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Synopsis: From the time that the Darkness ruled the ancient tribes, The Elders prophesied of a time when a descendant of The Gods would arise. Tonight, in the town of Winmont, an Ancient Legion has been awoken to finish what they started many millennia ago. Now, the fate of humanity is in the hands of One, but can he overcome the forces that dare to challenge the bloodline...more
208 pages
Published July 4th 2008 by Amira Press (first published 2008)
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Alex Manning is “The One”, well actually Alex Manning is a nice guy, with anxiety attacks who has visions. He dosent know he is “The One” until he gets wrapped up in the investigation of the Jamiesonn house. Then he is drawn neck deep into betrayal, battling demons, freaky scary ghosts, and falling in love again tossed in for good measure...

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My god, I rarely come across a book that I can't bare to continue reading. This one is unfortunately one of them. I don't know what they give out awards for in other countries but this book, right up until I stopped reading at page 52, felt like I was stuck in the worst bumper to bumper traffic on rt 4 trying to cross over to the GWB on a Saturday night. There was so much stop and go in the grammar and structure of this book I thought I was going to get whiplash. In general I'm not a fan of the...more
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Set in Australia, The Chosen – Rise of the Darkness is a story that can be told anywhere, in any country, on any planet, but it is a story that we are all familiar with; one of the war between good and evil, in a battle of power, might and magic, and the inevitable question of who will triumph? In the small town of Winmont, the Ancient Legion has been awoken and will stop at nothing in its effort to destroy everything. But in the balance of life and the world, there must be a good to fight the e...more
This was a thrill ride of a book. Lots of action, areas of darkness, the bad guys were bad and the good guys were...well had issues of their own. I enjoyed this book.
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A good read for teen readers because it has the elements of one of those hand held computer games--lot of action and things happen very quickly.
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C.A.Milson and is an Australian author and film director best known for his horror fiction novel The Chosen


Personal life

Milson was born in Brisbane, Australia. His father is British who moved to Australia from Lancashire in the 1950's, and his mother is Australian.

Growing up in Brisbane in Kedron, Queensland, Milson attended local high school, Kedron High School then on the decision of hi...more
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