Abba's Apocalypse

Abba's Apocalypse

Charles Butler

Nonfiction / Writing / Books About Books

Joey is one of those whom “Trinity” has titled “Irreverent.” He refuses to worship the evil organization and accept the eternal consequences waiting those who do. Instead, he searches for souls to rescue with his message of salvation. Joey battles his fear, pain, doubt, and faith along his epic journey. It is the situations he encounters that helps give him the miraculous answers.Chaos and evil rule the world. You must bear the brand, or run from the mark and fend for your life. The worldwide organization policing the mark is “Trinity.” Without their brand on your hand or forehead you cannot buy anything of value; especially those things that sustain life. Those not bearing the brand must hide and figure out a way to survive the demonic forces searching them out. “Trinity” is more than an organization. It is a religion that will drag you to Hell. There is no turning back once you have received their brand. Joey is one of those whom “Trinity” has titled “Irreverent.” He refuses to worship the evil organization and accept the eternal consequences waiting those who do. Instead, he searches for souls to rescue with his message of salvation. Joey battles his fear, pain, doubt, and faith along his epic journey. It is the situations he encounters that helps give him the miraculous answers he is desperately looking for. Join Joey as he races the clock that tick-tocks towards the end of time. Watch his fears become a second thought as the final sands of time sifts down the glass of time. His adventures take him through Heaven and Hell. But, the most important path he’ll take is the one leading through the coming hell on Earth. Is this prophetic? Or, is this just fantasy? Will you be like Joey and choose the tribulation? Only time can answer those questions! This story may become the field manual to surviving the predicted judgments and wrath to come. Or, it just may be another fanatical fantasy dealing with the prophetic phobia on the “end of the age.” Either way, the only thing you will lose is yourself in this most captivating adventure. This story is unlike any story ever told.
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Death of a Ghost

Death of a Ghost

Charles Butler

Nonfiction / Writing / Books About Books

A sinister and chilling ghost story from the author of THE FETCH OF MARDY WATT and CALYPSO DREAMING. When Ossian reluctantly returns to Lychfont House -- a country house with pretensions to match -- with his artist father, he finds things bizarrely familiar and yet oddly different. Reacquainting himself with the Frazer family, he finds himself questioning the accuracy of certain childhood memories and wondering why the place seems to hold such power over him. One thing he IS sure of, however: the ghosts are still haunting him. While Ossian puzzles over his existence, an ancient goddess searches for her lost love. She must call in the Scryer to track him down wherever he may be, for the wedding must go ahead. After all, she and Ossian were made for each other... A timeslip ghost story that will chill readers to the bone.
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Casanova's Adventure of a Lifetme

Casanova's Adventure of a Lifetme

Charles Butler

Nonfiction / Writing / Books About Books

Years of lifting heavy shipping containers turn sailor Cass bronze and brawny. He grows a handsome head higher than the average man. Women have no defense against his masculine beauty. Men fear his crushing power, but revere his unflinching bravery. Courageous Cass is concerned with saving all that is innocent, good, and true. His humble heroics make him more than mere mortal man. He is legend!Have you ever wondered what happened to the waitress and sailor in the hit 1970s song "Brandy?" Does she continue to carry her hidden love for her tall handsome sailor? She knows little about Cass outside his adventurous stories? Does he think Brandy is more than just a pair of mysterious beautiful eyes? These questions are finally answer and the whole story is revealed in this most captivating romantic adventure. Courageous Casanova is more than just a sailor. He is legend! His countless heroics are larger than life bedtime stories other sailors tell late at night. His feats are the gossip in every port. Humble Cass will not be rewarded with fame. He will have none of that extravaganza. He rather is the stranger that appears in the nick of time to rescue those innocent, to do what is right for right's sake. There are reasons for his feelings and actions. His childhood is marked by tragedy. The sudden death of his mother leaves him searching for that missing piece of unconditional love torturing his hurting heart. World War I has just ended. The turn of this century is marked by the carnage and devastation left by modern inventions. But, it is the invincible invisible destroyer that changes Cass' life forever. Its name is "influenza." He is suddenly left alone to deal with his fears hidden deep inside his longing heart. At momma's funeral, a scruffy man appears that will change the course of Cass' life. This stranger seems rude and unsympathetic, but it is this pudgy sailor calling himself Uncle Jarred that will begin the process of healing this 10 year old boy's heart. Jarred gives Cass a new life and new home aboard the "Virgin Queen." His new family is the crude crew on this aging supply vessel. They become his teachers, and the ships deck and many ports are his classroom. Years of lifting heavy crates of cargo under the hot sun turn Cass bronze and brawny. The crew grow to fear the crushing power this young man holds. He towers a head higher than the average sailor. But, Cass is not a brute. He is a learned man from the education momma instilled in him, and remains loyal and true to the men on ship and to his heart. He does not know how handsome and attractive he's become. The crew playfully provoke him by calling him handsome Cass, But, it is not till beautiful Brandy 's surprise reaction during their first encounter does he begin to realize his captivating power. Women around the world desperately try to capture this masculine trophy. But, few women will ever share his heart. There is only one secret love his heart whispers. On moonlit nights you can see him pace the ship's deck quietly speaking Brandy. Her prestigious life is cut short. Brandy's viceroy father dies suddenly. Her rich heritage is stolen by corrupt government officials, along with her family's good name. She must learn to provide for her self. Her fall from grace leaves her in a less honorable position as a waitress in Niku Havi's paradise port. The only true treasure not taken away from her is here secret love for the man who sails the seven seas.
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Almighty Hercules

