The Journey (The Adventures of Jecosan Tarres #1)
by Laura Lond (Goodreads Author)
His father killed in war before he was three, his mother unexpectedly dying when he was eight, Jecosan Tarres is young and poor, yet he has something not many men have: a faithful heart, a strong spirit, and the knowledge of truth taught to him by his mother and the priest Shaledan. Alone for a year, but later befriended by a blacksmith, Dalian, he has already beaten the o...more
Published December 29th 2010 by Laura Lond
(first published March 25th 2003)
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I almost passed by this book thinking it was just a kid's fantasy, then I noticed it was written by Laura Lond, and I just had to get it. I am so glad I did--great story, great characters, great allegory, great lessons, one truly great little read. What a difference it makes to realize that obeying God's will not only means seeking a certain outcome but seeking it according to God's ways in God's time. I just adored Jeco and Dalian, both truly good-hearts, but having a heart for the Lord of Heav...more
The Journey is a sweet little children’s fantasy for Christian readers. It begins the journey of Jecosan Tarres, an orphan boy who has managed to conserve a deep faith in God despite a life of adversity. Jeco gets a message from God telling him to take a dangerous journey to the king’s palace—a quest that his friend and caretaker Dalian does not approve of, but accepts because of Jeco’s stubbornness. Although Lond’s writing style in The Journey is not as mature as it is in her more recent (and a...more
Laura Lond is an internationally published author of several novels and a collection of short stories. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. Having worked for 2 years at a literary museum, Laura entered the world of business, working for large international corporations like Xerox Ltd. and Fluor Daniel. After moving from Europe to the United States, she has been self-employed as a freelanc...moreMore about Laura Lond...