITH A DREAM . . .

    Sam McClanton was a rough-and-tumble, drifting cowboy, until he met a beautiful blonde on Main Street in Cactus Tree City . . .

    Mattie Ann McClanton is the stunningly beautiful daughter of the wealthiest land-owner in Texas . . .

    Juan is a Mexican drifter, whose ruggedness is tempered by his love of music, who finds himself in jail until Sam bails him out to help break some horses . . .

    Randolph Taggert is the leader of a vicious outlaw family, whose son tried to out-draw Sam McClanton . . .

    At the intersection of dreams and destinies . . .

    . . . LIES ONE UNFORGETTABLE STORY.

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  • Soular Eclipse: Winning Our War Between Light and Darkness

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    The war of the ages still rages . . .

    Since time began, there has been a struggle between the light and darkness that dwell within us. We are all ensnared by these battles between light and dark, good and evil, right and wrong, and the flesh and the spirit.What is the nature of this darkness? What is the light that pulls us away from the darkness? Can we survive this constant war?

    YES!

    Not only can we survive, we can overcome and prevail. This book provides practical tools to aid in the conflict between what we want to do and what we ought to do. Are you emotionally the walking wounded? Have you been savaged by a divorce? Are you asking why relationships are so difficult to keep and maintain? Are you struggling with abuse, addiction, trauma, grief, or PTSD? The Soular Eclipse will strengthen your resolve to live in the Light.

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  • First Try

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    "Alone in the grayness of same, the lock of strength holds on always, and makes the small existence still."

    So begins First Try, a collection of thought-filled poetry which reflects a variety of themes and tones. Through the themes of observation, nature, philosophy, and many others, the collection expresses tones of somberness, questioning, introspection, and so much more.

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  • Forgotten Brothers

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    What if Christopher Columbus owed his success—maybe even his very life—to two brothers who have been almost completely forgotten in the annals of history?

    Forgotten Brothers is the story of Martín and Vicente Pinzon, and their instrumental role in the eventual success of Christopher Columbus’ mission. Columbus invited Martin Pinzon to join the expedition, but the two men would eventually become bitter rivals. And while heartbreak was the fate for the Pinzons, Columbus returned a victor, and history regards him as a hero.

    Based on many long-neglected historical treatises, some as many as 140 years old, this book presents a different picture of the facts of the voyage—facts today’s history books fail to reveal.

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  • Dirty Shirt: A Boundary Waters Memoir

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    Jim Landwehr and his brothers pursue their love of the outdoors by tackling some of the country's most remote terrain, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. While encountering crazed loons, widow-making portages, and temperamental automobiles, they also discover more about each other and their long deceased father. In recent years, with a desire to instill their love of the area into their own children, they include them in their voyages, and the legacy continues. Their exploits are woven throughout with humor, emotion, and warmth.

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  • Catch and Release: Faith, Freedom, and Knuckleballs

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    At the intersection of the fight to end human trafficking and a love of baseball stands one man . . .

    For Ethan Bryan, an early morning dream became an invitation into a world-record-setting-coast-to-coast-catch-playing adventure of faith, new friends, serendipitous stories, and raising money to fight human trafficking.

    A portion of the proceeds from this book will go to Not For Sale.

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  • Authors, Storytellers, and the Amish +

    Tucked away in the gently rolling hills of northern Missouri lies the sleepy Amish community of Jamesport. Known for the handmade furniture and baked goods of the Amish and other

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  • Passion . . . PLUS! +

    Passion. And the willingness to actively pursue it.

    For the last couple of decades, career counselors at the middle school, high school, and collegiate levels have often had similar messages

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  • Let Us Have It . . . Your Manuscript, That Is +

    Of course we would love to see your manuscript!

    That is likely what you would hear from us if you were to ask.

    One of the great things about being

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  • Spring is About to...well...Spring +

    Believe it or not, spring is listed as the least popular season in most informal opinion polls in much of the developed world.

    With a little further reading to discover

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  • Stepping Up Our Responsibility to YOU +

    As eLectio has grown, there have obviously been a number of weighty decisions we have had to make. Chief among those decisions has always been which books get published and

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Striking Out ALS Cover

Striking Out ALS: A Hero's Tale

Authors: Ethan D. Bryan

Release Date: March 29, 2013

Excerpt: Coming Soon!

eBook Price: $3.99 (BUY IT NOW!)

Paperback Price: $13.49 [Price INCLUDES all Shipping & Applicable Taxes] (BUY IT NOW, and receive the eBook version for FREE!)

Description:

When author Ethan D. Bryan sent an email to W. P. Kinsella (author of Shoeless Joe and the basis for the film Field of Dreams) describing the scope and vision of his latest project, Kinsella replied in short time and form:

"I'm very distrustful of anyone who claims to hear voices. It is the fiction writer’s job to create weird characters, but I wouldn't want to know any of them in real life."

Journey with Ethan D. Bryan, a self-proclaimed real-life "weird character," in his quest to attend the Kansas City Royals' Fantasy Camp in Surprise, Arizona, and the unforeseen twists in the journey that led Ethan to take up a new cause: to raise money and awareness for High School baseball coach Howard Bell, a Springfield, Missouri legend recently diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).

A portion of all proceeds will be donated to Howard Bell's Striking Out ALS Charity.

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