Almighty Hercules

Charles Butler

Nonfiction / Writing / Books About Books

“The one story that could destroy all the gods!”When Hercules saves Sparta from the human devouring one hundred foot tall four faced fire breathing monster-Haderus, the jealous gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus become infuriated with Greece's favorite praise stealing demigod. King Zeus retaliates by blessing all Greece with four deadly curses.“The one story that could destroy all the gods!”When Hercules saves Sparta from the human devouring one hundred foot tall four faced fire breathing monster-Haderus, the jealous gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus become infuriated with Greece's favorite praise stealing demigod. King Zeus retaliates by blessing all Greece with four deadly curses that will surely turn the desperate citizens back to worshiping the true gods. Heartbroken Hercules races to find the cures that will save his people, but finds a deep hidden secret along his journey that could doom all the deity of Mount Olympus. Humble Hercules only desires to win his father's affection, but the quest to save his people turns in to his most dangerous rescue mission; to steal and heal his father's ailing heart.
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If I'm to Blame

If I'm to Blame

Charles Butler

Nonfiction / Writing / Books About Books

Do you remember who I am?Do you remember my name?I guess I’m to blame.If I am, If I’m to blame,I’ll push it away again and Into the holes in my veinsWhere my blood has spilled to nearly kill meOnce and for all, for all of the same,Because I’m the one to blame, I guessI’m the one to blame, so,If I’m to blame,So be it as it may, becauseIf I’m to blame,It no longer matters what I say.I’m bruised enough toBe no more used too much,And… if I’m to blame,Do you remember who I am?Do you remember my name?I guess I’m to blame.If I am, If I’m to blame,I’ll push it away again and Into the holes in my veinsWhere my blood has spilled to nearly kill meOnce and for all, for all of the same,Because I’m the one to blame, I guessI’m the one to blame, so,If I’m to blame,So be it as it may, becauseIf I’m to blame,It no longer matters what I say.
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Calypso Dreaming

Calypso Dreaming

Charles Butler

Nonfiction / Writing / Books About Books

An atmospheric fantasy, set on a remote island where the difference between dreams and truth becomes blurred... Sweetholm is a small island sheltering in the Bristol channel, best known for its colonies of seabirds and seals and the picturesque ruins of St Brigan's Priory. When Geoff and Hilary Robinson are offered the opportunity to caretake a house there for the summer, they see it as a perfect opportunity to work at patching up their marriage.Their teenage daughter Tansy also welcomes it as a chance to put behind her her unnerving and unsuccessful experiments in magic in Bristol. But troubles cannot be so easily outrun and Sweetholm is not the idyllic retreat is apears to be. It is one of the 'frayed places of the world' where the line between ordinary life and ancient magic has become wafer thin.And key to these events is Calypso herself -- a strange child whose round lidless eyes and webbed feet hint at her ancestry. Her prophetic...
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The Fetch of Mardy Watt

The Fetch of Mardy Watt

Charles Butler

Nonfiction / Writing / Books About Books

Enigmatic chiller from the author of Calypso Dreaming. Whatever spell had been put on her was growing stronger. And suddenly, rather than fear, she felt a rush of burning anger. How dare anyone do this to her! How dare anyone steal her life! Something is haunting Mardy Watt. It's been in her room, it's fooling her friends and it's upsetting her home life. And the trouble is, nobody realises what is happening except Mardy herself. Exactly why the Fetch is picking on her, Mardy doesn't know -- but she does know that she has to find out, before it takes over and replaces her completely.
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