Worlds Unseen

Worlds Unseen

Rachel Starr Thomson

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Religion & Spirituality / Children's Books

The Council for Exploration Into Worlds Unseen believed there was more to reality than the Empire had taught them—but when they came a little too close to the truth, tragedy ended their work, leaving the terrifying and beautiful world behind their own still hidden.As he lays dying forty years later, one of the last Council members entrusts an ancient relic to an orphaned young woman.The Council for Exploration Into Worlds Unseen believed there was more to reality than the Empire had taught them—but when they came a little too close to the truth, tragedy ended their work, leaving the terrifying and beautiful world behind their own still hidden.As he lays dying forty years later, one of the last Council members entrusts an ancient relic to an orphaned young woman named Maggie Sheffield: a scroll that will reveal the truth at last. Along with the Gypsy Nicolas Fisher, who hears things no one else can, Maggie sets out on a journey across the Seventh World to deliver the scroll to a group of rebels in the east.But the price of truth may be too high: for Maggie and Nicolas are tearing at the Veil between the seen and the unseen, between good and evil, between forgotten past and treacherous future. Monstrous forces are already on their trail.And when the Veil grows thin enough, it’s anyone’s guess what may come through.Worlds Unseen is the first book in The Seventh World Trilogy.
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Exile: Book 1 in The Oneness Cycle

Exile: Book 1 in The Oneness Cycle

Rachel Starr Thomson

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Religion & Spirituality / Children's Books

When Tyler fishes the girl out of the bay, he thinks she's dead.She wishes she was.For Reese, life ended when the supernatural entity called the Oneness threw her out. For Tyler, dredging Reese out of the water means life is nothing he thought.In a world where the Oneness exists, nothing looks the same. The Oneness changes everything.When Tyler fishes the girl out of the bay, he thinks she's dead.She wishes she was.For Reese, life ended when the supernatural entity called the Oneness threw her out. For Tyler, dredging Reese out of the water means life is nothing he thought.In a world where the Oneness exists, nothing looks the same. Dead men walk. Demons prowl the air. Old friends peel back their mundane masks and prove as supernatural as angels.The Oneness changes everything.And getting Reese home, making her One again, will change Tyler--and his roommate, Chris, whose connections with the Oneness have been buried most of his life--forever.
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Hive

Hive

Rachel Starr Thomson

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Religion & Spirituality / Children's Books

The Oneness holds the world together ... what happens if it falls apart?Tired of sitting on the defensive, Chris and Tyler go after the hive—the dark entity created when humans and demons join forces. When they disappear, Reese and the others must continue the hunt. An abandoned warehouse, a possessed teen, a children's home, a rural community, and a trail of murders—all lead to final confrontation with the enemy.And with the truth: That if the Oneness turns on itself, it becomes the greatest danger in the world.
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Exile (The Oneness Cycle)

Exile (The Oneness Cycle)

Rachel Starr Thomson

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Religion & Spirituality / Children's Books

When Tyler fishes the girl out of the bay, he thinks she's dead.She wishes she was.For Reese, life ended when the supernatural entity called the Oneness threw her out. For Tyler, dredging Reese out of the water means life is nothing he thought.In a world where the Oneness exists, nothing looks the same. Dead men walk. Demons prowl the air. Old friends peel back their mundane masks and prove as supernatural as angels.The Oneness changes everything.And getting Reese home, making her One again, will change Tyler--and his roommate, Chris, whose connections with the Oneness have been buried most of his life--forever.
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Attack

Attack

Rachel Starr Thomson

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Religion & Spirituality / Children's Books

Battling the hive—a network of humans and demons—nearly killed them all. Now Richard and Mary take the Oneness on the offensive: picking out their targets, the cell goes after the humans at the center of the hive one by one.Their weapons: truth, the sword, and hope that even the most desperately lost can be brought home.Their battlefield: the past, the sea, the city, and Tempter's Mountain—where secrets still wait to be uncovered.The battle rages for the mind.The prize is the heart—and the universe itself.And no one has any idea how deep the battle will take them . . .
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Renegade

Renegade

Rachel Starr Thomson

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Religion & Spirituality / Children's Books

After the events in ATTACK, the Oneness returned home in triumph—All except Reese and Tyler, who remain on the road with the subversive cult leader called Jacob. Jacob's challenge—to lay aside peace for the sword and bring true justice in a world torn apart by evil—haunts Reese, and though all she wants is to go home, it isn't clear anymore who or what "home" is.When Franz Bertoller, the man responsible for everything wrong in Reese's world, kills again, Jacob determines to stop him once and for all.He wants to use Reese to do it. And she might just let him.Her choice will change her world forever.
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Rise

Rise

Rachel Starr Thomson

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Religion & Spirituality / Children's Books

When the battle with the hive ended in flames, the village Oneness expected to pick up life where they left off.But fire does not leave anyone unscathed. Haunted by images of the fire and desperate to know the truth about her destiny, April wrestles with inner demons that threaten to cut her off from those she loves most. Meanwhile, Andrew Hunter faces the reality of life with a wife and daughter he does not know—a wife whose resurrection has made her more than a stranger to him.Six hundred years before, Teresa is equally embattled as questions of life, death, and revelation bring her to the edge of the greatest war of all: the war for humanity's soul.As their stories converge, the Oneness across the ages must press into the Spirit they hardly know, with only one certain promise:From the ashes, truth will rise.
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Angel in the Woods

Angel in the Woods

Rachel Starr Thomson

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Religion & Spirituality / Children's Books

Hawk is a nobleman's son in search of a giant to kill or a maiden to save. The trouble is, when he finds them, there are forty-some maidens—and they call their giant "the Angel." Intrigued by conflicting rumours, Hawk ventures out to see if the strange man in the woods is angel or demon.As a reward for his courage, he is swept into the heart of a patchwork family and all of its mysteries: the Giant, who guards the woods with vengeful power and tends his flock with infinite tenderness, the Pixie, whose only clue to her past is a piece of embroidery, Illyrica, whose scarred throat explains her silence and hints at a tragic history, and Nora—mistress of the Castle, of laundry, of the children, and increasingly of Hawk's heart.As the Giant trains him to protect and provide for the family, Hawk is transformed by the innocence and love of those around him—but the outside world cannot be kept at bay forever. The wealthy and influential Widow Brawnlyn suspects...
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The Seventh World Trilogy omnibus

The Seventh World Trilogy omnibus

Rachel Starr Thomson

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Religion & Spirituality / Children's Books

Warrior, Singer, Seer, Healer, Listener, Voice.For five hundred years the Seventh World has been ruled by a tyrannical empire — and the mysterious Order of the Spider that hides in its shadow. History and truth are deliberately buried, the beauty and treachery of the past remembered only by wandering Gypsies, persecuted scholars, and a few unusual seekers.But the past matters, as Maggie Sheffield soon finds out. It matters because its forces will soon return and claim lordship over her world, for good or evil.An orphan, Maggie's steps have been dogged by tragedies she's always seen as disconnected. But when a dying friend appears on her doorstep with proof that the empire is lying about the source of its power — proof in the form of an ancient scroll — she learns that her own tragedies have been part of a deliberate plan to crush the truth. Convinced of the scroll's importance, Maggie agrees to carry it to the only man who can read it, a scholar who lives across the sea in the...
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