Rock Island

      Bill Etem
Rock Island

The Rock Island Symposium, years in the planning, brings together some of the finest minds in the field of satanic deception. An indefatigable English researcher, a Catholic professor, a pious octogenarian woman with many decades of experience in nondenominational homemaking, a young Jewish girl and a Protestant gangster from Chicago analyze the problems bedevilling Protestantism.A church, any church, either leads people to heaven because it is God's True Church, the Church Christ founded on a rock, or else it leads people to perdition, because it is not the Church Christ founded on a rock, it is a false church, a cult, though it might seem perfectly respectable or even venerable and holy to the deluded, to the cultists who have been led astray.If either the Roman Catholic Church or the Eastern Orthodox Church is God's True Church, how could Protestantism make any sense? If both Rome and Eastern Orthodoxy lead people to perdition, if both have fallen away from the True Faith, if neither one is God's True Church, then Protestantism has a chance of making sense. The Symposium examines some arguments for and against the Protestant sects under the cross.

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    Single Moms

      Bill Etem
Single Moms

`Single Moms' is the sequel to `Warrior Girls'. The latter novel introduced readers to a company of warrior women - Seraphinaria, Mirabrasantes et. al. Their names are inspired by Boudicaa, Queen of the Iceni, in Dark Age England. In 'Single Moms' Al Mancini, a man from our universe, makes another appearance in the parallel universe inhabited by the single moms / warrior women and their kids.We follow the single moms and their kids during their adventures on their mission to free some P.O.W.s held in enemy territory. We also follow along as flirtation between some of their kids lead to bliss and heartache, as their plans to free the P.O.W.s unfold, as they settle into life, as enemy agents, in a foreign country.

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    `Amanda's War'

      Bill Etem
`Amanda's War'

`Amanda's War' gives readers mystery, romance, intrigue and adventure: a 12-year-old girl makes some mistakes and is then forced to run from the police.The action begins with a subplot - the shooting of an industrialist's bodyguard. The industrialist had been receiving threatening letters from extortionists. After the introduction of the 4 main adult characters - Haakon and Maria Sovant, Pamela and Sergio Molina - all bodyguards who are all ex-CIA agents - we meet young Amanda Molina and her two-year-old brother, Al.The novel unfolds with narrative in the present and with a few flashbacks into the lives of the main characters. `Amanda's War' is similar to Robert Altman's film `3 Women,' starring Sissy Spacek and Shelley Duvall, in the sense that both deal with the theme of people changing after traumatic incidents. At the end of `Amanda's War' the reader is left to speculate if Haakon has changed, after a traumatic incident, because of natural forces or because of supernatural forces.

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    `Warrior Girls'

      Bill Etem
`Warrior Girls'

`Warrior Girls' is a fantasy tale which gives readers humor and food for thought as well as an exciting adventure story. A band of female warriors in a pre-industrialized universe attempt to conquer a city for the Kingdom of Avallonia. They meet up with the handsome Al Mancini and a witch named Vyryvyr.Bill Steadman is just an average teenager with dreams of interplanetary adventure.Then one day those dreams explode into reality as he is whisked off to Mars, where he is welcomed by a race of humans who have developed a unique and peaceful way of life. He is shown the wonders of The Red Planet and learns their deepest secrets, some terrible secrets that might just mean the end of their existence and perhaps even mankind’s existence on Planet Earth.When he returns to Earth with the help of his new Martian friends, he finds himself the victim of greed and betrayal. He also has to face the American secret service, who want him silenced – permanently, and the Russians, who want his secrets to achieve their cosmic ambitions. Will his Martian friends tune in to his pleas and arrive in time to save him?Secret of the Red Planet, races along with the imagination of Harry Potter and the high spirits of Escape to Witch Mountain. This is a series which will delight the younger reader in your life and the one in you.Secret of The Red Planet is the first book in The Mars Series.

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